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8 Ways to Use Reclaimed Wood in Your Hartford Home

February 04, 2016

Hartford residents love reclaimed wood and the décor statement it makes. It’s become a desirable way to repurpose weathered wood and express your one-of-a-kind style. Reclaimed wood products make a vivid statement whether on a wall, your cabinets, or – yes! – your windows. Can’t envision where reclaimed wood would look most appealing in your home? We’ve selected 8 fantastic ideas for you – all applied to gorgeous effect in Hartford homes.

1.Windows of Reclaimed Wood

Now here’s a first you’ll like: reclaimed wood is at long last available to you in a window treatment. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter fashioned from the best-quality reclaimed wood. As a matter of fact, Sunburst is the lone company offering you reclaimed wood shutters in the Hartford area. We found 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 shutters in Hartford 

Reclaimed wood can be a window treatment like no other. You’ve got a head start, for sure, when your reclaimed wood shutters are themselves works of art. And Sunburst sees to it they are. You’ll see that their smooth, simple operation is as appealing as their appearance. Tilt the louvers open to brighten up the room’s interior. And tilt them closed to accentuate the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. If we’ve caught your interest, you’ll want to look deeper into reclaimed wood for windows in Hartford

2. Use Reclaimed Wood on Walls

Bring the outside in with a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling turns your wall into a quiet but compelling showpiece and imparts a warm ambiance to the room. Whether you have a fireplace, artwork, TV, or bookcase to complement, a reclaimed wood wall will look gorgeous behind it and provide just the effect you’ve sought.

3. Used Reclaimed Wood for Floors

Looking to redo a floor in your house? All kinds of wood flooring can lend warmth to a room, but flooring of reclaimed wood has a singular beauty reflective of the time – usually decades – the wood has been left outside to endure the effects of nature. Regardless of whether you like the great outdoors or just like the appearance of weathered wood, you’ll be blown over by what a reclaimed wood floor can do to take your home to a whole new level.

4. Dress Up Your Cabinets with Reclaimed Wood

Now’s the time to give your kitchen cabinets a sprucing up with reclaimed wood. It’s the natural way to revitalize your kitchen completely. Every panel of reclaimed wood relates an incredible story – of long years [[spent in an old building, for instance, or as part of a barn or fence. And a piece of that story will remain in your reclaimed wood cabinets, crossing your mind whenever you see them.

5. Reclaimed Wood as a Table

Tabletops incorporating or wholly consisting of reclaimed wood can add a modern, assuredly unique look to your dining room or home office. Match its wood tones with your décor scheme for a harmonious look that comforts you – at the same time it leaves your guests in stunned admiration!

6. Your Bookcases Cry Out for Reclaimed Wood

However else we may view 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 delightful variety is both distinguished and brought together in bookcases of genuine wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, given their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other traits, are a decidedly eye-filling, one-of-a-kind showcase.

7. Reclaimed Wood as a Frame

The rustic, natural look of reclaimed wood is just right for picture frames. It’s just what’s needed to show off your favorite artwork and important photos in a decidedly splendid manner. It’s worth noting, too, that frames of reclaimed wood can be crafted in a multitude of styles, thus they’ll match practically any décor scheme.

8. Use Reclaimed Wood for Your Headboard

There’s little that can lift the ambiance of a bedroom like a intelligently designed and constructed headboard. It’s anybody’s guess today as to whether people want their headboard fastened in some way to the bed or attached to the wall behind the bed. Whichever way works best for you, a headboard consisting of reclaimed wood planking can be extraordinarily breathtaking. It’s natural hues and imperfections lend themselves to a multiplicity of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, you can set your artistic talent free to make the headboard you’ve dreamed about a reality!

Inspiration Comes Easy with Reclaimed Wood

It’s our hope that we’ve inspired you with these 8 ideas for getting the most out of reclaimed wood. But we have plenty of other ideas kicking around – ideas that blend well with the reclaimed wood shutters we alone provide in Hartford. Our professionals will happily show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and help you explore additional design ideas. Give us a call at 860-266-5459 to set up your free in-home design consultation at your first opportunity!