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The following colour choices are only a fraction of the available finishes available to us. The fabrics used are to provide an indication of how the chair will look in different colours.

In the event of wishing to purchase a chair we will provide you with a choice of around 150 different fabrics and 20 different leather options to choose from.

Please note, due to screen differences the colour chosen may not match the colour of fabric in real life.

Welcome to the Chair Builder

Welcome to the Chair Builder

Welcome to the Chairbuilder Program

Thank you for visiting www.chairbuilder.co.uk. You can use this software to design a bespoke reclining chair to meet your own specifications in both look, size, comfort and needs.

To use the Comfort Plus Chairbuilder, simply follow the steps to personalise your chair.  Select from the various options to design a chair that will suit you and your needs.  By pressing the operating buttons, you can also see how different specifications of chair will move and how this affects the way you sit in the chair. You can go back at any time to change any of your options to see how this alters the design of the chair. Once you have finished, click “Complete my chair” to save a personalised file for future use.

Our Comfort Plus chairs can be customised further for more specialist needs, for example to include drop arms, or specialised seating systems for those at risk of pressure sores.  If you are not sure of your own needs please contact us so that we can advise you.

Free Gift

To receive your free gift, simply design your chair and register your details at the end and we will contact you.

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Retrieve Your Chair

If you have used the Chairbuilder before and saved your chair please enter your security code here to retrieve your chair.

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We can offer a free measuring service and can visit you to determine the correct size needed, alternatively if you are a medical professional or already know the sizes you require, please enter them here :

Please note, in the event of a chair being incorrect due to sizes specified by yourself, you may be liable for alterations.

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Saving Your Chair

If you're happy with the options you've selected or if you want to come back and carry on building your chair at a later date, simply fill in the form below and click "Save My Chair", we will then contact you to arrange your free gift by post.

When the chair has been saved we'll give you a security code which you can use to retrieve your chair when if you wish to our site

If you want us to send you your free gift, please enter your address

Option 1 Chair Mechanisms

The chair mechanism is the most important part of any reclining chair. It will determine how you sit, how you recline and what benefits it can give you. Each mechanism is different and it is important the differences are understood to ensure you select the mechanism that will help you the most. 

Single Motor Wallhugger

The most standard mechanism, suitable for an individual who would like to raise their legs for comfort and for sleeping. The chair is excellent for space saving as it can be located close to a wall, with the chair pulling itself away as it reclines; reducing the amount of space required between the back of the chair and the wall. This mechanism will only be suitable for those with the most basic of recliner needs, i.e. to raise their feet and recline in a single action.

Single Motor Wallhugger

Twin Motor Independent Movement

Our twin motor mechanism allows the user an infinite amount of seating positions as the foot raising section works completely independently to the lowering of the back. This is beneficial for someone who may be restricted in the position they sit due to medical conditions. It will also allow the user to sit in an upright position with the legs raised, which you cannot do with any other type of mechanism.

Twin Motor Independent Movement

Tilt in Space Single Motor, also known as "Zero Gravity"

This mechanism maintains the angle from the back to the seat of the chair as it tilts, allowing you to raise the legs to around the same level as the heart. This helps improve the circulation of fluid and blood to and from the legs. The reclining position can also relieve pressure on the back to aid comfort. This type of mechanism is helpful for anyone that suffers from water retention, circulation issues and also back problems.

Tilt in Space Single Motor, also known as

“Zero Gravity” Tilt in Space Twin Motor

A twin motor Tilt in Space mechanism goes one step further giving all the benefits of the single motor but allowing additional movement of the back to any angle you wish, thus giving the user an infinite amount of back reclining options. This is particularly useful if you wish to sleep in the chair.

“Zero Gravity” Tilt in Space Twin Motor
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Option 2 Lifting/Riser System

Adding a lifting system to the chair allows the user to simply step out of the chair without the struggle of attempting to stand from a low chair which can increase the risk of a fall.

The chair can also be raised to the standing position when getting into the chair to prevent the risk of falling into the chair which can be dangerous, especially if the user suffers with back or hip problems.

The rising system does not have to be used continuously, but only at times when you are finding it difficult to get up.

Mose users are comforted by the option of a rising system knowing they will never be in a position where they cannot get out of the chair.

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Option 3 Seating Options

With the exception of the Single Motor Wallhugger, all of our chairs are built with a unique “pocket sprung” base within the seat. This provides a high level of comfort without compromising support. You can then select your own “seat wrap” to sit on top of this base, to provide a sturdy and comfortable seat. We do offer weight guidelines for each cushioning, but this is only a guide and you should take account for your own preference.

Gel Cushioning and pressure relief

For those at risk of pressure sores, we can offer a range of gel cushioning for our chairs to help remove the heat away from the body and reduce the overall risk. We may need to make a special assessment for you, if this is the case.

