Over the past few years, a Perth home office has become increasingly popular and important to many home owners. Just thinking back twenty years or even ten years ago, you can see how quickly our lives and priorities have changed.
Even ten years ago, a Perth home office wasn’t on our wish list, because who works at home? Today, there is an increasing number of home owners who are realising that lifestyle and quality of life are more important than the rat race. So they are changing the way they work and their priorities, and either starting their own home based business or working remotely at home for an employer.
These lifestyle changes require professional home offices in Perth, because this is still your place of work and you need the right type of environment to help you focus. One of the most important factors in designing your home office is the location.
Working on the kitchen bench or with a laptop on your knee in the living room is not the best location for your home office. You need a lockable home office, where you can be left alone in peace and quiet to work. You also need plenty of storage in your home office.
This means that you have the time to focus on your work without the kids interrupting you, the dogs barking and the TV going full pelt. Your Perth home office is ideally located at the front of your home so that your clients can come and go without walking through your home.
The next best location is at the back of your home, if there is another entrance at the rear that doesn’t involve clients walking through your house. Of course, if you have the space on your land, you can erect a separate building for your home office and some home owners build a granny flat in their back yard to be used as their Perth home office.
You could even convert the garage into an office if you have alternate parking. If done well, you can convert any area of your home into a home office, just give due consideration to how clients will enter and leave your office.
If you don’t have clients visiting, then any room that can be easily converted into your home office is suitable. Just remember that you really want the office to have a door that can be closed to reduce noise levels and office storage furniture keep little fingers from tampering or drawing all over your business documents.
Once you have your new Perth home office organised, you can settle down and enjoy your perfect lifestyle, knowing that you no longer have that long commute to work and you can spend more quality time with your family.
For more information on our Perth home office designs, call Flexi Home Offices on 08 9301 4200 or complete our online enquiry form.