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Old 05-18-2013, 09:36 PM   #1
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Options for covering exterior support beam


Hi everyone,

We have 3 4x4 wooden support posts in front of our house supporting the garage overhang. I was thinking of sanding and staining to match the color of the new faux wood garage door we are getting but I'm wondering what other options are out there.

I was thinking of covering the posts with some new cedar - but I'm not sure if that's a good idea considering it is outdoors. Are there any other options that might be more weather proof?

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I will be installing a 6X6 post soon for extensive roof alteration I am doing on the back half of my home. I had planned on doing the exact same thing. Stained cedar over the PT timber.

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