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How To Buy The Best office chair

Looking to buy the best office chair? Check out our guide below and you’ll be well-placed to select the correct one for you.

The best office chair can help you improve your health and posture while also making your home working experience more enjoyable.
Many people are coming to accept this new transition as a permanent one, since the number of British citizens working from home increased from 1.5 million to something north of 10 million during the early phases of the coronavirus shutdown.
So, if you haven’t already purchased a new office chair, now might be the time to do so.
Indeed, hunching over your laptop in a rigid old kitchen chair – or, even worse, working from your sofa or bed – can be detrimental to your back and productivity.

It should go without saying that you should invest some of your commuting savings on a good chair.
In this roundup of the finest office chairs, we’ll show you some high-end ergonomic options, but we’ll also show you some low-cost ones that will keep your back pain at bay while you work.

What factors should you consider before selecting an office chair?

When it comes to office chairs, you should buy the best you can afford.
More expensive chairs usually have better ergonomics, adjustability, and warranties, but less expensive seats are usually a waste of money.
However, there are occasionally good deals on unexpectedly good office chairs, and some of the chairs that cost several thousand pounds aren’t actually much better for long periods of sitting than those that cost a few hundred.

What are the main characteristics to keep an eye out for?

Adjustable height, back position, and tilt – Adjust all three so that your lower back is slightly arched and feels well supported and cushioned when your bottom is pressed against the back of the chair, and your knees sit just below your hips while your feet are either flat on the floor or on a footrest.

Adjustable seat depth – Make sure the backrest does not collapse when you recline in the chair.
You want the seat and back angles to be consistent whether you’re sitting erect or leaning back, similar to a rocking chair.

Adjustable armrests – Avoid chairs with arms unless they can be adjusted, as they can hinder you from getting close to your work, affecting your posture.
Your wrists and forearms should extend straight out in front of you, and your keyboard should have four to six inches of space in front of it where you may rest your wrists while typing.

Backrest with lumbar support – Make sure the backrest has lumbar support that fits naturally into your spine’s curve.
Some chairs offer ‘additional’ lumbar support, while others offer a flexible backrest that conforms to your spine.

Free-floating tilt mechanism — Ensure that your chair moves with you and does not become locked in one position.
Although we were taught to sit up straight in school, the healthiest thing for your back is to move around when seated.

Different size alternatives – We aren’t all the same size or build, so make sure the chair fits you properly.
Chairs of higher quality will have more adjustment so that they can be adapted to your exact needs.

Is there anything else you should think about?

What is the type of flooring you have?
Choose the correct castors for your floor – hard floors, stone, carpet, and so on – to avoid sliding around when you don’t want to or damage your floor.

What is the height of your desk?
Standard workstations are roughly 740mm high, which should be sufficient for most of us, but if you are shorter or taller, check sure the desk is suitable for your needs.
Set up your chair to improve your posture and obtain a desk that will fit your chair (not the other way round).
Try a ‘sit-stand’ desk for the optimum setting, which allows you to sit and stand during the day.
For every 40 minutes of sitting, try standing for 20 minutes.

Monitors and screens: Keep your monitor at arm’s length, with the centre of the screen at eye level.
Change the height of the monitor using an adjustable arm or stand instead of changing your chair arrangement.

First, try it out:
Every person’s anatomy is different, so what feels great to a friend or colleague may be surprisingly uncomfortable for you. Give it some time, as new seats will always feel awkward at first.
Remember that whether you buy something online or over the phone, you have 14 days to return it under distance selling restrictions.

Make use of a reputable vendor:
On delivery, they should be able to show you how to utilise your chair.
If you use your chair wrongly, even the most ergonomic chair will feel unpleasant.

Check the warranty: Your chair should last a long time, thus the warranty should be at least five years.

