The decorative beams, mantels, panels and other faux wood products that we offer are all made from Polyurethane - a unique material which substitutes for fiberglass, rubber, silicone, etc. as well as many other natural and synthetic materials, including wood, stone and brick.
Polyurethane is known for it’s high performance characteristics, reasonable price, environmental compliance, and manufacturing efficiency.
Polyurethane is used in a variety of household and commercial products, including footwear, athletic equipment, furniture, automotive products, theme parks and decorative building/renovation products.
Since the introduction of polyurethane architectural features nearly thirty years ago, polyurethane product use has increased dramatically.
The secret of polyurethane’s many durability benefits is its closed cell structure, which makes it very stable and keeps moisture from migrating behind coatings. Moisture migration causes serious problems in wood building products (such as wood beams or molding), promoting paint failure and rot.
Benefits of Polyurethane:
High density polyurethane material:
Another environment plus - the sophisticated manufacturing machinery used to make our products prevents waste material. Browse through the full inventory of products available at FauxWoodBeams, each one made to be virtually worry and maintenance-free!