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Choosing an office chair is hard enough as is, let alone choosing the type of chair fabric. From fabric to mesh to genuine leather and faux leather, each offer their own unique benefits and drawbacks that we'll highlight below to help you make your chair selection.
Mesh office chairs offer a breathable mesh filter-like seat that can provide hours of comfort. These types of chairs encourage the flow of fresh air and can provide you with cool comfort, especially during the summer months.
Leather chairs offer a prestigious look and can offer just as much comfort.
One drawback to leather chairs is the need to maintain the expensive leather material you've invested in. To keep your leather chair in top shape, avoid keeping it in direct sunlight and make sure to clean every once in a while.
As luck would have it, we've written a blog post on how to clean your leather chair with tips on maintaining your leather chair to make it look good and last long!
Fabric office chairs are one of the most common choices for computer chairs. They're comfortable, easy to maintain and come in a wide variety of colors and patterns that make it easy to match your existing decor.
One drawback to fabric chairs is that they don't allow air to flow as freely as much as a mesh chair would, making it more susceptible to holding in moisture and odors. If you do your best to avoid bringing drinks to your desk that could possibly spill, choosing a fabric chair should be no problem.
In summary, the type of material you choose for your chair really comes down to personal preference and the way you intend to use your chair. We hope we were able to provide some useful insights to help you with your chair selection. If you have more questions, you can also feel free to give us a call at 1-800-242-7200 if you'd like to talk with one of our knowledgeable members of our customer service team!
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