Monday, September 18, 2017 10:01 AM

MIKE CROXALL: BACK TO SCHOOL – CREATING THE PERFECT HOME OFFICE

Monday, September 18, 2017 - by Mike Croxall, president, Home Builders Association of Greater Chattanooga

School is back in session in Chattanooga and the surrounding area, and that means the kids will be bringing home more and more homework. This, combined with a growing trend of professionals who are able to work from home on a permanent or part-time basis, places increased emphasis on creating the perfect home office.

While the dining room table or living room couch are commonly used as work spaces, they are typically not the best areas to foster productivity.

Ideally, your home should have a dedicated room that serves as a home office. But simply adding a desk and a lamp to a room and calling it the office is not a guaranteed way to stay organized and do your best work.

As the school year ramps up, now is the best time to assess your home office needs. The following are some critical design elements of your home office space to consider:

Comfort

Lets start with the obvious: seating. Dont purchase just any office chair based on price or appearance. Quality, design and features vary significantly, so if you end up with a chair that is uncomfortable, even ...

News source: The Chattanoogan.com

See also: HBAGC