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8 Great Applications for Reclaimed Wood in Your Gainesville Home

February 04, 2016

Gainesville residents are passionate about making use of reclaimed wood in its rough-hewn natural state. It’s a fashionable way of upgrading weathered wood and, at the same time expressing your own distinctive style. Reclaimed wood products are genuine eye-catchers whether you’ve featured it on a wall, your cabinets, or – imagine it! – your windows. In need of a little reclaimed wood inspiration? We‘ve got 8 great ideas for you – every one of them applied to gorgeous effect in Gainesville homes.

1.Reclaimed Wood for Windows

For the first time ever, you can have reclaimed wood as a window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter crafted from reclaimed wood of the finest quality. As you’ll surely discover, Sunburst is the lone company offering reclaimed wood shutters in the Gainesville area. We searched high and low for the reclaimed wood you want and used it to create a louvered shutter that’s not only beautiful but functional.

Reclaimed wood shutters in Gainesville 

Reclaimed wood can provide a truly exceptional window treatment. It helps, of course, when your reclaimed wood shutters are artistic accomplishments in their own right. And Sunburst sees to it they are. You’ll soon realize there’s just as much to like about their operation as there is to like about their look. Tilt the louvers open to bring a little light inside. And tilt them closed to more fully appreciate the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. Learn more about reclaimed wood for windows in Gainesville

2. Use Reclaimed Wood on Walls

Bring the outside in with a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling adds subtle drama to a wall and lends a homey feel to the room. No matter if you have a fireplace, artwork, TV, or bookcase to dramatize, a reclaimed wood wall will look fantastic behind it and produce the very effect you you desire.

3. Redo Your Floors in Reclaimed Wood

Want to redo a floor in your house? All kinds of wood flooring can impart warmth to a room, but flooring of reclaimed wood has an unparalleled beauty perfected in the time – often decades – the wood has spent in its natural outdoor environment. Whether you like the great outdoors or just like the look of weathered wood, you’ll be ecstatic about what a reclaimed wood floor can do to make your home feel new again.

4. Reclaimed Wood and Cabinets

Because of the the easier access you have to reclaimed wood, you couldn’t find a more opportune time to spruce up your kitchen cabinets. It’s the natural way to revitalize your kitchen completely. Every panel of reclaimed wood tells a compelling tale – of considerable time during which it languished in a forgotten building, maybe, or as part of a fallen barn or fence. And a trace of that tale will remain in your reclaimed wood cabinets, called forth at such times when you reach into them.

5. Reclaimed Wood and Tables

Tabletops partially or completely made of reclaimed wood can impart a trendy, emphatically different touch to your dining room or home office. Marry the reclaimed wood’s natural tones and textures with your décor scheme to create a pleasing, well-orchestrated look that fulfills your expectations – at the same time it leaves your guests in stunned admiration!

6. Reclaimed Wood and Bookcases

No matter what other things we might find attractive about them, books make great decorative pieces. Set a book or group of books on a coffee table or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a big bookcase, and they’re certain to capture the attention of guests. Their agreeable variety is both highlighted and harmonized in bookcases of natural wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, given their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other traits, prove to be a decidedly distinctive, one-of-a-kind showcase.

7. Pics “Pop” in Frames of Reclaimed Wood

The plain, natural look of reclaimed wood is wonderfully apt for picture frames. Use it to showcase your favorite artwork and personal photos in a uniquely eye-catching manner. Note also that frames of reclaimed wood can be constructed in a multitude of styles, thus they’ll complement just about any look you’ve established for your home.

8. Reclaimed Wood and Headboards

Nothing can revitalize the appearance of a bedroom like a intelligently designed and constructed headboard. These days, when renovating, people are just as likely to fix a headboard to the wall behind their bed as they are to fasten one directly to the bed itself. However you prefer it, a headboard created using reclaimed wood planking can be quite stunning. It’s natural tones and imperfections make it work for a multiplicity of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, your artistic talent can definitely run free, letting you realize the headboard of your dreams!

Find Your Inspiration in Reclaimed Wood

Our goal was to inspire you with these 8 ideas for using reclaimed wood. That said, we have so many other ideas to share – ideas that marvelously underscore the beauty of the reclaimed wood shutters we alone offer in Gainesville. Our professionals will happily show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and help you explore many other design ideas. Contact us at 813-602-5966 to schedule your free in-home design consultation at your first opportunity!