Jan 202017
 
How to Build with Faux Beams: Glues and Screws

Check out our photo gallery or some of our past blog posts and you’ll see some amazing creations built using our faux beams. When we talk about those projects, we often refer to how the designers glued certain pieces together to achieve the final look. But many customers have expressed concern about gluing our beams together – Read More…

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Jan 132017
 
Green Interior Design with Faux

Faux beams are completely synthetic – they make look real, but are made without using any natural wood. Those wishing to go green in their interior design might ask, “is faux safe for the environment?” They made be surprised by the answer. There’s a natural tendency to believe that ‘natural’ is always better for the environment Read More…

Jan 062017
 
Reduce Your Kitchen Renovation Costs with Faux

Kitchen renovation costs can be daunting, particularly if you’re doing a complete face-lift; replacing flooring, cabinetry, fixtures, appliances, etc. If your project calls for a wood design element, faux can help you stay on or under budget. If you’re a fan of shows on HGTV like Flip or Flop, or Property Brothers, you might be used to Read More…

Dec 312016
 
Beam Installation Techniques: Mounting Blocks or Plank?

Before you begin your faux beam installation, you’ll need to decide this first: “Will I use wood mounting blocks or a plank?” Somebody once said: There’s more than one way to skin a cat. And presumably nobody ever asked them to house sit their pets. But the expression carries a lot of truth – in Read More…

Dec 262016
 
Weathering the Design with Gray Patina Beams

Alex Edwards, a Fauxwoodbeams.com customer from Nebraska, recently sent through pictures of his beautifully renovated living room. The room’s crowning glory is its recessed ceiling outfitted with our beams in Gray Patina. This project is the quintessential example of how faux beams expertly create the illusion of real solid wood beams.  Alex embraced subtlety in Read More…

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