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The Basics of Building a Home Wet Bar

The Basics of Building a Home Wet Bar

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July 26, 2007

When you're the one that always hosts the parties for your friends, you might be thinking of building a home wet bar.  Not only will it give you additional space in which to entertain, but it will also provide you with an added attraction in your home - often increasing the value of your property and your interior.  But in order to get started in building a home wet bar, you need the basics of how to get the work done and how to do it right the first time.  And then you can start serving up the drinks on a bar that you built yourself.

It should be said that there are professionals that can help you in building a home wet bar.  So, if you don't have the time to do the work yourself, you might want to call in these pros to help you out.  They can often get the work done within a few days and are perfect people to call when you want the bar installed at the last minute.

Building a Home Wet Bar

But if you do have the time, you will want to start by finding pre-made or pre-assembled wet bars at your local lumber yard or at a bar supply store.  These bars can be placed in your home, secured to the wall or the floor, painted, and then ready for you to use with a few minor additions.  You can also find a number of wet bar plans online and in stores, requiring that you measure the wood that is needed and then to nail it or screw the pieces together.

When you are building a home wet bar, you need to consider also the way that it flows with other pieces in your home.  Try to match up the colors and the grains of the wood, if you can.  Use accent colors that are from the rest of the room as well.  You might also want to consider the style of the rest of your home to begin to figure out how to craft the bar itself.

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