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Corner Guard Spec Section

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The MasterFormat corner guard spec section is 10 26 13. That is inside 10 26 00 Wall and Door Protection and Division 10 - Specialities. If you need Commercial Corner Guard specification information for your project you can chat with us by clicking on the chat icon in the bottom right of the screen or contact us at projects@commercialcornerguards.com.

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Menard's/Trimaco Corner Guards

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Menard's sells Trimaco Corner Guards and we are going to review the similarities and differences between their corner guards and ours and discuss when you should and should not use them. Trimaco Colors and Sizes Menards offers Trimaco clear corner guards in 4' length in a wing width of 5/8" and 1-1/8" and 8' length only in a wing width of 5/8". (The "wing width" is the distance between one edge of the corner guard to the corner.) These are the available corner guards from Menards vs. Commercial Corner Guards. 4' Corner Guard Availability Menards   3/4" 5/8" 1.125" 1.5" 2" 2.5" Bull No Fastener Tape Nails Screws Commercial Corner Guards   3/4" 5/8" 1.125" 1.5" 2" 2.5" Bull No Fastener Tape...

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45 Degree Corner Guards

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Most corners are 90° which is why most corner guards are 90°. But there are are walls of other angles and the most common are 135° and 45°. 

Corners that are 45° especially need protection given that there is less material on the corner due to its small angle. 

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How to Remove Corner Guards

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How you remove your corner guards depends on how they are attached to the wall. There are three types of fasteners: self-stick tape, adhesive, or nails. 

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What is a Bullnose Corner?

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A bullnose corner is a rounded corner on a wall in a building. The term is also used for rounded tile and stairs. Bullnose corners on walls are normally created by a rounded, bullnose corner bead.  In order to protect the corner, it should be protected by a bullnose corner guard. Using a corner guard designed to conform to a rounded corner both retains the rounded aesthetic and provides the best protection against dents and scratches. How to Measure a Bullnose Corner There are two different types of measurements with bullnose corner guards: The radius of the corner or the wall or corner guard The width of the corner guard How to Measure the Radius of a Bullnose Corner Use...

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Lowe's/Miller Corner Guards Review

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Lowe's sells corner guards manufactured by Miller LLC. And while we are certainly biased given that we manufacture corner guards, that also gives us expertise. And with this expertise we can outline the main differences between corner guard's from Lowe's and us. Material & Strength of Lowe's Corner Guards While we don't know the exact type of plastic material of Miller's corner guards we do know it is not polycarbonate (also known as Lexan), the material out of which our corner guards are made. And we know this because we tested their material strength and when a force is applied to Lowe's corner guards they shatter and this is not the material characteristic of polycarbonate. Polycarbonate is an extremely strong...

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Where to Buy Corner Guards?

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There are three main options for buying corner guards:

  1. Big Box Store (e.g. Home Depot or Lowes)
  2. Distributor
  3. Manufacturer

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How We're Avoiding UPS & FedEx Large Package Surcharge

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In the past year both UPS & FedEx have always added an additional charge to large packages that is between $100–$145 (we have slightly lower rates because of the large volume of products we ship). 

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A Complete Guide to Clear Corner Guards

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Clear corner guards are the most versatile wall protection for commercial buildings. Our complete guide covers dimensions, pros and cons, cost, and more.

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Introducing Our Clear Chair Rail

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Our Clear Chair Rail, also known as a wall guard, protects your walls from damage while supporting the surrounding interior design. Typically used in hospitals, offices, and conference rooms, chair rail provides coverage for areas that receive low to medium impact. Clear Chair Rail offers several advantages over other types of wall protection, including design compatibility, durability, ease of installation, and affordability. Because of its transparent appearance, Clear Chair Rail allows for the color and the design of the wall to show through the material, making it compatible with your interior design plans. The slim profile of the chair rail adds to its ability to blend in with the surrounding decoration. Clear Chair Rail comes in widths of 3” and...

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