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How To Create A Workspace That Helps You Successfully Work From Home


How to make homeworking work for you

It’s been more than a year now since lots of workers were booted out of their offices and forced to work from home. 

Working from home has actually turned out very well for some businesses, so much so that several of them have come out and said their employees will no longer be obliged to regularly travel into the office and can carry on WFH full or part-time. 

Are you going to be a permanent or some time homeworker from now on?

If you are, your workspace at home must be set up to help you succeed at it, and this is what you can do:

French / Patio / Bi-Folding Doors

When the sun is out, you want to feel it in your work area, rather than be left working in the gloom. Installing French, patio or bi-folding doors can help the space capture the light from it. 

We cannot tell you enough just how important it is that you gain some exposure to the sun whilst working as it will keep your mood up, and also your level of productivity. 

Having to work inside when it’s lovely outside isn’t easy. That won’t be as much of an issue if you can create an opening to let the outdoors in.

Bi-folding doors within an extension

Roof Lantern / Skylight

If you’d like even more light than you’d get with a French, patio or bi-folding door, see if there is a possibility of having a roof lantern or skylight installed in the room’s ceiling.

Glass makes up almost the entire distance of a roof lantern or skylight, to the point where the framework used to construct it is practically unnoticeable and unobtrusive. 

The presence of a roof lantern or skylight will make the workspace look so impressive and get you working so busily.

Roof lantern

Home Office Extension

Yet to establish a permanent workspace? It could be in your best interests to invest in a home office extension, getting one built into or added to the house. 

It’s because of the rise of homeworking that demand for home offices has shot up in recent times, and it will continue that way as more people follow the WFH trend.

It will cost you a decent amount of money, but you will feel more at ease in a personalised and comfortable workspace, and see it increase your home’s value.

A lady on the telephone in a home office

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