Of all the items of furniture you need, one of the biggest investments you will make is in a dining set. A dining room chair and table set will be with you for many years to come. You will sit around it countless times, enjoying meals with family and friends.
It may be the space where your children complete their homework, the place you sit and enjoy the company of friends, or the place you retreat to when you need a flat surface to carry out anything and everything from sewing to reading, writing to chopping veg.
They are versatile, they are stylish and they are practical. But, getting the right dining set that will last for years may be tougher than you think when you see the wide range of kitchen and dining room furniture on offer.
If you don’t have a large amount of dining space, you will be looking for an affordable dining set that offers you the same level of practicality and functionality, but without the extra-large dimensions.
The great news is that there are several space-saving matching dining sets on offer. Take a look at the foldaway dining sets, perfect for when space is limited and a more compact set of dining table and chairs is preferred.
It’s important to consider the shape of the table in your kitchen or dining room set. Long, rectangular dining tables are great for larger families and dinner parties, but many people feel more connected with their family and friends around a round table.
Square tables are great for fitting into corners and oval tables offer a little more space in a smaller room.
A big consideration will be the chairs included in dining sets. There are all kinds of styles available and here are some factors you may want to consider:
There are other factors too – plastic seating, for example, is incredibly practical in a family home, as well as injecting a modern-look into a space.