The advantages of getting a built-in wardrobe


There are not many ways to make a wardrobe look aesthetically pleasing. A wardrobe in general is a piece of furniture designed for functionality rather than looks, and they also take up a lot of space. A solution to both of these issues might be to look into the option of getting a built-in wardrobe.

When a walk-in isn't an option

A built-in wardrobe, or fitted wardrobe, is essentially a wardrobe in the wall, looking like another room entirely. As the name suggests, this type of wardrobe is fitted to suit your bedroom perfectly; it's practically a part of your wall. Not everybody is so lucky as to achieve every woman's dream of a walk in closet bigger than the bedroom itself, but built in wardrobes can certainly help to make it feel like that's what it is. It has the same quality of getting all of your clothes and other accessories out of sight, but without taking up any space.

You're in charge

The aesthetic of a built-in closet is one of its biggest advantages. Since it's meant to fit your bedroom, it's easy to customise to get you exactly what you want. Fitting it into a corner of your bedroom, where nothing but dust and the occasional pile of clothes had been before, it can really make a room look so much more appeasing. Furthermore, since you are the one in charge of its look, you can decide exactly what kind of doors you want, as opposed to stand-alone units where they rarely fit in perfectly into your space and sometimes have things about them you don't like, but can't change since they are already constructed.

How to obtain one

Even though it might look rather luxurious, a built-in wardrobe is not very hard to obtain. There are plenty of DIY-tutorials online on how to build one on your own; the only thing you need is an appropriate space to build it in your home. If you don't feel skilled enough for the task of building one of your own, there are still many options. A bedroom specialist designing your room for you is one option, or you could hire a handyman only to install the doors for the wardrobe. There even is an option of getting a stand-alone wardrobe that looks like it's a part of the wall by covering the wall from floor to ceiling. It all depends on how much money you want to spend and how much work you think you can manage to do on your own.


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