Today, consumers have abundant choices of materials to cover their walls. If you want a rustic look and feel in your home rather than painted drywall, examine modern barn wood paneling. It’s a good choice for most styles of homes, cottages, and cabins.

Although drywall, metal, 3D panels, plywood, stone, and veneer stone or brick are common ways to cover wall framing, they all have some challenges. Real wood pine barn wood paneling is a perfect choice compared to them.

Barn wood wall and ceiling paneling are made from 6” and 8” pine that is sawn to precise dimensions and correctly kiln-dried. The barn board goes through a special process that gives an old look of texture and character. It is available in 8’ random lengths for continuous application. This size provides 15%-20% labor savings and up to 20% less material waste.

What Is Modern Barn Wood Paneling?

Modern barn wood paneling, also called faux paneling, is made from pine wood. It has an authentic look of old barn wood siding that has been weathered by the elements. You can have the gorgeous and decorative charm of rustic wood wall paneling inside your home.

It has the tongue and groove/end-matching system that goes up fast and easy. The joints on both the sides and ends fit together snugly on or between the wall framing. Secure it in place with a nail gun and you are done. This paneling is virtually a “no-waste” product because the piece you saw off can be used to start the next row.                                                                                                                

Faux paneling is available in both unfinished and pre-finished conditions for your convenience. They are green-wood building products that are sustainable and recyclable.

Benefits of Modern Barn Wood Paneling

Not only are barn wood paneling planks beautiful, they eliminate the hassles of using recycled or reclaimed wood and provide these benefits:

  • No toxins, strange worms, or bugs
  • No boards that are cupped, twisted, or warped
  • No nails, screws, or wires to pull out
  • New paneling is clean and neat
  • It is fast and easy to install
  • Available as pre-finished wood

Barn wood paneling comes in 6” and 8” widths, ¾” thickness, and assorted lengths so you can stagger the joints for strength and appearance. This material requires less measuring and sawing that saves time, effort, and tool use and provides other useful benefits.

“If you want a rustic look and feel in your home rather than painted drywall, examine modern barn wood paneling.”

Where It Can Be Used

Barn wood paneling makes any room cozy, warm, and fun. It is a versatile product that has many applications throughout a house or cabin. It can be used for:

  • Full walls
  • Accent walls
  • Wainscoted walls
  • Ceilings and decking (both interior ceilings and exterior deck/porch ceilings)

Install it in great rooms, bedrooms, dens, kitchens, bathrooms, basements, garages, home offices, workshops, and man caves. Barn wood has many business applications for retail and wholesale stores, offices, warehouses, and stockrooms. Match its color to the purpose of the room and it will look terrific.

Barn wood paneling is growing in popularity because it is attractive and affordably priced. It can be installed horizontally, vertically, diagonally, or in any unique pattern you can think of. When your order arrives, stack it in the rooms where it will be installed for a few days to acclimate to the temperature and humidity.

Smooth Or Weathered Look?

The favorite pine barn wood surface is weathered in assorted colors. The Weathered-Gray finish in 6” and 8” widths are beautiful to behold. This product is eco-friendly and comes in a water-based VOC finish that is safe for your home and its residents.

  • It has smoky dark stain with hazy silver and white undertones
  • The color enhances the deep grain of the wood
  • It also has a wonderful rustic patina look of old barn wood
  • Weathered-gray paneling adds a unique décor to any room

If you don’t prefer the old weathered reclaimed lumber look, you can order paneling in raw form for you to stain. If you don’t want to stain it yourself or hire a painter, it can be stained by the supplier’s custom finish shop in the stain color(s) of your choice.

Barn Wood Trims And Staining

Any type of paneling needs trims around doors, windows, corners, and ceilings to complement it. Typical types of unfinished trims and moldings you can order include:

  • Door and window
  • Inside corner
  • Outside corner
  • Chair railing
  • Casings
  • Baseboards
  • Ceiling
  • Crown molding
  • Arched wood

If you don’t want to finish the trims and moldings yourself, you can purchase pre-finished casing and baseboard in the sleek round-over profile. Other styles can be ordered in a pre-finished condition on a per-order basis.

Don’t pass up this opportunity to examine barn wood paneling for your new home or remodeling projects. It’s not only trendy, it’s a durable and beautifully rustic product for walls and ceilings.

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