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Office Organization Tips for a More Productive Workday

An organized home office

If you own your own business, are a freelancer or work from home, the office space in your house is very important to you. Having an organized office where you can easily find the items you are looking for can be the difference between a productive day and an unproductive one. Are you looking for tips for getting your office space organized once and for all? Try out these tips below!

4 Helpful Home Office Organization Tips

  • Declutter: It is important that your office is neat, organized and free from clutter. Often times, when large pieces of furniture, boxes and other miscellaneous items do not have a permanent place in the home, they get dumped in spare bedrooms, the basement and the office. If this is the case for your home, it’s a good idea to find a new place to put these items.
  • Create a functional filing system: In order to avoid losing important documents and paperwork, it is essential to create a filing system that works for you. For example, keep paperwork and documents you need to address that week in one section, a meeting folder to hold documents you want to discuss and an archive folder for financial documents and paperwork. Keeping your documents and paperwork all in one place will prevent you from missing a needed document before an important meeting.
  • Clear the desk clutter: Next, take a look at your desk as a whole. Do you have items piled on top of your desk as well as drawers stuffed full of belongings? Take time to sort through your belongings and determine what needs to stay and what can go.
  • Keep important items within reach: If there are items you use more often than others, like a stapler, printer or filing cabinet, keep these items within reach when you are working. This will help to reduce the amount of time you have to spend looking for important items.

Store Extra Household Items in a Storage Unit!

As mentioned in the blog, to keep your home office free from clutter and distractions, remove any large pieces of furniture, boxes or other miscellaneous items that aren’t needed in the room or for your job. If you are running out of space in your home to put these items, but do not want to get rid of them, consider a storage unit rental. A storage unit rental allows you to hold onto items that matter, while keeping them from cluttering your home.

Self Storage Plus has storage facilities all throughout the greater Washington DC and Baltimore areas. Our storage facilities have a variety of storage unit sizes available, including the 5×5, 5×10 and 10×10 storage unit. Reserve your storage unit today!

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