You have probably heard the phrase “you get what you pay for”. This could not be more true when it comes to buying your office furniture! Think about how many times you have bought cheap items, only for them to break or become damaged after a few uses. It is important to consider the amount of use each item of furniture will get during the average day – if you are buying new desks and chairs for your staff, they are likely to be used everyday for a considerable amount of time. However, a few decorative touches such as vases or lamps are less likely to be heavily used. It makes sense to pay a little more for the items you will be using every day, and getting the most use out of.
When budgetting for an office overhaul, you might like to take on the expert opinion of a property management company, as they often offer general fittings services too. They are likely to know or be able to get hold of some items at better prices than the everyday worker from the office. They will be able to get trades prices for things, which can save a lot of money in the long run.