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Theo A Koch Barber Chairs

Author: Mohamed Fareed
by Mohamed Fareed
Posted: Dec 16, 2019
barber chairs

Following the recent advancements in technology, there has been an improvement in the kinds of salon furniture available in the markets. A lot of them come with headrests, armrests, hydraulic pumps, and adjustment mechanisms. They come in different sizes, designs and shapes, so you get to make your choices based on your salon needs and the needs of your clients. However, contrary to the popular designs scattered all over the shops and markets, a company came up with an antique design and had been selling for ages due to the uniqueness of their products as well as the high quality and low maintenance costs. Theo A. Kochs barber chairs are one of the very popular kinds of chairs. Theo. A. Kochs Company went into the barber business around 1871 and has been in it for years. The company was established in Chicago and is located in the far north of the Chicago River. Their designs were modelled after the designs of Cincinnati based Eugene Berninghaus and St. Louis-based Archer Company. Koch put these improvements into his own design and had thousands of clients requesting for their products. Within a short time, the company sold thousands of their chairs.

Kochs barber chairs are produced with high-quality materials and come in different designs, which is the reason why they are reputable. Before the 20th century, most of the company’s barber chair designs were produced from wood gotten from Mahogany, Cherry, or Walnut with ornamental designs. They named their older models plainly, and they came with separate footstool. One of the drawbacks of the older models was the absence of adjustable height mechanisms. They asked clients who wanted chairs they can raise extra fees for the accessories.

One of their popular models was Kochs Folding Barber Chair No. 40, which was produced from upholstered in Velour plush and Oak. It helped conserve space due to the upholstery, which was trimmed with fringes. They were also light weighted and were easily moved around salons or transported to different locations. In addition to barber chairs, Theo A. Koch also sold salon furniture like dressing cases, cabinet brackets, mug cases, barber poles, hall racks, washstands, glasses and towel cases.

Kochs barber chairs are made of high parts which is the reason why they are still in existence. One interesting thing about them lies in the fact that their spare parts are available in the market and can be easily accessed. So you can easily replace worn out and damaged parts. Restoration services are available to help you fabricate the missing and damaged parts. If you are in love with antiques, Theo A. Koch has got you covered. Lots of clients keep demanding for Koch’s barber’s chairs due to the ease of cleaning, maintenance and repairs. They are built in a way that is cleaning them do not require hard work. They can be used for years without any prominent damage and even when. They get worn out, can be easily replaced without stress. If you desire to have a salon chair different from what people are used to, Theo A. Koch offers you that.

About the Author

Fareed is a graduate of computer science engineering, a writer and marketing consultant. he continues to study on Nano technology and its resulting benefits to achieving almost there.

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