8 Ideas for Using Reclaimed Wood in Your Cleveland Home02/04/2016Nate Gromen This could very well be news to you, but reclaimed wood is really catching on with Cleveland homeowners, who by all accounts admire its natural look and the positive effect it has on their home décor. It’s making definite inroads as a fashionable way to repurpose weathered wood and, at the same time express your one-of-a-kind style. Reclaimed wood products tend to make a favorable impression whether you’ve featured it on a wall, your cabinets, or – imagine it! – your windows. Want some tips on using reclaimed wood well? We have 8 incredible ideas for you – each and every one applied to wonderful effect in Cleveland homes. 1. Reclaimed Wood and Windows Now here’s a first you’ll love: reclaimed wood is available to you – and none too soon! – as a window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter made from certified reclaimed wood. We joined with Stikwood, an FSC-certified company, to provide the finest reclaimed wood from which to construct these shutters. To be sure, Sunburst is the lone company providing reclaimed wood shutters in the Cleveland area. We found the reclaimed wood you love and used it to give you a louvered shutter that’s as functional as it is beautiful. Reclaimed wood can be a window treatment like no other. It helps, of course, when your reclaimed wood shutters are themselves masterpieces. And Sunburst makes sure they are. You’ll find that their smooth, simple operation is as satisfying as their appearance. Tilt the louvers open to admit more light. And tilt them closed to bring out the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. If we’ve piqued your interest, you’ll want to look deeper into reclaimed wood for windows in Cleveland 2. Use Reclaimed Wood on Walls If it’s excitement you want in your home, reclaimed wood [[brings it inside like nothing else|delivers it in the way only natural resources can|will provide it as few other décor choices do|can bring it in with remarkable effectiveness|has more of it to offer than just about any other wood option. Reclaimed wood paneling accentuates your wall and adds a homey atmosphere to the room. It makes no difference whether you have a fireplace, artwork, TV, or bookcase to complement, a reclaimed wood wall will look gorgeous behind it and give you just the effect you’ve sought. 3. Floors of Reclaimed Wood Looking to redo a floor in your house? Any wood flooring can add warmth and coziness to a room, but flooring of reclaimed wood has an unparalleled beauty borne of the time – often decades – the wood has remained outdoors. No matter if you’re a bona fide nature lover or someone who’s simply drawn to the look and feel of weathered wood, you’ll be thrilled with what a reclaimed wood floor can do to enhance your home. 4. Reclaimed Wood for Cabinets What better time could present itself to give your kitchen cabinets a makeover now that superior-quality reclaimed wood is so readily available? It’s the natural way to revitalize your kitchen completely. Every panel of reclaimed wood tells a compelling tale – of considerable time hidden away in an old building, perhaps, or in the crumbling structure of a barn or fence. And a piece of that story will remain in your reclaimed wood cabinets, called forth each time you and others admire them. 5. Reclaimed Wood as a Table A tabletop incorporating or wholly consisting of reclaimed wood can add a ultra-current, totally unique touch to your dining room or home office. Unite the reclaimed wood’s natural tones and textures with your décor to create a pleasing, well-orchestrated look that fulfills your expectations – while it leaves your guests in stunned admiration! 6. Using Reclaimed Wood for Bookcases Never mind what else we might cherish about them, books make wonderful decorative pieces. Set a book or selection of books on a coffee table or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a big bookcase, and they’re certain to make a good impression. Their charming variety is both accentuated and brought together in bookcases of real wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, because of their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other telling features, provide a decidedly eye-filling, one-of-a-kind showcase. 7. Reclaimed Wood for Frames The simple, natural look of reclaimed wood is perfectly suited for picture frames. It’s just what’s needed to show off your favorite artwork and important photos in a decidedly elegant manner. Note also that frames of reclaimed wood can be fashioned in a wide range of styles, so they’ll match just about any look you’ve established for your home. 8. Reclaimed Wood and Headboards There’s little that can lift the look of a bedroom like a intelligently designed and constructed headboard. These days, when renovating, homeowners are just as predisposed to fix a headboard to the wall behind their bed as they are to attach one directly to the bed itself. Either way, a headboard made of reclaimed wood planking can be undeniably gorgeous. It’s natural tones and imperfections are easily adapted to a diverse number of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, your imagination can absolutely take off, letting you create the headboard of your dreams! Get Reclaimed Wood Inspiration It’s our hope that we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for getting the most out of reclaimed wood. But we have lots of other ideas as well – ideas that marvellously underscore the beauty of the reclaimed wood shutters we alone provide in Cleveland. Our professionals will gladly show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and help you explore additional design ideas. Contact us at 440-561-6787 to set up your free in-home design consultation at your first opportunity!