There’s no doubt about it, technology has completely changed the way we live and work, and the traditional office set up is becoming much more flexible. With broadband, iPhone, Blackberry and Skype, people can now work pretty much anywhere and lots of people are choosing to break their week up by working from home from time to time. If this sounds like you, or if you have decided to set up your own business and work entirely from home, then it’s important to have a room or space that is dedicated to work use. Though it’s great having the luxury of being able to come and go when you please (and of course the commute is much easier) you also need to create a good ‘working’ environment in your home, so that you feel like you’re in the office, even if you’re just in the spare room!
Fitted home offices can be tailored to your individual needs and you can have furniture and fittings designed to fit any size or shape of room, even a box room. This will make the most of the space you have available and create a relaxing atmosphere to work in. After all, there’s nothing worse than trying to run a business if you constantly find yourself tripping over files or can never remember where you’ve put things because the office is cramped and cluttered.
The first step to getting a fitted home office installed is to meet with a design expert who will visit you at your home and take a look at the room you would like to convert to an office. Your designer will be able to advise you on what’s possible and you can chat through any ideas you might have yourself at the time. It’s a good idea to be on the same page right from the start and together you’ll be able to create something that is perfectly suited to your needs. You can also talk about what type of materials you would like to use – remember fitted home offices don’t have to look like traditional corporate offices. It’s your home so you can design it as you see fit. Your design expert will then measure the room you would like to convert and every aspect of positioning will be taken in to consideration.
If you’ve considering a fitted home office, why not make the call today and get the ball rolling. You’d be surprised how easy the whole process is, and before you know it you’ll be working away in your brand new office!