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Things To Consider Before Buying Administrative Furniture

January 21, 2015

office-06Have you ever bought something on a whim to later find that it didn’t add up to what you were really looking for when you got home? Maybe the new end table you picked out for your living room didn’t fit in with the theme of your home. Or, maybe your new dining room place mats weren’t the same shade of blue as the rest of your dining accessories. No big deal, right? Although in these examples it doesn’t seem like a major setback, when you purchase administrative furniture without taking the time to carefully consider a variety of factors, chances are you’ll end up with a room full of office staff that have no place to work.

Since purchasing administrative furniture isn’t as easy as 1,2,3, we’ve compiled a list of things you need to consider before placing an order:

  1. Office Size: Before you even make your way to the store, you must measure the space you have to work with. Since the warehouse you visit won’t be the same set up as your office, it will be difficult to envision how big or small something will look when it’s delivered. To ensure that you don’t end up with a product that doesn’t fit through the door, take your measurements with you and use them to help you narrow down your options.
  2. Comfort: Always think about the individuals who will be required to use the furniture before you buy it. If you subject your office staff to uncomfortable furniture, chances are you’ll see a shift in their work ethic. Not to mention, it might be all you hear about during future staff meetings!
  3. Style: Unless you’re wiping out your office and starting from scratch, you’ll want to find a product that is similar in style. Therefore, it’s a good idea to take pictures of any pre-existing furniture so that you know exactly what colors and finishes you should be looking for.

Last but not least, you always want to select a product that is made from quality materials. Just because something is expensive doesn’t mean it will last longer, so be sure to do your research on the different brands and materials prior to making your final decision.

Do you anticipate the need for new administrative furniture in the near future? If so, we have the solutions you need! Here at Nickerson Corporation, we supply office and administrative furniture that is comfortable, flexible and reliable. Better yet, since the process of determining which pieces are right for you can be difficult, our team will take you through the process step by step so that you don’t overlook things like budget and size. For more information on the administrative furniture we offer, please click here or contact us at (631) 666-0200 today!