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Buying a dining room table should be an exciting affair for any household. They are an important centre-piece of the home, and as such, should fit in seamlessly with the style and design of the room around it. There is a lot to be considered when picking the right dining room table for your home, which can make picking out the right piece of handcrafted furniture a little more complicated than you would have imagined. To help you make the right choice the next time you go shopping for a table, here are some considerations to make first, that will help you make the perfect choice depending on your needs.

Get Your Measurements Right

While it might be tempting to source the biggest, most lavish dining room table you can find, this might be a wholly impractical approach to furnishing the room. There are some considerations of space to be made, and you need to be sure that you have enough. Before setting off to shop for a table, measure the room carefully, getting all of the dimensions down. When doing this, take into account any other furniture in the room and be sure that there will be enough space around the table once it has been positioned. This will allow people to move freely around the room and will also contribute to a spacious feel, so make sure that you do this part carefully.

The Shape of the Room

The shape of your dining room will have a lot to do with what type of table will best fit into it. Pairing up the wrong table with your dining room will make it look a little out of place, and completely take away from its style. If, for instance, you have a square room, a circular dining table at the centre of the room will work out nicely, however a circular table in a rectangular room will look odd.

How Will You Use It?

The way that you intend on using your dining room table will have a lot to do with the type that you get. Consider carefully then, your capacity for guests. If you have a large family or frequently entertain guests, it is a good idea to opt for a larger table. If, however, you won’t be seating too many people at any given time, a larger table may be a tad impractical.

Pick the Right Material and Style

Your dining room table needs to compliment the already existing style of your home. Pick a material that doesn’t match the rest of your décor, and your table will end up looking like a sore thumb, clashing with its surroundings. So, when picking a table, understand that you have a choice between various materials, all of which will add a certain aesthetic value to your home.

Contact Meyer & Ferreira

To find out more about our extensive stock of high-quality handmade furniture, contact one of our representatives from Meyer and Ferreira today, or visit our website for further details on our offers.