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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Beams for Your Home's Ceiling

Posted on 8/15/19 5:00 AM

Ceiling beams add texture and dimension to your living space. Some invoke the feeling of a bygone era when hand-hewn and rough-sawn beams were used in 18th and 19th-century homes, barns and other structures. Such beams provided essential support to upper floors and roof systems. Exposed solid wood beams appeared in many residences around the world. You'll find them in every kind of structure, from cottages to castles. Unfortunately, this practice depleted forests of old-growth oaks.

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Ideas on How to Design your Beams for your Home Project

Posted on 8/14/19 12:30 PM

Beams are distinct architectural features with a particular rustic charm effect that adds warmth and depth to any home project. This is a look that is now being sought after by urban decors to be incorporated into contemporary spaces.

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A Complete Guide to Rustic Wood Beams

Posted on 6/6/18 11:01 AM

Engineered materials are answering the call for architectural products that are high-performing, durable, and support the conservation of our country's natural resources - especially our dwindling timber reserves. Rustic Wood Beams and other high-density polyurethane (HDP) products are a major part of a growing construction trend to use sustainable methods and materials which reduce waste and uses natural resources efficiently. Polyurethanes offer the architectural and construction industry a versatility that is unparalleled - as it is used for many architectural and building components. 

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