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Tips For Buying Classroom Furniture

July 16, 2014

For teachers and school administrators, one of the best parts of summer vacation is being able to have work done to the school’s interior or exterior. Since classrooms and hallways aren’t flooded with students, administrators don’t have to worry about construction workers or movers disrupting a child’s educational experience during the day. In addition to completing any equipment or structural repairs, summer is also a great time for teachers to work on their classrooms and order any new classroom furniture that they think might benefit their students in the fall. In fact, since a classroom’s set up and furniture plays a role in the success rates of students, it becomes even more important to choose your products wisely before ordering. See below for a list of things to consider when buying classroom furniture:

  1. classroom-05Functionality: Before making a decision, research several versions of the same product to see which possess the most mobility and functionality. Furniture that can easily be rearranged can be a classroom’s greatest asset!
  2. Size: Knowing the size of your students is extremely important in order to select the right furniture. Always choose chairs with appropriate seat heights, and choose desks that students can easily work with.
  3. Longevity: Although you must work within your budget, always consider the life span of the product that you choose. Sometimes spending less upfront could lead to a need for repairs or replacements sooner than you’d expect.

In addition to finding a product that works, it’s also important to select a reputable furniture supplier to deliver your products on time and in good standing. Choose Nickerson Corporation to be your furniture supplier! We have been supplying educational furniture and equipment for over 60 years to school’s in New York and New Jersey. From desks and chairs to computer furniture and storage cabinets, we offer a variety of classroom furniture that can help create a positive environment for your students. To see a complete list of the products we offer, click here.

Use this summer to your advantage and let us help transform your classroom into a new world for your students. For more information or to get started on your order, contact us at (631) 666-0200 today!