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Shelving  /  September 15, 2021

How to Create a Home Library

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Learn How to Create a Home Library in McKinney, TX & Surrounding Areas

If you are looking to create a book nook, a reading space, or a full-size home library, there are many ways to achieve this dream. Readers, writers, book-enthusiasts, or those who just appreciate the look a collection of shelves can make will benefit from these project ideas. Keep on reading to see how you can transform a space in your home to the perfect library.

Home Library Location

If you are looking to install or create a space with many shelves, it is important to think about the location. For example, books can be damaged by direct sunlight in bright rooms, and there is a risk of mold or flooding in basements. Avoid these rooms and see where else you can put them. A spare bedroom, and office, and more are all great ideas.

Bookshelf Ideas

Your bookshelves can be built in many different styles. You can have a single bookcase to a whole custom-built wall of shelves. Your shelves can be custom made or installed as ordered. Here are some options and customizable details to consider:

  • Classic library shelving
  • Media-mixed shelving
  • Display cases shelving
  • Built in cabinets
  • Library wall with walk thru for doorways.
  • Custom fluting
  • Custom crown molding
  • Lighting
  • Glass shelving
  • Hardware

Your bookcases can be made from a variety of materials such as cherry, maple, oak, walnut, or wood composite material. Natural woods can be stained to many different colors and composite wood can be painted.

Build a home library to fill with books, albums, collectibles, and memories. No matter what kind of home library you are trying to achieve, professional craftspeople are a huge help. Schedule an estimate with local craftspeople to see how your project can be created, what the cost is, and the schedule. Your library and shelves can come in all different shapes, styles, and sizes, so enjoy the possibilities and begin planning today.

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