Walls & Ceilings
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A coffered ceiling is a work of art, and it can add texture, depth, and visual interest to a plain ceiling. However, this architectural design is not meant for every room. For this reason, it is vital that you understand the standard coffered ceiling dimensions. That way, you’ll be able to know if it can impact your room in a positive or negative way. So, what are the dimensions of a coffered ceiling?

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To prevent your home from looking too dark, it is important to choose the right colors that go with wood paneling. Even the colors of accessories in the room, such as furniture and wall decor matter in order to highlight the wood panel’s beauty. To help you pick the best colors for your wood tones, spend a few minutes reading our guide right here.

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In terms of cement boards, there are two popular manufacturers, which are Durock and Hardiebacker. Depending on your preferences, you may pick one brand over the other. So, what are the differences between the two cement board brands? To give you a better view, here are some important details about Durock and Hardiebacker.

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So you’ve finally decided to give your dated bathroom a fresh look by installing wall panels. This remodeling project is the easiest way to achieve a sophisticated look and give bathrooms a more traditional feel. Wall paneling is a great addition to existing walls in featureless bathrooms, while protecting them from general wear and tear.

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Walls serve an undeniable purpose in every building. They are built to be strong enough to support the floors, ceilings, and roof; they give buildings their shape while also offering privacy, security, and shelter.

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Hanging a few photos is a great and simple system of making any place feel like home. Concrete walls can sometimes come across as cold and lifeless; therefore, pictures can help to bring them back to life. When thinking of hanging pictures of concrete walls, you often picture yourself having to hammer some holes into the wall to hang up a hook for the picture; however, this mustn’t be the case.

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Orange is a unique color that contributes immensely to the home’s aesthetics. This bold and dynamic color lies between red and yellow, but admittedly, it’s not commonly seen in a home’s interiors. The reason for this lies in the difficulty of finding the right complementary colors to pair with orange. Since it is such a special color that’s often associated with happiness and joy, it is well worth considering in your home.

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Just when you think you have everything nailed down in interior design, your interior decorator educates you on a century-old form of wall hanging for deco that is hanging blankets on walls. Traditional wall hanging is usually composed in the confines of framed pictures and art. Other creative homeowners opt to hang woven baskets, hats, plants, plates, and a whole lot more. Throw blankets are the most commonly used blankets for this venture since their size nestles between a normal blanket and a quilt.

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Whether you are remodeling your home or made the decision to build a new property, the type of ceiling you should install can be a little confusing. To transform the feel and look of your home, why not consider a suspended ceiling, otherwise known as a drop ceiling. This ceiling type will add a unique decorative feature to your basement, study room or even living room.

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Beams are a very important part of most construction jobs. They are those structural elements whose main purpose is to withstand any lateral force that’s applied to their axis. Beams deflect force mainly by bending. When the load is applied to a beam, reaction forces occur at the support points on the beam. All forces acting on a beam combine to produce bending moments and shear forces that subsequently cause the beam to endure deflections, strains, and internal stress.

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When it’s time to redecorate your interiors, a fresh coat of paint on the walls is the first thing that comes to mind before the floor color. It is often a good idea to start with the walls and then the flooring as these two act as the base for the overall color scheme.

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Floors and walls are the two basic fundamentals in interior design. When decorating a room, one must not underestimate these elements, which play a vital role in the failure or success of your room’s design. When it comes to painting the walls, many homeowners turn to white as the safest option. The beauty of this neutral color is that it can be easily paired with any other hue.