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I have recently been searching for a comfortable looking computer chair that doesn't have wheels, but also allows you to spin round.

The reason for this is that my mothers room is just below mine and the floor is very thin so whenever I move around on my chair at night it disturbs her. I would just get a normal office chair, however it needs to be able to spin round as I have a TV/xbox 90 degrees to the left of me which I am constantly turning to.

All the ones I have looked at online have been £100 or over, which isn't very helpful as my budget is quite low. Can anyone recommend a good chair for me (MUST be available in the UK) to fit my needs? Price range is the lower the better, but it also needs to look relatively comfortable.

Thanks!
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post #2 of 9
Why not just take the wheels off? They are removable on most chairs and on those that aren't... well... they make saws for such occasions.
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Saw them off... and they are usually removable. Also, why not, maybe, STOP moving while she sleeps?
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post #4 of 9
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I guess I could try that.
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Originally Posted by pepejovi;13161450 
Saw them off... and they are usually removable. Also, why not, maybe, STOP moving while she sleeps?

I do, but my chair is so freaking noisy, even adjusting myself in my chair makes a huge noise, it's not like i'm wheeling around the room at 4am.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rawrasaurus;13154296 
I have recently been searching for a comfortable looking computer chair that doesn't have wheels, but also allows you to spin round.

The reason for this is that my mothers room is just below mine and the floor is very thin so whenever I move around on my chair at night it disturbs her. I would just get a normal office chair, however it needs to be able to spin round as I have a TV/xbox 90 degrees to the left of me which I am constantly turning to.

All the ones I have looked at online have been £100 or over, which isn't very helpful as my budget is quite low. Can anyone recommend a good chair for me (MUST be available in the UK) to fit my needs? Price range is the lower the better, but it also needs to look relatively comfortable.

Thanks!

I agree. Just remove the wheels from a normal swivel chair.
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Originally Posted by pepejovi;13161450 
Saw them off... and they are usually removable. Also, why not, maybe, STOP moving while she sleeps?

We all don't have the luxury of picking what room our computer area is above. He is being courteous and trying to find a solution.
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Would [ame="http://www.amazon.com/Gaiam-Balance-Ball-Chair-Black/dp/B0007VB4NE/"]an exercise ball[/ame] help at all? At least it wouldn't be as noisy.
 
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post #7 of 9
Most chairs with height adjustment need the wheels to stay on, otherwise the cylinder will be lower than the feet.

Depending on the size of the wheels, tennis balls with a slit cut in might be able to cover them.
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post #8 of 9
I have a very similar problem... Although it isn't me moving around in the chair, it's when I tilt back/sit down/slightly adjust that makes it scream into the night. Very annoying. Anybody know of a chair that doesn't make noise at all?

PS: I've tried WD40 but even then it still makes some noise and is back to the normal shrieking within a couple days.
post #9 of 9
higher end desk chairs come with feet that you can swap for the wheels
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