Upgrading My Office Chair Wheels to Rollerblade Wheels

August 16, 2017 Posted by Tyler Cruz

I was cleaning my office a couple weeks ago when I noticed that my office chair’s caster wheels were completely clogged with dog hair from my golden retriever. Despite spending 45-minutes with pliers trying to clean all 5 wheels out, there was still dog hair in there that I couldn’t reach, and the wheels would not rotate freely anymore.

I did some research and found out that there are now rollerblade style wheels that you can purchase to replace the ones that come with your office chair. It’s interesting that office chairs are so expensive (I paid about $250 for this one), but they all come with the same cheap 100% plastic caster wheels.

Anyhow, I ordered a set of 5 rollerblade office chair wheels from Amazon, and received them 2 days later.

Here’s a short video I made showing the difference between the built-in regular office chair wheels and the rollerblade style wheels I bought. You can skip to the 4-minute mark if you want to go straight to the comparison:

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Posted: August 16th, 2017 under Videos  

3 Responses to “Upgrading My Office Chair Wheels to Rollerblade Wheels”

  1. mike says:

    I never would have expected to see roller blade wheels on a computer chair!

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