Select your whiteboard surface. Surface type determines the usage a whiteboard can withstand, the maintenance it will require and its overall lifespan.
DuraMax® Porcelain – Heavy use and abuse in public spaces, very little maintenance
Total Erase® – Moderate use in mid size office spaces, occasional maintenance
Melamine – Light use in a cubicle or home environment, regular maintenance
Choose the type of whiteboard you need. Consider the purpose the board will have in your space so that you can chose a board that will truly be useful.
Traditional Whiteboard – Versatile, clear surface for jotting down notes & collaborating
Traditional Whiteboard with Grid – Subtle grid pattern on whiteboard surface guides handwriting
Customizable – Create your own surface with graphics or charts to track information
Calendar & Planner – Simplify organization & facilitate communication
Select a board size. Is the whiteboard going to be used by many or just a few? How big is the wall you plan to mount it on? Picking the right size from the start can help you not overspend.
8’ x 4’ – For large group use
6’ x 4’ – For mid size group use
4’ x 3’ – For small group use
3’ x 2’ – For personalized use
Choose a frame color. The décor and color schemes of offices vary and you want to pick a frame color that will help your whiteboard blend in. You also want the board to convey an appropriate tone.
Mahogany, Maple or Light Cherry – warm and professional
Aluminum – modern and upscale
Graphite – durable and discreet
Frameless – relaxed and versatile
Euro™ Titanium – sleek and sophisticated