INVITINGHOME.COM TAKES MYSTERY OUT OF SHOPPING FOR CORBELS
Interior Designers Unveil Essential Tips to Consumers
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 authantic 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
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.
This practical article is available for viewing through the website. Find this article by accessing
InvitingHome.com and consumers will discover the information they need in order to make an informed decision before buying
the architectural elements known as corbels.
corbels – style and function
Corbels and brackets serve both a functional and an artistic purpose. These design features are specifically crafted to support heavy weights, and as such,
corbels are often used in place of simple shelf brackets when the load that they will bear is great. In addition, corbels add architectural interest to a room; the wide variety of the sizes, shapes, and designs in corbel options means that these distinctive elements can either quietly coordinate with an existing decor or serve as a design focal point for the room....
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how to turn your kitchen into a masterpiece with corbels
Corbels find themselves right at home in the kitchen. In fact, since the historical use of a corbel is to support weight, just think of all of the heavy pieces that are in your kitchen: cabinets, counter tops, the range hood, possibly open shelving, and more. Everywhere that support is needed is the ideal place for a corbel that not only helps to balance the look but to add
interesting hand-carved detail, as well.... read more about how to incorporate corbels into your kitchen >>