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Dining Room Furniture Buying Guide

07 February 2022
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Dining room furniture is an important investment, and thus you should never take it lightly. You need to ensure that you can find the right furniture to suit your needs and requirements.

Dining Room Furniture Buying Guide

Dining room furniture is an important investment, and thus you should never take it lightly. You need to ensure that you can find the right suite of dining room furniture to suit your needs and requirements. Finding the right balance of dining room furniture can be a daunting task, where to start first, choices between, dining buffets, dining tables, bar stools, chairs? Thankfully, we have prepared this guide to help you with the right approach and ideas, to help you with your decision making.


Types of dining room furniture

A good place to start is know your dinning furniture options:

  • Dining tables
  • Armchairs or side chairs
  • Console tables
  • Bar and counter stools
  • Sideboards
  • Dining buffets

Before you hit the furniture and homewares stores, it is a good idea to make a list of exactly what you need before you delve into styles and options.


What type of furniture will fit my space?

It’s a good idea to start with the larger furniture items first, and then assessing your smaller furniture requirements to work around the larger pieces. It takes a bit of a trial and error to assess and configure your options to what works for your space, but in the end, this is always the best approach...


What style of furniture to buy?

Overall style will be the most difficult decision in your purchase decision making. From traditional to vintage, neo-classical, art deco, modern, post-modern and so on, there’s no shortage of options. At WFC we always have a variety of styles on offer from traditional to vintage, neo-classical, art deco, modern, post-modern across all product ranges from dining tables, dining buffets, chairs, and bar stools. It is always recommended you chose a furniture store that always showcases various styles, for you to compare styles side by side. Do I have a color theme in the house?


If you have a certain color theme in your home, a good place to start is to stick to that color for all your dining room furniture. It’s an easy way for you to maintain the right interior design consistency and makes the decision of selecting dining tables or any dining room furniture a lot easier.


Choosing the right material

One of the main options for dining chairs, tables or dining buffets in general is wood top tables. It’s classic, durable and easy to repair too. Stone and glass are also ideal for tabletops because of its durability and easier to prevent staining. Metal can play a contrasting effect against these materials, especially for chairs and table legs, which is something to keep in mind.


Will that fit through my front door?

You need to ensure that you perform all necessary measurements of access points to your home before making any purchases of furniture. This is where you may need to consider flat-pack furniture if access is limited.


Furniture care

Always follow the manufacturers cleaning and care guide, usually provided upon purchase of any piece of furniture, either within the instructions or by sales staff. You always want to ensure that you are following the proper cleaning instructions and use of cleaning dining table, and dining chairs are considered to makeup the heart of the home and are considered key investment pieces, it will pay off in the long run if you take proper care of them.

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