types and uses of pillars in homes
These are structures made of wood, metal or concrete for support. Usually, they are of different heights, designs, and purposes in the house. Some people construct pillars for decorative purposes while others want a stronger foundation for their homes. In either case, if you are looking to put up a pillar in your home, then, Bay Area Automatic Gates & Fences is the team to approach. With industry expertise of over two decades, you can trust our products and services to be of high standards. Alongside highly experienced staff, we have top-grade machinery that makes sure that the construction of any pillar in any home is perfect.
Types of pillars
At Bay Area Automatic Gates & Fences, we have experience dealing with many kinds of posts. Although they might look simple when holding up your front porch, they have an intricate history. We understand the need to have the right column put up in the right place to avoid catastrophes at home. Our list of columns includes:
More often than not, these pillars are concrete. They have a pleated shaft with plain capital. They are simple and easy to construct. These pillars were the first pillars developed in Greece. Our experts have technical knowledge that will make these pillars look magnificent in your home.
These types of pillars bring a more decorative look to your home compared to the Doric pillars. During construction, a base of stacked disks supports the pillar. Additionally, the shaft can be plain or pleated. At the capital, it has a scroll-shaped design. These types of columns may have additional details to them, as you prefer. At Bay Area Automatic Gates & Fences, we can make any plan on the ionic pillars as you please.
This design is more complex and detailed compared to the Ionic and Doric. However, there is no need to worry. At Bay Area Automatic Gates & Fences, we have got it all under control. The capital of the Corinthian pillars has a grand design that resembles leaves and flowers. Pleats characterize the shaft, with the capital ornaments flaring outwards. Regardless of the space, you have for construction, with our highly experienced architectures, you can get a Corinthian pillar put up in your home.
At Bay Area Automatic Gates & Fences, we understand the need to have an attractive house at the end of the construction process. Regardless of the material you choose for your pillar, we have experts who are perfect for the job. Unfazed by the challenges of height, material combination or time, we will get you the beautiful column in your front porch in no time.
Uses of pillars
Since the ancient Greeks and Egyptians invented the pillars, their applications have increased. From the primary purpose of supporting roofs inside buildings to now offering decorations in a home. With a quality, sturdy and well-designed pillar, you can use it for any purpose in your home. Some of these uses include:
With a pillar in your home, you can paint it however you want. Also, they offer support for the plants that grow in the porch. Therefore, the plants can grow onto the walls of your home, giving your home natural beauty. Also, we can construct decorative pillars to your design and specifications, provided they are standard, to match the structure of your home.
Let’s say you want to extend your front porch by some few meters. Instead of breaking down the whole porch only to reconstruct it again, you can use a pillar to support the extension. This way, you spend less money on the construction and achieve a more beautiful home.
At Bay Area Automatic Gates & Fences, we know the science behind the pillars. We understand weight distribution, stability and material composition of the pillars. Therefore, we can construct any pillar for your home with ease. Additionally, we have the certification and license from the construction boards in the Bay Area. Thus, we are legal to operate on your home. Call us today and have an experience of a lifetime.