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8 Great Applications for Reclaimed Wood in Your Charlotte Home

February 04, 2016

Charlotte people are wild about the look of reclaimed wood. It’s proving to be a desirable way to upcycle weathered wood and, at the same time express your one-of-a-kind style. Reclaimed wood products stand out whether you use it on a wall, your cabinets, or even your windows. Can’t quite picture where reclaimed wood would look most appealing in your home? We’ve selected 8 sensational ideas for you – all applied to gorgeous effect in Charlotte homes.

1.Outfit Your Windows with Reclaimed Wood

Now here’s a first you’ll like: reclaimed wood is at last available to you as a window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter crafted from the finest reclaimed wood. Actually, Sunburst is the only company offering you reclaimed wood shutters in the Charlotte area. We searched high and low for the reclaimed wood you like and used it to engineer a louvered shutter that’s both beautiful and functional.

Reclaimed wood shutters in Charlotte 

Reclaimed wood can provide a truly exceptional window treatment. 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 appealing 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. Discover more about reclaimed wood for windows in Charlotte

2. Walls of Reclaimed Wood

Nothing brings the outside in as charmingly as a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling accentuates your wall and imparts a warm feel to the room. Regardless of whether you have a artwork, TV, bookcase, or fireplace to accentuate, a reclaimed wood wall will look amazing behind it and produce the very effect you’d hoped for.

3. Floors of Reclaimed Wood

Looking to redo a floor in your house? Wood flooring of any kind can make a room feel warmer, but flooring of reclaimed wood has a singular beauty reflective of the time – usually decades – the wood has remained outdoors. Whether you love the outdoors or simply love 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 revitalize your home.

4. Dress Up Your Cabinets with Reclaimed Wood

Give your kitchen cabinets a do-over with reclaimed wood. It’s the natural way to revitalize your kitchen completely. Every panel of reclaimed wood relates a fascinating story – of many years [[spent in an old building, for instance, or as part of a barn or fence. And a piece of that story will live on in your reclaimed wood cabinets, coming to mind every time you reach into them.

5. Reclaimed Wood and Tables

Tabletops incorporating or wholly consisting of reclaimed wood can impart a trendy, decidedly unique ambiance to your dining room or home office. Meld its wood tones with your décor to achieve a consistent, agreeable look that fulfills your expectations – while it awes your guests!

6. Reclaimed Wood and Bookcases

However else we may regard them, books make marvelous decorative pieces. Leather, vinyl, buckram, or paperbound books and those with colorful dust jackets look good on a coffee or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a large bookcase. Their pleasant variety is both differentiated and unified in bookcases of real wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, because of their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other traits, create a decidedly attention-getting, one-of-a-kind showcase.

7. Picture Frames of Reclaimed Wood

The pale, natural look of reclaimed wood is perfect for picture frames. It’s just what’s needed to show off your favorite artwork and most cherished photos in a most elegant manner. It’s worth noting, too, that frames of reclaimed wood can be assembled in a variety of styles, so they’ll match practically any décor scheme.

8. Redo Your Headboard in Reclaimed Wood

There’s little that can upgrade the ambiance of a bedroom like a intelligently designed and constructed headboard. It’s really a matter of preference anymore as to whether homeowners have their headboard directly affixed to the bed or attached to the wall behind the bed. Either way, a headboard constructed of reclaimed wood planking can be quite stunning. It’s natural coloring and imperfections are easily adapted to a wide range of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, your artistic talent can definitely soar, making it possible for you to create the headboard of your dreams!

Find Your Inspiration in Reclaimed Wood

It’s our hope that we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for making use of reclaimed wood. That said, we have even more ideas for you – ideas that so eloquently accentuate the beauty of the reclaimed wood shutters we alone make so readily available in Charlotte. Our experts will be more than happy to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and give you many other design ideas. Call us at 980-231-1116 to arrange your free in-home design consultation at your first opportunity!