Are you still working at home? We do. And we feel that having an office setup at home makes working a lot more efficient. Whether you are setting up your home office or furnishing a business location, you need to make sure that you invest on the right kinds of computer tables. These tables are not ordinary tables – they should be tough and flexible. Modern furniture technology follows the principles of ergonomics in the design and construction of computer tables.
While you can easily find a DIY carpentry design plan for a coffee table online, the construction of computer tables is not exactly that simple. You have to take into consideration the type of computer that is going to be placed on it and the person who is going to use it. For your home office, you also have to take your space requirements into consideration. You might only have a small space available and would therefore have to invest in having your computer table customized for you.
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Factors in Choosing Computer Tables
In choosing your computer tables, you have to think of the following factors.
You have to be able to make full use of this piece of office furniture. Multi-function computer tables are now available in the market so that you can get more function out of your home office furniture. Ease of movement is brought by ergonomically designed tables so that the user can fully utilize its different functions. Ample storage and additional pull-out work surfaces are some of the additional features that a computer table could have. With more functionality, you can get more value out of your money’s worth.
This is a function of both ergonomics and space availability. The configuration of your computer table should fit your available space and allow you to go through the motions your computing tasks require with ease. Enough elbow room and leg room is necessary for comfortable computing. You would not want to be banging your knee on your computer table’s leg every time you have to turn to one side to reach your printer. Nor would you want to have your elbow crammed against your sides so you would not hit the wall as you move the mouse or type on your keyboard.
Investing in a good computer table does not mean splurging unnecessarily. An expensive table might not necessarily fit your specifications. Find the one that best fits your needs. Make sure that it is durable enough to last for a number of years so that you would not have to spend for repairs or a replacement in a couple of months. These days, being practical in purchasing your home furniture, or any other purchase for that matter, is a necessity.
There are 5 of us at home, 3 uses desktops (all boys) while my daughter and I use our laptops. So we have different setups, but I, most of the time, only just sit anywhere. Here are 5 computer tables/desks we’d recommend.
Apres Spatio Executive Office Desk
Apres Furniture has an extensive selection of customizable office desks you can also use at home. The Spatio executive office desk is one that would surely fit your modern interior.
Being produced to your requirements, this modern table will fit most spaces, to accommodate stuff you need when working. If you have limited space, you can adjust your requirements to make it fit and match your needs.
IKEA Vebjörn desk
IKEA has a lot of computer tables that are less than a 100 or less than 200 like the Pahl and Hemnes. But we like the Vebjörn for its more sturdy look. It has a lot of room to store items to keep clutter away and even has a compartment for plug extensions to keep cables untangled.
Fezibo Dual Motor L-Shaped Standing Desk
This corner lift desk is awesome for those who are always sitting at work. It’s adjustable feature will allow you to switch between sitting and standing up as you work, this will help alleviate back strain.
Fezibo employs a dual motor system that offers height adjustment from 27.6 inches to 47.3 inches, enhancing the efficiency when using with lower noise (under 50 dB). You can preset the height of the stand up desk by 3 memory buttons. This height-customization function is convenient, if there are different people using this motorized desk.
The wooden stand that comes with this L-shaped, sit-to-stand desk can be used as a laptop riser or a storage shelf. The frame of this lift desk is made of steel, with 176 lb load capacity.
EUREKA ERGONOMIC Gaming Desk and Chair Set
This ergonomic gaming desk has a wide 60 inch L-shape carbon fiber textured desktop. It has plenty of surface area for your gaming monitors, gaming keyboard, and other gaming gear – and if you will use it for work, then it’s more than perfect.
The chair that comes in this set is a multi-functional – 360 Degree Swivel chair. The back can be locked at an angle between 90-135 degree. This chair is perfect for working, gaming, reading or napping. The chair also features height-adjustable seat and 3D armrest.
VIVO Height Adjustable Standing Desk Sit to Stand Gas Spring Riser Converter
This height adjustable dual-tiered platform (DESK-V000B) is an add-on, put it on top of your current desk and it will give you the option of standing or sitting so you don’t get sedentary.
This riser is ideal if you already have a sturdy computer table, you do not need to buy the price of an ergonomic table, saving up some bucks.