8 Uses for Reclaimed Wood in Your San Diego Home

Kimball Jones

San Diego people are wild about the appearance of reclaimed wood. It’s proving to be a fashionable way of upgrading weathered wood and, at the same time unleashing your own distinctive style. Reclaimed wood products stand out whether it’s part of a wall, your cabinets, or – yes! – your windows. In need of a few pointers on how to make reclaimed wood work for you? We’ve gathered 8 top-notch ideas for you – all applied to marvelous effect in San Diego homes.

1. Use Reclaimed Wood on Your Windows

At Last: that window treatment of reclaimed wood you’ve long admired is now readily available to you. Sunburst Shutters now offers a plantation shutter formed from certified reclaimed wood. We joined with Stikwood, an FSC-certified company, to provide the best-quality reclaimed wood from which to build these shutters. Actually, Sunburst is the sole company offering you reclaimed wood shutters in the San Diego area. We found the reclaimed wood you like and used it to create a louvered shutter that’s not only beautiful but functional.

Sunburst Shutters reclaimed wood shutters

Reclaimed wood can become the makings for a window treatment that’s wholly original. It helps, of course, when your reclaimed wood shutters are a masterpiece in themselves. And Sunburst sees to it they are. You’ll be thrilled by their smooth, simple operation as well as their appearance. Tilt the louvers open to brighten up the room’s interior. And tilt them closed to enjoy fully the weathered look of reclaimed wood on your window. Don’t just take our word for it, though. There’s a lot more to learn about reclaimed wood for windows in San Diego. See what’s out there!

2. Reclaimed Wood for Your Wall

Bring the outside in with a reclaimed wood wall. Reclaimed wood paneling turns your wall into a quiet but compelling showpiece and adds a cozy atmosphere to the room. No matter if you have a artwork, TV, bookcase, or fireplace you want to show off, a reclaimed wood wall will look beautiful behind it and create precisely the effect you’re after.

3. Reclaimed Wood and Floors

Looking to redo a floor in your house? Wood flooring of just about any type can warm up a room, but flooring of reclaimed wood has an unparalleled beauty perfected in the time – typically decades – the wood has been outside. No matter if you’re a bona fide nature lover or someone who’s simply drawn to the appearance of weathered wood, you’ll be blown over by what a reclaimed wood floor can do to revitalize your home.

4. Use Reclaimed Wood in Cabinets

This is the perfect time to give your kitchen cabinets a do-over with reclaimed wood. It’s the natural way to dress up your whole kitchen. Each panel of reclaimed wood relates an amazing story – of considerable time hidden away in an old building, perhaps, or in the crumbling structure of a barn or fence. And a bit of that story will endure in your reclaimed wood cabinets, coming to mind whenever you reach into them.

5. Reclaimed Wood and Tables

Tabletops made or consisting of reclaimed wood can impart a modern, emphatically novel ambiance to your dining room or home office. Partner the subtle, natural hues of reclaimed wood with your décor scheme for a harmonious look that comforts you – as it “wows” your guests!

6. Bookcases of Reclaimed Wood

However else we may regard them, books make great decorative pieces. Arrange a book or selection of books on a coffee table or end table, on a bookshelf, or in a big bookcase, and they’re sure to draw the eye. Their charming variety is both highlighted and complemented in bookcases of natural wood, too. And bookcases of reclaimed wood, due to their natural colors, knots, holes, scratches, and other traits, provide an especially attention-getting, one-of-a-kind furnishing.

7. Reclaimed Wood and Picture Frames

The muted, natural look of reclaimed wood is wonderfully apt for picture frames. Use it to showcase your favorite artwork and personal photos in a decidedly eye-catching manner. Note also that frames of reclaimed wood can be fashioned in a plethora of styles, thus they’ll harmonize with nearly any interior design.

8. Reclaimed Wood for a Headboard

Not much can upgrade the ambiance of a bedroom like a skillfully designed and constructed headboard.

It’s a tossup nowadays as to whether homeowners want their headboard fixed to the bed or fixed to the wall behind the bed. Whichever way works best for you, a headboard adapted from reclaimed wood planking can be particularly gorgeous. It’s natural coloring and weathered features lend themselves to a seemingly infinite number of styles, from antique to modern. With reclaimed wood, there are no limits on your imagination to to stop you from designing the headboard that dreams are made of!

Find Your Inspiration in Reclaimed Wood

Our goal was to inspire you with these 8 ideas for making use of reclaimed wood. That said, we have plenty of other ideas kicking around – ideas that beautifully complement the reclaimed wood shutters we alone provide in San Diego. Our specialists would be pleased to show you samples of our shutters, answer your questions, and give you a range of other superb design ideas. Contact us at 858-956-5822 to schedule your free in-home design consultation at your first opportunity!