2nd December 2009
Whether you need a collapsible chair for an important
business event or a family gathering, you want chairs that you can count on.
Nothing would be worse or more embarrassing than having a chair collapse under
the weight of the person sitting in it. When you evaluate chairs for your
event, here are the things that you should keep in mind before making a final
lease or purchase.
the chairs sturdy enough? Obviously, you want the chairs to support the
people who will be sitting in them. If they are broken down or flimsy, you
don’t want them. Remember that not all people are the same size or weight,
and there are likely to be heavier people at your event. Make sure that
the chairs are sturdy and strong enough to support the.
collapsible chair balanced enough? Wobbly chairs are irritating to the
people who are forced to sit in them. Over time, and with extended use,
the chairs become somewhat warped, and there is nothing that can be done
to stop them from wobbling. These chairs will need to be replaced. They
won’t break, but they will be very irritating.
the chair constructed in such a way that it will be comfortable? Have you
ever sat in a metal chair, moved slightly, and felt a pinch on your
backside or the side of your leg or hip? Chairs that fold can pinch, and
you will want to make sure that the chair was constructed in a way that
doesn’t allow this to happen. You also want to make sure that the design
of the chair will be comfortable for those who sit in it, such as having
curves for the bottom and the back of the legs, or having a backrest that
the seats of the collapsible chair large enough? Often these chairs have
small seats, which are extremely uncomfortable for larger people. Large
people hate to sit down and spill over the sides of the chair – it looks
ridiculous, it makes them look bigger than they actually are, and again,
it is highly uncomfortable. Large seats are preferred and much more
the chair need servicing and maintenance? Whether you own the chairs or
you are leasing the chair, make sure that you check each chair personally
to ensure that it is in good shape, and that it isn’t going to fall apart.
Often, screws need to be tightened, and in some cases, metal bars are bent
or misshapen, and they will need to be straightened, or replaced. Do not
rely on others to perform these checks.
cannot count on a collapsible chair all of the time, but if you apply this
information to the chairs that you evaluate, you will be able to count on those
chairs 100% in most cases. Unfortunately, many people will order chairs,
without giving it any consideration at all. Make absolutely sure that you do
not make that mistake, and that you remember that not all chairs are created