TechCare Heavy Duty Adjustable Folding Chair
The TechCare Heavy Duty Adjustable Folding Chair is a simple, reasonably comfortable mesh folding chair, ideal for outdoor use. Recommended for anyone on a budget and weighing up to 400 pounds who needs a simple, effective outdoor seating solution.
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Are you on a budget? Do you love entertaining on your porch, deck, patio, or back yard?
If you answered yes to either of those questions, and you or one or more of your friends are a bit on the heavier side, then you’ve probably already run into one of the more common and frustrating challenges of the furniture world.
That challenge is simply the fact that most of the furniture on the market today aren’t designed to support heavier folk. If you weigh more than 300-pounds, the number of options available to you drop off precipitously.
Fortunately, there’s good news. The TechCare Heavy Duty Adjustable folding chair may be the answer you’ve been looking for. These are inexpensive, breathable, surprisingly comfortable chairs that are capable of supporting a surprising amount of user weight.
While they’re not perfect chairs, they are very good and delightfully versatile to boot. In the sections that follow, we’ll tell you everything these chairs have to offer so you’ll have all the information you need to decide if buying one or more of these chairs for your home is the right call. If that sounds good to you, let’s jump right in and see what they have to offer.
An Overview of the TechCare Heavy Duty Adjustable Reclining Chair
The first thing you’ll notice about the TechCare Heavy Duty Adjustable folding chair is that it’s got a simple, minimalist design. At second glance, it bears at least a passing resemblance to a mesh task chair. That’s not the worst thing in the world. Mesh chairs are breathable and more comfortable than they first appear. They’re also not bad looking. True, they won’t win any awards for their looks, but they do have a simple, modern aesthetic that many people like.
Before we go further, let’s take a quick look at the numbers:
These numbers are something of a mixed bag that narrows the target market of the chair. The weight limit marks this as a chair that would be a good fit for bigger, taller people, but with a seat height of just 14”, if you’re on the tall side, especially if you’re taller with some type of mobility issue, then getting into and out of these chairs could be problematic.
The seat width might also be an issue if your weight is close to the maximum weight supported by the chair. You’ll definitely want to take a couple of quick measurements to be sure it’s a good fit for you or the people you’re likely to be entertaining before committing to a purchase.
The frame is tubed steel and has been coated to help it resist rust, and the elements and these chairs can be ordered in quantities of 1, 2, or 4 depending on your needs.
Adjustability and Comfort
TechCare describes this as a chair that offers Zero-G seating positions, but this is incorrect. The TechCare Heavy Duty Adjustable Reclining chair is good, but it’s not that good. Zero-G seating is defined as a position that elevates your knees to a position slightly above your heart.
While this chair is incapable of doing that, it is highly adjustable. The seatback can be angled back to a number of different settings, allowing you to choose from:
Having seven different reclining options to choose from is fantastic, and it’s nothing to engineer your own ottoman for added comfort.
That, combined with the breathability of the mesh, makes these chairs a lot more comfortable than you might think. Then again, that’s only true if the seat dimensions are a good fit for you.
No Assembly is Required
While most of the furniture you can buy online these days requires assembly before you can start using it, the TechCare Heavy Duty Adjustable Reclining folding chair is an exception to that rule. It will arrive in a box in its collapsed form, so all you’ll have to do is take it out of the box, carry it to wherever you want to use it, unfold it and take a seat.
Pros and Cons of TechCare Heavy Duty Adjustable Reclining Chair
As we said at the start, this is a good chair, but it falls short of greatness in our view. In no particular order, here are the things we think you’ll like best about this model:
On the other hand:
TechCare Heavy Duty Adjustable Folding Chair Review Conclusion
We regard the TechCare Heavy Duty Adjustable Folding chair as being mostly a self-selecting chair. If you like mesh furniture, if you’re on a budget, and if the dimensions of the seat are a good fit for you, then this is a good, cost-effective outdoor seating option. The fewer of those things that hold true for you, the less impressed you’ll be with this model. On that basis, we provisionally recommend it.
REFERENCES & RESOURCES
- TechCare, Official Brand Website.
- 5 Tips for Choosing Outdoor Furniture, GQ.
- Make Your Own Outdoor Ottoman, Resene.
- How to Choose Outdoor Furniture, Home Tips.
- Tips for Buying Patio Furniture, Consumer Reports.