A cornice is a decorative
yet functional molding that crowns a building.
Its main function is to throw rainwater away
building’s walls while featuring a decorative
design. In residential buildings, this function is handled by projecting
gable ends, roof eaves, and gutters. However,
house eaves may also be called "cornices" if
they are finished with decorative molding. In
this sense, most cornices are also eaves
(in that they overhang the sides of the
All cornice work done by Riverside is
custom made to order. This means that
we can match or create any profile.
Cornice edge metal may also be fabricated with a
built in gutter, which is a great usage for the
space between the top of the cornice metal and
Cornice metal is custom fabricated to any measurements and
normally measures 10' in length but can also be
bent in 12' lengths.