The best office chairs you can buy

SaleBestseller No. 1
SIHOO Office Desk Chair, Ergonomic Computer Chair with Adjustable Headrest and Lumbar Support,High Back Executive Swivel Chair (Black)
  • ★【Multiple Adjustments】5 ergonomic adjustabilities help you to find the most comfortable seating position for a long-term sitting. Adjustable back support, headrest adjustment, stepless seat height, and tilt adjustment plus height adjustable arms, all provide you a customized seating experience.
  • ★【Breathable Mesh Back】The premium backrest with mesh fabric is flexible, giving you a cool feeling and comfortable sitting experience by promoting good airflow, eliminating sweating and moisture, to keep you focused and relaxed at the same time.
  • ★【Well Padded Seat】W-shaped design for the seat ensures you sit centrally. The front edge of the seat has a waterfall front, which ensures minimum pressure on your legs during prolonged seating periods. High-density sponge-filled cushion is soft and not easily deformed.
  • ★【High Quality & Easy Assembly】The gas lift of the high back office chair has been certified by BIFMA and SGS and has passed the static pressure test of 1136 kg. Our desk chair can support a weight of up to 150 kg. Simple instructions enable anyone to put a chair together in eight simple steps.
  • ★【100% Satisfaction Guarantee】Customer satisfaction is our eternal motivation. If there is any quality problem with the SIHOO office chair within 30 days, free return and refund. And promise to provide you with zero-profit product accessories within the three-year warranty period. If you encounter any problems, please contact us and we will provide you with a satisfactory solution.
Bestseller No. 2
Yaheetech Adjustable Office Chair Ergonomic Mesh Swivel Chair Computer Chair Comfy Desk Chair Executive Work Chair with Arms and Height Adjustable for Students Study Black
  • Color: black; Material: steel, iron, PP, nylon mesh, foam, nonwoven fabric, composite boards; Overall dimension: 60 x 60 x (91-100.5)cm/ 23.6 x 23.6 x (36-39.6)’’(LxWxH); Adjustable seat height: 35-45cm/ 13.8-17.7’’
  • 【Adjustable Seat Height】The seat height of this computer mesh chair can be simply adjusted from 35cm/13.8’’ to 45cm/17.7’’ by a little push-up/press down at the lever under the seat according to your needs.
  • 【Ergonomic Backrest Design】Curved backrest can perfectly line up with human body curve, and the lumbar support system resembles a pair of hands, pushing up and supporting your back. Choose this office chair, choose comfort.
  • 【Star Base & 360 Degrees Wheels】Twisting and turning about is integral within the office. So we adopt a stable star base and equip it with 5pcs 360-degree swivel wheels, ensuring fluent and quick movement and keeping up your quick pace of work.
  • 【Ultra Comfy Seat】The seat provides a sitting area of 51cm/20’’ (width) by 49.5cm/19.5’’ (depth), and 7cm/2.8’’ thick. We upgraded the size of the seat to provide you with optimal comfort.
SaleBestseller No. 3
Office Chair - Ergonomic Desk Chair with Flip-up Armrest, Lumbar Support Height Tilting Adjustment, High-density Seat Cushion, YONISEE Mesh Back Rocking Computer Chair Conference Executive Task Chair
  • [ Ergonomic Posture Support ] - The human spine-fitted S-backrest of YONISEE ergonomic office chair provides all-day comfort and support. Adjustable lumbar control puts extra lower back support right where you need it. Premium mesh fabric backrest keeps the body cool and cozy by enabling continuous airflow. High resilience seat cushion with a larger bearing area to ease the hip’s pressure and pain
  • [ 90° Flip-up Armrest ] - The office chairs with adjustable padded armrests for shoulder and upper body support while you are working or playing games. The 90°flip-up design allows you to push-in and stores this computer chair under the desk for saving more space
  • [ Customized Your Comfort ] - The mesh desk chairs are designed with a variety of comfort adjustments and user-friendly controls for those who sit and work long hours. Tailor your lower back support with the built-in lumbar support adjustment. Fully adjustable pneumatic seat height and seat back recline match your comfort and work preferences. Silent and non-slip 360° swivel wheels move freely in any direction and do not scratch the floor
  • [ Built With Care ] - Constructed of stout nylon frame, safety thickened 19E tray, high load capacity five-star base, non-slip silent wheels, and the SGS cert pneumatic rod has passed 100,000 pressure tests. Home office chair with BIFMA Certification, guarantees the stability and durability of every ergonomic chair from YONISEE. We are dedicated to offering a comfy seat to a wider variety of people for long-lasting use
  • [ Home Office Desk Chairs ] - The mid-back office chair with sleek and simple design, ideal for home office workstation, reception, meeting room, study room, and more. 10cm pneumatic seat height adjustment meets the different height requirements for adults and juniors (Max weight capacity: 276 lbs)
Bestseller No. 4
SIHOO Office Chair Ergonomic Office Chair, Breathable Mesh Design High Back Computer Chair, Adjustable Headrest and Lumbar Support (Orange)
