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Tips for Buying the Right Desk for Your Home Office

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The stand-alone desk is just one home office desk option.

When it comes to a home office, things can get pretty abstract. Many newbies at working from home end up doing most of their work from their sofa or in their bed, only finding out once they really get in the desk that they need some kind of organization and structure. A home office desk can help you do that, and here is how to choose the right one for you.    

The Pros And Cons of the Corner Desk

The corner desk is flexible and works well if you have a particularly small or unusually shaped room to work with. They also work great in multi-purpose rooms. However, they offer little privacy and many people do not want to spend their days literally sitting in the corner.

The Pros And Cons of the L-Shaped Desk

This type of home office desk offers a lot of space and can be easier to organize. It also allows you to keep everything you need in reach. However, the shape of this desk is not for everyone, and you can lose space to your corner monitor.  

The Pros And Cons of the U-Shaped Desk

Tons of desktop space is necessary for certain types of jobs, and this setup gives you that. If you use multiple monitors or share a space, go for this setup. However, they take up a lot of space and a U-shaped desk designed for one room most likely will not work in a different room if you move with it.  

The Pros And Cons of the Along-the-Wall, Straight Desk

This stable desk can fit in almost any room and moves well. It also is highly useable, without a single inch of dead space. However, many people don’t want to do all of their work sitting facing the wall.

The Pros And Cons of the Center-of-the-room Desk

This setup offers a lot of privacy and flexibility, but can make wire management annoying. Also, depending on where you place your desk, you may have to deal with glare.

Office Furniture and Decor for Your Office

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