One of the most convenient pieces of furniture available for a family room, living room, den, recreation room, or any other room of the house is a corner TV stand. It is the perfect solution for all types of TVs, including today’s popular wide-screen sets because these stands are sold in many different sizes. A corner TV stand can be put in the corner of any room which will provide more floor space for other furniture or just to provide some open space in the room. Corner TV sets come in many styles, such as contemporary, modern, transitional, traditional, Country French, and many more. These stands are made of all different types of woods and wood finishes, such as oak, cherry, and mahogany for traditional decors. For modern and contemporary settings, metal corner TV stands with glass doors and shelves add a stylish look to any room.
A corner TV stand makes the all-important television available in the rooms that are used the most. When it is turned off, it is unobtrusive and is not the center of the room, so there is still a place where quiet conversation can take place. Sofas and chairs can be arranged facing the corner TV stand or along the sides of the room, depending on the preference of the home dwellers. Either way, an atmosphere of relaxation and peace can be created in the room. When friends come to visit, there is a quiet place to sit and chat, and when the family wants to watch the latest reality show, the television is right there as well, tastefully placed on a corner TV stand.
With today’s eclectic look in decors, it is not necessary to match the wood of a corner TV stand exactly to existing furniture. Many designers are mixing several styles of furniture, and it is common to mix light furniture with dark or medium and dark stains on pieces of furniture in the same room. Corner TV stands made of glass and metal can also mix well with wooden furniture, sofas, and other chairs. Some metal stands have dark stains that blend into almost any type of room décor. For those who prefer French country or other styles of light finished furniture, there are corner TV stands that are also made in this style. For a contemporary look, there are many stands made of metal or chrome with glass shelves.
Most corner TV stands have some sort of storage shelves for storing VCR’s, video game systems, and other electrical systems. There are often places to store DVD’s and video games as well. There may be open shelves, or the corner TV stand may be built with doors made of wood or glass that protect the electrical equipment from dust and dirt. Many people prefer corner TV stands with doors because it cuts down on the amount of dusting that is required, and they may look more like a formal piece of furniture than stands without doors.
It is possible to find many beautiful corner TV stands at online vendors who carry all different types of stands. Some of the more expensive corner TV stands are made of solid wood, such as oak or beech wood, while others have wood veneers. The solid wood stands are more expensive, but they are sturdier and able to safely hold a heavy television set. Another reason that a consumer may choose to spend a little more money on a solid wood corner TV stand is if the person plans to move it very often over the next 10 or 15 years. If moving from house to house or apartment to apartment is part of the plan, then those stands made of solid wood may be more economical in the long run.