Fanchon Marques Counter Stools January 17, 2018 15:16:00
Wooden counter stools are probably the most popular because not only do they look great inside the home, they usually have a cozy inviting feeling to them. I would advise you get them with backs just in case of extended stays for a period of time on the stool. They can come with pads or not, i would suggest not only because pads can be easily damaged by reckless kids and are typically much harder to clean then a solid wood surface. Arm rests are probably not a must since you can always place your arms up onto the counter (despite what mom tells you). If you are getting counter stools for outside or just for durabilitys sake then definitely go metal because it is hard to damage those puppies and they can withstand all kinds of weather conditions.
Backless Wood Counter Stool With Upholstered Seat - This kind of counter stool is ideal not only for home use but also for commercial applications. The stool can be made from varying types of woods. It can also come in an assortment of colors including teak, mahogany, walnut, and beech. The stools classic appeal will surely blend well with almost all types décor. The stools upholstered seat, on the other hand, offers the stool with a striking professional look.
Types, sizes, shapes and designs. Designs and styles of counter stools have a significantly diverse range. According to the materials of which they are made of, there could be wooden, fiberglass, plastic and metal (steel or wrought iron) versions available in the furniture stores. Many of them are made with a combination of leather or fabric seats. Although most of these stools are without backrest or arms, some designs include them to add to the comfort. As for shapes, the stools could again be quite different. They could be round or square shaped. They are usually higher than any other stools used in homes. This is because they need to conform to the height of the kitchen or bar counters. With a touch of modern design and style they may have swivel and wheeled options for turning or moving along the counter length. Many of the modern stools offer further flexibility and comfort by providing adjustable reclining and height options allowing even children to use them when necessary.
Another you need to take into consideration when choosing the best counter stool for your kitchen is the size of the stool. While counter stools in general are shorter than bar stools, they still vary in width and depth. Its an absolute must that you take measurement of your countertop where youll be placing the stools before you go shopping. Youd be really bummed if you ended buying really great stools that just didnt fit at your counter.
The next thing to keep in mind is the height of the chair proportional to the table or counter where you will be sitting. You should make sure there is about 8-10 inches between the seat and the underside of the table or counter. If not, it will be a pinch, literally, every time you, or your guests, try to take a seat, as your legs will be pinched between the countertop and the chair. This will not make sitting at your counter an enjoyable event, and likely will lead you and everyone else avoiding this seating area.
Once youve decided on the perfect style counter seat, now its time to choose just the right color. The choosing the right color of your counter height stool is important because you dont want a color thats too bold and distracting. If youre not totally sure about the perfect color to choose try something thats in a darker hue with a neutral fabric as most neutral colors will blend in with just any rooms décor. Try a color like beige or cream. If you want counter stools that make more of a statement, you could go with a bolder color like blue, red, or black. You may even decide to with a print. Always check your counter stools to be sure that theyre made of high quality material and theyre very durable. You want to purchase counter stools at an affordable price that will last for a long time so do your research.