Thanks for your inquiry. Our modern faux beams might not exactly match. However, if you use our Unfinished faux beams, it is best to join them, cover the seams the gaps with caulk, sand it then finish with your desired color either by using Gel Stain or water base stain.
Thanks for your inquiry. Our Faux Wood Beams sold through Home Depot only come with one Closed End. However, other styles, both closed ends options are available though American Pro Decor. To contact us please send us an email request to email@example.com
Thanks for your inquiry. For Exterior applications it is recommended to use "UV" protecting clear coat. We suggest "Zar" oil based exterior polyurethane. Also it is recommended to us a high quality construction adhesive along with non corrosive screws or non corrosive nails.
Thanks for your inquiry. Inner opening dimension (approximated) 2-7/8 in. high x 3-1/2 in. width. Based on this information, there should be no problem.
Thanks for your inquiry. No, it will not fit because of the height. The inner height ranges from 1-1/4" to 1-1/2" it depends on the cooling process of the foam when it dries. The inner interior is like a "U" shape.
You could probably stain 4 13ft. beams with one quart, one coat each.
Thanks for your inquiry. We could send you a free sample piece. Please contact American Pro Decor directly.
Thanks for your inquiry. A light fixture can be mounted as long as it doesn't generate heat such as an LED fixture. The material is high density polyurethane and hollow. It is a 3 sided "U Style" beam. Regarding a ceiling fan, make sure the ceiling fan is fastened properly to the ceiling. The beam by itself will not hold the fan since it made from a Polyurethane foam.
Thanks for your inquiry. First you need to measure the internal width of the beam. Secondly, cut two pieces of wood blocks to fit the internal dimension of the beam. Third, predrill holes for screws. Fourth, use long screws to go through the double wood blocks, through the plaster or sheetrock. The wood blocks will be installed evenly under the Cathedral ceiling. Make sure the screws go through the wood structure of the house. Fifth, repeat fourth steps every 3 to 5 feet. Sixth, dry fit the beam to the wood blocks and use long screw to fasten the beam. Fill screw heads with colored caulk or wood filler. By following this steps, it won't be necessary to cut the top edge of the beam to match the pitch of the ceiling.