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How to choose the right bar stool height – corliving blog

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There is no worse feeling than buying beautiful barstools, only find out that they don’t fit your counter or bar. This guide will show you how to choose the right bar stool height for your countertop or bar.

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  • Bar stools typically come in three different heights:
  • Table height
  • Counter height
  • Bar height The height of bar stools areВ usually measured from the floor to the top of the seat.В Always double check if the measurements you see on the product page indicate this. All of our bar stools are measured this way.

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    Table Height Bar Stool

    These bar stools fit most standard dining tables, making them a good alternative to dining chairs.

    Table height bar stools range fromВ 16 to 23 inches in height. This makes them ideal for standing dining tables that are 28 to 30 inches high,

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    Counter Height Bar Stool

    These bar stools are ideal forВ the standard kitchen island or counter.

    Counter height bar stools range from 24 to 27 inches, which make them ideal for kitchen island and counters that are 35 to 39 inches high.

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    Bar Height Stool

    These bar stoolsВ are generally reserved for actual kitchen bars.

    Bar height stools sit higher up at 28 to 33 inches. These are ideal for kitchen bars that are 41 to 43 inches height.

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  • Shop our collection of bar stools.
  • Also Consider…
  • To ensure comfort, always make sure you have between 9-12 inches from the bar seat to the bottom of your bar or countertop surface. This will allow you to easily get in and out of your seat comfortable, as well as tuck them into the counter when they’re not in use.

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