Metal storage cabinets are ubiquitous piece of furniture found in nearly every Industrial, commercial and residential properties. These cabinets are mostly manufactured using steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Although such cabinets can also be made with wood, there are many advantages to using metal instead. However, there are also some issues which you need to be aware of regarding these cabinets.
Common Benefits of Metal Storage Cabinets
Metal cabinets are designed primarily for strength and durability. Given the nature of the material, metal storage cabinets are capable of holding a significant amount of weight. This allows you to store variety of heavy items inside the cabinet without worrying about the cabinet breaking under pressure.
Aside from that, metal storage cabinets have more interior storage space than most wood cabinets of the same size. This is mainly because of the thin profile of the metal used. More often than not, the wood used in making a cabinet is thick and bulky, which is necessary in order for the cabinet to support its structure and any weight it might hold. Due to this thickness, storage capacity will somehow be compromised. This shouldn’t be a problem with metal storage cabinets since despite their thinness, they are capable of holding a significant amount of weight and pressure.
Issues with Metal Storage Cabinet
One of the common issues that many people have with metal storage cabinet is the design. Because most of these cabinets are mass-produced, they have a generic look to them. They have the same colours, design profile and accents or accessories (if they come with any). Suffice to say that there is little variety in the appearance of cabinets made by many manufacturing firms. They simply lack the variation in appearance to make them blend in with the decor of a room.
There are several other issues that you may observe with metal storage cabinet. First off it can be noisy whenever it’s opened and closed. Also, damages like dents and finish imperfections can be challenging to repair. However, many people often agree that the benefits they get from using metal storage cabinet far outweigh its pros.
Getting a metal storage cabinet will only work best if you know exactly what you need and want. So when looking at the various options available, take your business’ requirements into consideration. Also, consider having them custom-made instead of buying mass-produced metal cabinets. This way, you can be sure that the metal used in the making of the cabinet is of excellent quality. It also allows you to choose a design that will blend well with your business’ interiors.
If you need help in the design and manufacture of your metal storage cabinet or are looking for great storage solutions in Ingleburn, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. You can call us up through our telephone line at 0481 115 752. You can also leave your messages or questions in our contact page.