Tips for Buying an Office Desk

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Looking for the perfect is simpler than you might think.

Today, we’re diving into our office desk buying guide to help you choose the perfect desk for your needs, whether you’re in a home office or a huge commercial space. Choosing the best office desk doesn’t have to be hard!

How Do You Use Your Desk?

First, consider how you use your office desk. Do you do most of your work at a workstation with a computer or more than one monitor? You need an office desk with the space for it. Do you have a lot of paperwork and need to have a printer and plenty of file storage nearby? Choose a desk with space to spread out so that you can have multiple papers handy at the same time. If you do both of those and more, you will need to choose an office desk that is shaped in an effective manner to get everything done at once. A U-shaped or L-shaped office desk will be your best bet.

How Do You Work?

The way that you work will also have an effect on the office desk that you should choose. If you are a messy worker, your office desk should be able to accommodate the spread-out nature of what you do. If you are very organized and neat, on the other hand, you can get away with a smaller office desk like a standing desk.

Don’t Forget What’s Practical!

Finally, you need to consider the ergonomics of the situation. Your desk needs to fit your legs comfortably underneath it or be at an appropriate height for you to stand in front of it. When placing your computer on top, it should be at a decent height so that you are able to sit up straight and look directly forward, not down or up. The strain from an office desk that is not set up in an ergonomic manner will cause tension and pain over time.

Office Furniture from Edwards & Hill

Are you ready for an office design that fosters productivity in your and your employees? Edwards & Hill can help you design and install the perfect office design for your facility. Edwards & Hill is a leading office, education, medical, and hospitality furniture provider with quality design and installation services for any style or scale. If you are ready to get your healthcare design started, contact us online or give us a call at 301-317-4250. For more furniture design tips, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Flickr, YouTube, and Google+.

 

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