Kitchen stools are not just for bars. They provide extra seating to growing family members as well as effectively create a wonderful pub feel.
There are several types and designs of kitchen stools. They are also made from an assortment of materials including wood, steel, cast iron and bamboo. Choosing a particular kitchen bar stool needs a lot of consideration, here are some of them:
- Height – The stool should be just the right height for people to eat at, otherwise the stool would be uncomfortable and useless. If most of your family members are tall, choose taller types of kitchen stools. But to be able to accommodate all guests no matter what their heights are, opt for an adjustable kitchen stool.
- Style – Select a kitchen bar stool that would look great with your current kitchen theme. You don’t want it to look terribly out of place.
- Quantity – Determine the number of kitchen stools you need to purchase. You don’t want to overbuy or else it would crowd your entire kitchen. It is best to buy a piece for each member of your family; you don’t want anyone left out. It is also encouraged to buy at an extra piece or two in case guests arrive.
- Maintenance – Avoid buying high maintenance kitchen stools like those with suede, velvet and other plush and expensive cloths. Stick to those stools that are easily wiped clean. Remember that the kitchen is where meals are eaten. Accidents like spills and drips often happens, you don’t want to end up with a huge irremovable stain on your expensive kitchen stool.
If you are confused as to what style and type of kitchen bar stool would look great in your kitchen, it is best to view all your possible options first. Browse the internet or visit furniture stores.