Did you know you can place shiplap siding on your home’s interior?

Although shiplap has long been a type of wooden board commonly used as exterior siding, particularly for barns, there are many shiplap uses homeowners consider to create a gorgeous look both inside and outside the home.

Shiplap is a common material to create a timeless yet contemporary and welcoming look. You can find wood, composite, tile, and metal shiplap.

If you want to install shiplap in your home, let us help! Read on for some of the top uses and benefits of shiplap.

Shiplap Uses and Home Ideas

An accent wall is one of the most beloved ways of incorporating shiplap when designing a home. The most common accent color is white, but you can choose any color to create a bold or subtle statement.

You can find a shiplap accent wall in almost any room, but the most common include the following:

  • Bathrooms
  • Bedrooms
  • Kitchens
  • Laundry rooms

Homeowners also love adding shiplap above a fireplace because it creates a unique ambiance that drywall cannot compete. If you don’t have a fireplace, add shiplap siding as a backdrop behind your mounted television.

To add even more drama, add a shiplap ceiling. You can use painted, stained, or reclaimed wood for more character.

Of course, you can use shiplap on your home’s exterior like traditional siding. You can also use accents on the exterior or shiplap for the porch walls.

Since shiplap is incredibly durable, using it outdoors is common. However, because most shiplap is natural wood, you want to ensure you adequately protect it from weathering to increase its longevity. Failing to do so can cause the shiplap to need costly maintenance and repairs.

Shiplap Benefits

Not only does shiplap look stunning, but it’s also easy to install. This means spending less on labor costs during installation. Yet, you could even make it into a DIY project for those with the right skill.

Further, shiplap is affordable. You can get the look and style you want for a fraction of the price compared to other materials. And since it’s a highly versatile material, you can create almost any look you want. From charming and classic to rustic or exotic, the ideas are endless.

More importantly, shiplap is environmentally friendly. Most shiplap siding is sourced from salvaged or recycled wood, making it more sustainable than other types of siding.

Install Shiplap Siding Today

Adding shiplap to your home’s interior or exterior could be just the design touch it needs to elevate its style and appeal. With its versatility, you can use shiplap to create the design you’ve always dreamed of. 

To learn more about shiplap uses in your home or to get started with installing shiplap, contact us at Norcross Supply. We’ve been a leader in the lumber industry for over 30 years and will ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.