Chamberland Computer Desk by Darby Home Co Review

Overview

What defines an office is the kind of desk it has, since it is the most important furniture and one that is noticed before any other thing. For this reason, it is only reasonable to ensure you have the perfect choice before making any purchase. Making a perfect choice involves considering the elegance, the functionality and the durability of the desk.

The Chamberland Computer Desk is a perfectly designed desk. Its traditional silhouette is an ideal fit in conventional aesthetic. Its rustic design gives it a distinctive appearance, one which can hardly go unnoticed. The style also gives it a look of its own that makes it the center of attention. It’s constructed using manufactured wood, and that makes it strong and pretty durable. The chrome accented finishing accords the desk with a unique look which makes it outstanding and endorses it with a disticntive appearance. The color used in painting the desk is a warm one and will give whichever room it is placed a homely and familiar feel. The drawers have a gliding mechanism which makes them easy to open and close, unlike other desks of the same price range which after some time of use start sticking, hence increasing their chances of getting damaged. The keyboard tray, which is as well constructed using the gliding mechanism slides in and out smoothly. Lastly, this desk has excellent features, yet it is priced lowly making it an easy buy.

Darby home is driven by the desire to provide customers with high-quality products that fully meet their needs. They use high-end wood that ensures the sturdiness of the desk and its durability. Besides, Darby home offer their products at low prices, and this attracts customers and keep them coming back for more.

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Features

This is a rectangular computer desk that has a top brushed maple color for the top finishing and coffee oak for the finishing of the base. The desk is constructed using manufactured wood that provides it with sturdy support. It has a finished back which is a good thing since you can place it in the middle of the room. The desk also has a cabinet for storing files and two exterior shelves, in which you can neatly organize your books.

Additionally, the desk features drawers, and you can use these to stow your pens, staplers, paper punch and so on. For ease in opening and closing, these drawers have been made with a gliding mechanism using roller glides and ball bearing glides, both of which are made using metal. They also have safety stops, and they are soft close. Also featured in the desk are spacious CPU storage and cable management to prevent your device cables from entangling. This desk has neither a hutch nor a chair, but one can purchase a simple and rustic one to match the look. Originally from the United States, this desk is supplier intended and approved for residential use.

The desk requires assembly and the additional tools required for that are a hammer and a screwdriver. Finally, this desk has a five-year warranty, which is unlike most desks.

Before finally deciding to make the click and buy the desk, you need to ensure you have enough space to set it. Measure the predetermined space and compare the dimensions with those of the desk as listed below:

Keyboard Tray

  • The depth of the keyboard tray is 11.5”

Other Dimensions

  • The overall dimensions are 29” H x 59.5” W x 23.5” D
  • The desk return is 23” D
  • The dimensions of the cabinet interior are 2.75” H x 11.5” W x 19.5” D
  • The dimensions of the desktop are 29” H x 59.449” W x 23.465” D
  • The dimensions of the knee space are 25” H x 29.13” W
  • The overall product weight is 118 lb.
  • The drawer dimensions are 4.8″ H x 12″ W x 13″ D

Available Select Finish

This desk has a brushed maple color for the top and coffee oak for the base. The color is quite harmonious and can easily fit in a series of color themes. It is not too loud to contrast with the color theme of your preference, and neither is it too faded to go unnoticed, which is the perfect color choice for somewhere you intend to work in. To kill the look, get a faded solid fiber area rug that is lightly decorated, with a rustic chair of a matching color, or just black.

Pricing

All the prices are only for reference, Exact price will be based on the latest quotation.

The desk is priced online for 199.99, inclusive of a 9% discount. While no ongoing sales deals or promotions are available at the moment. That is not usually the case. Ones in a while over the year, Darby Home Co give out discounts through sales deals and seasonal promotions. For this reason, do not make any purchase before searching for any ongoing sales to get the desk at the best price. If you need assembly services, you can get that at only $43.99.

The protection plan is also available for this desk, besides the five-year warranty. If you need the protection plan, you can purchase it from Uniters at a very affordable price. With the protection plan, whenever you have an accidental stain, gouge, chip, puncture or dent, you will not have to spend your money on the repair since such damages are covered within the protection. However, those damages not covered are the ones caused by intentional neglect, accumulation, abuse, or failure to comply with the manufacturer’s warranty. Additionally, if the damages happen due to natural disaster, or when using the desk for purposes for which it is not intended, the protection plan will not cover for the repair. Lastly, if need be, you can submit a claim to Uniters’ website. You can also call them using the contacts on the protection plan certificate.

Pros

This desk has an elegantly rustic design, making it attractive and very classy. The chrome accented finishing is very whimsical and adds to the beauty of the desk. The color is also amazing and unique, which gives the desk an outstanding look. The finishing has been done perfectly, and it gives the desk a smooth texture.

The sturdiness of the desk is remarkable, and so is its durability which is attributed to by two things. The first thing is because of the high-quality paint which is resistant to peeling off, and secondly is the strong manufactured wood used in the desk’s construction, which additionally provides stability.

Also, this desk has medium size dimensions which make it occupy just a little space in the room. You will, therefore, be able to save space and at the same time safely store your stuff. The finished back of the desk is also another advantage, since you can set it in any part of the room with its back out in the open and it will just be okay. The cable management is also significant as it helps prevent entanglement of device cables.

This desk has more than enough space. To begin with is the wide top surface on which you can place your PC. Secondly is the cabinet for storing your files. The desk also has a shelf and a keyboard tray. The drawers come handy when you want to stow your pens and staplers. Lastly, the top surface of the desk is wide enough for a computer and some extra space to move around your hands.

This desk is delivered in time with all the parts available and well labeled. The instructions provided for the assembly are also direct and easy to follow.

Cons

The packaging of the desk is not exactly great. One customer received her desk with a slightly damaged desktop, and it seemed to have happened or due to poor packaging. Also about the packaging, another customer received her desk with three damaged panels, and the box was intact, an implication that the damage happened due to poor packaging. The shipping is not any better, since one customer also received her desk with damages, but this time the box was also bloated.

The space between the top drawer and the lower one seems to be a little squeezed. Therefore, shutting the bottom drawer seems to be a hassle, and you need to lift the top one in order to do it perfectly. Otherwise, the bottom drawer will remain hanging.

Apart from problems with poor packaging and shipping, and a bottom drawer that will not close well, the desk is overall a perfect buy, and the few minor issues should not stop you from giving it a shot.

Conclusion

This desk is nothing but incredible, and it comes with fantastic customer reviews. Having it in your office will mean you have enough space to store your books and other stuff. It will also mean creating a new and attractive look. The fine finishing and high-end paint used will also provide it with a long usability period. The strong manufactured wood used in its construction also ensures the desk is not wobbly and it is up to the weight it is subjected to. When compared against all these excellent features, this desk is worth every penny spent in purchasing it.

Redesign your home office with this high-quality, very affordable and sturdy desk. Besides, you will not only be saving money but also space since the desk does not take up much.

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In closing, we do not accept money, gifts or samples from furniture companies in exchange for special consideration in the preparation of our reviews.

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