Already on ArticleSlash?

Forgot your password? Sign Up

Creating a Viewing Room For Collectibles

Victor Epand
 


Visitors: 573
 1 vote

All avid and seasoned collectors who are serious about their collectibles will ultimately create a viewing room to showcase and protect their valuable possessions. These viewing rooms are a

means to present collectibles to families, friends, and in some cases clients. They are a means to showcase the fruits of your labor.

There are many things that a collector should consider when thinking about creating a viewing room for their collectibles. First, where will you locate your viewing room. If your viewing room is going to be in a public location which will allow individuals to view your collectibles at their leisure, you will want to assume security when installing such a viewing room. If you are not going to be there, or have an employee there when the items will be viewed, then you will want to design a viewing room that features unbreakable glass and locks. If the items are of very high value, even if they are insured, you may wish to invest in laser security or another means of security to protect these valuables.

If your viewing room will be located in your home, you should pick a room that has no windows or only a few. This way you can control the amount of light that enters the room. Sunlight can decrease the value of certain collectibles if they sit in the sun and lose color after a good deal of exposure. Also, a room without windows will make it harder for a potential security risk to break in and take your valuables.

At home viewing rooms can be designed in many ways. The method which you choose will be based on what items you are wishing to put out for view. Some collectors simply build shelves and purchase cheap tables to line the room. They will then place the collectibles out in the open. Other collectors will purchase or build glass viewing cases to present their collectibles.

A good majority of collectors prefer to place their collectibles in glass cases that they can lock. Not only for security, but also to protect the collectibles from dust. If you have open shelves on which you store your collectibles you may find that you are dusting them every other day. When doing so you run more of chance of damaging an item in your collection. collectibles stored in glass cases carry less dust.

Another factor to consider when creating a viewing room for collectibles is who will have access to it. If your viewing room is located in your home and you have children, it is recommended that you keep the room locked at all times, unless you are present in this room. This will keep curious children from exploring and possibly damaging your collectibles. In all cases the room should stay locked anyways. This will let people know that the items contained within are of value and should not be messed with in any way.

Most individuals who do have a viewing room located in their home for their collectibles are sure to have their collection insured, and will also install home security in order to protect their investments when they are not at home.

Victor Epand is an expert consultant for autographed celebrity photos, celebrity collectibles, and autographed art. You will find it all at these sites for autographed celebrity photos , celebrity collectible viewing . !!!

(578)

Article Source:


 
Rate this Article: 
 
Room Remodel - Five Ways to Create a Room Without an Addition
Rated 5.0 / 5
based on 1 vote
ArticleSlash

Related Articles:

Collectibles - Pepsi Vending Machines Make Great Game Room Decor

by: Daniel Wright (December 14, 2007) 
(Home and Family/Crafts Hobbies)

8 Top Considerations When Creating A Wet Room

by: Michelle Symonds (November 29, 2012) 
(Home Improvement/Remodeling)

Creating A Formal Living Room

by: Albert Lee (January 25, 2008) 
(Home Improvement/Interior Design and Decorating)

Creating An Outside Room Ready For The Summer

by: Graeme Knights (June 12, 2012) 
(Home Improvement/Interior Design and Decorating)

How About Creating the Perfect Dining Room All Year Round!

by: Rafael Montilla (June 23, 2008) 
(Home Improvement/Furniture)

Obama Collectibles Are Hot - But Beware of Autographed Obama Collectibles!

by: Alan Collins (November 11, 2008) 
(Shopping and Product Reviews)

Basement Remodeling Plans - Turn That Boring Room Into a Game Room

by: Tom Turner (October 10, 2008) 
(Home Improvement/Remodeling)

Decorating the Spare Room Making Room For Baby

by: Sarah Crosset (July 03, 2008) 
(Home Improvement/Interior Design and Decorating)

How to Choose the Right Living Room Furniture for your Room Decor

by: Chickie Maxwell (January 22, 2012) 
(Home Improvement/Interior Design and Decorating)

Room Remodel - Five Ways to Create a Room Without an Addition

by: Jenny Jackson (September 13, 2008) 
(Home Improvement/Remodeling)