How To Add More Storage To Your Dallas Dining Room By Using a Sideboard or Hutch

When the time comes to choose dining room furniture, it is important to make sure it is functional and meets your household needs. Whether your dining space needs additional storage space or more room for serving, we got you covered! The flow of a dining room is made up by multiple furniture pieces. Most importantly a dining table and chairs however having a sideboard or hutch can be equally important to compliment the space! When purchasing dining room furniture, from Unruh Furniture, you will have the option of choosing heirloom quality pieces that will fit your home and style perfectly.

modern dining room sets

Check out this Patterson Sideboard built out of White Oak and stained Classic Grey.

Handcrafted Just For You

Every dining room is sized differently and sometimes it's hard to find pieces that are at the correct scale and size. All of our dining tables, dining chairs, sideboards and hutches are built to the very inch needed. Then constructed out of solid hardwood through and through, and finished by hand to your desired color. Watch our Quality Custom Furniture video to learn more about how we make customizing furniture easy!

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Going for a more transitional style? Try our Belmont Sideboard to get the look!


Sideboards are often wooden floor - length cabinets that can be used in different areas of the home like living rooms, hallways, offices and dining rooms. The term buffet and credenza can be used in hand with sideboard as they provide the same need - to store household items. However, when using a buffet in a dining setting it can be a great place to store extra serving ware and dining linens. Keep in mind that sideboards can be more than just a storage piece, they can also be used for additional serving space food and drinks during dinner parties or special occasions.

When customizing a sideboard, buffet, or credenza with Unruh, remember that the length, width, and height can all be built accordingly to your specifications. It is important that all of the furniture pieces work together and are to scale so the space will feel balanced. If you are not sure what size your space needs, let one of our knowledgeable staff members help you design the perfect sized piece for your unique space!

wooden sideboard

This is our Patan Sideboard built in Alder wood and painted americano black.


Check out the Belmont Hutch in natural White Oak with a clear coat stain.


Hutches have been around for many, many years are still very much in style. A Hutch is typically a taller large cabinet with open or concealed storage. Most times will have a sideboard like base with cabinets or shelving on the upper portion and will take up more space than sideboards. Adding a dining room hutched can be a great furniture piece for displaying items such as glassware or china. Hutches and sideboard are often used in similar ways for serving and storage.

At Unruh, we beleive that each space is as unique as each one of our customers and think every space should have a personal touch to it. Let us come to you for an in home consultation! We have professional and eperienced decorators on staff to walk you through all the options avaliable. We will bring our full collection of samples to your home to make it easier to decided on a wood species and finish. We charge a simple $99 Flate Rate. We will credit the entire amount towards your order if you decide to book with use; making the experience completely free if you decide to order!

kitchen hutch mission style furniture

This Abbey Cabinet is perfect for a casual dining space, the one picture above was created in Hickory and stained Deep Mocha.

Built To Last

When buying locally at Unruh Furniture you get more bang for your buck. We promise our quality is exceptional and that each piece will be built to last a lifetime. We guarantee this by providing a lifetime warranty on every piece - not matter what happens or whose fault it is. We want each piece to be treasured for years and years to come without being worried about it being damaged. If you are in need of a repair, please give us a call. We will work with you on coordinating a time for you to drop off the piece or a time when we can pick it up from your location. Keep in mind, it will take around 2 -3 weeks for the piece to be as good as new!

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This is the Juniper Hutch built out of Alder wood and painted Americano White.

How To Get Started

Here at Unruh Furniture, we are in the business of helping everyday people create a home that uniquely reflects them. To start customizing a buffet or hutch for your home, schedule an appointment to visit our Dallas or Kansas City showroom to get started!

By Kaitlin Kusch

Kaitlin is a Kansas City native with a passion for design and a love for people. She has an uncanny ability to know the best furniture solution for a unique space. And did we mention she loves animals too?

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