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Shelves  /  October 13, 2021

How to Create a Home Library

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Learn How to Create a Home Library with these Dependable Tips in Kansas City and Nearby Cities

Creating a home library is exciting! Depending on your tastes, this can be a project you have dreamed about creating. Eager to begin, be sure to look at these tips to streamline the process of planning and creating your library. Once you do, your library will become a reality in no time.

Planning

The first step to planning is to think about your budget. This will help your project enjoy smooth sailing so you will know what you can pick out, what kind of shelves you can get, and more. There are many options from buying bookcases or hiring local craftspeople to create custom-built bookcases. What one do you want to aim for?

Location

If you are planning on housing a large amount of print books, we recommend calling local craftspeople to come see your home and tell you where it is best to put such a weight. Depending on the structure of your home, some rooms might be better than others and in others, you might need to hire for floor supports to be installed. Books should be kept in a room that is not too bright and not damp. Sunlight can make the book covers fade, and places like the basement can risk mold or flooding.

The Bookcases

What kind of bookcases would you like? They can be made of oak, walnut, maple, or cherry wood. You can paint or stain these or even look into composite material shelving or plastic. If you are looking into custom shelving options, craftspeople can create and install bookcases and shelves that are built-in, have cabinets, display shelves, crown molding, glass shelves or doors, library wall walkthroughs, multi-depth bookcases, and more. Your options for a home library are limitless.

Design your new favorite space in the home with a new bookcase, book nook, home library and more. Upgrade your bedroom, living room, or office with these ideas. When you are ready to begin, your local craftspeople are here and ready to help.

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