Your dining table is one of the most essential pieces in your home. They come in different shapes and sizes and the options are endless. Yes, choosing a dining table can be a little bit overwhelming. After all, it is the setting where the family gathers and dines together for mealtimes. Why the big deal right?
What type of dining room chair is right for you and your home? The most important thing to keep in mind is that your prospective table fits the room and accommodates enough seating. Other than that, there are still some things to consider before choosing the perfect table for your dining room:
Is your probable table for multi-purpose? Yes, your dining table has purposes other than just a gathering site for supper. The dining table could be the place where your children will do their homework, a get-together place for festivities, a common room for guests, the preferred table for holding meetings, and the list goes on.
The size of your dining room is also something to consider. The wall-to-table clearance plays a big role here. Measure the space around the room. Leave a 42-45-inch space between the table and wall to allow diners sit down and get up easily from their seats. The space the dining table will consume shall allow enough room for people to walk around it without having to squeeze in.
If your room is small and rectangular, a round table should do the trick. It occupies little space and offers flexibility for people to roam around the table freely. If the room is quite large, any table of any shape will do. If, however, the room is long and narrow, rectangular tables works best to leave more room for traffic.
The size of the table of choice. Dining tables come in shapes of circular and rectangular—the classics. They bring abundant flexibility and offer plenty of room for guests to pull back their chairs and wander around freely. A small round table works well with small rooms. Spacious rooms can accommodate any type and shape of dining tables.