Bookshelves are the most faithful friend of an avid reader. They’re the essential and practical storage unit for his/her room. They’re so much more than just a space to stack and display your favorite books: they have their own unique character. Their design says so much about you – whether you’re a hoarder or a collector.
Bookshelves and bookcases are versatile storage solutions, allowing you to store a vast variety of everyday items, from dishes and electronics to even clothing and craft supplies. They tend to be easy to find and affordable. Plus, this versatile item showcases decor pieces, family photos, and valuable works of art.
At HomeTown, bookshelf designs come in all varieties. We offer the item in different types of bookcases in varied colors, sizes, shapes, etc. You can find solid wood bookshelves, small-sized cabinets, large-sized bookcase, medium-sized bookshelf, open bookcase, bookcase with single, double or more doors, and so on.
So, the problem is what kind of bookshelf goes well with you and suited to your home décor – which one should you opt for? Open or closed doors, wall-mounted or floor-standing, tall or short bookcase, etc. Worry not. The bookcase buying guide, given here, outlines the various types and feature to consider when making a purchase.
Bookshelves’ at HomeTown, tend to rest against a wall, but depending on your choice, you can find many other styles, designs, and types. You can get divider models that sit in the middle of a room to partition your space into separate areas. If you want your bookcase to be a décor focal point, try a larger tower design or stylish open- concept model. With multiple shapes and designs available, finding the right bookcase to cate to your storage needs is not a big deal.
Think About Material – HomeTown stocks bookcases in a handful of materials. From solid hardwood and wood veneers to plywood to engineered wood and Particle Board + Glass (as a sub-material), we have bookshelves in different types of materials.
Double Check Dimensions - Bookcases typically range in various heights – you can find from waist high to about 84 inches. For an easy reach, choose 75-78 inches height as it’s an ideal top shelf. 78 inches is the maximum height for an average-sized person. The bookshelf’s width is generally a blend of style and sag considerations.
Shelf Depth – Bookshelves usually come in 10 to 12 inches in depth. However, you can find several models as deep as 24 inches and as narrow as six inches. When purchasing any of our items, determine the depth by the size and amount of the things you wish to store. Shallow shelves are ideal for smaller paperback books, whereas larger items, like older hardcover books, need deeper shelves.
Medium bookshelves - While exploring bookshelves online, you can find many medium bookshelves that can allow for a bit of customization. They are suitable for any room that needs additional storage space. These are especially useful to organize your books, crockery & other accessories.
Bookcase Sizes - A tall wall bookshelf will take up less space, yet give you plenty of shelves to store your books, curios and other knickknacks. On the other hand, shorter book racks with smaller shelves can fit into any space. Depending on the design, you can use the top as a side table near your favorite armchair.
Consider Other Factors – Many other things should be considered while buying a bookcase. Look at the number of doors that can keep dust from collecting on whatever is inside. Wood doors are great for hiding clutter, but if you want bookcase to be a display for dishes or interesting objects, you may want to consider front glass shutter as well as sliding doors on either side. Make sure all panels are laminated from both sides to avoid moisture absorption, fungus formation. The model you should carry a minimum one year warranty against manufacturing defects.
You don’t have to stick to the basic ones for your home or office. Instead, choose from the different types of bookshelves such as ladder and leaning bookcase, folding and revolving shelves, corner bookracks, modular ones or barrister designs and more. It can be crafted with wood, engineered wood or metal, plastic or wicker.
There are bookshelves that may be colored white, red, yellow or blue. So, you have a wide range of bookshelves to choose from. However, keep in mind that the bookcases don’t look mismatched and grace your décor most beautifully.
You can shop for the right bookcases online at HomeTown. We make your shopping experience easier and more shopper-friendly by allowing you to explore a wide range of furniture products right at a single place and accepting payments via debit, credit or cash on delivery. Moreover, we offer excellently designed products and make it available to you in your city.