Laurie Sophie Shelves December 14th, 2017 - 01:40:37
When we think of storage units for the home people often think of the bedrooms or even the kitchen and of course who could forget about areas like the garage. However in many people`s minds rooms like a living room or a family room are not always a place where they might typically think is in need of storage. When you think of shelves for the home a common area like a family room or a den is a perfect place for additional storage.
In these cases not only does this storage serve a very useful purpose in these applications the storage can also take a very decorative purpose as well. When you think of a family room you think of furniture as the predominant feature in this room. The one thing that can add to and sometimes tips the scales of good design in a room largely dominated by furniture are accessories. Many of these design-making accessories minus pictures wall hangings and artwork will need to placed somewhere. That is where shelves for the home can take of a more decorative role in the home. From ornate mantles to bold and tall bookcases shelving can be a significant player in a homes design scheme.
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.
"A place for everything and every thing in its place." Doesn`t that sound heavenly? That`s what new shelving or storage units can do for you.
One easy solution for quick storage is adjustable shelving and track shelving units are one of the best choices for easy to install adjustable shelving. This is shelving that sits on metal rails that are attached to the wall. Decide where on the walls the shelves should sit. Use a level to help position the rails on the wall where you want them. You should use a pencil to mark the place on the wall where the top of the rails hit. Now put anchors in the wall and attach the rails. Most self-installation kits come with anchors and all the fasteners you will need. Simply put the anchors into the wall and then using your wall markings screw the railings to the wall.
It`s important to look for shelving made from a durable material. Certain materials can`t bear too much weight and will crack or snap if heavy objects are kept on them so decide what you want to put on your shelves before you choose the material. The strongest shelving is made of steel. Some steel shelving is made with compartments.