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How to Prepare Your Office Space during the Supply Chain Shortage

By | Office Space Design

This November, a record number of container ships were left floating off California’s busiest ports. The reasons are varied for the snag and other supply chain issues, including the global pandemic and labor shortages.  Because of these disruptions, supply-chain issues are significant and widespread in all industries. The global supply chain demands strategic management, but right now, shortages of resources and surging prices of critical materials have made this process incredibly complicated.  Unfortunately, because of this many companies are waiting months for their furniture. This issue poses challenges for vendors and consumers alike.  So how are you supposed to prepare…

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How to Prepare for Hybrid Office Environments

By | Office Furniture, Office Space Design

Working remotely has grown in popularity over the last decade. Companies are learning more about how to make remote work effective, and one of the most popular solutions is designing a hybrid office environment that blends the benefits of both remote work and collaborative space all in one. It’s not just an idea anymore—it’s happening everywhere. What is Behind the Rise? With the advent of Covid-19, people in the workforce have had time to reflect on what kind of job environment they want. The quit rate is higher than it’s ever been too, which is a strong indicator that many…

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How to Design a Dog Friendly Office — And Why

By | Office Best Practices, Office Space Design

Having pets at work is becoming all the rage. Though the policy is generally associated with hip startups or animal-centric businesses, the workplace perk of allowing pets is beginning to spread into the mainstream. Welcoming four-legged office mates undoubtedly brings unique challenges into the work environment, but evidence suggests it may be worth the hurdles. Benefits of a Dog Friendly Office People love their dogs — according to a recent survey, over 54 million American households have a dog, and 65 percent of those regard their pet as a member of the family. People are happier when they can be…

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The Cons of Standing Desks

By | General, Office Best Practices, Office Space Design

Several months back, we explored the benefits of standing desks. But, as with everything good, there is always a bad side. Some time back, the craze around standing desks lit the furniture and office design world alight. Scores of people started flocking to the standing desk, believing it was a revolution in office work life. Read about the craze: 7 Benefits of a Standing Desk – Healthline.com As stated above, the news about standing desks isn’t all good. From different types of back pain to muscle fatigue, there are definitely negative aspects of this furniture craze. Read below some of…

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How to Create a Multiple Monitor Setup with 2 or More Displays

By | Office Best Practices, Office Space Design

For high-powered computer users – regardless of the industry – having multiple screens can help increase productivity and give you an edge on how you’re perceiving your projects. This is especially true for traders, dispatch,  and control room operators. Having multiple monitors is important because you can dedicate a full screen to multiple tasks. Often, people will display different parts of the same process on multiple screens to cut down on having to switch back and forth between screens. We’ve put together a quick guide on how to set up multiple screens on one computer. This includes the hardware you’ll…

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How to Organize an Office Move in Five Easy Steps

By | Office Space Design

Your office is getting ready to move. While this is generally a major event for any company, it often signifies some sort of major transformation happening with the organization – either growth or shrinking. It’s easy to understand why this is a stressful time for any office manager. Most people have had to move from one living situation to another, but in terms of offices most people have never had this kind of undertaking on their plate. That’s why we’ve put together five points of consideration for moving an office that we see in almost every case. The considerations –…

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2019 Office Design Trends

2019 Trends in Office Design & Furniture

By | Office Space Design

If you ask any office employee about the environment of their workplace, they’ll most likely have strong opinions. That’s because the place where we spend 40+ hours a week working can have a major impact on our mood, health, and well-being. It’s easy to imagine that going into an office awash in grey and sterile colors and furniture doesn’t do much for motivation and creativity. On the flip side, offices that are too all over the place can lend themselves to a lack of productivity and distraction, something that will assuredly cost any business’ bottom line in a major way….

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Office Furniture Checklist: The Four Most Common Types of Office Furniture

By | Office Space Design

It’s time to complete that office, and one thing you definitely will need is furniture. It can be difficult to find out what exactly you will need. That is dependent on what kind of office you are, what industry you work in, and who will be using the furniture. We’ve compiled a list of general types of office furniture most offices will need when they are setting up. As always, you can contact Saraval Industries for a detailed consultation to set up your office at (516)-768-9033 anytime. 1. Desks Most all people need desks to work. The question is, what…

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What is Ergonomic Office Furniture

By | Industry Information, Office Space Design

The Lowdown on Ergonomics Ergonomics. It’s that word that any furniture retailer and manufacturer will throw out there to express how a user will feel comfortable using their product over others. But, what many people don’t know is that ergonomics is in itself a science. Researchers the world over—and throughout history—have worked to make people more productive, happier, and ultimately more safe through the study of ergonomics. We decided to lay down some facts on ergonomics, so that the buzz word you read when looking at office furniture means something more than just “comfort.” The Definition According to the International…

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Standing Desks Health Benefits and Does this Craze Have Legs?

By | Office Best Practices, Office Space Design

You’ve heard it before. Standing desks are quickly becoming an integral part of the office. Modern offices are sometimes only using standing desks, while traditional offices are quickly catching on to the craze. But, it’s more than a craze. Doctors around the country are increasingly recommending using standing desks because their health benefits help combat the new-age notion that “sitting is the new smoking.” While it’s important to factor in your own circumstance while considering a lifestyle change, the word is in that standing desks could have major health benefits, both wide-ranging and long-lasting. The ergonomic benefits and long-lasting health…

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