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Decorating your Home with Mirrors? Ensure your Virginia home Insurance Coverage is in Place in Case of Loss.
One trend definitely continuing in 2012 as far as home décor is the use of mirrors. The humble mirror has evolved spectacularly over the years and is now, not just a place to inspect your image, but a design element on its own. Mirrors come in all shapes and sizes and are no longer just restricted to indoor use. The price of some mirrors has also evolved with some price tags demanding a good amount of money. For that reason it becomes essential to ensure your Virginia home insurance coverage is in place in case of loss. You made need to purchase a rider if you are lucky enough to own a mirror valued above your policy limits per item.
Mirrors not only reflect light but can reflect the homeowner’s sense of style. No longer restricted to above the mantle, mirrors adorn every room in the house. Mirrors have the ability to make a small room appear larger. Strategically placed they can also highlight other features of your home. Designer styles come in all shapes and sizes. This often means care needs to be taken when hanging mirrors. The weight of the mirror needs to be taken into account and the necessary anchors installed to carry the weight. A mirror not hung correctly can be a danger to anyone near to it should it come crashing down. Not to mention the possibility of a large hole in the wall where it hung. Assessing the type of wall and the appropriate fixtures needed is another important element of hanging any mirror.
Whether your style is simple or sophisticate, a mirror can be a perfect way to enhance your home. Explore online to get samples of the variety of mirror shapes and sizes before you head out to buy. At the same time a quick assessment of your Virginia home insurance policy might be in order.