A glider chair, sometimes referred to as a platform rocker, moves smoothly from front to back on a frame attached to the chair. Available in attractive styles, they are suitable for nearly every room due to their cushy feel from the extra padding; this makes them the perfect chair when sitting for longer periods. Additionally, they are covered in easy-to-clean and maintain materials, a convenient plus for growing families.Materials
Leather examples have a luxurious feel and are hard-wearing whether there are rambunctious kids moving about or you're sharing movie night with friends. Equally durable are gliders with wooden bases and frames covered in heavy-duty polyester, microfibre or other similar materials. They clean up easily with a damp sponge or a weekly vacuum.Styles
Traditional gliders may look like grandma's chair, but she knew what felt good on the bum. It has a country look that fits a range of decor styles whether you use it on the porch or sunroom. Oriental rockers and gliders are intricately woven, providing a firm seat that quickly becomes a favourite chair when adding a fluffy pillow. Besides, there's always a modern or contemporary design that someone else will like better because of its futuristic appeal.Placement
It's not uncommon to see a glider in every room whether you use one to rock your baby to sleep or stay up late playing video games. Put one in the dining room close to a window or adjacent to the kitchen to review recipes or make shopping lists. To create a homey atmosphere, place a glider beside the fireplace and wrap your feet in a family quilt on chilly days.Rocking Chairs
When shopping for gliders, you'll sometimes find rocking chairs because they may also glide. Consider purchasing the combination breastfeeding glider chairs with ottomans. Mums can prop up their feet and choose to rock or glide while feeding their baby or cuddle when reading a favourite bedtime story. In case you want just a rocking chair, you'll find stylish ones, whether you prefer contemporary, colonial, Mediterranean or other designs.