Sauna builder Glenn Auerbach typically uses western red cedar for the walls of his outdoor saunas. Around the sauna stove, he suggests using Durock, a cement board, to meet code requirements. He applies Durock over the studs and vapor barrier, and he says you can tile over the board.
This contemporary master bathroom features a white freestanding tub paired with a glass enclosed shower and white porcelain floor tiles. Rustic cedar plank wall paneling, a built-in fireplace and dark wood cabinets lend a warm vibe to the space.
Cedar walls and cabinets add rustic appeal to this eat-in kitchen. A spacious island allows for prep space as well as eating space, while a professional-grade stainless steel oven and range hood add a modern touch.
A cedar ceiling is paired with cedar walls and floors to create rustic appeal in this spacious eat-in kitchen. A casual dining area and a trio of barstools at the island provide adequate seating for the family-friendly space.
Cedar walls and cabinets add rustic appeal to this eat-in kitchen. Three traditional wooden barstools line the spacious island, which doubles as a prepping station. Stainless steel appliances add modernity to the space.
An LED TV sits in a rustic niche across from the couch. “We have a lot of fencing outside that is cedar. We brought that inside, so there is a real definite tie in,” says HGTV Smart Home 2015 designer Linda Woodrum. “We took that cedar, put it in the back of the niche where the TV is, and we painted the opposite wall.”
The living room was updated with fresh wall paint in sage green and new hardwood flooring. The ceiling-height corner window grouping, which had given the home a dated look, now becomes a key feature with new cedar wrap that gives it a more natural and refined look.