Usually associated with historic homes, lacquered surfaces are beginning to spike in popularity among remodelers. Originating in Asia, lacquer uses tree sap to polish wood that produces a high sheen, reflecting surface that is most commonly associated with 17th and 18th century homes.
Today, you can find lacquered surfaces on walls, ceilings, furniture, and more. Writing for Houzz.com, Jess McBride lists 12 ways you can use lacquered treatment to revamp any home. Lacquered surfaces are no longer just for the colonial times.