How to raise chair height. If you only need to raise the height 5 inches 13 cm or lower buy a dining chair cushion and tie it to your seat. If you are finding it hard to get out of a low chair you may decide to raise a current dining or lounge chair by using chair raisers. Use chair cushions to add a small amount of height. If youre working at a desk for typing or similar tasks raise the armrests until they allow you to keep your arms just about level with the desk.
Decide on the optimal height for your office chair. Short of replacing the legs on a chair to make it taller or mounting it on chair raisers which make the furniture clunky looking and hard to move theres not much you can do when youd prefer just a bit more height for your seating. However the chair has to be set up properly to do so. Of all options chair cushions generally add the least amount of height.
Ideally your feet should be able to rest comfortably on the floor your thighs should be horizontal and the angle between your thighs and calves should be about 90 degrees. A chair cushion can lift your seated height while keeping you comfortable. You can buy replacement legs in a variety of styles and lengths to increase a chairs height. You can raise the height of almost any chair by adding a sled base to it.
Sled bases are horizontal pieces that span from front to back to give chairs stability. Raising a chairs height. Chair height is a critical factor in ergonomic comfort. You should try to choose a firm cushion that is as evenly filled as possible so that your thighs will be well supported.
If you find that the height of the office chair is too low for you you may be able to raise your height by using a cushion. Executive chairs are designed to provide the user with an ergonomic way to sit at a desk with minimal discomfort.