When it comes to choosing a dining table, there are thousands of styles which can make selecting a bit of a challenge. Though there are many surfaces, the most popular appear to be glass and wood, and there are advantages to both.
With its lovely burnished sheen, wood has a welcoming warmth.
It fits a variety of decors from farmhouse rustic
to French country
to understated elegance.
So, what is the downside of wood? It is somewhat hard to maintain as polishing a wood surface does require a little elbow grease. Stains and blemishes are visible, and wood tables can make a small area fill a bit tight. Finally, if it has a defined look it may be a tad difficult to change from one style to another with new chairs or accessories.
Glass has a number of advantages over wood. There’s no worry about stains or spills. They wipe right up and once the table is cleared, Windex and a soft rag has glass looking like new. The real beauty of this surface is that it transitions easily from one look to another.
A glass top is incredibly versatile and complements any style.
By seeming to disappear, it shows off stunning bases.
It opens up spaces to make them feel larger.
I have both wood and glass tables, and I must confess to having a slight preference for glass not only because it is easier to care for but because I find I don’t get tired of it as easily. Too, it gives me a sense of freedom that works well with my desire to change things around from time to time.
Well, that’s my take on wood and glass. What do you have to offer?
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