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The Benefits of a Home Office

Home Office Benefits

While many people in the business industry commute to an office space every weekday, more people are deciding to create and work from a home office. Some may think that a home office will hurt overall productivity; there are several benefits that come from working in a home office.

  1. Hours- By working from a home office, you are able to determine your own hours of work. This allows you to work during the hours that work best for you, especially if you have a family to tend to. You are able to work longer hours on calmer days while working shorter days when your personal life calls you elsewhere.
  2. Time- Without the need for a commute, working from a home office provides you with more time to dedicate towards your job. The need to travel and the extra time wasted due to traffic conditions can take away from time spent working.
  3. Flexibility- A home office allows you to be flexible with decorating, ideas, and staff. When you have a home office, you eliminate the cost of overhead and upkeep that typically comes with renting or owning a separate office space. Being in your own home office allows you to be free with decorating and rearranging your space that is typically restricted when working in a separate office space. Without the cost of overhead, you have less to lose when trying out new business ideas. Depending on the size of your home office and the success of your business, you are also able to determine the size of your business staff, if a staff is even needed.



At Mark Downs Office Furniture, we specialize in new and used furniture to help turn your office into a collaborative space for your employees. From desks, to ergonomic chairs, to conference room tables, Mark Downs has everything you need to create a comfortable and welcoming work environment for your employees.

Want to get started with Mark Downs? Search our website for furniture pieces or stop in to our showroom, located conveniently in Cockeysville. Have a specific question? Call us today at 410-771-6800 to speak to a trained staff member.

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