Arizona Custom Wood Beams
When building or remodeling a home, a current trend is beams and mantles. The reason being is it adds beauty to the room or home. It also increases the value of the home. By simply using wood mantles, wood beams, or faux beams, the possibilities are endless. Here are some ideas to help you decide what is best for your home or room.
Faux Box Beams
Faux beams means false or fake. The materials to make the box beams look unbelievably real! Only you and your contractor will know the secret. These faux wood beams are used for the ceilings, to create a fireplace setting, placed on the outside of your home to add to the style or design, and numerous other ideas.
Instead of a faux wood beam, a real Arizona wood beam would be made out of steel or wood. It is sturdy and solid. It can showcase a room or it can blend into the room. The colors and wood choices can add value to a room or a home. In fact, each room can be a showcase unto itself. With each room having a different design or style.
Custom Wood Mantles
Box beam mantles are usually seen on fireplaces. There are a variety of woods that are used. When creating a fireplace setting, a custom wood mantle will complement or be made to stand out as a show piece.
No matter what you decide to do when it comes to wood beams, just remember to teach yourself the types of beams, what they are used for, and most of all the cost and value it will bring to your home or room. Learning the types of materials or woods used, can make a difference on how much value is added. You are the deciding factor on the look and feel of the room.