Turn Your Desk at Home Into a Standing Desk

Turn Your Desk at Home Into a Standing Desk for $80

Ordinary desks have gotten a bad reputation in recent years, with some experts concerned that sitting for long periods of time can be a risk to your health. If you considered the pros and cons of using a standing desk and switched to a standing desk at work, you might miss working upright now that you’re at home, participating in coronavirus shelter-at-home policies. Well, I have a sliver of good news for you: It’s pretty inexpensive to convert whatever desk or table you’re using to work from home into a makeshift standing desk. Right now, you can get a standing desk converter from Daily Steals for $80 when you apply coupon code CNETSDESK at checkout. That’s 20% off the current $100 price tag.

Earlier this week, I told you about a similar deal, but unfortunately, it sold out quickly. This is a similar model, but priced a few dollars lower.

This standing desk converter is a workstation that works both in a seated position and can be raised about 13 inches to a standing height. Raising and lowering the stand is a one-person job — just lift or lower the unit until it’s positioned where you want it, then press a paddle on the side to lock it in place. The workstation has two “decks” — a lower one for the mouse and keyboard, and an upper deck that’s spacious enough for a laptop or even a laptop and a second monitor.

We tend to think of working from home as a more comfortable environment than the buttoned-up, professional corporate office space, but that’s not always the case. If you’re missing some of the benefits you took for granted — like your standing desk — here’s a chance to get it at home. Who knows? Maybe your boss will let you expense it.

This article was published previously. It has been updated with the latest deal. 

The information contained in this article is for educational and informational purposes only and is not intended as health or medical advice. Always consult a physician or other qualified health provider regarding any questions you may have about a medical condition or health objectives.

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