Things to verify before purchasing office furniture from suppliers

Are you wondering how to get office furniture directly from the supplier

Purchasing furniture when you are looking to upgrade your house or your office is a difficult task. It would help if you always had some research and decision-making to get the final result. Another basic query is whether to purchase it directly from the supplier or not.

While searching for the best office furniture supplier, you will get multiple lists of vendors delivering office furniture to you but make sure to be safe from scams and frauds. Everyone would be claiming to be the office furniture Dubai supplier but make sure to verify it.

Following are some detailed facts that should be verified before making any purchase. Purchasing office furniture is no doubt a long-term investment. You need to make sure that your investment in office furniture is durable, long-lasting and as per your requirement.

Following are some quick questions that need to be answered by your supplier to verify their authentication.

  1. How Long Have You Been in Business?

It is the first question that you should ask. You would want to work with a reputable and well-established company to provide high-quality furniture services for your office on time. More years of experience mean on-time delivery of your order, good customer service, timely repairs, and replacement services.

  1. When will the delivery and installation take place?

If you need to set up client meetings in your newly equipped office or have a specified opening or reopening date, your new furniture must be delivered and installed on that day. Ensure the supplier is trustworthy and provides you with a written warranty of delivery and installation.

  1. What are your references?

References and customer comments from previous projects and clients should be readily available from a reputable furniture provider. If they cannot provide references, they are either inexperienced or untrustworthy. You may also lookup their ratings and reviews on Google and other social media sites.

Don’t be afraid to go out to the businesses they’ve already worked with within your area to inquire about their experience and whether they’d deal with them again.

  1. Do you offer a different range of products?

A reputable office furniture supplier should provide a diverse choice of products to fit your specific design requirements. To begin, make a list of everything you’ll need, taking into account your workplace space, existing décor, and the nature of your firm. As a result, request that your supplier show you numerous furniture pieces and possibilities.

  1. Can you furnish different spaces?

A reception area, waiting room, employee breakout areas, workstation, and meeting/conference room are examples of office spaces that serve distinct roles. Your furniture provider should be able to furnish these various rooms following your office’s overall theme and Design.

  1. Can you explain your process from purchase to installation?

A reputable furniture provider should be able to explain the entire procedure and maintain open lines of contact to ensure that no errors occur. They should also assign you a specialized purchasing manager who will serve as your point of contact and assist you with all parts of your purchase, from ordering to shipping and installation.

  1. What if things go wrong with my furniture?

Things don’t always turn out the way you expect them to. The provider should be ready to solve any issue with your furniture, no matter how big or minor, and should be willing to offer repairs and replacements as needed. Before finalizing, make sure you completely understand the warranty and return processes and have everything in writing.

  1. What makes you the best candidate for me?

As a buyer, you have a wide variety of furniture alternatives. As a result, please inquire what distinguishes the furnishings seller from their competition. Please find out about their specialties, services, product offers, general price, previous clients, warranty coverage, cancellation policy, return policy, and other information.

  1. How long will the furniture last?

When purchasing furniture from a source, the table’s durability is an important consideration. The average employee sits for more than 8 hours per day (5 days per week); poor-quality furniture will not last long.

  1. Are you able to work within my budget?

While sticking to a budget is important, it should never come before quality.

  1. What will the total cost be?

Inquire about sales tax, freight charges, shipping, delivery, and installation in their final quote. Before making any agreements, be sure there are no hidden fees and ask for the complete amount upfront.

 

  1. Which furniture style will better suit my company?

Although this is a personal choice, the type of business/industry, floor area, corporate culture, brand identity, and clients you serve will influence the furniture design. However, it isn’t a bad idea to inquire about the furniture company’s perspective and the various style and color alternatives available to you.

Our office furniture professionals at office plus Design have provided a diverse range of furniture imported from Italy, Spain, and Germany for various business kinds in the Middle East market. We specialize in design and space planning, as well as interior and fit-out services, in addition to providing high-quality furniture.

Contact us today to learn more about our services and browse our Office furniture Abu Dhabi.

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