Working from home? Solutions for setting up your home office

by | Jun 10, 2020 | Indoor Air Quality


The recent global pandemic and a general lean towards telecommuting have led large companies like Google to allow their employees the opportunity to work from home. While we can all hope that the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are temporary, some companies like Twitter are offering permanent work from home scenarios.

Google has yet to announce a permanent change to its office arrangements but did provide a substantial allowance for its employees to outfit their home offices.

Many workers previously confined to a standard cubicle or other office space are experiencing working from home for the first time. If you are one of those people, you may be wondering how to make your home office cozier or more productive, and we created the perfect work from home guide for you.

This guide will walk you through the essentials of setting up a productive and healthy home office space. You will be off the couch and winning home employee of the month in no time!

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How to set up your home office

The first step to attaining a highly productive, comfortable home office is determining which space will become your work-from-home zone.

The key to the perfect space is deciding what is important to you and locating an area of your home that gives you those attributes. Do you need absolute quiet? Are you more productive in a room with a view?

Consider some less than obvious alternatives like a closet or a corner nook if your space is limited. You will be surprised how quickly you can adapt an area of your home to be reserved for work.

Plan what you will need to be efficient. Think of your office back at work. What was it that made it easy to work in that space? Here are some things that can make working from home easier and more productive:

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Removing clutter from your newfound home office will accomplish two goals: making your space more appealing to be in and making it easier to concentrate on tasks. Making the air you breathe at home clean is also very important, not only for your health, but also for your levels of productivity.

How to maximize your productivity at home

Bosses still demand productivity while working out of a home office. Is it possible with all the distractions and temptations we find around the house? Absolutely!

Unfortunately, the best thing you can do to maintain a good work ethic at home is to set a schedule (ideally, your normal work schedule, and developing a plan for children (including a schedule for them) is also vital to success. Other major distractions to avoid are housework and chores since they can take a long time and take you away from work.

home office essentials

Environmental factors also play a role in your productivity and should not be ignored. Research shows that air quality in a space (in this case, your home) has a direct impact on the productivity of occupants. A healthy indoor environment is one without VOCs (dust, pollen, or even smoke) and can be achieved by placing the EnviroKlenz Air System in your designated office space.

Having a clean, pollution-free, distraction-free place to work is imperative if you intend to be a productive employee while working from home.

Benefits of having clean air at home

As you have seen, the research clarifies that clean air is an important part of maintaining productivity. How is that possible? Well, look at some ways that indoor air quality impacts your overall well-being and, in turn, your ability to get things done.

Poor indoor air quality can make it challenging to breathe, which has a variety of adverse effects on your health. These impacts include higher stress levels, fatigue, and can make you prone to respiratory illnesses, which can be especially troubling given the pandemic. Your sleep quality can also be impacted by poor air in the home, and we all know that being tired is detrimental to productivity.

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