Home Bar Buying Guide
HOME BAR BASICS- HOME BARS
Looking to add a home bar to your living room, game room, patio or den area. There is more to a bar then bottles, cups and mixers. When it comes to choosing the right piece for your home bar, you have plenty of options and questions. From wine cabinets to corner bars, allow us to assist you in creating a your entertaining area that will leave your friends speechless.
Our 5 part blog Home Bar Basic Guide will help you narrow down what you're looking for. The first part of our guide will go over the different types of home bars available.
Mapping your space
Before we get started, lets help determine the size of your area. While many of us dream of that big beautiful bar that can be the centerpiece of any party, the truth is that many of us either don’t have the space, or are unwilling to give up all of that room for their bar.
Do keep in mind that standard bar height range from 40” to 42”. Measure the area you are want to your new piece displayed at.
Once you have your measurement your ready to begin looking for your bar.
Types of Home Bars
When it comes to home bars you have many options to choose from. The first part of our Home Bar buying guide will go over the different styles of home bars available. Mapping your area and knowing what functions you want your bar to do, will help us narrow down your options.
Folding Bar-A folding bar has sides that fold out to create a larger bar area. While not in use, the sides fold in. This is great option for those looking to save space.
Corner Bar- A corner bar is a bar designed to fit into the corner of a room. This is the best option for space saving and can be used as a decorative piece for dead corner space.
Hidden Bar- A hidden bar is a bar that may look like an ordinary piece of furniture but by design keeps your liquor and bar items hidden away until you need them. Great option if your looking to use in a family area.
Straight Bar- A straight bar also known as a front bar. Is a bar designed similar to a typical bar you would find at a sports bar or nightclub. It is usually placed away from the wall to accommodates the bartender or host making the drinks. Typical straight bars have ample storage and have a flat counter area the allows guest to sit, eat or drink across from the host.
Outdoor Bar- A outdoor bar lets you bring the party to your patio or backyard area. Made of weather resistant material, they are built to withstand the weather season after season.