Metal bar stools are a great choice for your bar area since they are not only functional but come in a variety of styles that will add to the décor of the room. Metal bar stools can have a back, be backless, have arm rests, or have no arm rests. As well, the bar stool can be stationary, meaning that it doesn’t turn. Or it can be a swivel metal bar stool. What you choose will be depend on the style that you’re looking for.

Another choice that you’ll have to make when you’re looking for a bar stool is whether or not you want to have it padded with upholstery. Keep in mind that if you’re going to be using the bar stools a great deal of the time that the upholstery will take on a lot of wear and tear. If you do decide to buy an upholstered bar stool make sure that you have the material treated with a stain resistant finish.

Vinyl seats and backs are a good choice if you don’t want to worry about the wear and tear of your bar stools. Vinyl lasts a long time and is easy to keep clean with a bit of washing now and then. And vinyl is often much cheaper than upholstered chairs.

Since there are so many options open to you when you’re looking for a metal bar stool you’ll want to take your time shopping around. Check out furniture stores in the area where you live to see what type of selection they have. Catalogue stores are another good choice but the drawback with buying through a catalogue is that the selection may be limited and you may have to put your purchase on a back order.

There are many online merchants who have emerged in the last few years to offer you a wide variety of bar furniture and equipment. Many of these merchants have a good selection of metal bar stools on hand that you won’t be able to find anywhere else. If you’re looking for something a bit different for your bar area you’ll want to use the Internet as one of your resources.