Chest / April 27, 2017 / Roesia Merle
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.
When purchasing your chest of drawers you will also need to consider what style you would like. Some chest of drawers are made to look traditional and feature curvy and elegant woodwork. Other styles are sleek and modern fitting for a room of contemporary decor. Higher end chest of drawers will also feature detailed woodwork especially along the edges and drawer fronts.
An antique chest of drawers will spruce up any room. Some people even place them in living rooms. This is an unorthodox practice however it adds to the allure and essence of the furniture. With any chest drawer proper placement is essential. You need to place the drawer in a good location. The location should be away from direct sunlight which tends to stain and warp the wood. This however occurs over the years. In addition to sunlight normal wear and tear can devalue your antique. It is recommended to clean dust and apply a good cleaning solution to your drawer. This will preserve its life while giving you years of great use. If you are not sure simply ask an antique furniture specialist for advice. He or she will furnish pertinent details especially on how to maintain your antique chest.