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26 Jun

The Do’s and Don’ts of Buying Office Furniture

Buying furniture for the office is a major project that needs to be undertaken by anyone setting up a new office or redoing an old office. One can buy and order new furniture for the office in a go but this task can be a daunting one because there are several things that need to be considered before buying the right office furniture.


It is not easy to decide the furniture pieces that are required in an office. The foremost consideration isoffice space. One cannot buy furniture pieces that cannot fit into the office space. It is essential to ensure that the furniture being bought can fit into the office space leaving enough room for movement. Also the comfort of the employees working in the office must be looked into so that the right furniture pieces can be bought.


The following are a few do’s and don’ts of buying office furniture:

  • One must never choose looks over comfort when buying office furniture. There are many furniture pieces that look nice and attractive but these are not comfortable. Buying such pieces of furniture will not do any good for the office as the employees using these will not feel comfortable while working. It is therefore essential to try the furniture before buying it so that comfort of the employees using the furniture is assured. It is very essential to buy furniture that meets the comfort needs of the employees so that the employees can work in the most productive fashion.
  • One must consider the comfort needs of all employees of the office and not only the ones who work at high posts. The employees are the ones who will make use of the furniture every day and so the comfort and convenience of all employees is essentially to be considered when buying office furniture.
  • One must not buy office furniture without a plan. Buying office furniture must not be an impulsive task but must be done after taking several factors into consideration like the needs of the furniture, the space available to keep the furniture, the budget, number of employees using the furniture etc. One must plan ahead so that the right pieces are bought to make the office functional.
  • One must never choose price over quality of furniture being bought. There are many furniture pieces that may be available at low prices but the quality of the wood used may not be good. One must avoid buying such pieces as they will not last long. Office furniture bought must be of very good quality as well as durable so that it can withstand wear and tear for long time.


Tri County Office Furniture has been providing new and used furniture to businesses in New York since the last 20 years. We offer the best quality furniture at best prices to meet the office needs of a large number of businesses.