Published at Wednesday, January 31st 2018. by Charmine Boivin in Dressers.
The Swedish firm Ikea has specialised in supplying such dressers for the bedroom in low cost flat pack format for self assembly at home. In days of old you would have to struggle up the stairs with the weighty pre crafted dresser.
Adding a dresser to your bedroom can be just the right solution to your need for additional storage space. If you find that youre running out of closet space a dresser can give you the extra storage that you need while also giving you a place to put a mirror and other personal items. However what one person needs in a dresser can be very different from the next person. For example you may need a dresser strictly for storage or you may need one to double as a bedroom vanity. Therefore before you go shopping its very important to know exactly what you need in a dresser. Here are some tips to help you find the perfect dresser for your bedroom.
Ladies dressers for bedroom were normally made of cherry or walnut and often featured only single drawers. The defining feature of a ladies dresser is the larger bottom drawer which was specifically designed for her to store linens and fine clothes for the day she became wed. Most dressers contain four drawers but they can have as many as eight or even twelve. Among the most famous cabinet makers of quality English dressers was Thomas Chippendale whose fine cabinets are still much sought after.
Be careful of cheap oak dressers. Remember that oak dressers are usually expensive. If you find a piece that is rather cheap beware as there are many manufacturers who use cheaper quality wood to manufacture the dresser and then coat it with oak veneer. With the help of these veneers this cheaper dresser looks very much like an oak dresser.
Another important thing to take into consideration when purchasing a dresser is the size dresser you need. The last thing you want to do is find a dresser that you really like purchase it and bring it home only to discover that it wont fit in your bedroom. For that reason its an absolute must that you take room measurements before you go shopping for your dresser. Measure the space you have available to store a dresser and only look at dressers that will accommodate those measurements.
When choosing a dresser always bear in mind your needs and the design that you want. It is not impossible to get both at the same time you just need to know where and how to look your choices. Set a budget and try not to go over that budget without sacrificing quality.