Sep 262014
 
Staining and Painting Fake Wood Beams

In addition to their wide variety of sizes and styles, staining and painting fake wood beams yourself is another way to create exactly the look you want. Most customers simply choose one of our pre-stained beams such as the walnut, cinnamon, or java color options, but if you want do something different, here are a few Read More…

Sep 192014
 
New Beams for Sale: Introducing Custom Smooth and Recessed Smooth

We’ve recently added a new line of custom faux wood beams for sale, and would like to talk about them here on the blog.  To give our customers the opportunity to bring an even greater dimension of beauty to home, business and office designs, we are now offering beams that we call Custom Smooth Beams Read More…

Sep 122014
 
How to Install Fake Wood Beams on a Stucco or Stippled Ceiling

One of our Facebook fans recently asked this question: “All of your photos show faux beams on a smooth ceiling. What about a stippled ceiling? Can you use faux beams on them?” Great question, but let’s make sure we’re all on the same page before delving into it. A stippled ceiling is one with a Read More…

Sep 052014
 
Are Reclaimed Wood Beams Right for You?

If you’re not sure about using faux wood beams but don’t want to cut down any trees (or can’t afford the high cost of a solid wood beam), what can you do? Consider reclaimed wood beams. Instead of being made of polyurethane like faux beams, these beams are made of wood rescued from old barns and Read More…

Aug 292014
 
Great Dining Room Ideas on Pinterest

Pinterest is a fun way for us to put together customer photos and project pictures, while also collecting inspiring and useful ideas for our customers and their design plans.  One board you’ll want to take a look at is the one we created to compile Dining Room ideas. From cozy, family-style dining rooms to more Read More…

Aug 222014
 
Building Trusses is Easy with Faux Wood Beams

Faux wood decorative trusses are incredible showpieces – and installing them is deceptively straightforward. One of the most popular uses of our faux wood beams is in building trusses. Inspired by the complex framework of traditional structural wood beams, trusses feature several different beams connected together in a pattern that traditionally would amplify load-bearing capacity and Read More…

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