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Save Money, Save the Planet: Sustainable DIY Office Chair Repairs with Jobel General Hardware


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Is your trusty office chair starting to show its age? A wobbly base, a ripped seat, or a groaning hydraulics system might have you considering a replacement. But before you toss that chair and contribute to landfill waste, consider the sustainable (and budget-friendly!) option: DIY repair!

Here at Jobel General Hardware, we're passionate about providing Nairobi's businesses with the tools and supplies they need to thrive.  That includes keeping your office running smoothly and sustainably. Repairing your existing furniture is a fantastic way to:

  • Reduce your environmental impact:  Manufacturing new furniture consumes resources and energy.  By repairing your chair, you're giving it a new lease on life and keeping perfectly usable materials out of landfills.

  • Save money:  Replacing a good quality office chair can be expensive.  DIY repairs are often a fraction of the cost, especially for minor issues.

  • Empower yourself:  Learning basic repair skills is a valuable asset for any office!  Knowing how to fix a squeaky wheel or a loose joint can save you time and money in the long run.

Jobel General Hardware: Your One-Stop Shop for Sustainable Office Chair Repair

We stock a wide range of parts and tools to get your chair back in top shape, including:

  • Casters and wheels

  • Gas cylinders

  • Armrests

  • Seat cushions and backrests

  • Screws, nuts, and bolts

  • Upholstery supplies

  • And much more!

Our friendly staff is always happy to offer advice and guidance on diagnosing chair problems and finding the right repair solutions.  We can also point you in the direction of helpful resources,  like online tutorials or repair manuals specific to your chair model.

Getting Started with DIY Office Chair Repair

Before diving in,  identify the specific issue with your chair.  Is it a loose connection?  A worn-out part?  Once you know what needs fixing, you can research the repair process.  Many common chair repairs can be done with basic tools and readily available replacement parts.

Here are some resources to get you started:

  • Jobel General Hardware Blog:  We have a wealth of information on our blog, including articles on specific chair repair techniques [search Jobel General Hardware blog]

  • Online tutorials: There are many fantastic YouTube channels and websites dedicated to DIY furniture repair.

  • Manufacturer's manuals:  Your chair's manual may have troubleshooting tips and disassembly instructions.

Remember, safety first!  If you're unsure about any part of the repair process,  don't hesitate to consult a professional.

Jobel General Hardware: Partnering for a Sustainable Future

At Jobel General Hardware, we believe that small changes can make a big difference.  By choosing to repair your office furniture, you're taking a step towards a more sustainable future.  Together, we can create a work environment that's good for business and good for the planet.

So come on down to Jobel General Hardware and let's get your office chairs rolling (smoothly) again!


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