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Shelving plays a subtle but important role in a room’s storage capabilities and visual appeal. Glass shelves offer a sleek, modern look and are often more versatile and durable than traditional models made from wood or metal. Here’s how the right glass shelves can liven up any room in a home.
Glass shelves can be used beautifully in virtually any piece of furniture or cabinetry, or completely on their own on the wall. And with so many varieties and styles available—including frosted and tinted glass—glass shelves easily match established looks or create interesting new looks on their own. Additionally, glass shelves are elegant enough to display expensive decorative pieces, but they’re also sturdy enough to store everyday items like books, picture frames, and electronics.
Shelves made from wood may warp, sag, or degrade over time, and there’s always the risk of rust with metal shelves. Glass remains pristine and generally won’t need replacement for a very long time, even when it’s used in damp environments like kitchens and bathrooms. Glass shelving is also easier to clean—just a few drops of glass cleaner and a cloth are enough to keep glass sparkling and free of dust and debris.
Because glass shelves are see-through, they won’t overshadow or distract from valuable, decorative pieces or other furniture elements. They also let guests see more of each item, and from interesting angles. Additionally, even frosted and tinted glass styles allow both natural and artificial light to flow through, creating unique visual effects and keeping displays bright and open.
If you need to replace glass shelves, the experienced technicians at Santa Fe Glass can provide expert service. For more than 60 years, Santa Fe Glass has been a family-owned staple for residential and commercial glass services in the Kansas City metro area. To schedule glass replacement services, contact us today.
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