When preparing your home for selling (or also for living) make sure that realtors and potential buyers can easily move through your dining room. If you are looking to buy a new dining table, you could look into company like furniture in fashion, to help you find the best tables for your home.
But what is the right size of table for your dining room?
- allow at least 3 to 3 1/2 between the table and the wall or any furniture to give enough space for people to walk around easily. See drawing…
- for chairs allow 24 to 28 inches plus 4 to 6 inches between chairs
Before deciding about the size of your dining room table, take the measurements of your dining room, draw them to scale on a piece of paper and take the 3 feet measurements off the wall. For traffic areas such as door ways you want to make sure that you have enough when the chair is pulled out. You may find that these Leather Armchairs are suited well to this spacial arrangement. So, add another 1 and a half feet in these areas. Then take the measurements of the remaining inner area to see what the right size of your room is.
Additional furniture like side boards or hutches only fit comfortably if the room is large enough to place this piece with still having 3 feet between the furniture and the dining table. When staging make sure that this extra piece does not look too heavy and overpowering in the room. If it does, take it out to show buyers the spaciousness of your dining room.
How many people can a dining table seat?
For rectangle tables it depends on the width of the table whether the table is wide enough to fit a chair on the ends of the table.