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How to Choose the Right Furniture for Your Office

Choosing new office furniture is fun, but it can be a stressful process as well; especially if you’re buying furniture for an entire company. Whether you buy your furniture in a store or online, there are a lot of factors you have to consider in order to ensure you choose, not only the pieces you need, but the right pieces.

If you’re getting ready to embark on an office furniture shopping adventure, keep these tips in mind:

  • Start by making a lost of your needs. This should include the quantity of each type of piece you need (desks, chairs, etc.).

  • Don’t forget those types of furniture that are, well, easy to forget. You may not think about it at first, but you may also need to buy things like storage solutions, workstations/cubicles, or tables for common spaces.
  • Make sure the furniture you choose matches your company’s style. If you’re a toy company, you’ll probably want to use furniture with fun shapes and colors. For lawyers, a more dignified office look is called for. Just remember, your office furniture says a lot about your company.
  • Choose products made of materials and fabrics that are easy to clean. That way, small accidents will be easy to remedy. And, for those spills that aren’t so easy to fix on your own, you can get help with Office Furniture Source’s onsite furniture cleaning services.
  • Consider your office’s layout. It would be most unfortunate to buy a bunch of furniture and have it delivered, only to find out that it doesn’t fit in your space. You can easily prevent this scenario by taking detailed measurements before you start shopping or taking advantage of our space planning services.
  • Choose furniture with multiple uses. Not only can this save you space in the office, but money as well.
  • Don’t forget that comfort is of the utmost importance. No matter how nice your new furniture looks, nobody is going to enjoy using it if it’s uncomfortable. You should be able to try your furniture out before buying, which is one of the many mistakes you can make when buying office furniture online.

All of the above tips are useful, but perhaps the most important is making sure whatever furniture you choose is within your budget. At Office Furniture Source, we sell new and used furniture, so you have plenty of options when it comes to making sure you don’t exceed your budget.

Need help getting started? Our Furniture Consultants are standing by to give you tips. Give them a call with any questions or concerns, or to schedule a time to discuss your furniture needs at 855-318-4311.

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