More and more of us are now working from home, which means we need a space to call our office. While some may already have space to spare in their home, many people don’t have this luxury. They find themselves turning their dining room table into a desk, or perhaps even worse, hiding away in a corner that is not helping their creativity and productivity flow.
Rather than just having to put up with it, there is good news for those looking for more space in their home to work in, and you need to look above you to the loft.
Lofts or empty attics are the ideal space to convert into a home office, and they have lots of hidden benefits that you may not even realise. Want to know more? Here are the main points to consider for your top floor hideaway.
You won’t be easily distracted by the rest of the house
One common issue people have when they work from home is that they get easily distracted by the other things around them. Things such as the housework or perhaps the lure of the sofa and Netflix. Being able to have a space away from the rest of the house by having a loft conversion, means that you will be able to concentrate on the work you have to do and nothing else that is going on around the house.
Work is tucked away when you need to switch off
Not only can you be distracted by home whilst you are at work, but having a home office means that you are likely to be distracted by work when you are at home. Being able to hide your work world away in your very own loft conversion means that you will find it much easier to switch off.
Sure, if there is something that needs to be done in an emergency, then you can quickly get to your computer and other things you may need. But, the rest of the time, you can simply focus on relaxing and spending time with those that are most important to you.
It is an excellent use of “wasted space”
The problem with lofts is that they can often feel like a wasted space in your home and end up mostly being used for storage. This is primarily because you are simply not using them the best that you can. When you convert a loft into a home office, you are making use of this “wasted space”. It has a purpose, which is going to make you feel a whole lot better about that part of your home.
Thanks to the pandemic, flexible working and working from home is definitely the future of how we will get our work done. So, if it looks likely that this will be something that you are regularly doing, then make sure that you have a dedicated and appropriate space that you can focus on and that you can get your work finished.
Then all you need to do is get downstairs, and you can start to relax.
Build Eco is a leading provider of loft conversions in and across Dublin and the West Midlands. Contact our friendly team today to discuss how you can make the most of your loft space.