 PLEASE NOTE… Gel Cushioning will only work correctly with a vapour permeable stretch material covering the chair, we have a wide range of these materials in various colours available.

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Option 4 Back Cushion Options

We supply 5 different back cushion variations to choose from.  The cushion design will not just alter the look of the chair but will provide different levels of comfort, dependant on your needs.  All of our cushion options are adjustable, so the softness or firmness can be altered at any time.  Our back cushion options are :

Button Back

Button Back - A traditional style of cushioning. This is chosen more for its look than its benefits.  Adjustments to this cushion are very limited so its not suitable for anyone with a back complaint, who made need to adjust the cushioning at times to meet their changing needs.

Button Back

2 Tier Waterfall back

Our most popular style of back, the 2 cushion waterfall gives excellent comfort on the back and support for the neck and head.  Both cushions are adjustable to increase/decrease firmness in the back.

2 Tier Waterfall back

3 Tier Waterfall back

Suitable for those with significant back complaints.

Utilising 3 cushions, each one can be individually adjusted to meet the needs of the person.  This can be particularly helpful for someone with a curvature of the spine where a big variance in support is required at different parts of the back.

3 Tier Waterfall back

Lateral Side Supports

Available on our 3 tier and 2 tier back cushion styles. The lateral side support cushions will give support to your hips as you sit in the chair.  These are designed for slim users that may find they cannot get support to their hips in a normal chair, or more importantly people that may have experienced Strokes and need additional support to prevent slumping.

Lateral Side Supports

Removable cushions

If you are concerned about your choice, we can make you a combination of cushions that you can change for yourself.  For example, we can supply a 2 tier and a 3 tier cushion configuration, and you can simply change these as you see fit. This does have the additional advantage that you can also make slight adjustments to the location of the cushions, to ensure they fit perfectly in the right spot for you. This option does come with an additional expense, but does offer maximum flexibility.

Removable cushions

Back angle

As well as changing the cushion configuration, we can adjust the angle of the back to suit your needs. All of our chairs are set to a particular angle for comfort which suits most customers. However, some users  may require a slightly different angle. In this case we can adjust this on installation so we get it right for the individual.

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Option 5 Arm Finish

One of the more visual features of the chair, the arm finish will determine how the arms of the chair will look. The finish does have different benefits, which many people are unaware of.

Scroll Arms

A more traditional sofa arm finish, the scroll arm is finished in material and has a scroll type design when viewed from the front.  Many people favour this type of finish as they feel it gives more comfort on the hands when resting your arms.

Scroll Arms

Wooden Knuckles

Wooden knuckles are available in 3 different colours to match other furniture in your room.  The knuckles are popular as the front of the chair arms can be susceptible to dirt. Wooden knuckles can be wiped clean and polished.  Users who have a riser facility in the chair often find it easier to grip the knuckles when getting out of the chair.

Wooden Knuckles
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Option 6 Material Covering

All of our chairs are available in a range of different fabrics, leathers and stretch fabrics, for pressure relief.  We have hundreds of choices available to change the look of your chair, or to match in with existing furniture.  Please choose from one of our selections to see your chair in a different finish.  If you cannot find one to your liking do not worry as we are limited to what we can show here. Our range gives us hundreds of variations, we can even build your chair in a fabric that you supply.

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Option 7 Optional Extras

Finish off your chair with one of our many optional extras to further improve your comfort and relaxation. Any combination of features can be added to the chair, you can also include all of them or none at all. Its your chair, its your choice.

Ten Point Massage system and heatpad

The Ten Point massage system is an excellent feature which runs throughout the entire chair.  The massage system can be used to help you relax or relieve  pain/promote circulation.  Offering a range of different functions, the system also incorporates a heatpad in the lumbar region of the chair, which can be switched on at the press of a button.

Ten Point Massage system and heatpad

Reading Light

A very popular chair feature, this is now available on all our various chair mechanisms, and we are the only company in the UK to offer this versatility.  The reading light is a cool LED light which can be switched on at the handset to enable you to read or work comfortably under a soft light.

Reading Light

Removable Heated Cushions

With our heatpad cushions, you can have the choice of up to 2 heated “scatter” type cushions.  The heated cushions can be placed on your lap or at a part of your body such as the neck. A great system to help you keep warm in the winter and also relax aching muscles. It is controlled by a simple handset in the pocket of the chair.

Removable Heated Cushions

Mechanical Back Support System

Unique to Comfort Plus Products throughout the UK, at the press of a button the firmness of the back can be adjusted.

Normally only found on luxury cars and in first class travel, the system allows you to adjust your back comfort at any time.

USB Charger

A great feature for anyone who uses a mobile phone or tablet, or any other device that allows charging through a USB system. We can place a USB charging point hidden in the pocket of the chair allowing you to charge your device whilst relaxing in your chair.  

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