Everything You Need to Know About Office Desk Returns
What is a desk return?

What is a desk return?

A desk return is a U-shaped or L-shaped top that attaches to the main computer desk and extends outwards to one side to create a corner desk.

You need to know exactly what type of return you’ll need for your office before you make a purchase online. Below, we are going to tell you everything you need to know about office desk returns.

What desk returns are available?

What desk returns are available?

  • Right-hand desk returns
  • Left-hand desk returns
  • Reversible desk returns*

*Many desks can only attach a return to one side or the other, so be sure to read the product description carefully before making a purchase.

Why is it important to choose the right desk return?

Why is it important to choose the right desk return?

If you accidentally order the incorrect desk return, then you risk being left with an expensive piece of office furniture that is useless and doesn’t fit your workspace.

Replacement office desks

Replacing the return is likely to be costly and you may have to wait several days or even weeks for your new return to arrive.

Avoid a costly, inconvenient mistake

Avoid this costly mistake by identifying which type of desk return you need. Read the product description carefully before you make a purchase online and always contact your local furniture experts if you’re unsure.

Three tips for choosing the correct desk return:

Visualise where the desk will be placed

Visualise where the desk will be placed

1. Visualise where in the office your desk will be placed to determine whether you need a left-hand or right-hand return. Space restraints may determine which type of desk turn you require.

Measure twice

Measure twice

2. Measure the space to determine what size return you will need for your office desks. Don’t forget to check the measurements because a mistake at this stage will cost time and money.

Make sure the return is on the best side for the user

Make sure the return is on the best side for the user

3. Apparently: “Users are typically more comfortable using a desk return that corresponds with their dominant hand.” So, a right-handed person would generally prefer a right-hand return and vice versa.

Can I purchase a desk return online?

Can I purchase a desk return online?

Many businesses choose to purchase desk returns online rather than in-store. The main reason for this is because online furniture stores are usually more convenient and have a wider selection of products on offer.

Find the perfect desk

However, buying a desk return online can be tricky as you need to know exactly which return you need for your office before you make a purchase. Find the perfect white office desks for your office.

Contact our experts

Give us a call or drop us an email if you’re unsure and want some guidance on picking the best desk for your space. Our furniture experts are always on hand to help!

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