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Cleaning and Care for Painted and Powder Coated Restaurant Furniture
Restaurant Furniture / May 8th, 2019 9:07 am

There is a difference between painting and powder coating. Paint can be applied to almost any material, it is not as tough as powder coating though, so it sometimes is coated with a varnish or lacquer. Powder coating is exactly as it sounds, the furniture is sprayed with a powder and then it has to be baked in an oven to adhere it to the metal.

 

To clean either type of restaurant furniture, the best way is to use warm water and a det...

Pros and Cons by Restaurant Furniture Material Type
Restaurant Furniture / May 1st, 2019 11:46 am

The main types of chair frames that you will find out there are wood, metal and plastic. Each have some benefits and shortcomings for commercial restaurant furniture that will be discussed.

 

Wood:

The main material used to make wood frame chairs is beech wood, the benefits of this is that it is hard with good strength and is shock resistant (which means it has a little bit of bendability). There are 2 main types of commercial se...

Purchasing furniture and what you should know about shipping and delivery
Restaurant Furniture / March 20th, 2019 9:48 am

Purchasing commercial restaurant furniture online gives you a lot more options to find what you are looking for, but there are some things that you should always do when receiving that furniture. This also pertains to getting any furniture shipped to you including furniture purchased locally and delivered by that company.
 

This business has changed a lot since I started in it. It used to be that a lot of times the companies received the...

Buying Closeout furniture for your Restaurant
Restaurant Furniture / March 14th, 2019 11:47 am

So, you are thinking about buying closeout furniture for your restaurant. Here are some things that you need to think about when doing that. This is what I have found out from dealing with the companies where the furniture comes from for my company. This does not mean all companies work this way, so be sure to ask.
 

The first thing to know is that when the manufacturers that I deal with have closeout furniture, they come with no warrant...

Buying Parts for your Existing Restaurant Furniture to Repair them
Restaurant Furniture / February 28th, 2019 8:09 am

I am always asked can we buy parts for our bases or glides for our chairs or bar stools. The answer is yes, but with some qualifications. These are the things you should know about when asking companies if they will sell you parts to repair or upgrade your furniture.
 

If you have previously purchased restaurant furniture from Discount Seating, and you have the receipt (or chances are we will have your order information), we can do that...

Why to not buy furniture online with shipping cost built in.
Restaurant Furniture / February 20th, 2019 1:14 pm

At Discount Seating the furniture that we sell always has to have a custom shipping quote to get that cost, we apologize for this, but there is a good reason for that.

When you buy furniture from us, we send the information to the manufacturer and they figure out the best way to fit all of the products onto the least amount of pallets to get the best shipping cost. Their shipping people specialize in doing what they can to keep the shipping...

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