Jeannine Castro. Chairs. October 17th , 2017.
The single most overlooked feature to consider when looking at buying office chair is the base. It is standard for these chairs to have casters or wheels. However some chairs come with only four spokes, or for legs with wheels; others with five, or six. It is important to get a chair that has more than four legs. With only four legs, depending on the orientation of the chair, it can be easy to tip out of the chair. Because of the head rest, someone sitting in the chair will be inclined to sit back and lean back in the chair. If the chair has only four legs, i.e. a base with four wheels, if they are leaning back between two of the legs, the chair could tip over backwards. (The taller back of an executive chair makes this more likely than with a smaller, standard office chair.) With five or more wheels, the chair becomes more stable. Of course, the other determining factor of the stability is the width of the base. Again, high-end executive chairs will have a wider base.
If you can, make a research on the top companies who make office chairs. More likely, these are the companies who would use only top grade materials for their products and even provide a great warranty to go with it. And after you have made your purchase, please take care of your chair and maintain its tiptop condition. After all, you paid a lot for this investment.
Purchasing a used office chair is much more affordable than purchasing a brand new chair. Because the chair has been previously used by another customer, office furniture dealers are able to provide a chair that once could have cost $500 brand new for a highly discounted price. This is beneficial to any business or home customer that is looking to save money while providing their employees or themselves with a comfortable chair to sit in. When looking for a used chair, be certain to fully understand the pricing. If a chair appears to be significantly lower in price than its original cost, ask a sales representative why there is such a large discrepancy in price. Do not be afraid to ask the same questions that you would normally ask when purchasing a new item, you will want to be certain that the product you are purchasing, although used, will last you for years to come. Many used office chairs also do not come with their original warranties, making it even more important to fully understand why the chair is considered to be used.
Ergonomics are all the rage in the modern age, and no where have ergonomics been pushed to the limits further than in the realm of office chairs. Ergonomics, which refers to the study of comfort and efficiency in the workplace, began by starting with the office chair. It’s no surprise that the field of ergonomic office chairs have made drastic leaps and bounds in recent years. Today, ergonomic office chairs offer amazing pain relief for those plagued by typical office ailments. High adjustability makes ergonomic office chairs easily customizable to relieve back pain, neck pain, joint pain, and poor circulation. Even if chairs like the RFM Verte Ergonomic Chair (which is heralded is one of the most comfortable chairs in existence) can get a bit pricey, most ergonomic chairs, such as those from the Hawk Series by Eurotech, come at incredibly low prices that make easy additions to the holiday shopping cart!
An office chair may just be a chair but unlike the other kinds of chairs we sit on, we come in contact with our office chair everyday, for a minimum of 8 hours each day. Why, most of us do not even sleep close to 6 hours. The work chair may just be a chair but not many people realize how important it is to choose a good office chair.
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