Standard heights take the worry out of purchasing kitchen chairs and a table separately. You can be assured that you and your guests will be comfortable while seated at the table.
The manufactured height of a standard kitchen chair is 16 inches to 18 inches from the floor to the top of the seat. The armrest is 7 inches to 9 inches above the seat.
Manufacturers decided to use a standard height as a guide when building chairs to maintain consistency in the product.
Consumers can depend on a standard height when purchasing chairs separate from a kitchen table set. Guides take the guesswork out of matching chair height with tables.
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