Published at Thursday, August 08th 2019, 08:48:40 AM. Side Tables. By Hilaire Marin.
We cannot stress the importance of keeping the glass dusted and cleaned regularly. Whether you know it or not, small pieces of dirt and debris that are left on the table can eventually be scratched into the surface, marring the tabletop.
You should dust them off regularly. Dust that is left on the surface can be rubbed in and create scratches or damage to the finish. Try to dust your tables at least once a week.
Choosing the right side table is easy, largely because there are so many choices out on the market these days. Online retailers offer literally hundreds of choices, from fairly traditional models to themed pieces that look as if they have been shipped in from the four corners of the world or were brought back during your travels to exotic lands. Because they don't have to necessarily match the rest of your furnishings, they can have their own personality. When choosing the right side table, you need to be aware of its scale compared to the other pieces of the room. You want it to complement the room, not overwhelm it.
Before choosing the right side table, let's look at the advantages of a side table in the first place. First, it offers you extra real estate when you entertain, allowing you to serve drinks, appetizers and even some vintage bottles of wine. Because side tables often have drawers, you even have a convenient place for a wine opener, some cocktail napkins and serving ware.
Side tables are an absolute necessity when it comes to decorating your home, not only for design but also for functionality and character. They are great to place in a home or apartment with limited space. I am going to give you a few ideas to get you started.
Making a purchase online may seem like the better choice because it is cheaper than the exact same one you viewed in the store but the reality of it is sometimes after the shipping and handling charges can be more expensive than the one you should have bought in the store. This is not true in all instances. Many times the better deal is found online so just be sure you calculate the amounts including all charges that can be incurred by an online purchase. Regardless of the style round accent table you have set out to make the new addition to your living ensemble you can rest assured that you have made an excellent and well educated decision. This fine piece of furniture will add the right amount of style and personality to any room that you bring it into. Depending on the location and personal style you may even want to add a little color to the table. Sometimes something as simple as a small basket with some fresh fruit or flowers is just the right added little something to add to your room.
Space. The main draw to wooden side tables and end tables is how much space they save in living rooms and on patios. Dining tables, dinette tables and coffee tables are all useful if you require more space to enjoy a meal, get work done, put your feet up, etc. But often times we don't need so much space, just a spot to store a drink, or a TV remote. Large tables are the kiss of death for small areas and apartment style living. They make spaces look smaller, and you've probably bumped your shin more than once trying to get around it. Maximize your counter space with bar seating and consider doing away with the full-sized table all together. Wooden side tables will really open up a room.