The distressed coffee table can make or break the room. The right one can make a stylish statement that brings all your furniture into one unified whole. However, one element that many people fail to consider is whether their coffee table is completely safe. Most people when buying a coffee table, even a glass, automatically assume that safety comes as a standard. But this is not always the case.
Glass distressed coffee table looks elegant and modern and can make the room looks brighter and more spacious. However, they can also represent a danger to small children and adults alike. This is because in the US there is no requirement for glass tables made of tempered glass. Tempered glass is a glass that has been treated so that if the rupture is split into an ordinary small cube that is unlikely to cause injury. However, many tables are not made of this type of glass.
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Much distressed coffee table is actually made of ordinary thicker glass sheets. If the glass is destroyed it can split into long spikes that can easily penetrate the body. For this reason, it is very important to check when buying a glass table whether it has been made with tempered glass. Not only do you have to ask the sales assistant but you should look for confirmation that their responses are honest as it is very difficult to say what kind of glass the table is made just by looking at.