Setting up Home Office Redding CA

Whether you’re telecommuting full-time, or just want a peaceful space to pay your bills, a sensible, well-stocked home office in Redding can reduce stress and make you more productive.

Dena Badger
(530) 604-7628
1356 East Cypress Ave
Redding, CA
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(818) 287-3988
23638 Lyons Ave. #427
Newhall, CA
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Residential, Commercial, Emergency Services
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Hours : 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM M,T,W,T,F,S
Years in Business : 5 Years
Languages Spoken : English
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Bonded : Yes
General Liability Insurance : Yes
License # : 807495
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Accepts Credit Cards

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419 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA

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(530) 306-8608
4618 VoloMine Dr.
Diamond Springs, CA
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Cottonwood, CA
 
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Setting up Home Office

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Whether you’re telecommuting full-time, or just want a peaceful space to pay your bills, a sensible, well-stocked home office can reduce stress and make you more productive.

Location, Location, Location

You need to place your home office in a dedicated space that is well out of household traffic patterns to provide you some peace and quiet. Consider these often under-utilized spaces as possibilities for your home office.

  • Den
  • Finished basement
  • Remodeled attic
  • Spare bedroom
  • Guesthouse
  • Breakfast nook
  • Unused corner of a kitchen or family room

The Basics

Whichever space you select, make sure that it has the following key elements.

  • Space is completely dry
  • Plenty of room for all of your equipment, plus additional storage
  • Multiple electrical outlets
  • Phone line(s)
  • Adequate ventilation
  • Heating and cooling
  • Bright, uniform lighting

Furnish It

Don’t skimp here. Sitting for long hours at a desk and chair that makes you uncomfortable can severely distract you, and even cause lingering health problems. Get comfortable, and put everything within easy reach.

  • A desk that easily accommodates your equipment
  • A fully adjustable ergonomic chair
  • An adjustable desk lamp
  • Shelving
  • File cabinets
  • Protective floor mat
  • A large table to lay out and review documents
  • Comfortable extra chair to accommodate visitors

Make it Yours

Personalize your space.

  • Decorate it in a color that pleases and stimulates you
  • Hang pictures
  • Install a stereo system if you enjoy working to music

Get Equipped

Make sure you have all necessary tools for the tasks at hand.

  • Computer and necessary software
  • Ergonomic keyboard
  • Mouse and mouse-pad or trackball
  • A compatible printer
  • Fax machine
  • Telephone
  • Scanner
  • Modem
  • Network Router
  • Paper shredder

Stock up

Keep a good quantity of these office supplies on hand so you’re always prepared.

  • Printer paper
  • Personal stationary
  • Photo paper
  • Labels and a label-maker
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Highlighters
  • Marking pens
  • Ink cartridges for fax machines and printers
  • Canned compressed air for cleaning sensitive equipment
  • Computer screen cleaning cloths
  • Paper clips
  • Thumbtacks
  • Rubber bands
  • Hanging and file folders
  • Envelopes and stamps
  • Sticky notes

Upgrade It

The demands of a high tech office space have changed considerably over the last few years. If you need a higher-tech space and have the resources to do a major upgrade on your home office, here are some tips you might consider.

  • Install a panel upgrade to accommodate additional power requirements
  • Install a wireless network to eliminate unsightly wires and holes in walls and ceilings
  • Purchase a high quality surge protector and uninterruptible power source (UPS)
  • Install additional outlets as you add peripherals

Secure It

After you’ve set everything up, make sure that you’re protected from accidents, invasions or theft.

  • Update your home insurance
  • Consider purchasing an alarm system
  • Password protect any sensitive files on your computer
  • Install antiviral software on your computer
  • Set up a firewall on your network
  • Keep a fire extinguisher handy
  • Install a smoke alarm
  • Lock up confidential files

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