We select a TV stand.
Many years have passed since the time when TVs began to appear in people’s homes for the first time, but he invariably remains the “central figure” in the living room, hallway and, as before, gathers the whole family at his screen.
Over the history of its existence, the TV has significantly changed, changed in size, both the screen and the design itself, its image became color, and already with the advent of the so-called digital era, it even became “smart”, learned to enter the Internet and show the image in FullHD format.
Everyone has their own preferences, what kind of “drawer” to choose, but in order to conveniently place it in the living room, you will need special furniture, which has the name of a TV cabinet, very often the cabinet is replaced by a specially designed sliding wardrobe.
In this article we will help you choose this furniture element, talk about their classification, and also tell you what you need to pay attention to when choosing.
TV stand: types and classification.
Not everyone has already “switched” to using a plasma TV, which is distinguished by its “flat” parameters; some still prefer older models, which are characterized by impressive dimensions.
TV stand with an angular design;
This furniture will be a great option for an old-style TV, because it is installed in a corner, and this will allow you to hide the voluminous and overall back of the TV. This will allow you to use an angle that in most cases is idle and save space.
The cabinet can be equipped with shelves on which you can install multimedia equipment, or put together the necessary little things.
Such furniture will be indispensable for small rooms.
Chest for TV;
In this case, you can use either a special chest of drawers or a regular chest of drawers for storing things. On such furniture you can install both a flat TV and an older one with “convex shapes”, everything will depend on the depth of the furniture.
This type of furniture is very convenient for the living room, because in the drawers you can store the necessary things, and this will allow you to abandon bulky walls that are not appropriate in modern interior design styles.
A table for the TV;
This TV stand is most often mobile, as it is equipped with wheels. In appearance, it resembles a familiar coffee table, but one that is equipped with many open shelves on which you can install multimedia equipment or fold your favorite magazines and books.
Furniture of this type can be made of wood or chipboard, and glass. The latter option at the present stage is very popular.
Such furniture is often small in size. Some are equipped with a special leg, which is located at the bottom in the middle of the furniture element, the entire cabinet rotates. And there are also such models where a rotating vertical panel is mounted on the surface, on which the plasma is mounted.
Accordingly, the first option is best suited for old-style TVs, and the second for modern ones.
It is up to you to decide which model to choose for yourself, but in order to make the choice as correct as possible, you should know several factors that should be considered when buying this type of furniture.
What should I look for when choosing a TV stand?
You need to choose a cabinet strictly in accordance with the design style of the room where it will be installed. If you plan to soon repair in the living room, you should consider your choice in advance.
For classic styles, cabinets made of wood or chipboard are perfect, and for more modern and informal – glass cabinets for TV.
Also, choosing this furniture, it is tedious to clearly know the dimensions of the TV that will be installed on this furniture. The dimensions of the cabinet must be at least 100 mm wider both in width and depth.
An important detail is the material from which this type of furniture will be made. It should be durable and reliable, and, of course, match the color scheme to the interior of the room. You should not save on accessories, it should also be of high quality, we are talking about a variety of mechanisms and mounting systems.
Before choosing a cabinet, you need to think about what you will put on additional shelves and in drawers, and based on this, choose a cabinet of the right size.
The TV cabinet is a very important detail of the interior of your living room, therefore, before making a purchase, you should carefully consider: which type of furniture is the most suitable, which color and material to choose, and how to rationally use the interior space of the cabinet.
Choose only quality furniture – it is the basis of comfort in the home. Do not save too much, because as you know – “avaricious pays twice.”