Kitchen Bar Stools Are Not Just For The Kitchen

Nov 9 09:30 2007 Carl Formby Print This Article

How to choose the right barstool for your needs from the many different types. Find information on rattan bar stools, western bar stools, retro bar stools, wooden bar stools and more.

You need different kinds of furniture at your home for different purposes. Some of them may be used daily while others are used occasionally. Kitchen bar stools are a part of the furniture that is used on a daily basis. In some cases they have become a mainstay of the home.

Bar stools are available in a large variety in terms of color,Guest Posting fabric and designs. The stores are full of numerous kinds of stools that may be casual, fun loving as well as formal. Before choosing a bar stool ensure that the design fits in with the overall design of your kitchen.

Mostly kitchen stools come in four different heights: 24 inches, 26 inches, 30 inches and 34 inches. There are 18 inch stools, but these are uncommon and are made to meet the requirement of short counters. The 24 and 26-inch stools are the most common sized stools for a standard kitchen counter. They come in all price brackets from moderate to expensive, with the swivel kitchen stools costing rather more.

If you are looking for a traditional style kitchen stools, go for something made of oak, pine, or other wood. The handcrafted designs on the legs and back can add an extra charm to the decoration of your kitchen or dining room. More information on traditional bar stools can be found at

Remember, kitchen stools may be used for several purposes, so you have to select the material that can withstand rough use, especially if you have a young family. Avoid stools that are made of soft wood and rather go for metal ones like chrome, aluminum, wrought iron, stainless steel or at least hard wood. Take note of the height of your counter tops and measure the seats height to the counter tops. Make sure that they are comfortable to sit in. Remember, your child will use the stools as well as you.

Think of other functions that the kitchen bar stools can be used for. They can be easily be placed on the balcony, in gaming rooms or even gardens and used accordingly. Kitchen stools are no longer treated as kitchen or dining room accessories, but have become a product of overall utility of a modern home.

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