2nd December 2009
want to consider the use of a collapsible table in your office, home, or for
special events. There are many benefits and uses for this type of table.
Unfortunately, many people do not believe that a high quality table of this
type exists. This all depends on how you look at it. Use the following
information to determine whether this type of table offers the quality that you
Space – Does the table have enough space for what you will be using it for?
Does it stand tall enough? Is it the right shape? Few people realize that this
plays into the quality issue, but in terms of what you need the table for, it
actually does relate to the quality of the table – from your point of view. A
table that doesn’t meet your size and space requirements has no value to you
Table Balance – There is nothing more irritating than a table or chair that
‘wobbles.’ Unfortunately, this is a very common problem for these types of
tables, and you will want to make sure that the table is well balanced so that
when it is set up, it does not move, or ‘wobble.’
and Sturdiness – The strength and sturdiness of a table largely depends on the
materials that the table is made of, as well as any materials that cover the
table, such as the table top. Some table tops are covered in vinyl, which
easily rips and stains. Underneath that vinyl, you may find particle board,
which will easily warp – or collapse – with extended use as well. Make sure the
table that you select is made of wood or metal, including the table top.
Collapsible Table Construction and Craftsmanship – Simply put, it doesn’t
matter if the table meets all of your other requirements or not. If the
construction or craftsmanship of the table is shoddy, it isn’t high enough
quality for you, and it will not serve you well.
Storage, Set Up, and Take Down – If you will be the person setting up the
table, taking it down, and storing it, this will matter a great deal to you. If
the table is a pain to set up, store, or take down, it isn’t much use to you.
It matters to anyone who has to deal with this. As far as setting the table up
and taking it down, the construction of the table will depend on how easy it is.
In terms of storage, how much space you have, and the size of the table once it
is taken down will determine whether you can easily store it or not.
means different things to different people. If a collapsible table fits all of
your needs and requirements, and it is constructed well, to you, this would be
a quality table. However, if it did not meet your requirements, or it was not
constructed well, you would not consider it to be the quality that you require.