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What is Counter Height?

Counter Stools

Counter Stools

Many people ask me the difference between counter height and bar height. It is a pretty simple answer. A standard bar is 42 inches while a standard counter is 36 inches. Now, life would be very simple if all builders followed those simple specs. If your builder decided to pursue his own vision, we have you covered. Our floor mounted bar stools can be made in any height up to 30 inches. This allows us to make a 26 inch stool if your builder built your bar 4 inches short. A floor mounted counter stool is probably the best solution for bars of unusual height or any location where fixed seating adds to the style and decor of your establishment. Our counter stools are built just like they were in the old days using cast iron and steel. Our stools are the ones you typically buy with the restaurant because they have been there for so long. If you are looking for new stools, please contact us at 800-929-5792.

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Bar Stool Covers

Bar Stool Seat Covers

Bar Stool Covers

BarStoolsandChairs.com sells a wide assortment of commercial bar furniture including bar stools, counter stools, bar tables, restaurant chairs, and booths and bar stool covers.  If you are looking to upgrade the furniture in your current tavern or if you are opening a new one, you have found the right place for most of your bar furniture needs.  We have approximately 1000 items for sale on our website including our famous bar stools seat covers.  In addition to the items seen for sale on our website, we can source additional items from other manufactures of commercial bar furniture.

If you are not ready to buy new bar stools or chairs, you can also buy upholstery vinyl to reupholster you old bar stools, your old counter stools or restaurant chairs.  If reupholstery work isn’t your thing, you can also buy replacement seats and save your old frames.  We have replacement bar seats for the most common types of restaurant and bar furniture.

If you are looking to do an entire build out with all new bar stools, tables, chairs, and booths, please give us a call and we would be happy to put together a package that includes all of the furniture you need.  We can often save you money by combining freight and shipping all your bar furniture to you at one time.

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Logo Counter Stools | Floor Mounted | Logo Bar Stools

 

Soda Fountain Bar Stools

Soda Fountain Bar Stools

Why settle for the same old and boring upholstery vinyl when you can customize your counter stools with your own logo, artwork, slogan, or trademark.  Logo counter stools are the perfect way to make your counter stand out.  We can do logo soda fountain counter stools, logo counter stools, logo bar stools, and logo bar stools.  We can put a logo on pretty much any type of upholstered item but we specialize in logo bar stools and logo counter stools.  The counter stool pictured is one of our most popular  counter stools.  Imagine it with you logo or diner name permanently added to the bar stool.  Logo bar stools are durable restaurant bar stools and built to last for years.  We can even put logos on our line of retro kitchen chairs.  If a logo isn’t what you are looking for, consider using a retro upholstery vinyl pattern like Cracked Ice Vinyl.

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Counter Stools | Floor Mounted Counter Stools | Mounted Counter Stools

Soda Fountain Bar Stools

Soda Fountain Bar Stools

This website is all about counter stools. Counter stools are the type of stools you put at a counter. There really isn’t much of a difference between a bar stool and a counter stools. Bar stools get put at bars while counter stools get put at counters. I typically refer to soda fountain bar stools or floor mounted bar stools as counter stools. I am not sure if that is correct, but that is what I grew up with. I have been involved in the furniture industry for a long time. Now that I am trying to bring these products to the Internet, I am doing me best to figure out what everyone calls everything. On to the shameless plugs….. If you are looking for floor mounted bar stools, look no further than Bar Stools and Chairs. Bar Stools and Chairs sells commercial heavy duty floor mounted bar stools manufactured by Richardson Seating. Richardson Seating is one of the last great manufacturers of floor mounted bar stools that still makes its products in the USA. USA made bar stools still seem to be better than imports. I guess an American manufacturer understands American restaurant needs better than overseas. The counter stool pictured is Richardson Seating’s model 6050-301. It is by far the most popular counter stool. If you are looking for something with a back, there is a whole variety from which you can choose. In addition to my original blog Diner Chairs, I have also started two more. The first one is Metal Bar Stools and the second one is Logo Bar Stools. Please check them out.

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Soda Fountain Bar Stools | Soda Fountain Stools | Fountain Stools

Soda Fountain Bar Stools

Soda Fountain Bar Stools

When looking of high quality soda fountain bar stools, look no further than soda fountain stools manufactured by Richardson Seating.  Richardson Seating is a bar stool manufacturer located in Chicago, IL.  One of Richardson Seating’s specialties is floor mounted bar stools also known as soda fountain bar stools.  The reason they are called soda fountain bar stools is because back in the early 1900′s this type of bar stools was commonly found in ice cream parlors and drug stores at the soda fountain.  The soda fountain typically had a few mounted stools at the counter so you had somewhere to sit while you drink your custom drink.  These bar stools also were very popular with roadside diners and cafes.  They were the perfect option for quick restaurants along the highway.  

