Custom And Glass Steel Shelves

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Steel shelving systems are made in varying thickness (gauge) of steel. The thicker the metal, the sturdier will be the end product. A very helpful feature of custom-made steel shelving systems is that these can be made to your specifications to suit your precise requirements. They are designed to provide light, medium or heavy-duty storage; depending on the kind of items you would like to store therein. Therefore, it's important to be clear of what items you are going to store in such shelves. Obviously, you need to have thicker gauge of metal for storing heavy items and vice versa.

Glass Steel Shelves

Items that you just can't dispose off but wouldn't like to get cluttered in home are best stored in custom-made steel shelving systems that are available in many designs and sizes, thus helping you to better organize your place and have clean environments.

One advantage of using custom-made steel shelving systems is that you can choose from many of the designs that include: open back or closed back, single or double entry, long span or rivet wide span and double rivet rack shelving. This kind of shelving is ideally installed in garages, basements and storerooms.

Keep the following factors in mind while deciding the design of shelving:

* Earmark the space where you would like to install the shelves.
* Decide the open back shelving or closed back shelving, depending on space available and your storage requirements.
* Make out the items that you intend storing therein.

Over many generations the combination of steel and glass has continued to be patronized for its obvious advantages and even today we find it at so many laces in our daily life because of its utility and looks. The same idea of combining the twin materials when extended to include shelving units delivers functional storage space with sleek sophisticated looks. Yes, they are functional but you need to spend sometime for deciding their optimum use. First of all you need to decide the place for keeping them and measure the area available. Then, you should decide the items for which you intend using them and be able to visualize how would they look in the place you have in mind for them. All this needs to be considered while looking for their design. The items to be stored are the most elemental, as probably you wouldn't think of using them for heavy items like a toolbox, for instance. The weight and size of items matters the most.

You'll also find shelves made from a combination of steel and glass. These area favorite of doctors, clinics, pharmacies, laboratories, hospitals and such medicine related facilities as they enable viewing of their contents, are easy to clean and look neat.

Because of their neat appearance and easy maintenance they ask for, this combination is often used to store items in the kitchen also. They add a touch of class to wherever you put them, including bathrooms and living rooms too. But, once again you have to keep in mind their weight bearing capacity, they are not steel shelves and should be used for accommodating lighter items.

1 comment:

  1. Steel shelving are a great addition to many rooms in the house. They have come a long way from the shopping store look.

    I've read a few articles on the same topic at ( They explain a little more on how the shelves are manufactured.