There are those that scrape the bottom of the barrel by way of both price and quality, while others are not quite so cheap though promise to deliver a lot more. Is there really a big difference between the two ends of the spectrum? Build Quality Well, in terms of build quality the differences are really night and day. Lower-end folding chairs and folding tables are produced for the lowest possible costs, which means the kind of flimsy metal frame and recycled plastic that`s ok for one-time-only use, but won`t fare too well for the long-run because the metal bends easily and the plastic cracks with the slightest accidental impact! So in terms of build quality, there`s much to be said for buying the best quality. Comfort and Posture Something else to consider is that folding chairs and furniture in general does not have to be uncomfortable. Cut corners on quality and you could end up with a set that`s not only uncomfortable, but also pretty bad for the posture of the person using it at the time. Style and Elegance In a similar vein, the right folding furniture can be truly stunning in appearance and add a wonderful dynamic to the aesthetic of any room. By contrast, the worst pieces on the market are nothing short of eyesores. Peace of Mind And finally, to buy the best is to take home the peace of mind that comes with knowing the furniture chosen will go on serving its purposes for years to come with no need for repairs or replacements. By contrast, to use the cheapest and lowest-quality furniture on the market is to roll the dice with fate and know that sooner or later, you`re in for a disappointment.