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Hub Furniture
(207) 773-1789
291 Fore Street
Portland, ME
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Ashley Furniture HomeStore -
26 James Alexander Baka Drive
South Portland, ME
 
Emery Window Shade
(207) 772-4824
377 Saint John St
Portland, ME
 
Young's
(207) 775-3747
130 Western Ave
South Portland, ME
 
Bobs Discount Furniture
(207) 523-1100
333 Clarks Pond Parkway
South Portland, ME
 
Longfellow Antiques and Used Furniture
(207) 878-6886
106 Forest Park
Portland, ME
 
Portland Mattress Makers
(207) 772-2276
283 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
 
Youngs Furniture
(207) 775-3748
130 Western Ave
South Portland, ME
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Bedderrest Bedding and Furniture For Less
(207) 774-1714
35 Foden Road
South Portland, ME
 
Furniture Factory
(207) 878-5202
250 Read St
Portland, ME
 
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Folding Chairs

Folding chairs save space in the kitchen

Today's folding chair actually dates back to the time of the ancient Egyptians; depictions of King Tutankhamen show him sitting on a sloping stool. These cushioned folding stools were originally reserved for royalty and for use on the battlefield. Today, we find folding chairs almost everywhere, from outdoor picnics to concerts and sporting events to seating for extra guests at the dining table .

Types of Folding Chairs

Several general types of folding chairs are readily available from local retail stores as well as online sources. Many are available for purchase as sets of coordinating folding tables and chairs. Folding chair styles include:

  • Metal folding chairs, which are constructed from aluminum or steel and are generally fairly durable and quite inexpensive
  • Plastic folding chairs, which are made from polypropylene or other rigid plastics. These chairs are lightweight but often not very sturdy.
  • Wood folding chairs, which generally offer a more formal look. These chairs are available in a number of styles and finishes to coordinate with the decor in the kitchen or any other room.
  • Padded folding chairs, which feature backrests and seats filled with soft foam to provide comfort. Padded chairs are usually upholstered with canvas, vinyl or some other type of durable fabric.
  • Reinforced folding chairs, which feature sturdier construction and additional bracing to withstand frequent use

Considerations when Purchasing Folding Chairs

The first step in purchasing folding chairs is to determine what the main use for the chairs will be. Many homes have a set or two of folding chairs on hand to accommodate guests for meals or parties. Lightweight folding chairs that are easy to store, set up and move are a great choice for this purpose.

The style and color of the folding chairs should coordinate with the decor in the kitchen, dining room or wherever the chairs will most frequently be used. For a ...

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