Are You Establishing A Home Office?
Do you do the kind of work that can be done right at your own home? If so, that probably comes with pluses and minuses, doesn't it? On one hand, it must be super convenient not to have to face traffic going to work and then returning home during the traffic hour. On the other hand, it might be hard for your preschool aged kids to understand that you're not available to play with them as often as they'd like.
Are you just now establishing your home office? If so, maybe you already have all the supplies you'll need. On the other hand, maybe this is brand new to you. From looking for copiers for sale to adding other needed things to your home office, here are some things that might help.
Copiers For Sale - You already have at least a laptop computer right? Maybe you are purchasing a larger computer that will sit on your desk. In either case, if you don't have a copier at home already, that should probably be your first purchase. After all, think of the way you will use it. From making copies for your own files to sending copied documents to the home office or to clients, your new copier will more than likely be in use many times during your work day.
The great thing about copiers is that they are very affordable. Look for a copier that does double-sided copies and that will also do colored printing. Make sure it's easy to load paper and that the tray on the top of the copier is not cumbersome to use. The sales person will help you to decide which copier is best for your needs. And, don't forget a table that will hold your copier. One on wheels will probably be your best choice.
Other Necessities - Besides your new copier, think of what else you'll need to have as part of your home office. For example, you'll more than likely need some kind of filing system, won't you? Will you have clients or other business associates coming to the office? If so, what kind of seating arrangement will you need? Is there a space for a table and several chairs for times when you have group meetings?
The time might come when you will need the home office for use as a guest room. If you think that might happen, consider getting a futon or a sofa bed. Also, when you select your desk, think of choosing a roll top design. That way all of your papers, etc. can be out of sight when guests are using the room.