IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE INSTALLING FLOATING SHELVES OR SHELVES.
The shelves are furnishings that can give you the illusion of space in apartments, offices or rooms with limited spaces. They are well recognized because they can be easily fixed with supports prepared with the use of simple tools. They are usually mounted on walls in order to add extra support spaces. They are made with different materials, finishes, sizes and colors so they also give a touch of design in the room. The effect is like having a shelf without visible supports, giving a feeling of having a shelf that runs inside a room without compromising spaces. The wall shelves are useful as support surfaces for your old frames, ornaments, and chores, and can also be used as a key holder, of course by placing hooks in the lower part. Small objects such as statues, interesting objects, and trophies are also very beautiful on a shelf. Of course, you have to have a little ‘style in the choice and placement of objects in order to have a pleasant result.
Floating shelves or shelves are suitable in small rooms such as bathrooms, and hallways. Just mount them and place them correctly, and they can go on for years and years. The following are the elements necessary for the assembly of a “do-it-yourself” shelf:
- Portion of wood cut to size according to need.
- Bench circular saw
- Small screws
- Different types of sandpaper.
- A good quality of wood glue.
- The measuring meter
- Assorted paints with favorite colors.
Now, with these elements you can get to the real point of installation and assembly of the shelves. These steps are general and very important therefore it is necessary to have a good manual skills and also a good sense. Feel free to move like a professional, if you are insecure, you can ask for a hand from someone who can give you some tips. These floating shelves are really useful if you have little space, for example if your cabinetsthey are not enough for your clothes or objects, you can use them safely. These shelves can be found everywhere with any size, so you can always have the desired size with material that best suits your needs. One of the nice things about these products is the flexibility at the design level, they can have different finishes like pvc, plastic or wood to better adapt to existing furniture. Compared to cabinets for sale, wall shelves are the most recommended for limited spaces.
Select the wall where the shelves are to be mounted. It is said that it is necessary that they are mounted on the spacious walls, the important thing is to decide the position well.
Color and finish are the most important factors therefore it is necessary to reflect before fixing them.
After selecting the position, you can start to cut the wood with the desired length.
Drill the wood in the part where the screws will be fixed.
On the wall, begin to mark the points where the supports will be fixed, bore with caution and with precision.