IKEA BORJE Chairs are constructed from solid birch and finished with a clear acrylic lacquer. The seats are small and padded with an easily replaceable cover. There are 418 different IKEA BORJE Covers to choose from in a range of colours, styles and fabrics.
The dining chairs have four standard legs and a spoked style back with four verticle sections and a single horizontal section making them stylish and light. Rated to a maximum weight of 110 kg and have dimensions of 44 x 55 x 100 cm the seat dimensions are 37 x 41 x 47 cm.
All chair covers wipe clean and machine washable
When you buy your Borje Chairs from IKEA, they are supplied with covers that are 76% cotton and 24% Polyester. The covers can be wiped or removed and put in the washing machine, if necessary, to remove stains caused by spillages.
When it comes to replacing your Borje covers, you have a choice of materials which are either more luxurious or easier to clean.
Polyester is an excellent all-around material for your dining chairs. It’s soft, hard-wearing and cleans up well.
You can go for a softer and smoother material such as linen (the softest), velvet and pure cotton. In comparison, all are lovely to sit on. However, they are not the ideal material for dining chairs as they stain easily and are problematic to clean.
Only go for the softest materials if you’re sure your chairs won’t suffer any spillages.
Tougher but rougher materials include denim, canvas and nylon. All are incredibly hard-wearing, and you’ll find them easier to clean the standard covers. They don’t, however, offer the same level of comfort.
Leather and Vynil are the ultimate dining chair covers regarding stain resistance and cleaning.
The materials won’t absorb spillages and will wipe clean in an instant. Leather is softer but more expensive than vinyl.
When it comes to selecting a colour, you can get away with any colour if you choose Leather, Vinyl, Denim, Canvas and Nylon covers.
More neutral colours are advised for Polyester, Microfibre (Polyester and Nylon blends), and cotton-type covers as stains cannot always be removed fully, and a mid to darker cover will hide them better.
If you choose nylon or velvet, it’s recommended to pick a darker shade as a spillage might be visible permanently on a lighter colour.