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In order to fully focus at your desk, you must have a chair that is comfortable enough to sit in over long periods of time. This About.com video will offer some advice for buying a desk chair for your home office.See Transcript
Transcript:Buying Guide: Desk Chairs
Choosing the right desk chair is extremely important for your overall health and quality of work. Not every desk chair is the same and you need to make sure to take your time when making your purchase.
Buying a Desk Chair: Cost
Obviously, how much a chair costs will be one of the biggest factors that go into your purchase. Prices can vary for desk chairs from the hundreds to the thousands. Costs for these chairs vary depending on if you want a chair that has a modern design or a chair that that will give your back the best support possible.
Buying a Desk Chair: Different Styles
How much work you will be doing and what type of work is also a large factor that goes into choosing a desk chair. Try as many different styles as you can in order to find the best fit for you. Make sure to keep in mind that you will sitting in the desk chair you purchase for a very long time and it needs to match your body type as close as possible.
Buying a Desk Chair: Chair Construction
Desk chairs have a large range of the types of components they're made out of. Most chairs are made of a combination of a metal frame, and a fabric or leather seat cover. The quality of the various parts of the chair and how they will last over extensive use is important to factor into your purchasing decision. Longevity from quality construction is the main focus in order to purchase a good desk chair.
Buying a Desk Chair: Good Support
The shape of the chair and how it fits with your back when sitting is very important. Desk chairs that have a good shape that closely reflects the contour of the human back will generally give more support. This is important in order to be able to sit in the chair over long periods of time without your back starting to hurt. The best way to find a desk chair that best fits your back is to sit in as many as you can until you find one that best suits you.
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