Our living room is the most active place in the entire house. You come home and relax in your living room, chill there, watch television, etc. A glass work table there would be an indispensable item.
Furnishing of the living room is very important as all of your guests also spend their time here. A tough glass work table is an ideal choice for furnishing, as it will bring out the details of the table, making your living room appealing.
Before customizing a glass work table there are few criteria you need to keep in mind and clear abut the design that suits you.
Glass Table – Things To Check
You should always go for toughened glass for the tabletop. These glasses are verified and come with a tag on the edge BS EN followed by a number. Always decide the thickness of the glass and the size of it. The thicker the glass, the heavier it is and the thickness depends upon the size of the glass you want. A small size glass would require 5-6mm thickness whereas for a little larger glass 10-12mm thickness will be sufficient. Thicker glasses for a tabletop are also available, up to 25mm, which is rarely found. Although decide your thickness accordingly as it can make your Glass Work Table heavier.
Edge Of The Glass Top For Table
There are different types of edges available, before moving ahead make sure the edges and corners are polished this is the standard polishing, which is called Flat edge. After that, you can go for the kind of edge you desire from the options available, pencil edge, bullnose, waterfall, triple bevel, double bevel, etc.
Deciding The Type Of Glass For Table
Again there are various types in glass, the normal standard one is called Float glass. You can identify the glass by looking at the edge of the glass which appears bottle green in color. The thicker the glass the darker the green tinge appears. The other glass that is available if you are looking for an even lighter shade, it is called extra clear glass. Such glasses are identified by looking at the edge again, the tinge here is a light turquoise color. Not only these two but also tinted, translucent, opaque, lacquered are available options for choosing your glass work table.
Benefits Of Switching To Glass Furniture
Traditionally, most of us are own wooden table, let them small coffee table to dining table. The complaint against all of the wooden tables is that you can’t wash it, clean it with water. No wonder why they are not your kind of tables, woods can rot when activated with water. You can plan on laminating your wooden top with a glass top, it will solve your problem of cleaning it. No more spilling of liquid getting stored in the cracks of your wooden table. Also, the better idea is to invest in one glass top table and enjoy it when your guests compliment your furnishing.
It is time to redefine your house and trust the durability of the glass tabletop.