Let’s Make the Custom-Built Bookcase of Your Dreams

Whether you want to show off your books or need an elegant place to display your most prized possessions, custom-built shelves are the best way to do it. When you get a standard bookshelf from a furniture store, it rarely fits where you need it. That’s where customized shelving comes in handy. Mr. Handyman of Greater Portland builds residential custom shelving and bookcases in Portland, Maine. Learn more about our residential custom shelving and bookcase installation services.  

Mr. Handyman discussing custom shelving & bookcases.

What Is Custom Shelving? 

Mr. Handyman of Greater Portland has a team of world-class carpenters who can work with you to build a personalized set of custom wall shelves or bookshelves. We can turn your office into a veritable library or add shelves that fit your living room’s existing design. Instead of choosing from a series of premade bookcases, we can design one to meet your needs perfectly. This gives you complete control over the final appearance of your shelving.  

The Different Types of Bookcases 

When you are thinking about installing a customized bookcase, you should still consider some of the tried-and-true styles. There are many different styles and arrangements for bookshelves. We can help you recreate any of the following styles: 

  • Standard bookcases 
  • Decorative bookcases 
  • Barrister bookcases 
  • Cube bookcases 
  • Ladder and leaning bookcases 
  • Library bookcases 
  • Modular bookcases 
  • Corner bookcases 

What to Consider When Designing Your Own Bookcase 

Mr. Handyman of Greater Portland will walk you through the entire process of planning and building your bookcases and shelving. While building a bookcase may seem simple, there is much more to think about than you might realize. Some of the things to consider while planning the custom-built bookcase of your dreams include the following: 

  • MaterialThe material your bookcase is made from will dictate many things, such as the appearance and the load capacity. We can build bookcases from many different materials and many different colors.  
  • Size and ShapeThe size and shape of your custom-built bookshelf are entirely up to you. How tall do you want it to be? How wide do you want each shelving unit to be? It’s all up to you! 
  • DesignIt’s crucial to determine your desired aesthetic ahead of time. Whether you want a rustic-looking bookshelf or something with a more contemporary flair, we can help you make it happen.  

Why Choose Mr. Handyman of Greater Portland  

When you need to create a one-of-a-kind piece of shelving in your home, you want to work with a team you can trust. Mr. Handyman of Greater Portland has earned a reputation for unparalleled workmanship in Portland, Biddeford, and Cape Elizabeth. Our handymen have an average of 10 years of experience working in homes just like yours. We ensure every homeowner is satisfied with the final product because we keep you in the loop the entire time. You’ll always be informed from the initial planning to the final installation. On top of installing personalized shelving, we can help you with many other home improvement projects, from updating your bathroom to building a new fence. Learn more about our comprehensive list of services.  

Schedule a Shelving and Bookcase Installation Appointment! 

If you want the best bookcase possible, don’t settle for something off the shelf. Mr. Handyman of Greater Portland can help you create a unique bookcase or shelving unit. When we design a unit with you, the sky is the limit. We can create nearly anything you imagine. That’s the type of options you can only get from working with one of the nation’s leading handyman brands. Schedule your residential shelving and bookcase installation appointment today! 

Mr. Handyman of Greater Portland proudly serves the Biddeford, Cape Elizabeth, Chebeague Island, Cumberland Center, Cumberland Foreside, Falmouth, Gorham, Gray, Long Island, North Yarmouth, Old Orchard Beach, Peaks Island, Portland, Saco, Scarborough, South Portland, South Windham, Westbrook, Windham, and Yarmouth communities. 

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