## How do you measure a bar stool for cushions?

Measure Bar Stool Width and Spacing The width of the seat directly affects how many stools you can fit at the bar space. Most bar stools are as narrow as 15 inches and as wide as 21 inches. Place two bar stools side by side and measure the distance between the centers of each stool.

### How are round cushions measured?

To determine if your furniture’s seat is a perfect circle, measure the diameter from front to back and from left to right. If the measurements are the same both ways, the stool or chair is considered round.

**What is standard seat cushion size?**

Standard couch cushions are square. On a normal three person couch with smaller cushions, cushions are typically 18 inches or 20 inches square. However, larger couches often have cushions that are 24 inches square or larger.

**How are round bar stools measured?**

Measure from the floor to the top of the seat to find the height of bar stools. Stretch out a measuring tape from the floor to the top of the bar seat against the side of the stool. Read the number on the tape measure where it lines up with the top edge of the seat to get the height of the stool.

## What size are cushions?

Expert tip: always choose a cushion pad that’s the same size or one size bigger than your cushion cover to ensure extra plumpness and comfort. Never go for a cushion pad smaller than your cover as you’ll end up with empty corners where there’s no filling – overstuffed looks and feels much better.

### How do you measure for cushion inserts?

To measure for a cushion insert you need to know what size your cushion cover is. Most cushion covers are square or rectangular in shape, and if this is the case, simply measure the sides of the cover. If, however, you have a circular shaped cushion cover, simply measure the diameter.

**What size bar stool do I need?**

Counter stool height: Countertops range from 36 to 39 inches, so you’ll need a counter stool that ranges from 24 to 26 inches high. Bar stool height: Bar tops are usually around 40 to 42 inches high, so opt for a bar stool about 28 to 30 inches tall.

**How much should a counter overhang for stools?**

Stools for raised 42-inch countertops are usually between 28 and 30 inches tall, giving a comfortable 12 to 14 inches of knee room. The recommended counter overhang also varies with the counter height, with experts suggesting 15 to 18 inches for the lower counter and 12 inches for a raised counter.