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The rustic elegance of copper accents

by CustomHomes on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Copper tubCopper has become popular throughout the years for their beauty, unique feel, and its elegant way of aging. Copper accents can create an ornate ambiance that will add color and light to your home. Here are a few popular accents and how they can be used in your home.

Free standing or connected copper tubs

Copper tubs are beautiful and elegant that are simple to clean and maintain. To clean and maintain the beauty of your tub you will need to use a mild soap, a soft flannel cloth, and gloves. Once you clean the tub with warm water and soap you will need to rinse with water and then wipe it dry with a soft cloth. This will keep your tub looking beautiful and timeless. Copper tubs can be somewhat expensive. Be sure if you want a copper tub you hire a reputable contractor and research the product. This way you will save money in the long run with repairs and maintenance.

Copper sinks

Copper sinks are just as beautiful and simple to clean. These however can become dented over time if you are not careful. While you can have your sink repaired or reshaped, it is best to simply let your sink get better with time. Like the tubs, copper sinks are expensive. They need to be installed properly to ensure the life of the sink. You will also want to contact a reliable contractor to install the new sink.

Copper roofs

Roofs that are covered in copper are absolutely beautiful and age elegantly with time. When installing the roofs you will want to hire a respectful contractor that is knowledgeable about the metal and roofing in general. This way the metal roof will be installed properly and will not leak over time. You should also have a strict schedule set. This way you will have plenty of time to nit pick small repairs and you will not have to worry about weather elongating your schedule over time.

Copper countertops

Countertops are a big decision when you are remodeling your kitchen or building your own custom home. Copper countertops bring light and color to your home and can create beautiful textures within your home. You may want to have your countertops professionally installed and finished before you decide to move in or begin using your kitchen. This will ensure the life of your countertops and make them look new for years to come.

+Ken Uhrich is lead Estimator and Purchaser at Custom Home Group, a Design/Build company, located in Lancaster County, PA. You can follow Ken on Twitter: @kuhrich Or visit his company website: www.customhomegroup.com