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Where to buy laptop shells

Laptop shells that fit over existing laptops are becoming a popular way to inexpensively change the colour and style of a laptop and a great way to protect a laptop from wear and tear. Shells can be found at laptop manufacturer's websites, designer websites and major retail websites. Laptop shells are available at so many online stores that it can become confusing; the following steps can make finding a laptop shell a little easier.

Write down your laptop specifications if you are looking for a shell for an existing laptop. You will need the laptop's make, model and size.

Turn on your computer and open the Internet browser .

Visit one of the following websites: http://www.walmart.com/browse/Computers/Laptop-Computers/ http://www.designersleeves.com/ http://www.thinkgeek.com/ http://www.speckproducts.com/ Click "Enter."

Search for a laptop shell that fits your laptop's make and model.

Tip

eBay is always a good place to seach for laptop shells. Simply go to the site and search for "laptop shell" or "laptop sleeve." Another type of laptop shells are empty laptop bodies for do-it-yourselfers who want to build a laptop from scratch. These are a little more difficult to find but the following computer parts stores carry them: http://www.avadirect.com http://www.excaliburpc.com.

Things You'll Need

  • Laptop's specifications
  • Computer
  • Internet connection
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About the Author

Joanne Mendes has been professionally writing since 2007 and began specializing in education topics in 2009. She holds a bachelor's degree in English from St. Mary-of-the-Woods College and a master's degree from Chatham University.