One of the first things you will notice is that there are a surprising number of variations to choose from when you start shopping for replacement caster wheels. From dozens of different materials to the range of different diameters to all the added features and options you can choose from, it gets overwhelming.
To help you sift through the thousands of options, we’ve put together a quick guide specifically for buying replacement chair caster wheels. First, you’ll get a short guide to understanding what kind of factors you will need to consider while shopping. Then, you’ll find 3 short reviews of our top picks for replacement caster wheels for office chair.
Getting the right replacement caster wheels comes down to 5 core factors: material, mount style, load capacity, wheel diameter, and extra options. Let’s take a look at each of those in more detail:
In the case of office chairs, the easiest way to make sure you choose correctly for each of these 5 factors is to simply remove one of the existing caster wheels and bring it with you when you go shopping. In many cases, there is a model or product number somewhere on the wheel.
If you can find that, you can shop online suing this number. In this case, you can try to buy the exact same wheels that you currently have. If they are no longer in production, you can at least find information on the specifications (i.e.- material, mount style, capacity, diameter, etc.) and then note those down so you can find new wheels that meet the same specifications.
This selection of replacement caster wheels have been chosen specifically for their suitability to be used on chairs. However, they can definitely be mounted on other furniture as well (assuming the load capacity is within range).
This beautiful set of office chair caster wheels from the Office Oasis is a deal that’s hard to beat. Check out the key specs below:
The soft polyurethane coating on these wheels means they won’t scratch up or ding your beautiful floors or tear up carpeting. They are ultra soft and smooth. This coating along with the exceptional ball bearing technology also allows them to roll quietly across the floor. No bumps or rumbling along the way!
This is a sleek and well-designed set of caster wheels that could be perfect for your office chair. Check out the key specs below:
Like the wheels above, these are coated in polyurethane which makes them gentle enough for hardwood, ceramic, laminate, or even carpeted floors. You can eliminate the need for an office chair mat! To top it all off, you can even install these without a single tool!
This set of caster wheels from SunnieDog was specifically designed for office chairs. Check out the key specs below:
If your chair needs stem mounted wheels, these are the way to go. The universal stem size makes them suitable for absolute any stem mount system. And they are super easy to install. No tools required! As an added bonus, they look super sleek and modern as well.
Caster wheels can add much needed mobility to your chairs (and other furniture). Once you know the specifications of the kinds of wheels you need, you can be sure you are getting the absolute perfect replacement caster wheels for your chair!