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Signs You Need New Dining Room Furniture

by Paige Pesko

When was the last time your family sat at the dining room table? If you and your loved ones are avoiding the family table, it might be time to spruce it up. One of the main signs you need new dining room furniture is that no one is using your current set. Once you find a set of table and chairs that your friends and family love, they’ll want to spend all their time in the most social part of the house. Keep reading to find out if you need a new dining room set.

Add More Seating

If your family has grown, you will need a dining room table with seating to accommodate them. If you have guests who visit regularly, you may need to get a table that expands. Tables with leaves are great during the holidays when you invite parents or kids over who may bring a friend or partner. Further, if you have aging parents living in your home, family dinners can be shared around a table that has seating designed to accommodate everyone.

Avoid Furniture Repairs

Are you sticking sugar packets under the wobbly leg of the table or avoiding one of your chairs because the wicker seating is busted? If any portion of your dining room furniture is torn, dirty, or chipped, take it as a sign to replace at least a portion of your set. You can avoid constantly repairing your furniture if you replace it.

Pro Tip: Mixing and matching chairs can spruce up your space and give your dining room a unique aesthetic.

Make Your Dining Room Comfortable

Whether or not your chairs are creaky, they might be uncomfortable. Entice your family back to the dinner table with comfortable furniture they will want to use. Bench seats, wide chairs, and banquette seating with cushions are much more comfortable than traditional wood dining room chairs.

Remodel Your Dining Room

When your dining room furniture no longer fits in with the aesthetic of the rest of your home, you may feel tempted to replace it. Modern dining sets come in a range of different styles and materials. You can choose barstool-height or standard seats or all-wood or cushioned chairs, and you can coordinate or mix up styles. Put together your own dining room furniture set or pick out a curated design.

Pro Tip: You can donate slightly used furniture that is still in good shape, or you can find ways to sell.

Once you start to notice the signs you need new dining room furniture, you’ll want to replace your old table and chairs right away. Shop the Great American Home Store for dining room sets, dining cabinets, and individual tables and chairs. Our stores have been voted the best furniture stores in Memphis, TN. Stop in or shop our online store today.