How To Remove Office Chair Base

How To Remove Office Chair Base. Office chairs are made to be movable and comfortable for lengthy durations of sitting and working.

For included comfort, some of these chairs have an adjustable height mechanism and even a swivel capability; however, these features may vary.

An optional electric massage pad is integrated into some office chairs’ backs, yet they are fairly expensive. The base of an office chair could need to be updated from time to time owing to wear and tear.

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Removing a starbase from an office chair can be overwhelming if you don’t know what you’re doing, otherwise, it’s actually quite simple.

In this article, We will discuss here how to do so in easy steps.

Step 1: Spread  Some Newspaper 

Soil may end up on your office floor if you don’t lubricate your chair properly when trying to mend it. Putting newspaper down will help prevent you from getting grease onto the floor, which can be particularly messy.

I recommend using old garments, however; I understand that this is not necessarily practical so don’t worry about skipping this step.

It’s obvious, of course, that lubricating an office chair is something you will need to do moving forward because a faulty chair can cause severe injuries.

Step 2: Upside-down Chairupside down chair

Cleaning up any errant drips or spatters of the grease is recommended. Any art supplies that the chair’s metal base might come into contact with while upside-down should be covered in either newspaper or an old cloth first, to keep paint and craft glue off of them.

Afterward, you can place a chair on top of these materials so as to gain easier access to the underside of the chair for cleaning.

Step 3: Find the Holding Clip

After you’ve flipped the chair upside down, you’ll need to find the rocker and handle. You can identify it as the attached handle which is typically found somewhere near the middle of most office chairs.

Step 4: Take Out The Washer

This next step, which will be removing the cotter pin from the top of the starbase, is a crucial one and might require you to use your hands in order to do it.

Note: Taking off the washer should already have been done at this point so that you could gain access to the cotter pin on top of the piston.

Step 5: Dismantle The Foundation

You may now remove the base. Push it upward with your thumb to release the pin that holds it in place. To pull it out, you need to twist your wrist while holding onto the handle.


Is it possible to disassemble an office chair?

The best way to proceed when it comes to your office chair is by contacting the manufacturer of your chair and finding out which parts you can and should disassemble.

It’s not a good idea to remove any parts that come into contact with your body during use because they could cause harm once you start using them again.

What is the best way to transport an office chair?

First, unpack the chair. Next, wrap the arms of the chair with bubble wrap, securing it with tape. Now do the same for the rest of the chair.

After that, pack up any extras that come with the chair like cushions or other parts. Finally, seal up all loose ends using moving blankets and secure them by taping them closed with strong packing tape.

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