Should I get counter height or bar height stools?
Counter stool height: Countertops range from 36 to 39 inches, so you’ll need a counter stool that ranges from 24 to 26 inches high. Bar stool height: Bar tops are usually around 40 to 42 inches high, so opt for a bar stool about 28 to 30 inches tall.
How tall should bar stools be for counter height?
Heights of counter stools are generally 24″-26″ inches from floor to seat. Pair with a table or counter 36″-39″ in height. Heights of bar stools are generally 28″-30″ from floor to seat. Pair with a table or counter 40″-42″ in height.
How tall is a bar counter?
A standard height for a bar counter is 42 inches. When designing a bar, it’s important to consider the space, personal preferences and even safety. In general, the standard bar height is 42 inches, but kitchen bar height does vary.
What means counter height?
Counter Height Tables & Stools
While the exact measurements vary from manufacturer to manufacturer a table with a surface height of between 34” to 39” is considered to be counter height. These tables are generally meant to correspond with the average height of a kitchen or reception counter.
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