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Bold, natural-looking, lightweight, and safe, faux wood beams provide a luxurious level of sophistication in any home or business.Modern faux wood beams are engineered with a durable weatherproof design and non-toxic framework that enables this type of decorative investment to appreciate on both a long and short term scale. Types of Faux Beam Materials Faux beams are created by pressing a particular blend of materials together under high-pressure environments. Adding a sealant or adhesive coating to the finished product allows faux beams to last for years.In the beginning, faux beams were typically created out of high-density expanding foams, each tested...

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AZ Faux Beams, a leader in polyurethane and resin-based faux decorative elements, has merged with Texas-based Old World Traditions. The recently-announced move was designed to help better serve the needs of AZ Faux Beams’ customers by expanding the product offering, and providing additional key services. Effective immediately, the company will operate as AZ Faux Beams, and will now manufacture and distribute faux stone panels and faux brick panels, while continuing to manufacture its faux wood beams, faux wood mantels, truss systems, and other decorative accessories. In addition, the company remains committed to serving customers with the highest quality service and products...

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Exposed beams have become a popular design feature, and for good reason. They add interest to an otherwise bland ceiling, make a space feel warmer and more cozy by bringing the ceiling’s elevation down visually, and overall allow for a wider range of creativity. Faux wood beams can be used in any area of a home, including the bedroom. Exposed beams provide a warming effect that can boost comfort in the bedroom, which is naturally what many people want in a place where rest and relaxation are of utmost importance.  A great way to get an exposed beam aesthetic in...

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The faux wood beams vs real wood beams debate will more than likely come up as you consider installing ceiling beams in your home. With different opinions and information out there on which one is better, we created our top four reasons why choosing faux wood ceiling beams is preferred to highlight the advantages of choosing faux wood. Lightweight vs. Heavy Our polyurethane foam material is extremely lightweight. For example, one of our 8x10x20’ beams weighs about 40 lbs. Compare this to the same size real wood beam weighing about 600 lbs, and the decision is obvious. You would need...

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Wooden beams offer beauty and elegance in residential and commercial settings. In homes, wooden beams are rustic and charming. They draw attention to the structural elements of the home and establish a focal point that pulls the eye upward, creating a sense of space. In commercial settings, wooden beams create a sense of mood and ambiance. Faux Beams vs. Real Wood Beams Often, wooden beams are too heavy and expensive for homeowners or business owners to install. Before you can decide between faux beams vs. real wood beams, you must first know the pros and cons of each. Pros and...

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