Are sofas better than chairs for waiting rooms?
It depends on how busy your waiting room is. If there are only a few people a sofa will look better. If there is a steady flow of people you should use reception chairs instead.
Will I need plug or USB sockets for my sofa?
If your reception is used for client meetings or a place staff can work then the answer is yes. A fitted USB socket will charge most modern phones and laptops.
How much do office sofas cost?
A 3 seater sofa which is specifically designed for a office reception starts at £1500. A commercial sofa uses higher grade foam and fabric than a domestic version and can withstand heavy all day use.
How long do office sofas last?
A commercial office sofa should last at least 5 years in a busy reception.
How much space do I need for a corner office sofa?
A small 4 seater corner start at 227 x 227cm which has 2no two seater sofas and a corner seat. You need to leave at least a 20cm gap at each end. The total space needed would be around 260 x 260cm. Consider a modular sofa for more flexibility now and if you move to a different office.
Can I match my brand colours to a sofa?
Yes getting a close match to a logo colour can be possible. There is a library of 1000’s of fabric colours available in reds, greens, blues, oranges and greys. Ask our furniture experts 020 8840 6298.
What is the hardest wearing fabric for office sofas?
Faux leather is the hardest wearing sofa material, it is stain resistant and wipeable. A commercial grade fabric can have a rub test rating of 250,000. Domestic sofa fabric has a rub rating of around 30,000.
Does reception seating need to be comfortable?
Most reception sofas are used for short periods so don’t need to be comfortable. It is more important the sofa looks good and is long lasting. If your sofa is too comfortable it can make the visitor feel uncomfortable in an office environment.
Can the sofa arms be removed?
Some office sofas can be specially made with removable arms if there are access issues.
What colours do sofas come in?
Almost every colour imaginable is possible from red, blue, green, grey, black, white, purple and orange.
How long does it take to order?
Usually 4-6 weeks depending on the type of reception sofa. If you have a deadline it is always worth asking our furniture experts 020 8840 6298.
How does the sofa arrive at our office?
We have trained fitters who will deliver, unpack and position your reception sofa. This is also possible outside office working hours. Note: the majority of sofas arrived fully assembled.