If you need an office but aren’t sure where to start, you may need to move some things into Self Storage Tingalpa to give yourself a little space. Check out the tips below to make your home office an efficient and cheerful workspace.

When You Have A Whole Room

If you have a spare bedroom or craft area where you can set up your home office, decide where you’re going to place your desk. Are you easily distracted? Avoid putting your desk in front of a window. Will you be meeting with clients or working remotely? If clients are coming, try to place your office near your front door. If working remotely, make sure the area behind you is either a blank wall or doesn’t feature personal photos. If you’re in a Skype meeting, a blank wall will look more professional.

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Take Over a Corner

For smaller homes, you may need to take over a corner in the family room where you can work in privacy. Consider investing in an opaque tri-fold screen and some noise-canceling headphones if there’s a television in the area to keep you from distractions. If space is very tight, you may need to move some things to Self Storage Tingalpa until you can work out exactly how your office layout will work best. With the right screen, you can protect yourself from distractions and keep light from bleeding from your desk into the room behind you.

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Rearrange The Living Room

A wall-mounted desk can be turned into an office with the addition of a rolling chair. Make sure that you provide yourself with lighting that will focus on your workspace. It’s also a good idea to invest in a locking filing cabinet if you have children so temptations are minimal and client documentation is protected.

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Build Your Office Into a Closet

With the right pieces and by adding some lighting, a closet office can be an ideal solution. You will need to make some room, so be ready to box up some seasonal items, make some donations or sell a few things to provide you with the space you need. If you have a Self Storage Tingalpa unit already, be ready to do some sorting and pitching so you can clear out a closet with a door. Not only will this give you privacy, but you can easily add a lock to your office door if privacy is a concern.

small home office in closet

Consider a Dropdown

If your home is very small, a drop down desk is a simple cabinet that will mount to the wall and can be folded down when you’re ready to work. If you’ve got some carpentry skills, you can build your own and customise it for your computer and storage needs.