Lets look at the advantages of custom designed built in wardrobes versus the limitations of freestanding wardrobes that can be purchased in furniture stores, hardware stores or even online. Freestanding wardrobes may seem like a cheaper, more convenient option since all you have to do is purchase the unit and have it delivered. However, this convenience rapidly loses its value once you start using the wardrobe; this is where its weaknesses start to become evident. Custom built in wardrobes, on the other hand, may take a little longer to install or may cost a little more; however, there are numerous advantages of buying a custom built-in wardrobe, and these include:
1) Better use of space - Unlike freestanding wardrobes, a custom built in wardrobe is made to fit the space in the room perfectly. This means, you can have shelves and clothing rails that utilise the entire space from floor to the ceiling. In contrast, freestanding wardrobes leave unused space on the sides and/or at the top of the wardrobe. You can place objects on top or beside the wardrobe, but they won't be protected from dust, they look untidy and will not effectively utilise the entire space.
2) Customisation options - Unlike freestanding wardrobes that come in specific sizes and designs, built-in wardrobes can be customised according to your preferences. This means that you can design the wardrobe to follow a room's theme by choosing the kind of materials and finishes that match your room. You can have wood, glass or acrylic finishes on wardrobe doors, even a large mirror to help you dress? In addition to fitting in with the room's design. You can choose many colours for the inside, outside and features of the wardrobe. Bespoke wardrobes can also be customised to fit unusual spaces, this means that rooms with uneven walls or sloping ceilings can still be fitted with a beautiful wardrobe.
3) More organised storage - Freestanding wardrobes usually come with a limited number of shelves and rails - and these are usually not organised to match your storage needs. Custom built in wardrobes on the other hand, can be designed and built exactly the way you want. This means you can have long or short hanging spaces, draws or shelves for folded clothes and shoe racks or shelves for your shoes, making it easier for you to get what you need when you need it.
Invest the time and effort into finding a reputable company like Versa Robes to design and build your wardrobe to ensure they can deliver what you need. Read reviews online, view the wardrobe makers craftsmanship by visiting showrooms around Melbourne or browse through photos on their website. Look for custom wardrobe builders that offer more than just storage but can actually beautify and complement your room theme and design. The best way to decide if a wardrobe company is right for you is to book a free in home design and quote and chat to a design consultant.