The stools are a type of seat ideal for kitchens with island or bar. Each time they are more in trend and for that reason today we give you 4 tips to choose stools for your house and not to fail.

Usually, stools are associated with bars. This type of establishment was one of the first that began to include this furniture. Today there are many types of stools; however, years ago we could only see them without backrest and without armrests. For many it was more like an uncomfortable chair.

Basic issues

Before starting with the 4 tips for choosing stools for your house, we will address some basic questions. As we have mentioned, stools are a type of chair or seat that, normally, do not have armrests or backrest. It is also narrow and high with which it is ideal for places with little space.

One of the advantages and particularities of the stools is that they fit perfectly under the bar , with which we save space and prevent them from getting in the way .Of course, over the years we find more stylized stools, modern and functional. This can, and should, be visible as they add aesthetic value to the room.

On the other hand, stools are a type of chair used, as we have said before, in bars, but also in houses whose kitchens have an L or U shape and in which, in addition, there is an island or bar. Surely you have also seen stools in craft workshops, art studios or clothing workshops.

With all this, what we want to say is that the stool is a functional and valid piece for any space. This is the reason why it has been evolving, to cover even more areas. For example, it is also common to see stools in living rooms, dressing rooms or toilets.

4 basic tips to choose the perfect stool

The advice when choosing stools are logical, but it never hurts to remember them and keep them in mind so as not to "screw up".

1. What do I need the stool for?

The first advice is to think about the function that you will give the stool. Depending on what you want it for, you must choose one type or another.

For example, if you want it as an extra chair for when they go to your house, the ideal thing is to choose folding stools. If you want it as a fixed chair in the bar or island of your kitchen and you plan to have breakfast, lunch and dinner there, it is advisable that the stool has, at least, support to make it more

Another example is that if you want it for your workshop the best thing is a rotary stool and that you can modulate its height. In this way you will work more comfortably and you can adapt it to each of your tasks.

2. Where will I put it?

Having clear where you are going to place it is essential when choosing the stool since the size and height will influence the decision. It is necessary to take into account the size of the bar or island where you are going to put it, in the case that it is in the kitchen so you know how many stools you can fit.

On the other hand, the height of the bar or island is fundamental. If you fail to take the measurements, choosing the ideal stool could be a failure. The idea is that all the diners are comfortable. Hence also the importance of choosing, as far as possible, stools with adjustable height.

This option of stools is great for houses with children and also so that the guests , depending on their height, can regulate them.

3. The decoration style

On numerous occasions we have emphasized the importance of harmony in a room. For there to be harmony the elements must fit together with each other without this meaning that they have to be the same.
For example, if the decoration of your kitchen is modern, the modern Kitchen Bar Stools that would best fit the set would be of minimalist style, with simple and straight lines. If, on the other hand, your kitchen is industrial or rustic, choose stools made of wood or steel.

4. Types of material

The stools, being such a versatile and functional element can be found in various materials. The choice of material is determined by the place where we are going to place them.

For example, if we are going to place them in the kitchen we will have to take into account that they must be resistant to grease stains or the oscillation of temperatures (refrigerator, oven, stove, etc.) Although it seems that no, this can damage the material. If we want stools for our workshop, these should also be resilient. For example, wood or metal would be ideal.
The most common materials in stools are:

• Wood
• Lacquered
• Stainless steel
• Red PVC stools.

In conclusion, these 4 tips will help you choose perfect stools for you. As you see, it is important to take into account the factors that we have mentioned so as not to make a mistake in choosing this functional and decorative element.

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4. Types of material

The stools, being such a versatile and functional element can be found in various materials. The choice of material is determined by the place where we are going to place them.