When shopping for dining tables, a lot of things need to be kept in mind. This includes the budget, style, shape, measurement, dining space and the number of years you would love to use it. These are some of the core factors to be considered along with the latest trends when it comes to dining in style.
A good stone dining table that is well maintained and cared for would last for about 10 years. Choosing funky and weird-looking dining tables will make you realize one day that it was a bad choice. Instead, decide on a simple, strong and sturdy stone dining table.
It’s not just the shape that matters but also the timeless style, stability, built and height of the table. Get an idea of how it feels to sit at a stone dining table with family and friends. Check out whether it is comfortable for use over the years and if there are any signs of wear and scratches. Those tables which already have scratches and damage on them will not endure through the usage over the years. Apart from the basics, here are some additional pointers to check out before investing in it.
- Measure the space of your dining area:
The first and foremost point is that it needs to fit within the dining space. Especially dining tables that are large, of different shapes and sizes can deceive you in making the choice without the proper measurements. It also requires sufficient space to move around. There need to be at least 3 feet of breathing space that enables ease of use and comfort. Begin by measuring the length and breadth of the space with that of the dining table. Also, check out the height and whether it is suitable and conducive to the rest of the space. Stone dining tables are generally heavy pieces of furniture. It can make a room appear larger. Dark and bulky stone dining tables can change the focus and influence the feeling of the room.
- Give some thought to your needs:
Dining tables that do not serve one’s needs, will not satisfy the user. The most common dining tables available in the market include square, rectangle, and oval-shaped stone ones. These days, dining tables come in a wide range of shapes, styles, sizes, finishing touches and additional options. Oval stone dining tables enable more space to move around and comfort with its wide surface area. Oval stone dining tables are also the perfect option for parties, large family dinners, and bigger gatherings and get together. It can squeeze in a lot of people without loss of space.
- Table supports:
Table supports enable the surface of stone tables to stand strong and sturdy. It reduces the risk of it toppling over. When choosing stone dining tables, it is best to choose the base or supports made of stone as well. This enables uniformity and an equal balance of weight at the table.