A Home Office Creation
It's just one of those facts of life. Bills need to be paid, correspondance needs to be answered, work needs to be completed - that can seem impossible when your only workspace is your dining table. The piles of paper get higher as the work keeps rolling in - and the process of beginning can be overwhelming. Imagine a clear functional space where you can work uninterrupted. Here are a few tips from California Closets for creating a home office space in your residence.
Most importantly, dedicate a space in your house to work and have it solely as a work space. If you don't have an entire spare room try rearranging your den to create space for a desk and some cabinets or creating storage near your bedroom desk, an area needs to be set aside that can be a work-safe zone. Ideally your workspace should be a separate room, free from the distractions of a television set.
Setting up adequate and effective storage is an important place to start when setting up any home office space. If you don’t have anywhere to properly store and organise files, letters, papers and home office supplies, your desk will slowly become more and more cluttered until you can no longer use it. Desk drawers are often helpful for smaller items, but consider attached file cabinets and overhead storage to maximize space. With enough storage space, it’s easy to keep your home office organized.
Your home office space should be a place where you feel happy and thus it needs to look nice. Sure a card table tucked in your garage will work in theory - but you will likely stop using it before long as it won't be a space you want to spend any time in. The way your home office looks will make a big difference in how effective your work space can be. It will be easier to concentrate on your many tasks if you are working in an aesthetically pleasing space. There is no reason your home office space should look any less pleasant than your space in the actual office. Put up pictures, plants and other decorations to ease your mind.
Consider a customized office storage system. It's the best way to optimize the space. Unmatched desks, cabinets and shelves can’t take advantage of your unique home office space because they were not designed with your space in mind. Especially for smaller spaces where every inch counts, consider custom-built wall-mounted shelves, wrap-around desks and customized overhead storage cabinets.
Boston Home Office Expertise
California Closets Boston has built a reputation in the Boston area for its expertise, design talent and familiarity with the wants and needs of Boston residents. Schedule a free in-home design consultation online or come in and visit our showroom in Brighton to learn more about how California Closets can transform your home office, closet organizers, garage storage system and more.