Posted by Laurie under Wall Shelves at Saturday, August 19th 2017 07:15:29 AM
Wall shelving systems are used for function and decoration in homes and offices. The variety of styles, materials, colors, and brackets available to mount shelving on your wall or simply place against a wall provides an option for every home and décor. Shelves can be used as a focal point in a room or shelving can take up an entire wall of a room. Location is critical when it comes to making a decision on the style and type of shelving you want for your walls. Make sure to take measurements before you purchase a shelving system. Do you enjoy rearranging your furniture often? You may want to consider a freestanding shelving unit that will fit on any wall in your living space. Otherwise, a shelving unit mounted into the wall will offer more support and hold heavier objects.
You can easily make use of a shelving unit in order to divide a room or show off your belongings. They can be used to place books, photo frames, clocks and various other decorative items. You may buy them either ready made or custom built. Regardless of which type you choose to install, they are certainly going to enhance your wall space. When you go into a market, you will find a whole lot of these shelves. They are also available in different shapes like rectangular, round, square and triangular.
Pine and other softwoods represent the cheapest shelves out there, and aren`t usually worth buying in most cases. They`re easily damaged and don`t hold as much weight, making them suitable only for short shelves or longer ones with lots of support. They shouldn`t be used in places where they`re likely to get dinged, either. Only choose pine if you know what you`re getting into. Avoid engineered woods, like particle board, for shelves that need to support any significant weight along a long span. They`ll only bow and warp over time.