Best Setup for a Home Office
In 2019 we all would have made fun if someone had told us about the lockdown, pandemic, and all those kinds of stuff.
12:49 20 April 2021
Unfortunately, we are all locked behind the doors for more than a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We have started to tune our lives to this new normal. New normal! Sounds strange, right? We all have started to do our daily activities in our home itself. Most companies and businesses have asked their employees to work from home to reduce the spread of the virus. But we all face a lot of difficulties while working at home. Right from preparing the room and setting up the workplace inside the house, everything is quite tricky. Here are some of the best ideas to set up a stylish and comfortable ambiance to work from home. Your setup may differ based on the nature of the job you do. Read further to know more.
1. Simple and Comfortable:
If you are working on a software firm, you won't be requiring much gadgets or appliances. All you would need is just a laptop or a Personal Computer. If you have a laptop, then it's very simple and easy. First, you would need to find a spacious place because you would be sitting inside the room for a whole day. So, it is necessary to check if the room has proper ventilation and aeration facilities. It is better to sit facing a window. The pleasant breeze and the beautiful scenery would refresh your mind in between the hectic work schedule. Look for a comfortable rolling chair with a cushion. These chairs would reduce the soreness in your neck and hip. Be sure to place your laptops on a table. It is very dangerous to work with the laptops being placed on the lap. The overheating may cause your body temperature to rise. Sometimes the increase in temperature may cause severe headaches. It may also lead to skin allergies and other skin problems. If possible, place your laptop above separate cooling fans that are easily available in the shops. It would prevent the overheating of the batteries. If you are using a PC, then have a permanent setup to place your computer. Make sure to cover your system with a cloth or a sheet after every use. Even small dust particles and insects may damage the keys if it's not maintained properly.
2. In case of multiple gadgets:
If you are working in the entertainment industry or maybe a journalist, it is necessary to have a relative setup. You might have to record or shoot some short clippings inside the room itself. In this case, a lot of arrangements had to be made to prevent unnecessary noise and sounds from outside. If you only have to record your voice, then it is important to seal the walls using soundproof acoustics. If possible, remove the large solid objects inside the room. It may cause some echoes and disturbances in the audio. If you need to shoot a video inside your room, make sure your room has proper lighting. It is impossible to take high-quality videos inside a dark room. It would be better to have special flashlights during the time of shooting. Also, fix a place with a beautiful background for your videos. Having a green screen would allow you to change your own desired background digitally. Off late, especially during this pandemic, a lot of people have begun to start their own YouTube channels. So it is essential to provide high-quality content for greater views. This setup may also help people who are working in software companies to attend video conferences and international meetups with the clients.
Some Tips To Be Followed:
How good or comfortable it may be, we have to believe the fact that online work experiences are quite tiring and irritating. It is very difficult for a human being to manage two different things at the same time. While at home, it is the responsibility of the parents to look after the kids and household activities. Since it is a lockdown, even the kids would be at home. They may not understand the pressure and the work schedule that you might have. So, It is better to plan your things at the beginning of each day. Work shouldn't steal the time that you spend with your kids or spend fun time in escape rooms Finish off your works before evening and go out with your kids for a long walk. This would do good to your health and satisfy your kids at the same time. Make sure to take small breaks after every one hour. Just go out of your room, have a short walk, and then continue with your work. It may help you let down the stress and heat. Drink plenty of water. These are some of the pointers that can be followed while working online.
Author Bio: Charlotte Lin is a content creator at escaperoom.com. She’s a passionate young woman, mother to an amazing nine-year-old, and an avid reader. Over the years, writing has helped her explore and understand the world as well as her own self. She loves to travel, meet new people, and spend quality time with her daughter. You can find her on LinkedIn.