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How to Choose Your Dining Room Table Set?


Are you planning to shop a new dining room table set to enhance the furniture decoration for your house? Dining table is an important furniture set to get comfort while dining with family and friends. Here are the few  things you should look at when choosing your next dining room table:

Shape & Size:

The dining table you choose should be proportional to the room you are putting it in. If you have a large dining room, you can’t put a small size table in that space. The dining table set will look too small. Likewise, if you have a small dining room you don’t want to crowd it with a large dining room set.
Luckily, with new trend of table design, you can select table with 18in butterfly extension leaf that can be extended to make it much larger which can accommodate 8 diners for special  occasions or folded and stored under table top to make table smaller for daily use.
At dinettestyles.net we carry variety of dining room table sizes & styles from rectangular to square and oval, large and small. The most popular table sizes are rectangular 42 in x 78 in with 18 in leaf, or square one like 54 in x 54 in also having butterfly foldable leaf.
Very standard dinette kitchen table size that can fit to almost kitchen room is 40”x60” with 18 in leaf and single pedestal. This table dimension can be changed from 42” round to 42” x 60” oval which accommodates 6 dining chairs comfortably.

If you have a family whose meals are as much about conversation as they are eating, you may want to choose a round dining table. Round dining tables are better for creating a social atmosphere. If the number of people at your dining table fluctuates, you may want to get a smaller round table that has leaf inserts so you can make it larger when more people are coming over.


How many people are you going have at a majority of your meals? If your family has regular gatherings, also remember to count the people that will be coming to your home for those meals. Make sure you get a dining room table with enough chairs to hold all the people who will need to be seated for a meal.

Designs & Finish:

If you already have a decor theme in your home, your dining room set finish needs to match with current theme. Some people like table set finish to be blend other furniture in the house, but others prefer the contrast look. You should keep referring to a picture of the room as you are looking for a table and deciding whether or not each table will go with the style that is already in place. Your other option is to redecorate the whole room, and let the dining room table be -the piece of furniture that dictates the new decor.

Counter Height Styles:

Other option that you can think of when plan to buy is counter height dining set, a new trend that is getting more popular few years back . The table height is 36” instead of traditional 30” that is desirable for youth where they can gather to chat or having fun with poker.


You want a dining room table that's going to last. Good dining room tables can take a lot of use and abuse. You should buy the best quality dining room table that  you can afford, so you can enjoy it for long time.