Are the base caps made of plastic?
Yes, however it is very tough and durable type of plastic called ASA (acrylonitrile styrene acrylate), which has the mechanical properties of ABS but with ASA it is 10 times more weather and UV resistant generally used in outdoor applications and the automotive industry.
Are the base caps going to last?
You can be certain the base caps are going to last and stay looking new for years to come.
The caps are made in the USA and carry a 2 Year Warranty. The ASA plastic is the same color throughout, meaning if you scuff or a scratch the cap with your garden hose or barbeque, the color does not change.
Are the post base caps hard to install?
The base caps are easy to install, generally taking 5-10 minutes each. The caps are a two-piece design that wraps around the post and sideplates and then are secured with screws.
Post Base Specifications
10” Length x 9.5” Width x 3.875” Height
Wall Thickness .175″
Choose from seven popular Alumawood colors.