Why You Should Incorporate Reclaimed Wood in Your House

Natural reclaimed wood is the process of using old wood for new projects. The wood often comes from old barns, wine casks, shipping crates, and boats that are no longer needed or have been torn down. Not only is this design beautiful, but it also saves energy and helps us avoid cutting down more trees than necessary. In fact, using reclaimed wood to create flooring takes about 10 times less energy than using freshly cut trees.

One of the many benefits of reclaimed wood is its strength and durability. Before it made its way into your home, it braved the elements for years and expanded and contracted until it settled into its current shape. You can rely on your floors or furniture to last for years and without being gentle with it at the beginning.

Everyone is looking to be more eco-friendly, and why should that search stop at your tables? Reclaimed wood tables are environmentally friendly tables made easy. A popular item that would look beautiful in any part of the house is the reclaimed wood table top. It makes the perfect addition to the dining room where your family can enjoy countless meals together. A reclaimed wood table top is also perfect for a game room where you can host poker tournaments and game nights. You can even find a nice reclaimed wood table top to set on top of a beautiful metal base.

If you are looking to buy reclaimed wood furniture or install reclaimed wood floors, remember there are a few things to consider before you purchase. First, know what kind of wood you are receiving and where it was used in its past life. Make sure to find out if it has been treated properly to ensure there are no bugs or nails in the wood and that your dealer is reliable and trusted.

There are so many different ways you can achieve the rustic furniture look with reclaimed wood. It can be used for shelves, countertops, floors, bed frames, and chairs. Your friends and family will love the unique beauty of your home and furniture and you can feel good about having a home that is environmentally friendly.

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Francis Pitt

Francis Pitt has made a name for himself in farm-to-table organics, working at restaurants in Portland, Seattle and Burlington, Vermont. While he has a taste for the extreme, most of his restaurant’s top sellers are much more down-to-earth, regularly featuring mushrooms gathered from the slopes of the Cascades, and fresh wild-caught seafood from the Oregon coast. Inspired by trends in Portland, his latest restaurant offers the ultimate chef’s table: dinner begins in the morning at his island collective farm, and 4 lucky guests every week get to follow the food, literally, from the field to the plate! Francis is a firm believer that you are what you eat — do you really want to be a chemistry set?