Add interest to your ceiling with faux wood beams DIY. These manufactured wooden beams are easy to handle and come in lengths can be cut to fit your roof space. Following the model of authentic beams, wooden beams made of polyurethane wood are easy to maintain and add value to your home. They work equally well with a flat roof and high ceilings to give your room a new look.
You can find many styles of faux wood beams on the market today. Many companies that sell manufactured wood beams are more than happy to send samples of your product so you can look and get an idea of what it would look like installed at home. Some wooden beams have a smooth texture, and others have a rough appearance, age about them.
As you look at samples consider the lighting in your room. Faux wood beams can affect the way light is reflected in your room. Also a wooden beam lighter color can make a ceiling seem higher, while darker one can make a room look smaller. Determine the number of sections of wooden beams that you need to complete the room. Since you can easily cut wooden beams with a circular saw or hand, it is easy to get the right size.