Place a mat under the chair, desk and chair to extend the life of your carpet. A pad also reduces fatigue, allowing you to roll the chair more easily. Custom chair mats are available in different sizes and weights, precut or custom fit.
Choose the right type of custom chair mats for your particular needs. They are available in different thicknesses and varied, such as vinyl and wood materials. The weight on the carpet, the type of wheelchair and the combined thickness of the carpet and carpet padding will determine what you will need. Determine the size and shape of the carpet you need. Consider the total area, the width of the workstation, the size of the chair base and the amount of movement necessary for the chair.
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Decide if you want a transparent or colored mat. A clear carpet allows the color of the carpet or wood grain on the floor below. Both types are available in various thicknesses. Determine whether to place the custom chair mats on a carpet or a hard surface such as linoleum, tile or wood. Look for lots of plugs at the bottom of the mat if you’re standing on a carpet.