Casegoods generally refers to furniture made of hard materials, such as wood, metal, glass or plastic. Examples of casegoods include chests, dressers, bookshelves, and cabinets that provide interior storage space.
When you are shopping for furniture, casegoods is a term used for furniture that is not upholstered. The quality in which the casegood is built determines the price and durability. There are a few things you should consider when buying casegoods.
- Check the joints, there are a few different ways of joining wood and you can learn these reading our blog post Difference in Joint Types
- Check the drawers; do they slide well? What is the glide track? Is it metal, heavy-duty? The drawer shouldn’t move wobble or side to side