Instead of paying contractors to construct permanent walls to create individual spaces in the workplace, many business owners are opting to use the cheaper alternative of office partitions instead. These panels are highly effective for giving each employee their own private space for making phone calls and conducting meetings without breaking the bank. But how do you choose the best type for your workplace?

Step 1: Take a look at the style of your office and the other materials that have been used. Decide whether fabric, glass, plastic or timber will best suit the existing decor; this will be your partition material.

Step 2: Decide how much money you’re willing to spend. Whilst you want a clean, modern looking office, there is no way that you will be able to spend hundreds of dollars on partitions.

Step 3: Begin shopping around for the best office partitions that are well within your budget. Make sure that you carefully scrutinize each panel for possible faults and that you consider how easy they will be to clean.

Step 4: Place an order with an office supplier or with the manufacturer directly, making sure that you are aware of their return policies and warranties. Then sit back, relax and wait for your delivery.

Make sure that you shop around when looking for office partitions, as this will ensure that you are making the best decision for your workplace and your employee’s needs (bring one or two along for a second opinion). You may also like to compare the cost of purchasing, delivering and installing the partitions before making a final decision.