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Standing Desk Converters & Adjustable Desk Risers Frequently Asked Questions

What are Standing Desk Converters and why do I need one?

Standing Desk Converters also known as Desk Risers or Desk Converters are an ergonomic solution that can be placed on top of a pre-existing desk, allowing it to become a multi-functional sit-stand desk. 

What are the benefits of Standing Desk Converters rather than a Height Adjustable Desks?

Desk Risers/Converters offer a cost-effective and convenient solution for those wanting to integrate sit/stand working into their existing office setup without major alterations. These adjustable desk risers are designed for ease of use, requiring minimal installation and can be installed in just 5 minutes. Significantly shorter than the time of installing a height-adjustable desk. Standing Desk Converters also have the option of being removed from the traditional desks in case you want to remove the standing option. Saying this, all of our height adjustable desks double as a sit-stand desk so in any preference of working they’d be suitable and ready to use at the touch of a button.

How does standing benefit my health and why should I get an Adjustable Desk Riser?

Sitting for prolonged periods has countless health consequences and has even been considered the new smoking by the Heart Foundation in the USA. Increasing risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and a general decrease in health.

We sit a lot, on the sofa, driving but for a lot of office workers at work is probably their longest sitting period. The University of Leicester (2019) found that employees in their study reported feeling more energised, focused and productive when they spent part of their working day standing. Even for as little as 60 minutes a day! In another multi-study article by WebMD other health benefits of using a standing desk/desk riser included increased daily loss of calories, decreased in back pain as well as improvement in posture.

Which Desk Riser should I choose?

ERGO Furniture offers a fantastic selection of Standing Desk Converters & Desk Risers, accommodating both single and dual monitor workstations. For single monitors, our range includes the popular and budget-friendly Yo-Yo Desk 80-s, available in black or white, alongside the Yo-Yo Desk 70 and Flytta Desk Riser. For dual monitors, we provide solutions like the Yo-Yo Desk 90 and 120 models, as well as the space-efficient Yo-Yo Desk 95-s, featuring a slim 40 cm depth. These Desk Risers are tailored to enhance your workspace ergonomically, whether you're using laptops, screens, or a combination of both.

Are they easy to install?

Yes. There is virtually no installation required besides the placement of a single keyboard tray.