How to Choose a Glass Top Dining Table

The dining room table is where your meals are served every day. This type of table comes in different shapes and sizes, but a typical dining table consists of a flat top supported by four legs. Some of the common shapes of table tops are round, rectangular, square, oval. 

The tabletop is usually made of wood or glass. The base of the table is made of materials such as wood and marble. Some people like to buy a mid-century dining table with a glass top and there are several criteria that you need to consider when purchasing this type of table.

First of all, a glass top dining table comes in different types of designs and concepts. The normal and most common are contemporary, traditional, and country designs. Younger generations will choose designs such as rustic, retro casual, transitional, and mission. 

Some people preferred the old designs like Queen Anne and the French countryside. Therefore, you must be prudent when choosing the design that you like the most, and that suits your dining room.

Second, the glass table top comes in many different shapes and most people will choose the tabletop as a rectangular shape. The rectangular shape provides additional space for food service activities. The oval shape and the round glass top dining table are the other two types of tables that people prefer.

Next, it is also very important to select the quality of the glass used to make this type of table. The glass tabletop is made of crushed pure or glossy clear glass with decorative lines and pictures. 

The glass tabletop should be supported and reinforced by a good quality base. The table base is made of materials such as cherry, oak, metal, rattan, marble, travertine, and wrought iron.