Custom Beam Ceilings
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Want to add a dramatic flair to your home? Our retro-fit custom beam ceilings are just what you need!
Unlike regular flat ceilings, beam ceilings feature exposed beams and joists. The beams are typically made of timber or other specialty woods. There can be as little or as many exposed beams as the overall design warrants. This construction technique can also be incorporated in both flat and vaulted ceilings.
If you’ve ever been to old churches in Europe, this type of ceiling would be familiar. It’s particularly popular during the mid-12th to 16th century. Many Gothic architectures of this period feature richly-decorated vaulted beam ceilings.
In modern construction, beam ceilings are seeing rising popularity. Many homeowners prefer them because of their aesthetic value. It adds visual depth to your ceiling and dramatic flair to your home.
Since it can be easily customized, beam ceilings also give builders plenty of opportunities to be creative. It allows you to combine art with functionality while expressing individuality.
Benefits of Custom Beam Ceilings
Adds Visual Impact
A custom beam ceiling creates a dramatic visual transformation to a room. Regular flat ceilings can make your house look drab and boring. But adding some exposed timber beams totally impacts the overall look and feel of the room.
Creates Personality For Your Home
Because there are just so many ways to customize beam ceilings, it allows you to create a personality for your home. It livens up the house and evokes an ambiance that is unique to its own.
Beam ceilings can be made to suit a variety of architectural styles. It can be installed in any type of ceiling and can use almost any type of construction material.
If you’re doing multiple projects with different themes, excess timbers can always be repurposed for other projects. So you can save on construction materials too.
Increases Your Property’s Resale Value
Aside from aesthetics, timber beams fetch a high value in construction. So having high-quality beam ceilings usually makes a property’s resale value skyrocket.