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Top 10 Tips When Buying Glass Furniture

 Purchasing glass furniture is a major investment, no matter where you intend to place the unique piece. Be it in the home, office or apartment our top 10 tips on buying glass furniture guide is intended to help you find the perfect style and size.

Choosing the perfect piece of furniture can dramatically improve the look and feel of your home whilst also potentially adding value to your property.

This top 10 tips guide will give you an insight into the fundamental considerations you should make before buying your perfect glass furniture, and also help you to select the ideal piece.

1.

DESIGN


Glass furniture should be designed and manufactured in such a way as to withstand given loads and stresses that might be imposed up on it e.g. audio units, books or ornaments. Thought should also be given to the size and weight of the glass furniture before ordering. Remember that the item has to be able to fit through a standard doorway and not be so heavy that you cannot move it!

Glassdomain will offer advice on the size and suitability of their products prior to purchase.

2.

ADVICE


The company you are talking to should be able / capable of assisting you throughout the design procedure.

Once you know the ideal size and have selected the design of your ideal piece they should go through the features and benefits and point out any potential drawbacks.

When discussing a bespoke piece of furniture they should be able to produce a drawing for your consideration and approval before committing to manufacture.

Glassdomain will always confirm the product design before proceeding with manufacture.

3.

REPUTATION


Before purchasing any glass furniture, it is important to check out the company you intend to buy from. A quick look on Google Street View will give you a good visual indication of the company. You can also check out their history – how long have they been trading? You can also check out  a company’s reputation by looking at how many stars they have for their Google reviews.

Glassdomain have been in business since 2005 and have a superb 3500 sq. feet showroom giving clients the opportunity to visit and inspect the quality of their products.

4.

ECOLOGY 


It is important to make sure that the furniture you are thinking about comes from a sustainable source and can be recycled. When your glass furniture reaches the end of its long and lasting career instead of sending to landfill or incineration you can simply and easily depose of the item for recycling. Glass is the perfect material and can be recycled many times for a variety of different long term uses.

All Glassdomain products contain materials that are fully recyclable and can be used time and time again.

5.

APPEARANCE  


Appearance is one of the key elements when buying glass furniture. How will the furniture you are considering “fit” in your room?

Using glass will help brighten the room reflecting natural light. The transparency of glass will also make a room look larger as opposed to solid materials such as wood that appear as a desnse block of material and absorb light, resulting in rooms looking crowded and dark.

Glassdomain’s products evoke a sense of clarity and simplicity, a feeling of lightness and timelessness, opening up the room and creating a feeling of space.

6.

TECHNOLOGY


The use of modern equipment and methods means the seemingly impossible is possible. Make sure the company you are talking to can create exactly what you want don’t accept the norm.

Glassdomain use the latest in CNC machinery to create just about any shape and the very latest in UV adhesives to ensure the bonds on their furniture are as strong as the glass they are made from.

7.

BESPOKE


Standard products are readily available but rarely produce the perfect fit – they can too big or too small for the intended space. You may even want to add a particular colour to blend in with your scheme so make sure the company you are talking to are able to supply exactly what you want and not what they want to sell you!

Glassdomain can manufacture majority of their designs in bespoke sizes making unique products for their customers that are perfect for the space they occupy.

8.

SAFETY


When it comes to glass furniture, it is essential to make sure that the product you are buying is fit for purpose. The glass should be generally be either a safety glass or manufactured from a glass of sufficient thickness to avoid stress related damage.

 

Here at Glassdomain, all of our products have undergone this process procedure and are therefore suitable for any use in any environment.

9.

CHOICE


Make sure you get the widest possible choice when choosing glass furniture. There is an extensive range of glass furniture available from coffee tables, dining tables, consoles tables and glass desks. You can also add or digital print into your design. Make sure that the company you are talking to are specialists and are able to discuss the wide variety of opportunities available before making your final decision..

Glassdomain can create furniture with colour coatings to satisfy any desire. From black to white the choice is endless. Using digital technology they can even replicate images on the furniture such as exotic woods or flowers.

10.

DELIVERY


Some companies will deliver to your door but then you’re faced with the daunting task of lifting the product out of its packaging, carrying the item into the room you want and then getting rid of the packaging. Make sure you choose a company that will deliver, assemble and place your product, removing all the packaging and leaving you free to relax and enjoy your perfect purchase.

Glasdomain’s delivery team will deliver and place the product exactly where you want it, removing all the packaging for recycling and leaving the product ready for use.

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