What is the Best Round Dining Table for Your Family?

A round dining table set is a classic home decor element. For many centuries, the round table has been used for meetings, enjoying meals around, and gathering with loved ones. Round tables have an amazing design as there is no “head” of the table. This removes the feeling of hierarchy for those sitting at the table. Not to mention, the shape of them allows for plenty of space for large families or for hosting. With that being said, round dining tables are great to use in your home. If you are looking to buy a new table, continue reading to see how to choose the best one for you.

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How to Find the Best Round Dining Table for Your Family

Before purchasing a round table, you likely want to make sure it is the best fit for your family. There are so many different dining tables out there, and it can be overwhelming deciding on just one. So, use the tips below so you can make the best buying decision possible.

Purchase One with the Perfect Diameter

Being able to customize the diameter of a round table is very important. This is because the diameter determines the number of people who can sit at your table. It also determines how much space it takes up in your dining room. If you have a specific number of people you would like to be able to seat, it can be challenging to find the perfect round kitchen table. So, if you purchase a round table from a mass-produced furniture store, be sure it has the right diameter for your family.

As a rule of thumb, a round table that is 46 to 66 inches in diameter can fit six to seven people. To sit over eight people, your table should be over 70 inches in diameter. It may be easiest to invest in a table from a furniture company that allows you to customize your furniture pieces, such as Unruh Furniture. This will help you get a piece that is perfect for your family and space.

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Choose a Table That Matches Your Other Furniture

Another important factor in choosing a round dining table is to make sure it matches your other furniture pieces. If you already have dining chairs you would like to use, be sure the table will look amazing with them. Whether it be the same stain for a wood dining table or a similar style overall, be sure they look great together. A great material for dining tables is wood, as you can choose a stain that matches the undertones in your other furniture pieces or color palette. With that being said, if you are unsure what will match your current furniture, consider purchasing a table made of mostly hardwood. Wood is very versatile and matches most styles, which is fantastic for those who are unsure about matching pieces.

Be Sure It is Durable

Dining tables go through a lot of wear and tear throughout the years. They are the home for doing schoolwork, catching up with friends, and holiday dinner parties. So, make sure the table you choose to purchase will hold up against the test of time. A great thing to do when shopping for tables is ensuring the company has a quality-assurance process where they inspect their pieces. This can be hard to come by as furniture is oftentimes mass-produced. However, furniture companies with great quality standards and lifetime warranties still exist.

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Choose One You Can See Yourself Around

We believe that the dining room table should be home to hundreds of family memories. It should be the place you look forward to gathering around with those you love most. If you agree with this belief, then be sure you can see yourself gathering around the table you want to purchase. Try to picture yourself laughing with family members around the table and enjoying great meals. If you can’t do it, then don’t buy it. Your dining area is important, so be sure you adore the table before you purchase it, and don’t settle for less.

Purchase Your Round Dining Table From Unruh Furniture

At Unruh Furniture, we ensure every piece of furniture we build is perfect for our customers. The satisfaction of our customers is the most important thing to us, which is why we are proud to display real reviews on our website. We specialize in building custom dining room table sets and each piece is built to order. If you are on the hunt for a brand new round table, consider purchasing one from us!

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