May 172019
 
Creating the Look of a Timber Frame Home

What makes a faux beam installation really shine? Normally, it’s the thought that goes into it before installation even begins. Today, we’ll discuss how you can take inspiration from real timber frame homes to create your faux wood masterpiece. One of the characteristic elements of our faux products is realism. We use an innovative injection Read More…

May 032019
 
Safety First: Fire Rated Materials for Your Interior Design

The towering inferno that engulfed Notre Dame cathedral reminded the world how real wood can pose serious fire risks. This includes when its used as a decorative material in interior design. Luckily our faux products with the fire-rated option help minimize this risk. In April, a fire engulfed the world-famous cathedral of Notre Dame, in Read More…

Apr 192019
 
How to Decorate a Beam or Mantel with Strapping Style

We’ve featured many projects over the years where homeowners decorated their beams or mantels with rubber beam straps. Today we’ll show you a few examples and how to implement this look in your own design. Fun fact: Duct tape was invented in 1942, by Richard Drew of the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing, Co. Since then, Read More…

Mar 222019
 
Installing a Ceiling Fan Through a Beam

This project demonstrates how ‘going faux’ can sometimes be better than used real solid wood — in this case, how easy installing a ceiling fan through a beam can be. Our faux products are manufactured using molds taken from natural wood – which are then used to create incredibly realistic copies in high density polyurethane Read More…

Jan 252019
 
How to Increase Your Home's Value with Faux

Inspired by home improvement superstar Joanna Gaines, an article from The Cheat Sheet highlights how ‘going faux’ can increase the value of your home. We recently stumbled across a brand-new article by Amanda Harding, an entertainment writer and do-it-yourself junkie for The Cheat Sheet, in which she listed the best things you can do to Read More…