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How do I Choose the Best Vanity Set?

S. Miller
S. Miller

Choosing the best vanity set involves taking into account numerous factors. The easiest way to narrow the field of choices is to first answer several questions. Once those questions are answered, choosing the right vanity set becomes a much simpler task. Among the things to consider are how the vanity set will be used, where it will be placed, how much space it will occupy and how much money you are willing to spend.

The first thing to consider is how the vanity set will be used on a day-to-day basis. This will help determine what is needed for the best functionality, such as the material the vanity set should be made of, how the vanity top should be shaped to hold the items that will meet the user’s needs, how many drawers and doors it should have and how large or deep they should be to hold what will be stored there. Consider the type of mirrors, medicine cabinet storage and electrical plugs that should be on the vanity set. If the vanity has seating, determine whether a stool, bench or chair will best accommodate the size and shape of the vanity’s user and will afford the most comfort.

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Woman with hand on her hip

Other factors to consider when choosing the best vanity set include where the vanity set will be placed and the colors in the room. The style of décor in the room also should be taken into consideration. This will help determine the style and type of wood that will best complement the existing décor.

Size is another factor to take into account — the size of the room and the size of the space available for the vanity set. Determine whether the space allows room for the movement of pulling out a chair or stool so its owner can sit down. This will narrow down the field to those sets that have the right proportions to fit comfortably in the allotted space.

After the field of choices has been narrowed to vanity sets that fit these criteria, another factor to consider will be quality of workmanship of the pieces. Some consumers might be drawn to a particular manufacturer or brand, especially if they want to buy items whose value does not depreciate as quickly. High-quality pieces not only look nicer, they also last longer.

The price of the vanity set is another factor to consider. After a brand and style have been selected, keep an eye out for sales, when the desired pieces are a better value and might be more comfortable for your budget. The final factor in choosing the best set is personal taste.

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