The rectangular dining room table did not only come first, before round tables, but they are also more common. Because dining rooms themselves are mostly rectangular in shape, dining rooms are also widely made in rectangles. These tables have four corners and four sides, and are praised by homeowners for their versatility and functionality.
Rectangular tables can accommodate more people compared to round tables due to these corners, which occupy more space for guests. So, if you have a large family, or even expect to have guests over for dinner often, having a rectangular table allows you to have enough room for a lot of people if you need it.
Rectangular tables can also be placed against walls if necessary, without looking or feeling awkward. So, if you want to add another table or want to use the dining room for another purpose in the dining room, the table can still be very useful when placed against one of the room’s walls.
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