If there’s one factor the pandemic has completed for lots of people, it’s expose simply how dependent we’re on the work techniques we now have in place. From PC energy and a number of screens to cubicles and rooms with privateness, we realized the laborious manner how good we had issues.
These of us who have been compelled to make money working from home or spend plenty of semesters remotely attending college shortly discovered that the small desks and scholar chairs we now have aren’t constructed for the lengthy haul. It didn’t take lengthy for us to toss out the previous beat up chair for one thing with lumbar assist.
Equally, loads of folks have taken the stay-at-home state of affairs head on, incorporating an train bike or health chair into the “new regular” state of affairs. As a result of why not create a wholesome behavior should you’re compelled to create a brand new one?
Take changing desks, as an illustration. Given the possibility to swap out that previous card desk for one thing substantial, wouldn’t it’s good to think about one thing much less standard? A lot of people are transitioning to standing desks.
We’re no stranger to standing desks, having used one right here on the workplace for round 5 years or extra. And whereas we may do so much higher to face at it extra usually, it’s nice to have for quite a lot of causes.
After having reviewed the Flexispot 2-in-1 train chair, we have been lucky sufficient to take a look at one of many firm’s standing desks. Listed below are my ideas and impressions on the Adjustable Standing Desk Professional Sequence.
Our group was despatched the 48″ x 24″ White Wooden Grain laminated prime with black legs. As of in the present day there are a minimum of 10 totally different colours for laminated finishes in addition to bamboo and one other 4 beneath stable wooden. That’s to say you possibly can absolutely discover one thing for any surroundings or model choice.
Shipped in separate bins, the legs and tabletop have been straightforward to assemble. There have been two of us constructing the desk and it took round 10-Quarter-hour whole. I believe it will solely be a couple of minutes longer to do it by yourself; we have been sharing the instruments and needed to wait at instances.
As soon as assembled, we slid the desk towards the wall and commenced utilizing it. We respect that you may select which facet of the desk you need the facility controls. Tucked slightly below the nook fringe of the desk, they’re straightforward to succeed in and pretty easy to grasp.
You’ll need to look by way of the instruction ebook to determine what sure symbols or numbers imply, however upon getting a grasp on them, it’s intuitive. Suffice it to say, you possibly can preset heights for various customers which is nice for sharing a typical desk within the workplace. Additionally superior is the flexibility to set a reminder to face or sit down through the devoted button.
So far as weight is anxious, be happy to place no matter you’d usually have in your desk on the Flexispot Professional Sequence. Rated for as much as 275lbs, you’ll have a tricky time placing an excessive amount of on it.
We discovered the motor to be actually quiet with every leg doing a share of the lifting. Issues have been regular, clean, and reasonably fast when making changes each up and down. There’s no concern with disrupting others within the surroundings as a result of it’s largely silent and over as shortly because it begins.
The tabletop is simple to wipe down and has not proven any indicators that it’s going to warp or break aside alongside the perimeters. To be clear, we did have some sticky materials alongside the perimeters of the desk however it was eliminated with a bit of elbow grease and fingernails. When you have this in your desk, Goo Gone or one thing comparable will make brief work of it.
We would have favored some type of twine management beneath the desk, corresponding to a channel to run the cables. With that stated, we hooked up a number of 3M sticky pads and it’s held issues in place fairly properly.
Having used a 60-inch standing desk for plenty of years we have been involved that 48-inches may really feel brief. Because it seems, it feels cozy and extra pure.
When you have a number of screens, a keyboard and mouse, and different objects in your desk, that is about all of the area you want. Retaining that in thoughts, 55-inch, 60-inch, 72-inch, and 80-inch variations however differ based mostly on materials and colour. And should you’re in search of a deeper desk, a few of these choices are 30-inches deep.
We’ve been actually impressed with the Flexispot model to date and are solely too joyful to suggest it to others. Not solely are they high quality merchandise, however the desk is available in round 2/third the value of what we spent on our predecessor. Better of all, we just like the peace of thoughts in having a 5 yr guarantee.
Pricing begins at $399.99 for the 48″ x 24″ laminated desktop within the Professional Sequence. In case your price range doesn’t permit for that a lot, there are many different desk types out there at Flexispot’s web site.
Search for the laminated end in black, white, maple, mahogany, customized graphite, marble gray, particular walnut, ebony, oak and brown wooden grain finishes. Equally, you may as well select from a spread desk frames colours: black, white and gray.