Government Office Supplies & Furniture Checklist

If you’re opening a new government office in the Maryland, Virginia, or Washington, DC, area, or giving your current office a little TLC, you’ll need new furniture. Zoom Inc. is here to supply all of your Navy BPA-certified government office furniture in Maryland, Virginia, and beyond!

Give us a call at 301-299-7155 to speak with us about your government office furniture needs!


Furniture is an essential part of an office’s day-to-day operations, efficiency, and performance. Utilize the checklist below to make sure your government office is equipped with the necessities.

  • Sitting desks
  • Standing and adjustable desks
  • Chairs
  • Stools
  • Cubicles
  • Lobby furniture
  • Conference tables
  • Benching
  • Cabinets
  • Bookshelves
  • Shelving
  • Lockers
  • Breakroom furniture
  • Lighting

Desk Supplies

Your government office relies on a variety of supplies to get work done. When stocking your office, make sure you’ve accounted for the following items for your employees:

  • Pens & pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Scissors
  • Paper clips
  • Stapler and staples
  • Calculators
  • 3-hole punch
  • Rubber bands
  • Notepads
  • Sticky notes
  • Calendars
  • Tape
  • Whiteout
  • Clipboards

Stationery & Mailing Supplies

Most paperwork may be digitized, but that has not eliminated the need for shipping and mailing everything from supplies to contracts. Make sure you’re ready whenever you need to get something mailed by stocking your office with the following:

  • Envelopes (various sizes)
  • Stamps
  • Sealing tape
  • Return labels
  • Printer ink
  • Toner
  • Ink cartridges
  • Printer paper

Filing Supplies

All government offices rely on extensive filing systems to keep records. Be prepared for your ever-expanding filing system by keeping these filing supplies on hand:

  • File cabinets
  • File folders
  • Hanging file folders
  • Index dividers
  • 3 ring binders
  • Pocket folders
  • Accordion folders
  • Manila file folders


Technology and other equipment is the lifeblood of most government offices. Make sure your team is fully equipped with the following to enhance productivity, communication, and more:

  • Laptops
  • Computers
  • Monitors
  • Printers
  • Fax machine
  • Scanner
  • Routers
  • Power strips
  • Hard drives
  • Flash drives
  • Paper shredder
  • Label maker
  • Mouse and mouse pads
  • Office phones
  • Time clock or clock-in device

General Office Supplies

Make your employees feel comfortable in your office by providing everyday amenities and supplies. The following list is good to consider when laying out a new government office:

  • Coffee maker
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Sugar
  • Creamer
  • Ice machine
  • Trash bin
  • Trash bags
  • Recycle bin
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Paper plates
  • Plastic cutlery
  • Ziploc bags
  • Paper towels
  • Whiteboard
  • Dry erase markers
  • Toilet tissue
  • Air freshener
  • Cleaning supplies


Contact Zoom Inc. for Your Government Office Needs in MD & VA

Although this is not an exhaustive list, the team here at Zoom Inc. hopes that this is a great starting point for your upcoming government office move or opening.

When you need government office furniture in Maryland or Virginia, contact Zoom Inc. online or give us a call at 301-299-7155!

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