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Everything you need to know so you can add suspended seating to your home. Below you’ll find answers to commonly asked questions about our chair systems.
How many chairs can I fit on a kitchen island or snack bar?
We recommend 28 inches of countertop spacing per chair (25 inches minimum). If you are coming off a wall, you will need to start 9 inches from the wall, before beginning your chair spacing measurements.
Is the installation a do-it-yourself project or is professional installation required?
Installation is straight-forward with some basic understanding, tools and know-how. Click here for installation information and videos. A flooring contractor is typically used to cover a boxed in footrest.
Is the suspended seating system flush with the underside of the countertop?
Yes, the support frame is designed to be flush with the underside of the countertop. This will ensure that the chairs will be the proper distance from the footrest and countertop for convenience and comfort while sitting.
If the countertop is designed with a bullnose feature, the suspended seating frame should be lowered enough to clear the drop of the bull nose. If the frame is adjusted too far down it will compromise the position of the chair height.
Does the countertop or cabinet need to be reinforced for suspended seating?
The countertop/cabinets where the suspended seating is installed do not require modification. The suspended seating system is freestanding and mounts directly to the floor. The seating system’s frame is typically concealed behind the finished panel and underneath the footrest, thus giving the illusion of chairs hanging from the countertop.
What is the minimum countertop overhang for suspended seating?
When our Standard and Inverted Frames are used, we recommend a countertop overhang of 15 inches (12 inches minimum) for the most comfort and ease while sitting in the barstools.
When our Retrofit Frame Style is used, we recommend a countertop overhang of 10-12 inches.
The countertop overhang is measured from the cabinets finished panel to the edge of the countertop.
What is the weight capacity of suspended seating?
500lbs per chair when mounted on concrete floors