  • ★【Multiple Adjustments】5 ergonomic adjustabilities of this computer chair help you to find the most comfortable seating position for a long-term sitting. Adjustable back support, headrest adjustment, stepless seat height, and tilt adjustment plus height-adjustable armrests. This executive ​swivel chair provides you with a customized seating experience.
  • ★【Breathable Mesh Back】The premium backrest with mesh fabric is flexible, mesh office chair gives you a cool feeling and comfortable sitting experience, promotes good airflow, eliminates sweating and moisture, to keep your focus and relax at the same time.
  • ★【Well Padded Seat】W-shaped design for the seat ensures you sit centrally. The front edge of the seat has a waterfall front, which ensures minimum pressure on your legs during prolonged seating periods. High-density sponge-filled cushion is soft and not easily deformed.
  • ★【High Quality & Easy Assembly】This home office chair has passed the BIFMA test and the static pressure test of 1136 kg. Our ergonomic office chair can support a weight of up to 150 kg. Simple instructions enable anyone to put a chair together in eight simple steps.
  • ★【100% Satisfaction Guarantee】Customer satisfaction is our eternal motivation. If there is any quality problem with the SIHOO office chair within 30 days, free return and refund. And promise to provide you with zero-profit product accessories within the three-year warranty period. If you encounter any problems, please contact us and we will provide you with a satisfactory solution.
SaleBestseller No. 5
Desk Chair - Ergonomic Home Office Chair with Lumbar Support & Adjustable Height, Swivel Office Computer Chair Mid-Back Mesh Task Chair(Black)
  • 【Ergonomic Office Chair】This office chair is designed with ergonomic construction, providing Lumbar support to reduce back pain caused by a long time sitting.and keeps you in a better sitting position.
  • 【Comfortable Mesh Desk Chair】Thicker and softer seat cushion brings you a brand new experience, won't feel tired after sitting up for a long time,Keep you cool and relax through your busy workday.
  • 【Adjustable Task Chair】Twomaples Mid-back mesh chair has a 120° tilt tension,and the height can be adjusted from 35cm to 45cm as you like.Suitable for various heights and weights, for children and adults. 
  • 【Durable and Stable】This home office chair is made of Heavy duty base & solid rolling casters and high-quality fabric mesh backrest makes it more stable and sturdy.Max Capacity 100KG.
  • 【Home Office Chair】The modern style of Twomaples mesh chair is perfect for living room, bedroom, study room, and office, fitting well with your home office.Ideal Gift Choice for your family friends or yourself.
SaleBestseller No. 6
Office Chair, Ergonomic Desk Chair, Swivel Chair with Wheels, Mesh Computer Chair with Adjustable Lumbar Support and Armrests, Work Chair, Light Task Chair Black
  • Comfort: The back of the office chair uses comfortable and breathable mesh fabric. You can sit comfortably on the ergonomic office chair, even in summer. Our office chair with soft, high density, permeable sponge seat, can relieve pressure on the hip and back muscles. The high quality sponge for chair cushions is soft, thick enough and large enough to work for a long time without discomfort. Our seat armrests are wide enough and adjustable.
  • Ergonomic Design: Our ergonomic work chair has a curved backrest, and it can adapt perfectly to the body line. Certified by BIFMA and SGS. You can always sit in the middle of the desk chair and get the necessary support from the spacious backrest. The headrest can be flexibly adjusted up and down to protect the cervical spine.
  • Adjustable: The backrest of the swivel chair is spacious enough, and you can adjust the backrest angle and seat height. The armrests of the seats are adjustable. You can find the most relaxing and comfortable angle that suits your actual situation. The maximum backrest angle is 125°. Swivel chair can meet the needs of different people.
  • Scroll wheel: The computer chair with silent and non-slip wheels can be rotated 360° freely with rocker. Our swivel chair is easy to move without scratching the floor. The desk chair base has a unique streamlined design and uses high quality, high gloss paint, so that it is shiny and modern.
  • Installation: This office swivel chair can support a weight of 136 kg, which is stable and durable. We will give detailed description. The installation will be very easy and quick.
SaleBestseller No. 7
BASETBL Executive Office Chair, Ergonomic Computer Desk Chair, Padded Comfy Gaming Chair, Breathable Manager Work PC Chair, Max Capacity 308lbs【Grey Fabric】
  • 【Luxurious Comfort Support】《TIPS: All Accessories Are Placed Inside The Backrest ! ! !》The backrest and seat of this executive office chair is filled with a soft, elastic sponge to provide you luxurious comfort. Sitting on this desk chair, you can enjoy a sofa-like back experience.
  • 【Ergonomic Design】Up and down 3.9'' adjustable pneumatic seat height will meet your different needs. The whole swivel computer chair can be rock to 110°. For upmost comfort, our work chair set features a new ergonomic design to adapt to your body shape perfectly, so you no longer have to worry about the discomfort.
