Used Office Furniture For Sale
Before you begin buying used office furniture, you need to know how to find exactly what you need – high-quality, pre-owned office furniture that doesn’t look used. You know some of the basics: The furniture can’t look used and beat-up. Even though it’s used, you want it to look like it still has plenty of use left in it. Before you take your business credit card with you, learn what to do before you decide what to buy.
Visit Stores and Inspect
Visit both online and physical stores. You’ll need to visit more than one, and this will take time. Begin your search well before the time when you plan to buy and arrange delivery of your used office furniture.
When you look through online stores, you need to verify that the merchandise displayed is just as it is represented. You don’t want to fall victim to a “bait and switch” scam. Check out every internet outlet and conduct inquiries on each one, looking for complaints. When you find stores online with little or no issues, look carefully through their furniture stock, which can change day by day.
As you visit physical stores, get on your hands and knees, because you’re going to visually inspect and run your hands over every inch of every piece of furniture you like. Check the strength of connections, such as legs to desktops and chair seats to legs. Wiggle tables, checking for wobbliness and stability.
Know Your Budget Before Buying
There’s a reason you’ve decided to buy used office furniture. Whether your business is new, relying on investor funding, or your business sector has experienced a downturn, you don’t have very much money to invest in new office furniture.
Hold your head high, because you are thinking clearly. You know that even used (such as refurbished and re-manufactured) office furniture can be an excellent investment for your business. Establish a firm budget that you’ll use as you look for used office furniture.
Know the Differences Between Refurbished and Re-Manufactured
Refurbished office furniture has had some minor cosmetic repairs made, such as sanding and revarnishing wood, replacing worn-out chair cushions and leather or fabric seat covers.
Remanufactured office furniture has had more substantial repair work done. Drawers have been re-sanded so they slide in more easily. The tracks may be replaced. Chair wheels and hydraulics may be repaired or replaced. Drawer tracks for filing cabinets may be replaced so they slide in and out more easily for you.
Rule Out Low-Quality Office Furniture
You will run into low-quality office furniture as you inspect what you find. Rule this out and cross it off your list. If need be, wait to buy and keep looking so you’re more likely to find a high-quality piece of furniture that will look good in your office, impress customers and serve you for some years into the future.
Jumping the gun and buying a poorly made piece of furniture will not serve your business’ needs. Wait and keep looking. and find the best used office furniture.
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