Bar stools offer many advantages to the décor in your home. From adding additional seating in the kitchen to the living room, bar stools are an inexpensive seating option that agrees with many style of home décor. Traditionally, bar stools were created in one dated simple style. Today, bar stools are available in an assortment of styles and height. Bar stools can serve as versatile seating option for just about any room of the home.
Those that entertain will find that bar stools are a great seating option when having drinks, watching movies or simply enjoying leisurely conversation. If your home is decorated in contemporary décor, a leather bar stool is a great seating option. Leather bar stools are stylish and functional which are both great features when selecting contemporary or modern furniture for your home. If leather seats are too modern for your tastes, consider a padded bar stool or a bar stool that is designed to coordinate with the chairs included in your kitchen or dining room table. Upholstered barstools can be covered with hardwearing fabric in your choice of colors and patterns, to compliment your existing décor and other furniture. Vinyl and leather bar stools are other popular options to consider.
Alternatively, you may prefer to buy stools with detachable cushions that tie-on to the seatbacks. This gives you the advantage of being able to change the covers for cleaning or if you fancy a change of look, and can be useful if your stools get lots of use.
When deciding which bar stools to buy, remember to take accurate measurements of the space available, to ensure a comfortable fit. Bar stools should be just the right height, so they are comfortable to sit in, with adequate legroom, but close enough to the counter top for convenience. As a rough guide, aim for a gap of around 9 or 10 inches between the seat and the counter. Think about the positioning of your bar stools and leave enough space between each one for people to be able to move freely. Commercial style swivel bar stools can work well in home settings too, and are great for saving space.
If you are looking for barstools, there are several online retailers, discount stores and department stores that offer a large selection og stylish bar stools for a large range of prices. When shopping, it will be alot easier if you have an idea of the overall style or size barstool you desire.