There are some items in your home that are so critical to the interior decoration, one which cannot be overlooked, is table and chair covers. This type of accessory is very useful not only for looks but also because it protects the fabric or wood from damage. When shopping around for the ideal table and chair covers you should bear in mind a few factors which will help you to buy the best possible choice. First and foremost, you have to determine if the furniture you plan to cover has a glossy or matte finish. The rough finishing of furniture tends to wear out more quickly than the shiny finish; therefore you should always opt for matte finish so that it lasts longer.
You also have to bear in mind the material from which your chairs and tables are made. If you have wooden chairs and tables, then you have to make sure that the wood is protected from scratches and stains. You can go in for the so-called shield woods or you can use the cushions available which have a backing or lining. Most people prefer the padded woods or the cushions with a lining as they do not cause scratches and are thus extremely durable. One of the most important aspects that you have to keep in mind is the colour of the furniture as the lighter colour gives the tables and chairs a warmer look and feel and at the same time is easy to clean.
You also have to measure width, length, depth and height of the table or chairs you want to buy. Then, after measuring you have to decide the colour of your table and chair covers. You can go in for solid colours or you can mix and match the fabrics, depending on your mood. If you are looking for matching look and feel in your home, you can go in for solid black fabric, while if you are looking for contrast then go in for light coloured cushions.