Lowe's Home Improvement

Pediment Pizzazz

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Add interest to your entry using this fabric-covered board for a pediment.

Fabric covered rediment in detail

Project Overview

Skill Level


Estimated Time

A few hours

Estimated Cost


Tools and Materials


  • Utility knife
  • Ruler/straightedge
  • Scissors
  • Staple gun/staples
  • Hammer and finishing nails or Velcro


  • 2"x48"x96" insulation board (#14541)
  • Arden outdoor fabric in Dearden Floral

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Step 1

Use a utility knife to cut the shape out of insulation board

Measure the pediment, make a paper template of the desired shape, and use a utility knife to cut the shape out of insulation board.

Step 2

staple gun fabric to board

Cut a piece of outdoor fabric a few inches wider than the board on all sides, cover the board with the fabric, and fold the excess fabric over the back of the board. Use a staple gun to secure the fabric to the back of the board.

Step 3

completed front porch

Attach the board to your home's wood siding with small finishing nails or to vinyl siding with Velcro.