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Purchasing A TV Stand Buying Guide

TV stands range from modern glass style pieces to traditional wooden cabinets to large living units, balancing value, aesthetics and practical use together can be a hard task. With the constant development of home entertainment systems growing larger and larger it is essential to have the perfect TV stand that can hold all your gadgets and accessories.  


Finding The Right TV Stand

There are many different types of TV stands to choose from including TV brackets that can be mounted to the wall, corner units that are ideal for smaller rooms with limited space and large living units perfect for placing on larger walls to create a feature piece.


Corner TV Stand

Corner units – are perfect for placing in alcoves and are useful in rooms with limited space.  Most corner units have a wide front and are narrow towards the rear so they fit perfectly. Glass corner units usually have a hole in the back for placing cables in where as the wooden corner units have doors to hide wires and accessories.
•    Maximise floor space
•    Tend to feature storage drawers or shelves for a tidy look


Cabinet TV Stand

Cabinets – have 2 variations, one that sits the TV on top of the stand with storage capabilities below or the second that sits the TV inside the cabinet with opening doors for viewing. Both combinations offer shelving or drawers beneath the TV which are ideal for storing media devises or other useful items.


Living Unit TV Stand

Living units – are perfect for larger rooms and can be used as a feature display in your room. The living unit provides a spacious area for your TV to sit whilst making sure you have enough storage for all your media devices, DVD and game collections.


Before You Buy Your TV Stand

Before purchasing your TV stand it is important that you measure your TV as not all stands can accommodate all sizes of Televisions. Once your have your measurements for your TV you then need to decide if you want a stand that is bigger than your screen or a stand that is the same width as your screen.


How To Buy A TV Stand

It is important that you measure the gaps on the stand that you want your set top box or games consoles to be placed in as this is equally important for storage purpose.  Our TV stands, cabinets and brackets vary in size and design so you are sure to find the right fit for you.


What Materials Can I Choose

There are many different materials to choose from that will suit modern, traditional or contemporary styles. Below we have listed some of the choices of materials that you can choose from at

•    Glass stands - are usually constructed using tempered glass which is incredibly strong and scratch proof. The construction of the Glass TV units are heavy and solid making them ideal for supporting heavier Televisions.  

•    Wooden Stands – have a strong solid wood for strength and support so they can hold larger televisions. The beautiful wood finish will create a warm, homely feel to your room with modern features.

•    Gloss stands – offer the ultimate in style and sophistication. Made from a strong wood and lacquered in a beautiful gloss finish it is sure to transform the look and feel of your living space.


Do I Need Storage?

Not only does your TV stand need to accommodate your Television, it also needs to store your media devices, remotes and DVDs/ games. Most TV stands have storage facilities including storage drawers or drop down flaps that will hide unsightly wires and accessories so you can maintain a simplistic look. Please note it is important that sufficient ventilation is present to avoid overheating of equipment.


Caring For Your Furniture

Cleaning your furniture every time after use will ensure the longevity of it, in most cases simply use a damp cloth. Over time, natural or solid wood will feature wear, just use wax to maintain its lusture. For glass or gloss products use warm water and buff with a dry paper towel to reduce any stains occurring during usage


Delivery Information

In most cases our TV stands are delivered using our Bronze delivery service, where our carrier will contact you to arrange a delivery date and time plus deliver your goods to a room of your choice. For detailed lead times and services please view or delivery tab within the product page.


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