Home offices are on the rise as working from home increases in popularity. It is important to have a work area that can best support us. Here are 7 practical must-haves for home office working:
A quality desk is essential when working from home. Our Alera Double Pedestal Steel Desk is a great find. It is scratch and stain resistant, with a powder-coated steel frame. It includes four drawers which attach beneath the desk. For a more affordable option, the Safco Computer Desk is a great alternative. It is designed with a black steel base and includes a storage shelf. Additionally, the top of the desk is reversable, allowing you to choose between mahogany or medium oak finish in color.
Working from home requires long hours spent sitting. It is important to have a chair that can support you throughout the work day. The MooreCo Ergo Ex Ergonomic Office Chair is adjustable pneumatically and with the armrests. Additionally, it has a mesh seat back and adjustable lumbar support. This chair is designed to protect your back and neck while keeping you comfortable. A cheaper option is the Lorell ErgoMesh Series High-Back Mesh Chair. This chair has full range swivel motion and adjustable armrests. The backing on the chair is mesh, making for breathable material.
It is important to take time to stand throughout the work day. A desk riser provides this opportunity and allows you to alternate between sitting and standing throughout the day without distracting you from your work. Our HON Coordinate Portable Desktop Riser is a best seller. It can carry up to 33 pounds and is easy to adjust. An alternative is the Alera adaptivErgo Sit-Stand Workstation. It includes a durable steel base and is ergonomically designed to best protect the back.
Despite the prevalence of technology in our day, a printer is still a must-have. The HP ENVY 6455e Wireless All-in-One Inkjet Printer prides itself on its Security . It includes advanced security features and brilliant colors. Print, scan, and copy everyday documents. A cheaper alternative is the Epson WorkForce Pro which also includes high-speed printing and security features.
For those working from home, a web-cam is a must-have. They ensure video calls, meetings, and recordings are presented and recorded in a high-quality manner. Our Logitech C930e HD Webcam provides life-like HD while video calling. According to Logitech, it is their most advanced webcam to date. A budget-friendly option is Logitech’s C310 HD Webcam which works well in even less-than-ideal lighting. It includes a built-in mic and noise reduction. This is a best seller equipped to provide HD video calling.
Having a place to store important documents and materials is always important. Additionally, it helps keep clutter off the desk. The Lorell SOHO 18 (17427) is a best seller manufactured with a durable steel construction. It has three drawers and the top two have an optional lock. A cheaper alternative is our Lorell SOHO (14341). It also includes a durable steel construction. This design includes two locking file drawers.