- Sideboards Buying Guide
Sideboard Guide from Dunelm Mill
Here at Dunelm Mill we offer a beautiful range of wooden sideboards, available in a whole host of designs, sizes and shapes to suit all decors. A sideboard is a fantastic addition to any dining room, be it as a decorative piece or as a functional item.
- Sideboard Specifications
- History of the Sideboard
- Types of Sideboards
- Sideboard Care Instructions
- View our Range of Sideboards
Sideboards are generally thought to be a traditional piece of furniture that is classically placed in the dining room. The principal function of this product is to display your best range of serving dishes and crockery. Sideboards are commonly made up of a cabinet or two, some drawers, along with a flat surface on the top, however, this will vary depending on the shape, size and design that you choose. As a general rule the height of a sideboard will usually measure to around waist height making it the perfect display piece.
History of the Sideboard
Sideboards have recently made a comeback and are thought to be an extremely stylish item of furniture to have in your dining room. However, sideboards have been in existence for centuries, first appearing in the early 18th century, this item of furniture has really stood the test of time. The popularity of sideboards really took off in the 19th century when households grew in prosperity and having a dining room was thought to be a sign of wealth. Today, this is no different. A wooden style sideboard is thought to be a most sort after item and is very popular in dining rooms around the UK.
Types of Sideboards
Nowadays there are numerous types of sideboards available in all different shapes and sizes. The design of sideboard that you choose is very important as it can affect the whole look of your room.
Traditional Wooden Sideboard
A beautiful range of traditional wooden sideboards are perfect for a classic dining room setting. This product truly oozes class and style and is often thought to be the centrepiece of a room. These sideboards have been beautifully crafted and represent luxury. Furthermore, not only will they look perfect at the side of you dining room but they could also be a wonderful addition to your living room. These sideboards are made from the highest quality wooden materials and are built with strength, durability and style in mind. These wooden furniture items with their brass detailed handles will add a touch of character to any home whilst simultaneously acting as a functional and practical product.
Our beautiful collection of corner sideboards is the ideal choice if space is limited. This product will fit snuggly into any of the four corners of your dining room, maximising space whilst also maintaining all of the benefits of your traditional sideboard. These corner sideboards are crafted with the upmost care to ensure that the product is of the highest standard as well as being the talking piece of your room. Available in a range of styles, you’re sure to find the perfect look for your home and décor. This range of sideboards is meant to last the test of time and are often built from solid oak materials, decorated with dovetail joints, the perfect ornate look for your dining room.
Sideboard Care Instructions
All of our sideboards are built to last. Made from only the best materials, these sideboards are the ultimate in durability, however from time to time they may need to be cleaned to keep them looking their best. Individual product specific cleaning instructions will be supplied with your sideboards.