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Organize Your Disc Collection With A Practical CD Rack

Updated on March 20, 2011

A CD Rack Is The Answer To Your Media Storage Worries

There are several factors to consider when shopping for a CD rack. You must consider how you want to arrange your CDs, what quantity of CDs you need to store and how much room in your home can commit storing those CDs on your new CD rack. It may take some effort to find a CD rack that accomodates all your needs for CD storage. Here are some tips to help you with your decision making.

A CD Rack Can Be Versatile

Some people believe that CD collections should be stored in a certain way, but it's not about how you store them, it's about attaining easy access to the items that bring you pleasure.

Perhaps you only have a few choice CDs that you would like to keep organized, in which case a standard size CD rack would be perfect for you. Opt for a rack that complements your home's decor.

A CD rack can be futuristic.
A CD rack can be futuristic.

You'll need to determine the quantity of CDs you have. If you're a collector you've probably been collecting CDs for quite some time. This could mean your collection ranges in the thousands. A standard CD rack holds around one hundred CDs and won't likely be adequate for your collection. You may want to consider a custom made piece.

It may be a smart idea to select a location in your home where you're going to place your CD rack prior to purchasing it. This way you can measure first to ensure appropriate dimensions.

A CD rack can be traditional.
A CD rack can be traditional.

A CD Rack Can Also Hold DVDs

The answer to all your CD storage problems is a CD storage cabinet which can also serve as a DVD storage cabinet. The combined CD/DVD storage on your CD racks will keep your disc collection organized and tidy!

A CD rack holder is a CD shelf rack which can act as your electronic CD rack (or DVD CD rack) to keep your collection of disks safe and organized. There are many types of CD rack holders such as a CD rack tower, revolving CD rack and a stackable CD rack.

When you're looking for a fine furniture CD rack, you can choose a wooden CD rack such as the oak CD rack, but you're not limited to that as there is a wood CD rack available that's made out of virtually any kind of wood in the world! One of the most renowned name brands is the Atlantic CD rack, a company with a long history of producing CD storage racks.

A CD rack can be just plain weird!
A CD rack can be just plain weird!

A CD Rack Will Keep You Organized

 The best places to shop for CD racks are electronic or furniture stores as they offer a wide range of styles and colors to suit your preferences. If you don't find anything to your liking you can try some department stores or even online shops. The internet is great for researching different types of CD racks available.

When you finally the find the CD rack that is best for you, it may require a bit of assembly. Not all CD racks are the same so be sure to follow the manufacturer's instructions. Most instruction manuals are a simple guide to follow and usually include a list of parts and tools needed to complete the task.

Now that you've got your CD rack assembled it's time to think about how you're going organize them. Alphabetical order by either performer, composer or title is most common and makes locating your CDs very easy, however there are many alternative ways to organize them. Some other popular methods include sorting a collection by genre, language, specific groups or even by decade.

The Amazing Flipping CD Rack!

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