Choosing the Correct Size Weathervanes

We have broken down our weathervane catalog into sizes including medium, standard, and large. Below are examples of different size weathervanes for different applications.

With a Cupola: If you are going to be using a cupola with your weathervane you must first choose the right size cupola. Once you have done this select a weathervane roughly the same size as the cupola, or within 6 inches either way. For example, if you decide on a 26" cupola you will want to choose a weathervane size between 20" and 30" long. 

Without a Cupola: The most important thing to remember when selecting a weathervane for any application is that a weathervane, like anything else, appears smaller as you get farther away from it. The photos below are a few examples of our four available weathervane sizes mounted on various structures. Notice how the smaller the weathervane is, the closer to the ground it should be.

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Our Standard Size Weathervanes
These have the widest array of uses, from one, two or three car garages, additions and small barns, to any standard sized structure more than 12 feet in height at the peak.
Our Medium Size Weathervanes
For slightly bigger buildings with a peak of no more than 12 feet tall, like utility sheds, gazebos, or even small one-car garages.
Our Large Weathervanes
You will need a good sized building, like a house or barn, or other two or more story structure, to handle one of these weathervanes.
 

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