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Task chairs are heavy duty office chairs designed to keep you comfortable for hours on end. Buying one may seem like a simple purchase, but everyone has a unique body shape, resulting in one chair does not fit all search. To find the right one for you, pay attention to the ergonomics of the chair and be sure it fits the contours of your body for maximum comfort. More 
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What do I need to consider when picking out the right office chair?


Most likely, you occasionally work from home and you’ll be spending ample time in your chair. For that reason, it’s vital that it’s comfortable and ergonomically correct to your unique body. When testing chairs, look for the following:
Backrest: An inadequate backrest can put stress on your spine while you’re seated, so look for a chair that supports both your upper and lower back appropriately. The lower portion of the chair should also be slightly curved to follow the natural contour of your spine. Consider finding a chair with an adjustable backrest so you can be sure to fine-tune it to your comfort level.
Seat: The foam density in your seat should be high enough to keep you sitting comfortably for a full workday; be sure to test your chairs out to guarantee personal comfort. Analyze how your body fits into the seat: is there room around your hips and thighs? What about between the waterfall of the seat cushion and the back of your knee? Overall, does the seat feel adequately supportive? If not, you may want to continue shopping.
Armrests: Not all chairs come with armrests, nor do you necessarily need them if you feel they get in the way of pulling in closely to your desk. However, if you prefer them, seek out a chair that comes with adjustable padded rests at least two inches wide for maximum comfort. Be sure the armrests are placed correctly in proportion to your body: armrests that are too high can cause tension in your shoulders, while those spaced too widely will cause you to extend your elbows in an uncomfortable fashion.
Chair base: Look for chairs with casters or a five point base so you can move around your office workspace with stability and ease.
Height: Be sure you can adjust your chair so that your thighs are horizontal and feet flat on the floor when you’re sitting. This will minimize strain on your spine.

What type of material should I consider?


In general, leather or vinyl chairs prove to be the most durable and are comfortable, yet they may not let your skin breathe as easily as cloth. Cloth, however, while less expensive, is tougher to clean.

What styles are available?


A range of styles is offered; choose one depending on comfort, preference and whether it works with your current office décor. Traditional office chairs tend to be comfortable and oversized, often tufted and commonly made from leather. You can also find a chair without wheels, if that’s what you prefer. Modern chairs tend to be more sleek, innovative, functional and ergonomic, and will add a contemporary quality to your office as you work from home.

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