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Tips for Choosing the Right Waiting Room Seating

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The right waiting room seating is comfortable but can survive the heavy use this furniture sees.

When you need to choose waiting room seating for your business, whether it’s an office or a healthcare facility, it is important to keep in mind who is in the waiting room, what their needs are, and what impression the furniture makes. Here are some tips to simplify the process and help you choose the right waiting room seating for you.

The Upholstery

Upholstery is one of the most important parts of your waiting room seating. It should be durable, attractive, and prevent the spread of disease. The upholstery used for your waiting room seating should be easy to wipe clean and sanitize. It should be comfortable in case visitors or guests will be sitting for long periods of time. Most importantly, the upholstery used for your waiting room seating should be durable and not easily submit to wear and tear.

Safety and Flexibility

The right waiting room seating for your office or business should also be able to suit the needs of a lot of users. Keep in mind that people come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes, so your chairs and tables should take that into account. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different types of waiting room seating to meet the needs of all of those people. Incorporate chairs, loveseats, or adjustable chairs into your waiting room seating so that people can stay comfortable while they wait. Do your guests frequently fill out forms or need a hard surface? Consider having chairs with tablet arms available. Do people need to stay in your waiting room seating for long periods of time? Make sure that the chairs or sofas have comfortable padded backs to offer lumbar and pelvic support.

The Appearance

While appearance isn’t the most important aspect of your waiting room furniture, it is something to keep in mind. Keep in mind what your waiting room already looks like when choosing furniture to match it. Earth tones and warmer materials work well for making a relaxing environment but sleek and sophisticated cool tones can create a positive business impression depending on your industry. Regardless of what waiting room seating you choose, make sure that it integrates well with your existing office and that it matches your business’s aesthetic.

Office Furniture and Decor for Your Waiting Room

Mark Downs is happy to help you get the most productive, creative, and positive waiting room and work environment possible through our office furniture and design expertise. We have the expertise and equipment to ensure your conference room is attractive, productive, and a wonderful hub of activity in your office. Stop by our Cockeysville showroom to see what we can offer or give us a call at 410-771-6800. To see examples of our work and what we are up to, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.

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