3 Main Things To Consider Before Getting Stools

Having some bar stools can add elegance to your home. They add a look that can also be casual at the same time. Of course they also provide a convenient place to sit, at least for a short period of time.

It is not necessary to drink alcohol to have a bar-type area and they are no longer just associated with that or soda fountains. Many newer homes now have places in them with counter space that are great for stools. Outside areas around homes, such as patios, are now sometimes designed with stools in mind.

So now maybe more than ever before, home owners are considering stools as an option. Let’s take a look at three main things to keep in mind :

1. Is there an area at bar level where you want to use the stools?

There are different height ones available for purchase, but you still want to measure to make sure they will be convenient for you. If all you have is shorter tables in your home, then you might want to reconsider.

This may seem like common sense, but sometimes people are just drawn to the visual appeal of bar stools and forget about details such as this.

2. How often are children around?

Stools can pose a safety issue for kids. If children are going to be present, it might be best not to have any around them. This will of course depend on things like the ages and behavior of the particular kids.

One possibility is to have stools that are only used for special parties and other occasions, and at other times remain locked away where children can’t get them.

3. Made from metal or wood?

Which of these two types should yours be primarily made out of?

This mostly comes down to personal preferences in regards to looks and quality concerns. Many prefer the classic look of wood, while others like some of the modern metal styles.

Metal ones can be everything from bright chrome to black looking. Wood stools also have variety in their colors as they can be stained or painted.

One thing to look for is how sturdy they are. Sometimes both metal and wood can give the appearance of being stronger or weaker than they really are. If possible, it can help to feel and test any out before purchasing.

Each person or family’s needs are unique, so there are always many potential things to consider before figuring out which ones to get. We’ve highlighted three important considerations to make.

Good luck in your searches!

Buying – Things to Know

We came across this great video and wanted to share. It has some good information. Cheers!

Potty Training Step Stool


One of my relatives has a son that has recently begun potty training. Well, he is my relative too of course, but I guess I worded it that way because the point is that both he and his parents are involved in the process.

I noticed that they are using a potty training step stool and I found this interesting, being that I have a website here about this particular furniture item. Read the rest of this entry »

Choosing the Right Metal Swivel Bar Stool

Metal swivel bar stools come in all kinds of different shapes, sizes, colors, designs, and materials. There are seemingly a limitless amount of options when it comes to choosing the best bar stool for you and your home – you’re given the ability to find the perfect bar stool that fits all your comfort and style needs. Read the rest of this entry »

Orange Bar Stools Leather

When many individuals think of stools and other furniture, they think of basic, relatively normal looking items. There is no need to be limited to the mundane when there is such a wide variety of stuff out there. One example is using color choices that might not be thought of as normal.

Orange bar stools made of leather are a great example. A friend I have recently purchased some of these, and let me tell you they look spectacular and modern at the same time. Read the rest of this entry »

Halloween Furniture Covers

It’s almost that time of year. I’m talking about when the goblins and monsters come out, haha. Yes, Halloween is an amazing holiday and seems to get bigger each year.

People keep going all out for it more and more. Decorations get hung up, placed on lawns and on walls, and all over.

A new trend that is sure to continue, has to do with people who buy Halloween furniture covers online and elsewhere. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Recover Bar Stools

Hello once again folks.  Here at the 36 bar stools blog we are trying to inform and pass along a variety of information.  That’s why when we came across the following video, we knew we had to share it with everyone.

The clip has to do with how to recover bar stools or kitchen stools.  Bar stool recovery isn’t something that everyone would know how to go about doing.  The video does a nice job in explaining quite a bit about it.

Read the rest of this entry »