  • 【High Grade Materials】This high-back gaming chair is upholstered with supple cloth in place of leather, this breathable fabric allows air circulation to help you cool off even during summer. The soft armrests are covered in skin-friendly fabric to fit your arms and provide comfortable support.
  • 【Safe & Reliable】This high-back ergonomic office chair is constructed of sturdy five-star metal base and SGS-certified class 3 gas-lift. It has passed the BIFMA test and can support a weight of up to 140kg(308lbs). 360°rolling swivel nylon casters make this desk chair more flexible and convenient.
  • 【Easy Assembly&100% Satisfaction】No additional tool needed to assemble this home office chair. We provide all the tools and the detailed assemble instructions / videos for you. Any quality problems, we guarantee free replacement within 30 days and we also promise to provide you with zero-profit product accessories within one year warranty period.
SaleBestseller No. 8
SIHOO Office Chair Ergonomic Office Chair with Footrest, Breathable Mesh Design High Back Desk Chair, Adjustable Headrest and Lumbar Support (Black)
  • ★【Multiple Adjustments】5 ergonomic adjustabilities of this computer chair help you to find the most comfortable seating position for a long-term sitting. Adjustable back support, headrest adjustment, stepless seat height, and tilt adjustment plus height-adjustable armrests. This executive ​swivel chair provides you with a customized seating experience.
  • ★【Breathable Mesh Back】The premium backrest with mesh fabric is flexible. Mesh office chair gives you a cool feeling and comfortable sitting experience, promotes good airflow, eliminates sweating and moisture, to keep you focused and relaxed at the same time.
  • ★【Well Padded Seat】W-shaped design for the seat ensures you sit centrally. The front edge of the seat has a waterfall front, which ensures minimum pressure on your legs during prolonged seating periods. High-density sponge-filled cushion is soft and not easily deformed.
  • ★【High Quality & Easy Assembly】This home office chair has passed the BIFMA test and the static pressure test of 1136 kg. Our ergonomic office chair can support a weight of up to 150 kg. Simple instructions enable anyone to put a chair together in eight simple steps.
  • ★【100% Satisfaction Guarantee】Customer satisfaction is our eternal motivation. If there is any quality problem with the SIHOO office chair within 30 days, free return and refund. And promise to provide you with zero-profit product accessories within the three-year warranty period. If you encounter any problems, please contact us and we will provide you with a satisfactory solution.
Bestseller No. 9
COMHOMA Office Desk Chair with Flip-up Armrest Folding Office Computer Chairs Ergonomic Conference Executive Manager Work Mesh Chair (Black)
  • 【90° Flip-up Armrest】 You can flip the arms up and put the computer chair under the desk for saving space. The simple style of the mesh chair adapts ideally to any office furniture, especially in living rooms, bedroom, kitchen, study and office, and can be used in a variety of ways.
  • 【Breathable Mesh Back】 Curved backrest is constructed to fit the human anatomy and provide an ergonomic support to keep you focused and relaxed. The premium mesh fabric helps to promote good airflow, eliminate sweating and moisture. This home office chair will help you reduce fatigue and keep you productive all day.
  • 【Less Pressure Seat】 Filled with sofy high-density and good-elasticity sponge, helps to create a comfort suopport for longer hours. Specially designed waterfall front seat edge ensures minimum pressure on your legs during long time sitting hours on the desk chair.
  • 【High Quality】SGS Certified Gaslift. BIFMA Certified Heavy Duty Base. 360° Swivel. 105° Rocking. Multi-direction Smooth Rolling Caster. Height Adjustable. Chair Max load: 330 lbs.
  • 【Our Service】Printed and illustrated instruction packed. No extra tools needed. Delivered directly from UK. 30 Days return guarantee and 2 years warranty. Just contact us for any questions you met with the product and our experienced customer service team will respond within 24 hours.
SaleBestseller No. 10
Hbada Office Chair Desk Chair Flip-up Armrest Ergonomic Task Chair Compact 120° Locking 360° Rotation Seat Surface Lift Reinforced Nylon Resin Base, White
  • 【Home Office Desk Chair】 Sleek design and simple adjustment mid-back desk chair. Match different decorative styles. Ergonomic backrest fit the natural curve of the lower back and take the pain of spinal away from your body
  • 【Space Saving】 You can flip the arms up and put the chair under the desk for saving space. Suitable for livingroom, study room, conference room and office
  • 【Breathable】 High density mesh back, flexible supportive, breathable. Designed to support your lower back
  • 【Adjustable】 Hbada home office task chair has a 120° tilt tension, pneumatic height adjustable from 17.7 inch to 21.2 inch, match different stature
  • 【Stable & durable】 Heavy duty base with smooth and silenced rolling casters, Max Capacity 300lbs

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