Frequently Asked Questions
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How Tall are Dining Chairs?
When purchasing separate dining chairs for your dining room tables, you have to check if your pieces are compatible with one another. Generally, when a table and a chair are harmonious the distance between the seat and the tabletop is between 8 to 14 inches. However, most people find that the most comfortable range is between 10-12 inches, making the ideal height for dining chairs around 18 inches. If you have counter height chairs, they are generally 28 inches tall.
What Kind of Fabric is Best for Dining Room Chairs?
Dining room chairs get a ton of wear that’s why it’s so important to choose a durable material for the seat. Thick cotton that is made for upholstery is a great choice if your dining room chairs have moderate use. Plus, this fabric can be cleaned very easily with a spot cleaner. If your chairs get daily wear, linen is a great heavy-weight fabric that’s not only eco-friendly but extremely stain resistant. If you enjoy a more traditional look, leather chairs are right up your alley. Leather and leatherette materials are not only durable, they also age gracefully. Learn how you can refresh your home with this Dining Chairs and Bar Stools Guide.
How Many Chairs Should I Fit Around a Dining Table?
If you’re wondering how many chairs fit around an 8 foot rectangular table, the answer is easy! It’s a maximum of 10 people. Generally, when you purchase a dining table, the manufacturers and designers provide a guideline as to how many people can comfortably sit around the table. Oftentimes, you will see that most standard table sizes seat around four, six or eight individuals.