This is a collaborative post.
These days, we all know how important having a good home office set-up. A couple of years ago, most of us were only doing a day or two of working from every so often. Now, there are a lot of companies out there that are bringing people back into the office but many of us will be working remotely for at least a few days a week. If this applies to you, then you need to make sure that you everything that you need to stay happy and healthy. Here are a few essentials that you need to invest in.
A Good Fan
First things first: we know that summers in the UK are getting hotter. Even the spring is reaching temperatures sweltering temperatures these days. Most of our homes are simply not built to deal with this kind of heat, and when you are working from home you do not get the benefit of the office’s air-conditioning system. Do not wait until you are sweating through your clothes to buy a decent fan. Get online and start reading reviews to find the fan that is going to work well in your home office space.
Get Some Pictures Up
When we started working from home back in March 2020, most of us took our laptops to the nearest table. By this point, we have turned spare rooms into home offices or at least found a better place to set up shop. However, many of us haven’t really thought about how we can personalise these spaces. Well, one of the best ways that you can brighten up an otherwise drab space is by getting some artwork or family photos up. If you are looking for picture frames online, then look at getting a custom picture frame made by the team at Picture Frames Direct. They are a family-run business with more than two decades of experience, and they use the latest state of the art machinery to create the perfect picture frames.
Get Furniture That Supports You
One of the biggest problems that most of us have had with working from home has been looking after our backs and our muscles. A lot has been written about the nation’s terrible posture in the last couple of years, and it is simply not good enough to take a chair from the kitchen, or indeed to work on the sofa. Find a desk chair that is going to keep your spine in the right shape and invest in a desk that will mean that you aren’t craning your neck.
Find Your Light
If you have not yet chosen where in the house you are going to work, then remember how important good lighting is. Sunlight is so important to our mental and physical health, so try to find a room that is going to be well-lit throughout the day. If you are working late into the night, then you need to invest in a desk light that is going to give you enough light to work by. Don’t ruin your eyes by staring at your laptop screen in total darkness.