Furniture Decisions for Small Businesses

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Every entrepreneur dreams of the day their business can transition out of a home or garage to an office. If you’re making that transition, congratulations! Or maybe you’re a business owner who is looking to update your office’s furniture.

Regardless of what stage your business is at, we’ve got a few tips to keep in mind when selecting new office furniture:


Choosing stylish furniture is essential, but don’t sacrifice practicality by selecting a modern design. When considering different options, select equipment that will be beneficial to the work your business does. Choose chairs and desks that are practical and comfortable, not just sleek or new.

Comfort Over Style

An office might be appealing to an employee’s eyes, but is it good for their health? Though many modern chairs have eloquent designs, they might not be doing your employees backs, hips, and knees any favors. When chairs aren’t ergonomic, they can create severe pain for employees who have to sit in them for the majority of the day.

Choose chairs and desks that have multiple adjustment points so your staff can be comfortable and safe. The last thing you need is your employees suffering from sore backs when they sit at a desk most of the day.

Long Term Thinking

Office furniture can come with a hefty price tag. There is a temptation to purchase cheaper furniture to save extra cash, but that could end up costing you more. Like most things, more affordable products are not made with quality materials meant to hold for the long run; office furniture is the same way.

Chairs and desks get too much use to invest in cheaper furniture options. You’ll find yourself replacing pieces far more regularly than if you had chosen to buy better quality furniture the first time.

At Allen Business Machines, we care about providing your business with furniture that will last long term in your office. Contact us today to learn more about office furniture for your company!