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What you should consider when buying new office furniture

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Whether you are setting up a new office or revamping your current one, you want to make sure that what you create is not only comfortable but also functional. It is likely that you will spend most of your day time in the office and as such, there are a lot of things you ought to look for when choosing your furniture. To that end, below are some of the most vital things you should consider when buying furniture for your office. 

Office Space

Before setting out to buy your furniture, you need to take measurements for your office first. It doesn’t matter whether it is an open or closed office, getting the wrong-size or too much furniture can be a great inconvenience to you and other staff. Having measurements for your office will help you avoid buying too large or too small furniture. Do you want to get furniture that can be easily moved in case the office needs re-arranging? Consider future plans that may affect office space when buying your furniture.

Office Needs

The type of furniture will also vary depending on the type of your business. Maybe you need to add a few decorative furniture for your space. Or you need a few pieces for your lounging room. Perhaps you just want to add a few cabinets and other storage furniture. Whatever it is that you need the furniture for, make sure you get the right furniture for it. Rethink Your Office has some of the best quality second hand office furniture that you can get at very affordable prices. 

Brand Reputation

The brand reputation of the furniture you choose to buy is one of the most important things to consider. For obvious reasons, if the reputation of a brand has not been good over time then you should look for another alternative. If previous customers have not been getting the best quality furniture or good customer service from a brand, then it is not going to be any different for you. Do your research well and look out for these red flags because the reputation of a brand also matters.

Aesthetics

The furniture you choose will also have a huge visual role to play. You not only want the furniture to be comfortable and functional, you also want them to bring an aesthetic value to your space. Generally, the kind of environment you are in will impact your mood and in the long run, office productivity.

Budget

THis is a no-brainer. The last thing you want to do is overspend on your furniture. Just because a piece is pricey does not mean that it is worth it, but also, that does not mean that it is not worth it. You want to get high quality for the best price possible. Before you go for your haul, research about things to look for in quality furniture. Thereafter, you can confidently shop for your furniture and even negotiate if possible. Just ,make sure to have a budget first then work with that.

 

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Simon is a creative and passionate business leader dedicated to having fun in the pursuit of high performance and personal development. He is co-founder of Applied Change, a Business Change consultancy based in the UK. Simon is also an Ambassador for Gloucestershire business. Simon is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Professional Development.

1 Comment

  1. Clara

    Also, a great point to consider is the office interior design. A great design can help to boost employees productivity.

     

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