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Why Built-In Wardrobes Make The Most Sense For Family Living

by Martha Reed

Starting a family and building your own home to accommodate said family is one of the most exciting but daunting prospects most people face in their life. After all, how do you prepare for a lifetime ahead in your new house? What features will you need and what can you do without, now that you are transitioning from life as a couple to life as parents to children? While there are some obvious answers about safety and functionality, many people forget the smaller areas that need to change, and nowhere is this more obvious than with a built-in wardrobe

Maximise Space

A built-in wardrobe can be specifically designed to your needs so that you do not have to put up with pre-made dressers. Get the shelves designed exactly how you want, whether that is to accommodate the shoes you have or perhaps watches, jewellery, specific clothing pieces or anything else. One thing you realise later on in life as a parent is that space is king, and the more you have and the better it is organised, the happier you will be. A built-in wardrobe provides the most efficient use of space that is tailored to fit your needs.

Quality Craftmanship

Another reason why a built-in wardrobe is so important is that it guarantees that it is made of good materials, sourced in Australia and built by local professionals. Building a house is not just about what you make but how you make it, and getting a good design made for you with quality materials should be on the top of your list. If you do not like the idea of a dresser or wardrobe falling apart and starting to show signs of wear after only a couple of years, then getting a specially made built-in wardrobe is vital.

Utilising Dead Space

Another reason why a built-in wardrobe is so handy is that it often is formed inside the walls. This space, because it cannot be used by anything in ordinary circumstances, is practically free storage space that adds a few square metres of room to your floorplan. Putting a dresser or cupboard in the middle of your bedroom can take up room that could otherwise be used for a work station, couch, a larger bed or whatever else you want more. A built-in wardrobe allows you the choice to organise your room how you want without a big, immovable piece of furniture in the way.