Tips on Buying a Floating Shelf

Floating Shelves

Floating shelf is a form shelf that has hidden brackets or support and observed as floating smoothly along the wall. The beauty of this design is an eye candy and it creates an impression like magic. Anything that has an effect that is suspended in mid air is fascinating to see and more futuristic in nature. This floating shelf makes the room look spacious, and installing this type of shelf will surely add some glamour anywhere it will be installed, either in the living room, study room, bathroom or bedroom.

The basic parts of a floating shelf package are the internal bracket, restraining screw and the shelf with holes that fit the internal bracket. Simple installation process involves measuring where to make holes, drilling holes in the wall, screw the inner bracket to the holes, and last is sliding the shelf to the inner bracket fitting. After installing, only the shelf will be visible and make sure to read the maximum capacity of the shelf to avoid accidents.

The floating shelf can be used for plants, jars, lamp, books and almost anything that is used for display. There are varieties of colors you can choose from, depending on where you want to place them. Floating shelf prices are ranging from simple $9.00 to a deluxe $104.00. Prices vary from the size, shape, and design. Shops offer a style that is more like a shelf and decoration combined, it is well polished, and has angel carvings on the edge with built- in led lights near the wall.


Other designs are in a form of abstract, others arranged like stairs, and some designs are character based such as birds, horses and angles. The amazing thing about the floating shelf is that, though it has different designs, the purpose of being a shelf is still there.

Samples are color black for that computer room or home theatre that will blend on the colors of home appliances like media players, color grey on that corner beside the window which is perfect for that sunrise shadows with those family pictures, and transparent just above the bathroom sink for that clean gaze.

The idea of a shelf is to make things organized and can be easily reached when needed. It is so good to arrange things to a shelf that has a style, polished with true beauty in which you can’t see brackets, bolts, elbows or nails. Your house is going to look a lot more expensive, and those visitors will be delighted to see how enchanted those shelves. That feeling of being inside a model house is what we want, and living in a home that has the power to attract is reachable when you install floating shelves.

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