What is Floating Wall Storage?

Floating Shelves

Floating wall storage is a mix of practical storage and home décor fashion where the storage unit is fixed to the wall and is used to manage CDs and DVDs. Floating wall storage is different from the traditional floating wall shelves in the sense that they are tailor made to your requirements of managing media.
Advantages

Are you in need of some great storage for your CDs, DVDs, and other entertainment items? Are you short on space and don’t have room for an enormous entertainment center? Then a floating wall storage unit may be exactly what you need. With wall shelves you can keep your floors and counters free from clutter, giving you a great place to display your treasures while adding a decorative element to the room.

The mounting hardware is hidden between the shelf and the wall, giving the appearance that these shelves are suspended in mid air. You can mount the unit on your wall as a stand-alone décor piece or above a complementary piece to make your collection easily accessible.

What should you consider before buying a wall storage unit?

Floating wall storage is ideal when floor space is limited and with their easy to hang system can be mounted at any height to best suit your room requirements. It’s important to understand what kind of unit is best suited to your home.


Depending on the number of CDs and DVDs and the space available, choose the kind of floating wall storage that serves the purpose. It could be simple floating wall storage or depending on your requirement it could be double, triple, slim or large floating wall storage. You also have a variety of metals, silhouette, colors, and formation to choose from. Generally it is a decorative wooden shelf. However it can also be made from metal, wire, and aluminum.

Take a combination of oak, maple, and mahogany with a polish, veneer, or leather finish and you have a slick shelf. You can opt for black, cherry, light wood, medium wood or multiple finishes. Choose your favorite material and finish to blend with your home décor.

Money matters:

Remember to check for the capacity of the storage unit so that you don’t overload the unit. Last but not the least watch how much you spend on the storage unit. If you want the unit to last long and find it slightly on the expensive side, make sure it’s worth the money. However, if you are the experimental kind and keep changing the look of your house frequently, go for something that is light, economical and replaceable.

Finally, a stylish floating wall storage unit will transform any wall into an elegant and attractive focal point for all you precious possessions. It’s an incredible way to bring organization to your home. Besides, installing a unit yourself can be a fun do it yourself project.

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