4 Home Office Essential Upgrades to Boost Productivity
Working from home during the pandemic? You’ve probably realized that your home office might be lacking in the productivity department.
Maybe sitting in your home office still feels new and unnatural. Your squishy couch isn’t doing any favors for your posture, and you constantly need to squint to read past the glare on your monitor. After a few hours of this, you might even realize that you can’t get much done, thanks to the crick in your neck.
Whether you’re a business professional, gamer, or content creator, a customizable desk setup will surely optimize your workday for increased productivity and utmost comfort.
From convertible standing desks to adjustable monitor desk mounts, EFFYDESK offers a wide range of ergonomics business solutions to help you work more productively today. If you're looking to get more work done, more comfortably, keep reading for our top 4 tips for simple ways to upgrade your home office while social distancing today.
Switch to an Electric Adjustable Standing Desk
To boost your productivity, make sure you designate a special work space in your home. Staying indoors (not to mention, indefinitely) can bring a lot of fear and doubt, as we wait on updates for when this madness may finally come to an end. Forbes adds that you should commit to working consistently in order to give your day some structure and routine.
Instead of waiting for the circumstances to change, we have the power to take control of our own circumstances at home. Luckily, working from home (again—indefinitely) doesn’t have to feel like a drag.
One of the hottest topics in business productivity right now includes the modern, adjustable sit-stand desk. Standing desks have become increasingly popular in both business and home offices, as these height-adjustable office solutions allow for better blood circulation and lowered risk of heart disease.
Along with these health benefits, adjustable standing desks also allow you to move the desk surface to whatever height works best for you. Check out our recently published, proper sit-stand desk ergonomics article on how you can maximize comfort with a standing desk.
EFFYDESK, based in Vancouver, Canada, offers a key to success for office workers, business owners and digital content creators all across Canada. Our award-winning Standing Desks are a staple in the ergonomic business solutions industry. All 3 of our unique, electric adjustable standing desks come in different sizes and colours to best suit your needs.
EFFYDESK even provides you with FREE shipping on our adjustable standing desks anywhere in Canada.
Chill out in a comfy office chair.
It’s no doubt that you get more work done when you’re comfortable—but this doesn’t mean you should work from your bed!
In fact, a study by the Division of Sleep Medicine at Harvard has shown that working in bed tends to decrease your quality of sleep later on. Not to mention, your back would hurt from sitting hunched over your device.
When you’re taking a break from your standing desk, you’ll want a supportive, ergonomic chair to relax on—like this lumbar-supporting office chair.
With a mesh backrest, added lumbar support, and an adjustable headrest, you’ll surely sit like a king or queen (that you are!) inside of your ergonomic office throne.
Keep your head up—literally—with a monitor mount.
If you work at a desk, you probably have a monitor (or two) that you use regularly. Bending your neck to look at a screen creates tension in your neck, and this can cause pain down the road, if not corrected over time.
Whether it’s for sending emails or streaming content, you’ll want your monitor(s) to sit at the correct height to ensure the most comfort while you use them.
The Cleveland Clinic states that proper posture involves sitting in a position that places the least strain on your body. This means that your monitors should be adjusted to a height around eye level, where your back and neck are straight and relaxed.
EFFYDESK’s adjustable monitor mounts can help make this adjustment easy for you as you prepare for your new home office setup.
Our professional monitor mounts (choose from single screen or dual screen) allow your monitor to rotate freely to horizontal or vertical alignment (or anywhere in between). They’re easy to install, too—just one tool and you’ll have your monitors set up right where you want them.
PRO TIP: For a single screen home office setup, try the sleek white desk mount (for screens 17”-36”) for your standing desk monitor. For two screens, check out this gas spring mount (for screens 17”-27”).
Treat your feet to an anti-fatigue office mat.
When you’re standing at a desk for long periods of time, it’s no surprise when your feet will start to hurt—especially if you aren’t used to it at first! The Human Factor journal reports that standing on hard surfaces may cause leg cramps or lower back pain.
As such, using an anti-fatigue office mat like ours is an excellent way to relieve the pressure on your feet and back. These mats are specially designed with softer material to relieve the tension that comes from standing on hard surfaces for long periods of time. With sloped edges to prevent tripping, this mat will keep your feet comfortable while your work stays professional.
Working From Home? EFFYDESK is Here to Help!
At EFFYDESK — we design, mould and deliver the best Electric Standing Desk for professional or personal use. Our award-winning ergonomic office chairs ensure that office workers are protected against desk job damage, and are well-equipped to maximize efficiency and morale in the workplace — wherever that may be for you.
Browse our signature Standing Desks, Office Chairs and Monitor Mounts designed to boost workplace productivity, so you can get more done, more comfortably. For local Vancouver customers: EFFYDESK offers fast and reliable installations, too! Claim your 30-day free trial today.
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