Using corrugated metal in home design

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23 Aug 2013

Corrugated sheet metal can be used as an alternative to dry walling – homeowners can install a wooded framework and add corrugated sheet metal to it.

Previously considered an inexpensive way to clad a roof, corrugated sheet metalis now popping up in designer homes.

You will find corrugated sheet metal being used as a design element in living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms and more. Here are a few inspirational ideas…

Corrugated bedroom décor

Corrugated sheet metal is an affordable way to add a decorative touch to many areas in a home. And who says you can't use corrugated sheet metal in a bedroom? Use it as wall cladding or, if you like the industrial chic look, make an interesting headboard.

Corrugated living spaces

Because it's lightweight and inexpensive, corrugated metal can be used in many applications. As an alternative to dry walling – homeowners can install a wooded framework and add corrugated sheet metal to it. This requires no painting and is virtually maintenance free in a dry environment.

While corrugated sheet metal normally leans towards a more rustic look, there are design applications where it shines in a modern or contemporary home.

Create a unique accent wall with corrugated sheet metal fastened onto a framework. Simply measure up the area, cut the sheet of metal to size and screw on a frame for mounting onto the wall.

While corrugated sheet metal normally leans towards a more rustic look, there are design applications where it shines in a modern or contemporary home.  

Corrugated kitchen & bathroom designs  

When fitted to kitchens or bathrooms, corrugated sheet metal is best treated with Rust-Oleum Rust Inhibitor.

Homeowners can create a rustic or industrial-style bathroom by adding the sheet of metal as wall cladding. It's an affordable alternative to tiling walls and, if treated with Rust-Oleum Rust Inhibitor,the metal won't rust. 

Article courtesy of www.home-dzine.co.za

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