I purchased 2 dressers and the Vilas queen bed. Everyone will agree that it takes a while to put everything together. I did it by myself and it took several hours. That wasn't so much trouble as finding a location with enough space to lay everything out to make sure I had all the pieces and nothing was damaged. You'll definitely need a rubber mallet to get those wooden dowels in. You can use a screwdriver; that's what I used. The only problem was blistering the palm of my hand toward the end. The dressers are VERY sturdy and heavy. You'll definitely need help moving it from one room to another. Now that I've had these dressers for about 9-12 months, I have encountered a few issues: the top of the dresser is a little susceptible to scratches--nothing bad and knowing that now, I'd still buy these again. But you may want to consider having a local glass shop cut you a piece to lay on top. Also, the drawers seem to rub against something sometimes, although I've removed everything from the drawers to find out what it was, but found nothing. It hasn't affected the appearance and it hasn't affected the opening or closing of the drawers. It is a beautiful pair of dressers. We use one as a stand for our flat-screen TV in the bedroom and it has held up very nicely--no warping or anything. I wasn't a big fan of the small, black metal knobs on the drawers, but they've kinda grown on me. I may eventually switch them out, but for now, they're fine. Just like all knobs, every once in a while, they get loose, but you just screw them back on. No regrets. I'd buy again in a heartbeat--especially for the style and quality for such an awesome price.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? The actual wood is darker than online picture.
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good.
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Very accurate description
- Would you recommend this to a friend? Yes