Office chairs are an essential item in every desk job. With so many different types of office chairs available in the market, knowing what kind of support you need is an important factor in selecting the right chair to provide you with optimal comfort and productivity at work. Finding out the type of material, structure or style that suits you best. We have put together a guide just for you!
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Find out what kind of support you need
First of all, it is important to determine and identify the type of support you need to boost your work performance. Are you someone who sits in front of a computer screen for long hours? A chair with adjustable lumbar support, backrests and armrests would work for you. Do you need a height boost at work? Find a chair that has an ultra extendable height and proper foot rests. Do you require a duorest chair for your constantly sore back? What other adjustable features do you need? These are all factors that you would have to consider before buying an office chair that will support your back for two thirds of your day, since most standard office chairs do not provide proper postural support. It is also important to consider the type of material that suits you best. In Singapore’s hot weather, mesh fabric chairs will feel more cooling as compared to leather chairs, which trap heat and leave you feeling sticky with sweat after a while.
Look at the long term
If you are sitting on the idea of getting an ergonomic office chair, go for it. Just like how you would spend money on health supplements and insurance packages, investing in a proper office chair will eradicate many postural problems and ailments that result from your poor posture in the long run. Your body will thank you for the support it needs to help you work optimally.
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There is a common misconception that Ergonomics is nothing more than a fancy term coined by marketers to sell their office chairs at a premium price. This is entirely false as Ergonomics is the scientific study of people in their working environment and ergonomic furniture is optimised in terms of structural design to improve the comfort levels of a user. Designing ergonomic furniture is where art meets science. A lot of research and testing goes into the production of a single chair, which is why ergonomic furniture comes with a higher price tag.
With the right budget, you can easily find a chair that corrects your posture and improves your comfort for better productivity in the office. You may also choose to buy ergonomic office chairs in bulk with your colleague to save on costs.
Try out the various features
If you are paying good money for an ergonomic office chair, you want to make sure that it is worth every penny. Try out the adjustable backrest, headrest, and armrests to see if it suits you and make sure that the swivel rotates well. Although these key features are what makes an ideal office chair, different people have different needs. It all depends on what factors would boost your productivity by providing the right support. Ergonomics isn’t one-size fits all. Most standard office chairs are poorly designed and this might hinder the work performance of people who have chronic aches and pains resulting from poor sitting posture at work, which needs to be addressed.
If you have read up to this point, have we managed to convince you about the importance of getting a proper ergonomic office chair yet? Why not try out Ergomeister’s FAEZ8ERG series at our showroom for a whole new sitting experience? Featuring adjustable armrests, headrests, backrests and more seamless controls, you will notice a huge difference in levels of comfort at your work desk. Should you not be able to come down, our chairs come with a 60-day risk-free trial, so that you can experience the comfort of the FAEZ8ERG with fuss-free returns and a full refund, should it not meet your preferences.
Shop with ease and work in comfort when you choose Ergomeister, the leading ergonomic office chair brand in Singapore.