How To Choose A TV Stand



Quick question: If you are in need of a new TV stand, how do you choose it? Maybe you’ve jut bought a new TV and the package didn’t contain a tv stand, as well. Or maybe you are just redecorating a room, and you need a TV stand. How to choose one, in order to ensure that you will get quality, the stand will fit your needs and you won’t spend a fortune? Find out in the following lines.

First of all, is a TV stand really necessary? As the lack of space is a major problem in almost every house, a TV stand may cause problems. Though, most of the new TVs –especially the flat screens – can be placed on walls, and therefore there is no need of a floor-mounted TV stand.

But, let’s face it: not everyone affords to buy flat screens. Therefore, in most of the cases, people will have to buy TV stands.

As concerning the TV stand, the first thing that one should do is to check if it can sustain the weight of the TV,  in order to avoid any unpleasant surprises that might occur. As well, the color of the TV stand should be the same as the TV – this rule shouldn’t be applied if we’re talking about a traditional-decorated room -. Otherwise, the whole room might look kitschy, especially if the TV is the central item from the room.

Another tip for those who are looking forward to purchasing a new TV stand is to choose one that has partitions for DVDs or even for magazines. This will seriously cut off from the space needed to deposit these items, and therefore, the whole room will look more elegant, even if it will look more spacious.

Last, but not least, try to search for a TV stand that does not have easy breakable parts. Why? Let’s put it this way: even if it would be more elegant – especially if it’s thinner -, certain accidents might happen, especially if children are living in the house. Also, if the TV stand is fragile, then by breaking several parts from it, the solidity will be affected, and after this, the whole TV stand will crack in no time, and therefore, even the TV it’s compromised even from the beginning. Therefore, be sure to buy a solid and thick TV stand if you don’t want any domestic accidents.


Published by in How To, Tips, and Advice, on September 21st, 2010

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