Design professionals have taken all the guesswork out of the shopping experience for home owners, who have long been frustrated by confusing home-improvement advice and misleading information from less reputable sources. By providing sound advice and unbiased information in a straightforward format, consumers can feel confident when beginning their shopping for a particular historical architectural element that has seen an increase in present day popularity: the corbel.
“Arming yourself with knowledge before you buy corbels, or before you purchase any item or service, is more than just an intelligent choice. It is an absolutely critical course of action for any consumer to take before making a decision,” design professionals say. And although the internet is known for its innumerable resources and information, finding information that is unbiased and sound can be a challenge. This is a relevant issue when a conflict of interest arises.
“The real motivation behind the InvitingHome.com website is to provide the public with an authentic resource for home improvement and design projects. By presenting information in an easy to read format, and providing inspiration through innovative ideas, we support the consumer through the decision making process,” explains one designer.
The rising popularity of carved wood corbels is what prompted the release of the design group’s newest article: Corbels: Six Things to Know Before You Buy. In it, consumers will find indispensable advice on deciding which style of corbel best suits their decor and determining the correct size for the corbel based upon its intended purpose. Also included, is a primer on what materials corbels are often made from, as well as an explanation of the differences between machine carved corbels and hand carved corbels. And additionally, a description of wood varieties a consumer might choose from, based upon their intended project.
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