How to create the perfect home office

Published Monday, May 18th

We are at the moment in quarantine where you are intimately familiar with every WiFi weak spot in your home. Am I right? Maybe you don’t have a great home office setup and you’ve floated around your home, working from a different spot each day, only to find out that your dining area is a literal WiFi dead zone! If the perfect home office is the stuff your dreams are made of these days, we are here for you. 

Today’s blog post is all around the very few ingredients required to create the perfect workspace.

Strong WiFi

This is a no brainer. For anyone who purchased their WiFi “off the shelf,” weak spots are a fact of life, and there is very little we can do to avoid them. The signal is just not strong enough to cover many homes. And beyond distance, there are also some materials that the signal cannot penetrate, like metal (which could be lurking inside of your walls in the form of air ducts and disrupting signal), or tile--like in your bathroom. 

With our WiFi, you will find zero weak spots. The signal will remain consistent at all times. For those who run multiple screens at a time, you won’t have any bandwidth issues. And best of all, if you do run into a problem, a lot of times the system will actually fix itself. And if it doesn’t: you call us. This is something we do all the time, everyday, and have the installation down to a science. I would definitely recommend strong, reliable WiFi as the foundation for your home office!

Video conferencing tools

If you see a lot of video conferencing in your future like many of us, I would recommend a desktop camera and microphone. Yes, most computers have a built in camera and microphone, but the quality of the separate units is definitely superior. Having a separate camera/mic also frees up your computer to do other things while on a meeting. This technology ranges greatly in terms of price and quality, so please contact me directly for a personalized recommendation based on your needs. 

The new landline

For the times that you don’t want people to access your personal cell phone, or for those who need a second line, we have an easy solution for that too. When we install WiFi, we use a Voiceover IP. This type of internet modem actually includes a phone line. We use one additional piece of equipment to convert the internet connection to a phone connection, and that’s it! Use a Google Voice phone number, and even link it to your cell phone. 

 

We are gearing up for a huge summer filled with home office installations, so if you are interested, please contact me now!

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