Selection of bathroom cabinet, you know?
Bathroom cabinet is more popular in recent years, bathroom furniture, it is generally associated with basin, mirror, as one, both incorporated, grooming functions. It varied materials such as glass-clear, bright PVC, shiny ceramic and rustic wood, but which one is better for your home? Experts said that as the spatial and functional specificity in which, for the appearance of consideration, compared with the general furniture, bathroom cabinet selection there are some special requirements.
Moisture is very important
Moisture level of the toilet room is far greater than the other space, especially when the bathroom and toilet as a single entity, the bathroom cabinets by inevitable
Steam fog test by blisters. The difference is that with the bathroom shelf, bathroom cabinet is a relatively closed space, humidity, poor performance, then easily store the items inside the mold and bacteria. Therefore, the proof is to select the first condition of the bathroom cabinet.
Bathroom cabinet material on the market are stone, glass, metal, ceramics, wood, sheet metal, PVC and so on. To moisture resistant, the wood and sheet moisture is poor, with a dense oak wood in the moisture characteristic, is an ideal material for bathroom cabinet manufacturer, but its mainly rely on imports, and higher prices. Other materials of solid wood, sheet metal and other substrates through the paint, dip and other technology moisture treatment effects are good, but the board a long time in humid environment, moisture resistance may be reduced. Note that the original sheet face after treatment is difficult to distinguish, sometimes as a solid wood product sales, consumers would like to remind businesses to provide materials to prove the material in order to avoid being cheated.
In addition to the substrate, the metal pieces of the same bathroom cabinets have withstood the test of humidity, moisture treatment after only a selected surface galvanized metal or aluminum products dedicated bathroom cabinet, will have overall moisture resistant protection.
However, if the bathroom or bathroom with large shower room dedicated in damp areas do not have to think too much, consumers can have in the selection of material terms of greater choice.
Environmental protection can not be forgotten
Bathroom space is limited, the air flow is not easy, warm and humid environment is more likely to breed bacteria, environmental performance is also a selection of bathroom cabinet to consider when important issues.
MDF with moisture, water absorption and thickness swelling properties are low, often used as a bathroom cabinet of the substrate. However, MDF added in the production process will slowly release harmful substances in adhesives, consumers in the purchase or drawer when you open the door to see if there are irritating odor.
PVC is a plastic, it is bright color, corrosion resistance, lightweight materials, solid and durable, is more popular today is also a widely used synthetic material. PVC bathroom cabinet because of its moisture, low-cost characteristics, quite attractive to consumers. Note, however, due to an increase in the manufacturing process PVC plasticizers, anti-aging agent and accessories to enhance its heat resistance, toughness, environmental performance is poor, the choice should be carefully considered.
Structure of each type
Bathroom cabinet is divided into floor type from the structure and mounted. Load-bearing floor type is better able to provide more storage space and can better match the overall style of the room. Simple shape type of the cabinet wall, the characteristics of a modern home. Because it is not connecting with the ground, the moisture better performance, but the load-bearing and therefore greatly reduced. In addition, due to weight restrictions, wall-mounted bathroom cabinet must be fixed on the load-bearing walls.