Agathe Osanne Shelves September 06th, 2017 - 10:57:55
A new shelving unit for the corner of the den is just the right addition to store those gaming remotes and add-ons. Need a place to show off the latest pictures of the grandchildren? Look for floating shelves for that big wall in the family room. Put some new open shelving in the laundry room and find a whole new airy feel to the space. Place a hanging shelf over the pantry door and double your storage. Put some new pegboard shelves in the shop and hang up all of the tools that are lying around. Think of the possibilities.
What will you display on your shelves? If you are creating a shelving area for your extensive library your shelves will need to be very sturdy. Other items such as trinkets photographs baskets and favorite collections may not require as much support. Wood or glass shelves are better suited for smaller items whereas wire shelving will accommodate larger items and linens very well. The more items you can store up and away using wall space means a cleaner and more organized home overall.
In the area of hanging shelves you have several choices when it comes to the style of brackets and hardware. A good rule of thumb is to use hardware well suited to the structure of the existing wall. Wall-mounted shelves with ready-made shelves and adjustable brackets are ideal for the laundry room pantry home office or your child`s room.
If you`re looking for versatility go with adjustable shelving. If you`re in the habit of re-arranging your furniture on a regular basis adjustable shelving is recommended as it can be unfastened quickly from the wall and put up somewhere else.
If you prefer a freestanding shelving system for your wall be sure it is sturdy enough to stand on its own or somehow secure it to the wall with cables or hooks. This safety precaution will ensure no one will be able to pull it over and securing your wall system will keep your breakables safe as well.
Not only can you find some good looking corners shelves that could possibly hold your stereo speakers but you can also find them in a floating shelf design. A floating shelf is just a shelf that attaches to the wall via a bracket that has two or three rods protruding outwards. The self simply slides onto the rods and then locks in from an access screw or hex nut located on the bottom of the shelf.