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Choosing your Home Office Desk

Home Office Desk

If you have made the decision to create a home office to conduct business from, chances are you will be in need of a home office desk. While some may think that choosing a home office desk won’t require any thought, there are really some things that should be considered before making your home office desk purchase.

  1. You must first determine where you want your home office desk to go. Once you have an idea of how your office will be set up, you will be able to measure your space for your new desk. The last thing you want is to make a purchase that won’t fit comfortably in your space. Be sure to consider other pieces of furniture that may be placed in the room but you have yet to buy.
  2. When looking at a home office desk, be sure to consider what you will be placing on top of the desk. More than likely, your desk will be home to a computer monitor along with some useful office supplies. You should also determine if you want a desk with drawers or not, depending on what type of organizational theme you wish to implement. You don’t want to buy a home office desk that is either too large or too small for your needs.
  3. Before you begin your search, create a budget for yourself to stick to. This will help you focus on desks that are within your price range instead of wasting your time looking at desks that are outside of your budget.
  4. Consider the type of interior design you wish to implement in your home office. If your other office furniture pieces are dark wood, your home office desk should match with dark wood. Your home office desk should also match well with your other room décor to help make your office look organized and put together.


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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