Why Investing in the Right Office Furniture is Important

office-furniture

There has been an increasingly popular trend in researching how the office environment influences and encourages employees to work. There have been studies showing a strong correlation between a workers’ office and how productive they are.

This has significance for any CEO’s or business owners in charge of arranging their company’s office space. Choosing which furniture should be used and how it is used is a big part of this. Your employees spend a whole heap of time in their office, it’s almost their second home!

You want to ensure that the office furniture is ergonomic and comfortable at the same time. This article will discuss how you can go about choosing the right furniture. You can find a great office furniture disposal resource right here so your company can remain environmentally friendly whilst abiding by the law.

Now it’s time for ‘out with the old and in with the new’ as you will need to think about how to responsibly dispose your current office furniture.

Consider whether you will opt for new or used furniture

Both have their pros and cons. Just like shopping for any furniture, it’s crucial to scout out the reliable retailers and shops before committing to a purchase. If you are looking for the entire office to be fitted or just brand new desks, it’s good to know that brands like BT Office Furniture exist to deliver quality solutions.

Before making the decision to go with new or used however, it’s worth considering what type of business you have. If you have a lot of customers walking through regularly, you may want to opt with newer furniture.

Here’s some pros and cons for new furniture:

Pros:

  • You have access to more choices for customisation
  • There’s a good selection for different sizes and colours
  • They will last long-term

Cons:

  • They can be pricier
  • You may have additional costs in assembly

Some pros and cons of used furniture:

Pros

  • Used furniture tends to be around 35% cheaper
  • A good option for smaller offices
  • Good short-term option

Cons:

  • Not great for longevity
  • The guarantee may have reached its expiry date
  • You need to be extra careful of any damages


Considering the following factors can help you choose the best office furniture:

  • Price

The cost of the furniture is essentially part of your business’ financial investment. Therefore, you have to weigh up how much items are and the quantity needed. To prove to your investors that your choices are money well spent, decide a budget first and aim to stick to it without sacrificing quality.

  • Requirements

Your employees must remain at the forefront of your buying decisions. Think about ergonomic designs which support people’s backs and postures to ensure a safe and comfortable working position. Do your employees require a more relaxing break out area? Maybe investing in some bean bags or a TV is a good idea to keep spirits high within the team. As long as your office environment remains productive and caters to the wider range of preferences, you are onto a winner!

  • How well the furniture functions

Thinking about the flexibility of a piece of furniture is crucial in determining its value to an office. Does it allow your employees room and freedom to move around or to tailor to their needs?

  • Size

How big or small the furniture is will always be a deciding factor. Depending on your office space you will want to choose pieces that make your office as spacious and roomy as possible. Creating the best working environment whilst using space effectively is largely down to the size of furniture.

Now you know some great deciding factors for buying great office furniture, you can create the perfect environment for you and your staff.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

About Dequiana Jackson

Dequiana Jackson, Founder of Inspired Marketing, Inc., helps overachieving women entrepreneurs conquer limiting beliefs and create marketing plans that grow their businesses. This includes one-on-one marketing plan development, digital product creation, web design and content marketing. Dequiana is the author of Know Your Business: How to Attract Ideal Clients & Sell More and runs the award-winning blog, Entrepreneur-Resources.net.

Check Also

Ensuring Your Warehouse Inventory Is Truly Safe

The items stored in your warehouse have value to your business. Otherwise, you wouldn’t dedicate …

24 comments

  1. Considering how much time is spent in the office really helps you understand the importance of a nice workplace. I like that the furniture you have in the office can create an environment that is productive and comfortable. Knowing that there are options to get used furniture, can be helpful in you saving a few bucks and still have a pretty amazing office.

  2. Hey, great share…..

    We’re often discussing how important office design as a whole and although we mention office furniture in passing, we’ve never really looked in depth at why good office furniture is great for your company, not only style wise but productivity wise, too!

    Thanks for sharing this post. Keep sharing more….
    Cheers!!
    Dikla Yogev´s last blog post ..Assisting Fort McMurray

  3. I had no idea that investing in the right office furniture could change the productivity of the office space. I find that used office furniture is generally in pretty good shape, but newer furniture gives off a good vibe and enhances the ambiance of the space. I’ll be sure to consider your advice when purchasing office furniture. Thanks!

  4. Hii
    Great article in order to get information about how to make your office more attractive with the help of good furniture.In this way you can make your office more fascinating for your clients.It also tells us how to invest right amount to your office furniture.

    Thanks,for sharing this valuable information with us.

  5. I really like that the fixtures you’ve got inside the office can create an surroundings that is efficient and comfortable! Great work!

  6. Measuring furniture is so important to set up an office like you mentioned. If you measure the space before hand and choose furniture that fits, it will save you time. It would also be beneficial to consider how heavy the furniture is in case you decide to move it around.

  7. I had no idea that investing in the right office furniture could change the productivity of the office space. it’s mostly clear what you will be getting, which is mainly comfort. And when you are comfortable at work, your productivity is bound to go up.
    Cleren´s last blog post ..Best Paint Sprayer for Furniture

  8. Investing in furniture, especially for office use takes up a huge amount of your capital and expenses, great discussion and very resourceful. It helped me while i was deciding! Thanks.

  9. A good ergonomic office chair reduces chronic back, hip and leg strain associated with being seated for long periods of time.

  10. Fabric and design of chair looks great. My co-workers are making some foot tools using routertable.

  11. If people spend some time in the office but mostly work outside of the office, perhaps there’s no need for multiple desks if a worktable might suffice.

  12. The workplace is like our second home by the amount of time we have to spend there. It is so essential to have comfortable furniture to save us from serious back pains. Moreover, like you said not just comfort is a requirement but it should be spacious too for employees to move around.

  13. The workplace is a kind of second home for any employee. So, the owners should put the best quality office chairs and desks. If an employee will comfortable on the chair the focus and dedication can be maintained thoroughly. Manila Office Furniture Den Corp has exclusive collections of office furniture that are available at budget-friendly prices.

  14. Great Post! This post is very informative & helpful. I got too much information & guidance from this post. thanks for sharing such a helpful post. Keep Posting!!

  15. Sit on a chair with your butt and hands on the edge of the seat and your fingertips facing the front of the chair. Extend your legs in front of you with your heels on the floor. Scoot your butt off the chair so you can almost touch your butt to your fingertips. Lower your body so your butt almost touches the floor and your upper arms are parallel to the floor. Keep your body tight as you push into the chair and press your body up to the starting position. Do three sets of 10 reps.

  16. Nice post about why investing in the right office is important, I think your post very helpful for lot of people, Thanks for sharing the information.

  17. Great article here! By choosing creative furniture which brightens up the office and makes the office less dull, you can promote a better working environment.

  18. This article is very useful to know why it is important to invest in the right office furniture. Thank you for the valuable information.

  19. Great tips thanks for sharing

  20. Thank you for the blog. A comfortable ergonomic chair is indeed a necessity. Long working hours can give terrible back pain.

  21. Thanks for sharing your good idea. It helps me so much. I like this blog.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

CommentLuv badge