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What do Scratches Look Like on Aluminum Chiavari Chairs vs Resin Chiavari Chairs?

We had a potential customer pose a great question last week regarding aluminum Chiavari chairs and how they compare to resin Chiavari chairs in terms of scratching.

Any banquet hall, event venue, hotel or Rental Company, unfortunately, has to deal with scratches as a consequence of using event chairs. Knowing what the scratches will look like on the Chiavari chair you end up going with gives you the ability to plan what to do when scratches do occur.

Here’s how scratches appear on Aluminum Chiavari Chairs:

Scratched Aluminum Chiavari Chair

Aluminum Chiavari Chairs, when scratched, will show the silver metal underneath. If you have Silver Aluminum Chiavari Chairs this won’t make a huge difference as the colours will be similar, however, black, mahogany, gold, and white will all show scratches easily.

Here’s how scratches appear on our Resin Chiavari Chairs:

Scratched Resin Chivari Chair

Our resin Chiavari chairs have a similar colour resin underneath the exterior paint and gloss finish. If a scratch occurs, the scratch will minimally show. I specify our Chiavari chairs, particularly as we know there is other resin Chiavari chairs on the market that have a white resin core with exterior paint in black, gold, silver, or mahogany and a gloss finish. This is to bring the cost of the chair down as white resin is cheaper to produce than a coloured resin that better hides a scratch.

If you’d like to read additional information on Chiavari chairs, feel free to check out our definitive party rental guide to Chiavari chairs which addresses information such as wood vs resin Chiavari chairs, a more comprehensive aluminum vs resin Chiavari chair write up, how much weight can a Chiavari hold, the different resin Chiavari’s on the market and so on.

If you’re interested in a quote including shipping for resin Chiavari chairs:

 

Coming Soon: Metallic Chair Sashes

Last year we brought in wedding chair covers in both spandex and polyester. This helped banquet halls, golf courses and hotels extend their banquet chair investment while rental companies could have another option to upsell brides on. The chair covers were available in the more neutral colours of white and black.

This year we’re continuing to expand our tablecloth / chair cover inventory. We decided to venture into offering a little more colour. You heard it here first…

I’m pleased to announce that coming at the end of January are Metallic Chair Sashes.

Metallic Chair Sash

Available in gold metallic, these chair sashes give an extra oomph to white or black spandex chair covers. Gold continues to be hot colour in the special event industry and these metallic chair sashes would complement gold rimmed dinnerware or gold flatware perfectly.

Additional details:

  • Machine washable
  • Works on different chair backs regardless of shape
  • 190gsm spandex

Pricing will be formally set once they’re in stock so check back to the blog for the announcement that they’re now in inventory!

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How much storage space for stackable chairs is needed

Over the past few weeks we have been getting asked a few prospects and customers on what are the dimensions of our stackable chairs are, how big is a stack of our stackable chairs and how much space will they need to store 100 stackable chairs.

To determine your storage requirements there are a few key measurements that are needed to help with any calculation you will need to do.

1. What are the dimensions of a single (1) stackable blow mold chair?

Our blow mold stacking chair is (approximately) 31.75” tall x 17.5” wide x 24.5” deep.

NES Reliable Blow Mold Stacking Chair

2. What happens to these dimensions each time you stack a chair?

Each time a chair is stacked on top of another blow mold stacking chair, it adds 4” to the height. So a stack of 6 chairs would reach a height of about 51.75” (formula: 31.75” + (5 chairs x 4” of additional height). The safest amount that we recommend our blow mold stacking chair to stack is 13 chairs – which would be 79.75” high (31.75” + (12 x 4”)). In addition, the depth needs to be considered. A stack of 13 chairs will cause the depth requirements to increase slightly, resulting in a depth of about 29.9”.

3. And finally, what happens when you pack a bunch of chairs into a storage area?

We need to see how much space would fit 100 blow mold stacking chairs, if we put 4 stacks (stacked 2 x 2) of 13 stacking chairs (52 chairs total) takes up a space that was about 3ft wide x 5ft deep x 6.6ft high.

In order to store 100 chairs, we would need 6 stacks of 13 chairs and 2 stacks of 11 chairs. The storage space footprint was 3ft wide x 10ft deep x 6.6ft high.

4. In the event you need to increase/optimize the number of blow mold stacking chairs you store in a confined area, it is possible to place the top blow mold stacking chair upside down.

Doing so would result in the stack of chairs growing by an additional 1 inch in height and 2.75 inches in depth (due to the angle the back of the seat is inclined at).

If you have any other questions or are interested in a quote of blow mold stackable chairs:

 

Crossback Chair Storage Covers Now in Stock

Our chiavari chair storage covers are a really great addition to a rental company’s inventory. Not only do they help protect the chiavari chairs when they’re in transport to a rental location – but they also help protect the chairs from dust and debris when they’re in your warehouse.

Last year when we brought in wood cross back chairs – in 3 colours - we knew we needed to provide a way for our customer’s to protect these event chairs. They are stackable and are transported to different events so they needed to have a protective cover of their own.

I’m pleased to announce we now have in stock at our Mississauga Warehouse Cross back Chair Storage Covers!

These storage covers will help ensure the cross back chairs can be stored in a warehouse without getting dirty or dusty – and help ensure they don’t get scratched up when they are stored or stacked. They’re made of the same fabric as the chiavari chair covers.

If you’re interested in a quote for the cross back chair storage covers:

9 Quick Tips About White Resin Folding Chairs

White Resin Folding Chairs

What are the essential qualities of a great event chair? What makes them a good fit for a rental company? Here are all the quick tips about white resin folding chairs – including what makes them a great chair for rental companies and what markets they fit well into.

  1. They lock when folded down and stacked on top of one another for easy transporting
  2. The seats can be replaced if there’s damage or staining
  3. The most popular chair we sell – selling thousands across Canada
  4. We’ve had the same supplier for over 10 years
  5. A single white resin folding chair can hold up to 700lbs
  6. Can charge more per rental for these chairs – but the incremental cost compared to a regular plastic folding chair isn’t so immense that brides won’t be willing to pay a little extra for a better looking chair
  7. Require less maintenance than wood folding chairs because of their resin material
  8. Water resistant
  9. Small and large markets support these chairs – they’re the more expensive chair for smaller markets who can’t support a chiavari chair rental while are a middle of the road option for larger markets.

If you’re interested in a quote for white resin folding chairs including shipping: