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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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  As one of the most important rooms in your home, the kitchen must be functional first and foremost. However, it can also look unique and attractive thanks to ceiling beams. These decorative accents add an aesthetically pleasing look to your kitchen. You can even use ceiling beams to improve your kitchen’s functionality. Learn more about how you can integrate kitchen ceiling beams into your design to enhance the heart of your home. Benefits Of Kitchen Ceiling Beams Whether you’re building a new home, renovating your existing kitchen, or looking for new accent ideas, consider ceiling beams. Made of faux...

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If you prefer to do home improvements yourself, there are many details you should be aware of. Upon starting a project–such as installing ceiling beams in the living room–there are various questions that may come up over the course of purchasing materials, getting the right tools for installation, and going about the process. Here, we’ll address 5 questions that could come up for the DIY ceiling beam installation in your living room: 1. What is the total cost to install wood beams in my living room? One of the first questions that will likely come up is about the cost....

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