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How to Choose the Best Folding Chair

With dozens of different materials, colors, features, and styles to sift through, there's a lot that goes into shopping for folding chairs for your business. In the end, though, the most important thing is that you consider your application when making your selections so you get something that's suited for your needs. We can help you there! This guide will outline the various types of folding chairs available to you so you can make an informed decision and maximize your investment.

Types of Folding Chairs

Folding chairs are the most space-efficient seating options out there, making them great for businesses with limited square footage. Not only that, but they're also very easy to transport, which is an ideal feature for outdoor weddings, parties, and fairs. We offer a wide variety of folding chairs for any application, both indoor and outdoor!


    Frame Material: We have three different chair frame materials to choose from so you can find the perfect balance of durability, function, and style for your business.
    Metal Plastic Wood

    Metal folding chairs are your most durable option and are great for both indoor and outdoor use. They stand up to the rigors of frequent use, resisting scratches for increased longevity.

    Our plastic folding chairs offer a realistic wood look, only they're much easier to keep clean. These polypropylene chairs are also light weight and easy to transport.

    Wooden folding chairs provide a classic, elegant look, making them great for weddings and other formal events. They also offer exceptional durability and tensile strength.

    Seat Material: Many of our collapsible chairs feature padded seats that offer additional comfort for longer events. If you're choosing a padded seat, think about whether you'd prefer fabric or vinyl.
    Fabric Vinyl

    Fabric padding is soft and does a great job resisting temperature change. These seats are designed for indoor applications.

    Vinyl padding resists staining and is very easy to wipe clean. These seats offer better protection against moisture.

    Blue Chair

    Color: You'll find a variety of color options available to you, from classic black folding chairs to beige, blue, gray, and more. Pick the colors that match the style of your venue for a cohesive look!

    Weight Capacity: All of these chairs are durably built, but there are some options that are sturdier than others. Weight capacity likely won't be a deciding factor for you, but it's something to consider when making your choice.

Chair Storage and Transportation

One of the key benefits of folding chairs is that they save space, but you'll still need somewhere to put them. Not only that, but you'll also need a way of getting them from point A to point B. That's where our folding chair carts come in!

Designed to hold dozens of chairs at a time, these portable storage units are perfect for maximizing the space you have! Equipped with casters, they can easily be stowed away in a storage room or parked discreetly along the wall of your banquet hall. Be aware that some carts may be designed for use with specific chairs, so make sure your chairs are compatible before proceeding.


Flash Furniture NG-FC-DOLLY-GG Hanging Folding Chair Truck - Holds 84 Chairs
Hanging Carts

Hanging chair trucks are perfect for organizing different colors of chairs since you can designate a row for each style.

  • Available units hold up to 84 chairs
  • National Public Seating DY-1100 Folding Chair Dolly
    Stacking Carts

    Stacking carts allow you to lay your chairs face down in order to utilize vertical storage space.

  • Available units hold 20-36 chairs
  • Correll C1972 19 inch x 72 inch Standing Folding Chair Truck
    Standing Carts

    Standing carts hold your folding chairs in an upright position. Unlike stacking carts, standing carts store all of your chairs at the same low height for easy access.

  • Available units hold 29-50 chairs
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