Chest / April 27, 2017 / Roesia Merle
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.
Bedroom chests can vary in size and style but usually have a combination of smaller drawers sat over larger drawers. Most choices of bedroom chest will be known as for example a 2 over 4 chest or a 3 over 4 chest. When purchasing a chest keep this in mind as the top layer of drawers will usually be smaller if you require all of the drawers to be the same size aim towards getting a chest that is just a "4 drawer chest". Smaller drawers can be useful for socks underwear rolled up ties and even make-up and accessories. There are also a wide variety of drawer separators on the market now designed specifically for organising smaller items within one drawer.
Apart from the features there size is also an important consideration to be kept in mind. If you do not have enough space then you still go for the small ones but in case the space is large then there are no limitations for you as you go for several options presented by the shopkeeper. From the traditional ones to the modern and the ethnic looks all types of 7 drawer chest are available. But the quality should be checked before you buy them.