With the development of the Internet the time of huge bookshelves and Bookcases, which indicates the level of mentality of the household, has gone. However if you are still a fortunate owner of a big amount of books, then you should really get a Bookcase. How to get a good Bookcase without regret after the purchase? This article will help you.
First of all you should decide what kind of Bookcase you need. There are open and close Bookcases. Open Bookcases are useful if you have books or magazines, which are used frequently. If you do not want to have dust and dirt on your books get a close Bookcase. Also there are combined Bookcases. You will have both open shelves and shelves which could be closed with a door.
Let us talk about material. The cheapest Bookcases are made of flake board. The only negative side of this material is that it may have some toxic materials, so before purchasing it, ask about the level of toxicity. MDF is a more ecological and expensive. Metal Bookcases are always qualitative, however it has some limitations in interior. Metal Bookcases could be furnished in a room with modern and high-tech design. The most expensive material is considered solid wood. These kinds of Bookcases are often manufactured in traditional style and will suit only traditional rooms. If you have a separate room for a home library, then wood Bookcases will make the room very cozy and calm, which is critical, when you wish to read a book.
The size of the Bookcases depends only on the amount of books you need to place. Most of the Bookcases have big shelves for big books and little shelves. Also they can have special storage spaces for archives or even secret shelves. Shelves could be horizontal, vertical and even diagonal. Designers love to experiment with the bookshelves. Good luck with the purchase.
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