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HB&G, offering the finest in porch products since 1880. Manufacturers of the original PermaCast® fiberglass columns, HB&G continues to lead the industry in offering the most technologically advanced and highest quality synthetic porch columns and porch products on the market. Learn more about how HB&G‘s superior product lineup can add beauty and curb appeal to any project.

PermaCast® Columns

Columns are the most used columns in the United States. Made from a proprietary blend of fiber-reinforced polymers, PermaCast® columns provide an aesthetically pleasing column with exceptional structural capabilities. This durable and low maintenance column provides a seamless look to your front porch that stands up to the elements like no other product on the market.

PermaCast® columns are available in tapered, no-taper, square, craftsman, and RoughSawn® profiles. With a multitude of sizes and styles and a wide variety of caps and bases, you can truly make your front porch an inviting piece of art. PermaCast® columns are rot-proof weatherproof, insect proof, and come with a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

PermaLite® Lightweight Columns

Are you looking for a lightweight yet structural column? PermaLite® is the answer.

PermaLite® columns are a cost-effective, load bearing, and versatile option to use. PermaLite® is available in plain square and recessed panel square options with several different cap and base styles.

Manufactured using pultrusion technology, PermaLite® columns have the same structural benefits at almost 1/3 of the weight of our PermaCast® columns. They come ready to prime and paint with a Limited Lifetime Warranty. This is the perfect weatherproof and low maintenance option for a porch!

PermaCast® Round Fiberglass

HB&G PermaCast® Columns are great for many applications. They can be used as front porch support columns or decorative columns, and are available in both round columns and square columns. Round columns can be fluted or plain, with or without the classic tapering of the upper two-thirds of the column. PermaCast®columns are 2018, 2015, 2012 and 2009 building code compliant.

Stock Molded Flute: Available in diameters of 8″ x 8′ – 16″ x 12′ columns (See price guide for specific lengths available.) The stock molded flute is part of the manufacturing process and cannot be altered.

Custom Flute: The custom flute is milled after the column is manufactured and can be modified to your specific length. All round
PermaCast® columns, 6″x 4′ – 30″x 30′, are available with an optional custom flute.  Adjusted Flutes available.

PermaCast® Sqaure Columns

The design and versatility of an HB&G square column have enhanced its popularity with today’s architects and home designs. The Square PermaCast® column lineup includes plain, recessed panel, and fluted styles. A large combination of styles can be achieved by various uses of the panel moulding, neck moulding, and caps and bases. Additionally, the square column is not tapered and can be cut to any height without affecting the fit of the caps and bases.

Plain Square Sizes

Column Sizes


6″ 6, 8, 9, 10′
8″ 6, 8, 9, 10, 12′
10″ 51″, 6, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16′
12″ 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18′
14″ 8, 10, 12, 14′
16″ 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20′

Fluted Sizes

Fluted Square Columns are available in certain sizes and add sophistication to your home. Please see the chart below for available sizes and lengths of the fluted column.

Column Size


8″ 8, 9, 10′
10″ 10′

Recessed Panel Sizes

Recessed Panel columns are a great addition to a more traditional or contemporary setting. HB&G offers a wide variety of sizes to help complete your project.

Column Size


8″ 8, 9, 10′
10″ 8, 9, 10′
12″ 8, 9, 10, 12, 14′
14″ 8, 10, 14′