Richardson Seating’s line of soda fountain bar stools is just like the soda fountain stools of the past.  Richardson pulled out all the stops with this line.  The main structure of the fountain stool is iron.  Most companies just use steel components.  Richardson uses a combination of cast iron, steel, and cast aluminum.  Their counter stools are quite substantial.  If you are looking to purchase Richardson Seating Counter stools, look no further than Bar Stools and Chairs.  BarStoolsandchairs.com sells all of Richardson Seating’s product lines.

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Soda Fountain Stool | Soda Fountain Bar Stools

Soda Fountain Stools

Soda Fountain Stools

Remember the old soda fountain at the Drug Store from back when you were a kid?  I bet the counter stool pictured looks pretty familiar.  For almost 100 years, counters at restaurants cafes and diners have relied on mounted bar stools to comfortably seat their patrons.  Over the years, there have been many different manufactures of counter stools in the United States.  As time has time has passed, most of those great companies have gone out of business.  Lucky for us, there is still at least one American manufacturer of soda fountain bar stools that makes the stools just like they did in the old days.  Bar stool manufactuer Richadson Seating manufactures soda fountain bar stools in its Chicago based factory.  They make their counter stools used cast iron, steel, and aluminum.  Their products are quite substantial.  If you are looking to purchase soda fountain bar stools, look no further than Bar Stools and Chairs.

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Floor Mounted Bar Stools | Mounted Bar Stools | Floor Mounted Counter Stools

Floor Mounted Bar Stools

Floor Mounted Bar Stools

Floor mounted Bar Stools are the perfect seating option for those restaurants, cafes, and diners that offer counter seating.  Eating counters are a great idea for any restaurant that caters to single diners.  Single diners like to come into the restaurant, find a seat, and get served quickly.  Providing a counter for those patrons is ideal.  The best type of seating to offer those diners is a floor mounted bar stool.  Floor mounted bar stools mount permanently to the floor and essentially become part of your restaurant.  Floor mounted counter stools are easy to clean around and look great with and without customers.  If you are considering purchasing a floor mounted counter stool with a back, make sure your mounted stool comes standard with a return swivel.   Return swivel bar stools are best for counters because all the seats will face the same direction when no one is using them.  We believe the that mounted bar stools made in the USA are still the best quality counter stools visit this link.  Only American manufacturers understand the unique requirements of an American establishment and American clientele.

One of the keys to making sure you purchase a high quality mounted bar stool is finding out what the stool is made of.  Steel is great, but cast iron is even better.  High quality mounted counter stools use cast iron components in addition to steel.  If you want your stool to last, make sure the bushing and the bell are made of cast iron.  If you are considering added a foot rest to the bar stool, you want to make sure that the footrest goes completely around the base of the stool.  We reccomend Cast Iron.  One of the last great floor mounted bar stool manufacturers is a company out of Chicago, IL called Richardson Seating.  Richardson Seating sells exclusively to dealers.  If you are looking for a knowledable dealer to help you find the perfect floor mounted bar stools for your restaurant, then look no further than www.barstoolsandchairs.com

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Floor Mounted Bar Stools | Mounted Bar Stools

Mounted Bar Stools

Mounted Bar Stools

Floor Mounted Bar Stools have been a staple at cafes and roadside diners for years. There are many benefits to fixed mounted bar stools. Mounted counter stools never move. There is always room for a patron to sit down at the counter and there is always room to clean the floor around the stool. There are very few manufacturers of mounted counter stools left in the USA. We get our mounted bar stools from Richardson Seating web. Richardson Seating has the largest selection of seat options, base options, and upholstery finishes. All of their floor mounted bar stools are commercial quality bar stools and built to last for years of service at the parts counter. Richardson Seating manufactures its line of mounted counter stools using a combination of steel, cast iron, and cast aluminum. Materials make a difference when you consider the fact that you are going to permanently bolt these counter stools to your floor. Richardson Seating brand counter stools are available for sale at BarStoolsandChairs.com

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Counter Stool

I am about to go out so I will make this short.  My site is teetering between page one and page two of google for the term counter stools.  I am going to change some text and maybe move around my title keywords to see if I can rank for counter stools easier.  Counter stools is the third most popular term that is really relevant to my website.

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Counter Stools

I have been working on my parking pages.  Dinerchair.com is already in the top five of google.  Not bad for a few minutes of work.  I guess we were smart to have bought domain names so long ago.  I created 18 different pages all related to commercial furniture, bar stools, counter stools, and other types of restaurant furniture.  So far I have only gotten one click which earned me a total of 9cents.  On the other hand my blog at dinerchairs.com is starting to get some traffic and push it to BarStoolsandChairs.com.  I titled this bog counter stools because I am trying to get this blog to eventually rank for the term counter stools.  I would have prefered to have counter stools without the hyphen but it wasn’t available.  I guess counter-stools.com will have to do for now.

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