One CKD (certified kitchen designer) recently used reclaimed wood around a kitchen hood.In the end, you will save time, money and energy that would be required to produce a similar and newer product.Not only does this help your bottom line, but these repurposed items will add a charm and warmth to your home that simply cannot be replicated by their newer counterparts.
Antique shops and consignment shops are great places to visit for items such as doorknobs, light fixtures and even mantels.
Benjamin Moore, for example, a leader in paint technology and innovation since 1883, offers their Natura No-Voc Paint.
This paint is practically odorless, 100% acrylic and splatter resistant.
Think about other materials like reclaimed wood which is not only an environmentally sound choice, but sublimely handsome and growing in popularity in all sorts of home renovation projects.
Reclaimed wood is a great choice for counter-tops, flooring, and walls.