Thanks for reaching. Faux wood beams are used in all types of homes! They are lower cost than real wood (and less downsides than real wood), making installation easy and hassle-free. Additionally, they are available in such a wide variety of textures and colors, there is truly a match for every style of home! From modern farmhouse, to contemporary.
Thanks for reaching out! <br> The 8 in. x 8 in. beam has an inside width of 6 in. and an inside height of 7 in. Hope this helps and let us know if we can further assist with your project!
Thanks for reaching out! <br> Yes, our faux wood beams can be used in an exterior application. Upon receiving, you would want to coat the beams with a high-quality, exterior sealant. We would highly recommend ordering a beam sample, in the color your are interested in, prior to purchasing. Here is the link for the sample (you can choose your color): https://www.homedepot.com/p/Ekena-Millwork-6-in-x-6-in-x-12-in-3-Sided-U-Beam-Rough-Sawn-Espresso-Endurathane-Faux-Wood-Ceiling-Beam-Premium-Sample-BMRSES-SAMPLE/302075813
Thanks for reaching out and your interest in our products! <br> These beams should be back in stock within a few weeks. Keep checking in!
We do! You can find the samples of the Rough Sawn Beams, here: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Ekena-Millwork-6-in-x-6-in-x-12-in-3-Sided-U-Beam-Rough-Sawn-Whitewash-Endurathane-Faux-Wood-Ceiling-Beam-Premium-Sample-BMRSWH-SAMPLE/302075841
Yes, the faux wood beams are made of polyurethane, which is very easy to cut and trim. You can use general woodworking tools on polyurethane. Additionally, we can make custom sizes! Feel free to reach out to a Home Depot Representative for an Ekena Millwork custom quote. For full installation instructions, please visit: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Ekena-Millwork-4-in-x-6-in-x-16-ft-3-Sided-U-Beam-Rough-Sawn-Espresso-Faux-Wood-Beam-BMRS3C0060X040X192ES/300216226
Yes, the material can be cut. Polyurethane has a similar density to wood and can be trimmed, mitered, and cut. You would treat the seam similar to that of moulding. Caulking, sanding, and painting over the seam. For full installation instructions, please visit: https://images.homedepot-static.com/catalog/pdfImages/1b/1bbe75b9-4443-4709-a0a3-66e09a83048f.pdf
The material thickness is 1 inch. For example, if a 6 inch beam width is chosen, the inside width would be 4 inches. If a 12 inch beam height is chosen, the inside height would be 11 inches. Hope this information helps you in choosing the correct width for your project. Please feel free to reach back out with any additional questions.
The weight of this is as follows: for 4" inches width, the weight is 40lb for 6" inches width, the weight is 44lb for 8" inches width, the weight is 48lb for 10" inches width, the weight is 50lb for 12" inches width, the weight is 56lb