Coffee tables are an essential part of our homes; therefore, they are an intricate part of our families. We want a coffee table that represents our style, our fashion, and our sense of pride. Nothing is as convenient or versatile as a coffee table. Of course, some coffee tables are loved more than others are. For instance, glass top coffee tables often considered the crme de la crme of the coffee table world. The glass offers an additional elegance and perfection only found with glass.
There is nothing quite as versatile as a glass top coffee table. These beauties go with any dcor and highlight any room. The base of the coffee table can be anything, but my favorite is aluminum. When you add aluminum legs with the glass top, all I can say is wow. There is nothing in the world that is more elegant or beautiful. I am fond of glass tops simply because they are easy to clean. All you have to do to clean one is grab window cleaner and paper towels. Nothing fancy to remember. Some wood has extremely delicate features and requires special care, not so with glass.
You can get these almost anywhere. Of course, some places will definitely have better quality than others will. For example, a glass top coffee table purchase at Pier 1 is probably going to be better quality than one you purchase at your local K-Mart. The price will probably be rising with the quality though, so it is often difficult finding a happy balance. If you just like to window shop, the Internet is an awesome monitor-shopping tool. Indeed, you can find what you want via the Internet and find a local store that offers you the same product. I say local because it can get extremely difficult and expensive to purchase a glass top coffee table via the Internet.
We have already mentioned the ease of cleaning and the immense beauty, but I would also like to mention how difficult these are to break. I thought "glass" is by definition easy to break. However, I learned differently. These glass top coffee tables are exceptionally easy to keep together. Of course, if you have a scene like out of a movie and someone comes falling through your roof and lands on your coffee table, I do not care if it is metal, wood, or glass, it is gonna break. These glass top coffee tables are extremely durable and are difficult for that toddler to break. Believe me: I know.
Eugene's family has been in the carpentry industry for generations. During weekends when he has free time, he opens a small workshop in his garage for his local community where he specializes in folding dining room tables. Visit http://www.oftheearthfurniture.com to get Eugene's weekly tidbits on selecting and maintaining various styles and makes of solid wood tables.
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