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Creating a Home Office That Works for You

Creating a Home Office That Works for You

Lifestyle
Creating the perfect home office is crucial, especially with many of us working from home more these days. So what do you need to make for your space to be productive, no matter how big or small it may be? Nailing that fabulous yet functional design can seem complicated at first because there are just so many options out there. Once we learn about some of our best tips and tricks when designing an ideal work-from-home environment, everything will become more apparent. Make your office stylish by hanging a barn door using sliding door hardware. One thing all designers agree on regardless of whether they're dealing with a tiny studio apartment or sprawling mansion is to keep clutter away. Think about the purpose of your home office. If you'll be working there daily, creating a diff...
How To Set Up Home Office

How To Set Up Home Office

Home & Garden
For a long time, earning a decent living meant daily commutes to a 9-to-5 job. But these days, more and more workers are drawing paychecks without joining the rat race, opting instead to engage in a home-based business or occupation. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of Americans who worked at home rose by nearly two million, from about 9.5 million in 1999 to about 11.3 million in 2005. The figure is expected to rise, driven by the growth of the service and outsourcing sectors, availability of computers and laptops, access to broadband Internet, and technological advances. But while being one’s own boss has many benefits including personal freedom, savings in travel and clothing, and reduced stress, it is not for everyone. The feeling of isolation and lack of a regu...