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Dining Tables at FurnishMyHome.ca
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What should I look for in a dining table?
Assess the Space – Your first step in the quest for the perfect dining table, is to consider the room it will go in. Is this for a formal dining room you use for hosting dinner parties and during the holidays, or will this be in your everyday setting for homework, crafts, and most meals? For an everyday-use kind of table, one that is low maintenance but high style may be your best bet. Make sure that whatever you decide on, you’re leaving enough room surrounding the table to comfortably walk around and get in and out of the seats.
Materially Speaking – When selecting which material is best for you, how and when it is used is key, yet again. Wood tables offer the warmth and comfort for daily use and won’t show regular wear and fingerprints easily. Similarly, concrete, bamboo and marble are hardy without skimping on style. If you’re okay with something a bit higher maintenance that will be used less often, sleek modern materials such as glass and MDF may be for you.
Select Your Style – This may be the hardest part, once you know the size and material you’re looking for. From traditional and modern to a conversation starter—your dining room table can do as much or as little as you want it to. Keep it classic with an all-wood option or get loud and choose something that will set the bar for style in your dining room. Paired with the perfect chairs, your dining table should be a reflection of your lifestyle at its best.
What shape dining table should I buy?
The two main factors that should determine the shape of your dining room table should be the shape and size of your dining room or dining area and the number of people you usually seat around your dining table. You will find that certain shapes lend themselves better to certain conditions. When you match the two, you create a flow that makes your space look and function better.
Rectangular Dining Tables – A rectangular dining table shape is perhaps the most common, and there is a pretty good reason for it. Most dining rooms are also rectangular. A rectangular dining table is also a good shape to seat more than four people, especially if it comes with an extra leaf for extending the length, should you need to seat additional guests.
Square Dining Tables – Square shaped rooms look best with a square dining table. Square dining tables are also a good solution if you do not have a large group to seat most of the time. A square table that can be expanded with leaves is good for those times you will need to seat more guests. Two square tables can even be grouped together to create a larger rectangular seating arrangement for special occasions.
Round Dining Tables – The square table is not the only solution for a smaller or square-shaped room. A round dining table is another possibility, and it is one of the best shapes for small gatherings since everyone can see everyone else, conversations are easier to carry on, and the setting feels cozier and more intimate. If you do prefer a round table over a rectangular one and you think you may need to seat a larger number of people from time to time, consider getting a round table with an extension leaf. That way, you can use your round table most of the time but extend it when you have company over.
Oval Dining Table – An oval dining table is very similar to a rectangular one in almost all its attributes. Visually, it seems to occupy less space than a rectangle because of the rounded corners, but this also means that it has less surface area. You might want to consider an oval table if you have a narrower or smaller room and might occasionally need to seat more people.
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