Exterior Door Surrounds

Make A Big First Impression

Pilaster Kit - Works with 6" and 9" Headers

Surround your door with extra detail that adds a touch of sophistication. Installing pilasters is a great DIY project to highlight the beauty of any door. Use Builders’ Edge Pilaster Kits with 6" or 9" headers to create an attractive finished look for door openings as tall as 8-1/2 feet.

Kit includes:
  • Two pilasters with bases
  • Two bottom corners with bases
  • Two transition tops
  • Four transition clips
  • Mounting fasteners

Color Offering:

  • 001, 002, 004, 008, 009, 010, 018, 023, 027, 028, 034, 036, 078, 117, 122, 123, 166, 167 and paintable (030). See color program sheet.
  • Standard and specialty header widths can be combined to reach the
  • 25 piece minimum for any color outside of the stock program.
  • Header styles (6″ Flat, 6″ Dentil, 9″Flat and 9″ Dentil) cannot be combined to reach the 25 piece minimum.
  • Non-stock colors have a 4 week lead time, are non-cancelable and nonreturnable.
  • 9″ flat panel header in 128″ width, specialty widths over 144″ and headers with end caps over 73″ are only available in White (001), Bright White (117), White (123) and Paintable (030).

Don’t Forget The Garage Doors

Pilaster kits can be used on most entrances including garage doors. Just choose the right size header to turn a boring door into an exciting feature that elevates the look of your homes.

Garage Door Header Options Include:

  • 6″ header available up to 144″ in Classic Dentil Profile
  • 9″ header available up to 256″ Flat Panel Profile

Common Door Sizes:

  • 51-1/2″ Header for 32″ door
  • 55-1/2″ Header for 36″ door
  • 139-1/2″ for 10′ door
  • 211-1/2″ Header for 16′ door

(Dimensions assume 4″ for brickmold, 14″ for pilasters and 1-1/2″ for transition pieces)

Note: Headers with welded-on end caps require modification in the field to fit flush with the Pilaster.

The Right Color To Complement

Find the perfect color to match or contrast your front door. Download Color Program.

The Simple Solution To Help Keep Water Out – J-Channel Back Plates

J-Channel Back Plates provide a flat mounting surface for headers and pilasters and helps shed water. Header Back Plates are available for both standard and custom window headers. Pilaster Back Plates are 96″ in length by 3/4″ and can be cut to desired sizes.

Back Plates must be ordered and shipped separately and are available in white (001) and paintable (030) only.

Where To Buy

Mix And Match For The Complete Look

Pilaster Kits were made to be paired with our Flat Panel and Dentil Headers. Choose from 6” or 9” to create a look that will turn heads.

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Limited Lifetime Warranty

Builders Edge pilasters and window headers are built so tough, we back them with our industry-leading warranty.

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