Sep 042015
 
Stunning Kitchen Ceiling Treatment

Check out this stunning kitchen ceiling treatment, built with Faux Wood Beams. Wooden ceiling beams are, by their very nature, designed to conjure up an ‘old’ look. After all, our faux beams are designed to mimic the real structural timbers that used to support ceilings and roofs in historic homes. But with a bit of design Read More…

Aug 282015
 
I Love the Way You Light: Room Lighting Ideas Using Beams

Room lighting that’s well-placed with appropriate wattage can have a huge impact on the existing decor. A room that’s dimly lit, too bright or one with harsh lighting in one corner and none in the other can ruin your whole aesthetic. Lighting fixtures made from unconventional materials or with a touch of whimsy are a favorite of Read More…

Aug 212015
 
Breaking the Mold: Preventing Growth with Faux Wood

Last week, we spoke about the danger of bringing termites into your home through the use of reclaimed wood from improper sources. Another danger we only touched upon? Mold. “Going faux” can go a long way to prevent mold growth in your home. Mold is a type of fungus that can grow pretty much anywhere that Read More…

Aug 142015
 
Termite Terminal: Why Faux Wood is a Smarter Option

Everybody knows the danger termites pose to your home – but could real timber beams be increasing your risk?  Insect infestations are no joke – just ask anybody who’s ever found bed bugs in their home! But it’s not just a home’s occupants that can be at risk. Some insects, like termites, attack the very Read More…

Aug 072015
 
Pecky Cypress Without the Price Tag

A slew of high-end homes are hitting the marketplace recently – and they’ve all got one thing in common; pecky cypress. Fortunately, you don’t need to be a millionaire to get that look in your own home, thanks to our synthetic pecky cypress beams. Here at fauxwoodbeams.com we’re more interested in timeless elegance than hot new trends Read More…

Jul 312015
 
How to Cover Air Conditioning Ducts with Style

Going ‘faux’ offers a wealth of opportunities – like 21st century air conditioning in a classic, timeless home. Old world style and modern convenience don’t always go well together. That’s why folks who collect classic cars still tend to drive to work in a modern vehicle – a ’55 Chevy might look cool, but it’s not Read More…

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