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How to Choose the Perfect Size Dining Set | Dining Dimensions

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Choose the right size of your dining chairs


Choosing the correct size of chairs have two point: weight and height. The height of the chair will directly affect the comfort of dining action and the sitting position as well. Such small details are often the main reason caused your backache and shoulder and neck stiffness.


  1. Chair’s height

No doubt your chairs should be low enough to slide under the dining table. That will help to organize your space layout and make the space looks bigger. Normally the average height of table will be between 28-31 inches, to match the table, dining chair would be around 17-20 inches.


Average height of table will be around 30 inches


If you go to physical store to try out the dining set height. Don't just measure from table's top to the seat. measure from the bottom of the tabletop to the top edge of the chair seat.
Tips: The tabletop and the chairs seat should be 8-14 inches between.



  1. Chair’s width

Different dining style would design different width of chairs to present the shape of chairs. Generally, width of dining chair would be between 16 and 20 inches. To avoid people seating to close will bump the elbows during the meal. The average diner finds a distance of 10 to 12 inches the most comfortable


Knowing the way how to choose the dining size also let you have more flexibility to choose what you like and not necessarily follow the original combination.


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