There are several different types of interior ceiling beams. One that popular is interior ceiling exposed beams. Interior ceiling exposed beams are a common characteristic of houses built a hundred or more years ago. Exposed beams are an architectural feature that allows rooms to have higher ceilings or a decorative element that adds charm. Interior ceiling exposed beams add architectural interest to a room. Interior ceiling exposed beams can be found in several rooms in a house. For instance in the living room, the exposed beams play major role in creating an accent on the ceiling and providing the living room with rustic and natural appearance. There is something about the wooden material that just naturally reflects warm, cozy and comfortable. Aesthetically, the exposed beams provide an advanced appearance and bring a new dimension of modern and chic in the living room.
Exposed beams can also be added to most ceilings, but vaulted ceilings almost beg for this addition. Exposed beams also draw the eye upward, taking advantage of the extra space that higher ceilings afford. This effect can also be used to draw attention to other architectural features such as a tall fireplace, high windows, or columns. Unlike a piece of art or other temporary decor, exposed beams are part of the house, and should be designed and installed to look as though they have always been there.