8 Great Applications for Reclaimed Wood in Your New Brunswick Home02/04/2016Mike Horn This might come as a revelation to you, but reclaimed wood is all the rage with New Brunswick people, who by all accounts appreciate its natural look and the positive effect it has on their home décor. It’s making definite inroads as a desirable way of upcycling weathered wood and, at the same time unleashing your individual style. Reclaimed wood products draw one’s gaze whether on a wall, your cabinets, or – yes! – your windows. Want to know the best way to employ reclaimed wood? We‘ve got 8 fantastic ideas for you – all applied to marvelous effect in New Brunswick homes. 1. Outfit Your Windows with Reclaimed Wood Now here’s a first you’ll go for: reclaimed wood is available to you at last in a window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter fashioned from certified reclaimed wood. We partnered with Stikwood, an FSC-certified company, to provide the best-quality reclaimed wood from which to construct these shutters. As you’ll surely discover, Sunburst is the sole company offering reclaimed wood shutters in the New Brunswick area. We took the reclaimed wood you like and used it to create a louvered shutter that’s just as appealing for its functionality as it is for its beauty. Reclaimed wood can make for a most unique window treatment. You’ve got a head start, for sure, when your reclaimed wood shutters are a work of art in their own right. And Sunburst makes sure they are. You’ll quickly discover that their smooth, simple operation is as gratifying as their appearance. Tilt the louvers open to bring a little light inside. And tilt them closed to enjoy fully the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. Find out more about reclaimed wood for windows in New Brunswick 2. Reclaimed Wood and Walls Nothing brings the outside into your home as beautifully as a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling makes your wall distinctive and lends a comforting atmosphere to the room. It doesn’t matter if you have a fireplace, artwork, TV, or bookcase you want to show off, a reclaimed wood wall will look gorgeous behind it and produce just the effect you seek. 3. Used Reclaimed Wood for Floors Been thinking about redoing a floor in your house? Wood flooring of any kind can make a room feel warmer, but flooring of reclaimed wood has an unparalleled beauty that says something about the time – usually decades – the wood has remained in its natural habitat. Regardless of whether you’re partial to being outside in nature or merely one who likes the look of weathered wood, you’ll go into your happy dance for sure when you see what a reclaimed wood floor can do to make your home come alive. 4. Reclaimed Wood for Cabinets Give your kitchen cabinets a makeover with reclaimed wood. It’s the natural way to dress up your entire kitchen. Each panel of reclaimed wood relates a fascinating tale – of long years hidden away in an old building, maybe, or in the crumbling structure of a barn or fence. And a bit of that narrative will endure in your reclaimed wood cabinets, coming to mind each time you reach into them. 5. Reclaimed Wood as a Table Tabletops incorporating or wholly consisting of reclaimed wood can add a modern, emphatically novel touch to your dining room or home office. Meld the subtle, natural hues of reclaimed wood with your overall interior design for a cohesive look that satisfies your creative vision – as it leaves your guests in stunned admiration! 6. Bookcases of Reclaimed Wood Aside from how passionate we may feel about them otherwise, books make wonderful decorative pieces. Arrange a book or selection of books on a coffee table or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a big bookcase, and they’ll inevitably capture the attention of guests. Their agreeable variety is both highlighted and brought together in bookcases of real wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, given their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other telling features, provide a singularly distinctive, one-of-a-kind décor item. 7. Reclaimed Wood as a Frame The muted, natural look of reclaimed wood is wonderfully apt for picture frames. It actually can enhance your favorite artwork and personal photos in a uniquely elegant manner. It’s worth noting, too, that frames of reclaimed wood can be designed in a wide range of styles, thus they’ll harmonize with nearly any décor. 8. Use Reclaimed Wood for Your Headboard Nothing can upgrade the ambiance of a bedroom like a skillfully designed and constructed headboard. These days, when renovating, homeowners are just as inclined to fasten a headboard to the wall behind their bed as they are to attach one directly to the bed itself. Whichever way works best for you, a headboard adapted from reclaimed wood planking can be undeniably breathtaking. It’s natural hues and weathered features make it work for a multiplicity of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, you can loosen up your design sense to create the headboard you’ve dreamed about! Let Reclaimed Wood Revitalize Your Design Sense It’s our hope that we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for making use of reclaimed wood. Of course, we have a great many more ideas – ideas that work beautifully with the reclaimed wood shutters we alone provide in New Brunswick. Our specialists will be more than happy to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and give you additional design ideas. Call us at 732-301-6168 to set up your free in-home design consultation at your convenience!