Setting up folding lawn chairs is not as simple as putting chairs up where there are open spaces. Proper spacing of your folding chairs is crucial for the comfort of those who will sit on them. Inadequate spacing between folding chairs will waste space, make your yard look overcrowded and make it difficult for those seated to interact comfortably. How you space your folding chairs is determined by the lawn setting and the size of the chairs.
There are many types of folding chairs including ballroom and plain folding chairs. Many people prefer to have folding chairs in their yards because they can fold flat,, making it easier to move them around. Ballroom chairs and plain folding chairs have the same dimensions. Many people prefer to have ballroom folding chairs in formal occasions like wedding receptions and plain folding chairs in informal gatherings because they are not as decorative. It is important to choose a folding lawn chair that suits your occasion, style, and budget.
Many folding chairs are 18 inches across. When arranging the chairs in rows, consider leaving at least two inches of space between them. Leave enough space between the rows of chairs for people to easily move. Make sure there is at least 18 inches of space between the front row and the back row.
Most folding chairs are narrower than traditional dining chairs. The same number of folding chairs, however, can still be used around your lawn dining table. Setting up folding chairs around a dining table is based on the space between the dinner plates on the table. A 24-inch space between the center of one dinner plate and the center of the dinner plates on both sides is recommended to provide adequate elbow space. The middle of the folding chair should align with the middle of the dinner plate so that there is at least 24 inches of space between the center of one chair and the center of the chairs on both sides. Leave a space of two inches behind the chairs to allow people to comfortably move their chairs back to leave the table.
Folding chairs can be used in a wide range of occasions. Learn more about the type of folding chairs to use on your lawn.
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