Chest / April 26, 2017 / Pierrette Segal
Amongst the most common pieces of furniture in the home is that of a chest of drawers with just about every bedroom in each household containing one. However when looking to purchase a chest of drawers for your own home then there a few points to take into consideration to make sure you purchase exactly the correct style and size to suit the theme of your home after all it`s an expensive purchase and not something many of us can afford to get wrong.
An ideal chest of drawers contains about six or seven drawers and is waist-high with a mirror fitted on its top. To make it convenient for ladies to apply make-up several chests of drawers are equipped with small bulbs on the border of mirror. The most important thing before buying a drawers` chest is to check the quality of wood out of which it has been produced. Generally pine cider and oak woods are used to make these furniture articles. It is easy to store small items in these drawers and even easier to locate them in the time of need. Depending on the room size one can buy either a long or sleek cabinet containing several small drawers or opt for a conventional version having a standard width with three to five drawers.
The chest drawers meant for the room of your kids should be smaller in height so that they are easily accessible for the children. Further these should have more number of chests than drawers so that toys and other larger items of the kids can be easily stuffed into these chests. You can get these drawers painted according to the color scheme of your room in coordination with the color of the other furniture fitted in the room. In case you are purchasing a second hand furniture chest of drawers it is important to check it for any major defect. The locks of the drawers should be in working condition and the drawers should be smoothly running over the rollers.