Office chairs aren't cheap and upgrading to a feature-loaded model can be outright pricey. Upgrade your office chair with these simple tweaks to give an old chair a new look and feel.
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Upgrading your office chair isn't a cheap undertaking by any measure so if you can squeeze by with a few inexpensive upgrades to make your office chair more comfortable and pleasing to look at, it really pays off. Over at the technology site Unplggd they've put together a list of five ways you can upgrade your office chair cheaply. Some of their suggestions are cosmetic — like reupholstering the chair — but we like the ones that focus on comfort and functionality like:
Add New Wheels: It doesn't matter if your office chair is old or new, most have wheels to make movement around the room easy. Changing them up can make for smoother gliding, plus add a bit of colour. If your chair doesn't have wheels, now is a great time to add them. There's all sorts and sizes and sure to be a perfect match no matter what your aesthetic is.
One thing worth noting: if you wheels are outright malfunctioning, call the company before replacing them. The initial set of casters on my current office chair seemed lacklustre and one even fell apart. I called the company and they sent me an upgraded replacement set and it's been smooth rolling ever since. Check out the full article at the link below for tips and tricks on increasing the comfort and style of your old chair.