In the modern domestic designs, bar counters have gained people’s favor very much. A kitchen counter enables people to have a simple meal there, or gather some friends to take a sip at night. So choosing match bar stools is essential to make your counter area comfortable and nice. The right stools can blend seamlessly with your counter or table, and your home decor styles. What’s more, these high chairs with swivel and adjustable height functions aren’t just suitable for kitchens at home. If you’re an owner of a hair salon, or a coffee shop, bar stools are necessary for your guests to rest and have their hair done or have a drink. There’re dozens of counter stools online at CrazySales. We’d like to offer you a buying guide of bar stools to narrow your selection.
How to Choose Bar Stools?
Before determining the height of stools you plan to buy, measure the height of your counter or table from the top to the downside. However, if you think measurement is too complicated, we have a wide range of bar stools with adjustable handle to lift and lower the height. Actually nearly all PU Leather-made stool chairs can be adjusted. But if you choose some wooden ones, they have no controllers for height, and you need to measure your counter and decide which height to choose.
Quantity You Need
It’s pretty easy to determine how many stools you need. The counter’s length and how many persons usually use stools. Usually there’re 26-30 inches between the centers of each bar stool, which provide people with adequate space for eating, drinking and socializing.
Types of Bar Stools
There’re various types of bar stools at CrazySales, whose material from PU leather to wood, designs from backrest to arms. Considering the decor styles and comfort you want, you can select what you need.
Wood, Metal or PU Leather?
Wood and metal stools are better suitable for outdoor use, such as balconies, gardens and yards. They’re easily cleaned unlike those PU Leather furniture. Especially when you have BBQ with family and friends, a stool chair without cushion-like stuff can avoid the oil stains. Moreover, crafted and finished wood can blend with the natural scenes well. If you want a combination of wood bases and fabric cushions, there’s a wide range of Wood Fabric Bar Stools with different designs on sale, perfectly matched with your natural home decor style.
Metal bar stools also come in a wide variety of models. The home owners who choose metal ones may want an industry style or a modern looking. Besides the decor use, metal stools are mostly durable and solid enough. Like our chic metal stool, a Set of 4 High-Tolix Replica Bar Chairs-Black, feature sleek basic design suitable for any interior home styles. With 96cm height and rubber-coated legs, you can rest assured on it. The rubber protection can help your floor get rid of being scratched.
More people prefer more comfortable designs and hope for well-cushioned seats for relaxing. PU Leather stools can be a good choice. The upholstery isn’t as hard as wood and metal, so perching on them for a long period won’t get you tired. Besides, all of our PU Leather bar stools are equipped with height controllers and footrests. You can rest your feet and adjusting the height to your counter or table, or any height you feel comfortable with. Besides, it has swiveling function as well, very convenient for you to stay on the stool and fetch anything nearby, especially when you make some simple food but you feel tired to stand for a long time.
With or Without Arm and Backrest?
For more comfort, many bar stools feature arms and backrests. These type of stool chairs are perfect for residential use, because what a home needs is comfort and relax. However, if you plan to own a pub with Old European styles, you should choose those armless and without backrests. And for the fast food stores, it’s similar that there’s no need buying the comfortable stools for people to sit, since you need them to eat fast and leave so that next group of people can come and have their meals.
For those who desire more comfort, we have many stools with various backrest designs. Our Black/White Salon Stools with Backrest, feature backrest perfect for human body curved design. Under the round foot rest base, it’s also equipped with 360 degree wheels for extensive maneuverability. But if you want a firmly-standing stool, our Set of 2 PU Leather Kitchen Bar Stool – Black also have perfect human body curved designs on backrest and the seating panel. Adjustable height, footrest, and backrest, combine into a super comfortable stool standing firmly.
Whether to create a modern, Old European or industry-looking atmosphere, or just add an item at home, bar stools are perfect items for resting and decorating indoors and outdoors. No one can deny that bar stools are great replacement with chairs in kitchens, bars, and restaurants. This buying guide can lead you to the one stool you’re always looking for.