Making Space for Your Home Office

Making Space for Your Home Office in Belfast

Over the past few months, working from home has become part of our ‘new normal.’ The coronavirus pandemic has changed many aspects of our lives, including the regular work week. Whether it is for you or not, working from home shouldn’t feel like a chore.

Luckily, it already comes with some benefits – there’s more time to do the things that matter, no possibility of getting stuck in traffic on your commutes to and from the office, and pyjamas can be your everyday work attire. However, aside from all the novelties, making space for a home office should be high on the priority list. Using our spaces correctly can result in increased productivity and is worth thinking about.



Home Office Benefits

Having a dedicated home office space can significantly boost your productivity and work-life balance. Here are some key benefits:

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Improved Focus

Having a home office allows you to have a separate work area, which helps you concentrate on tasks without the distractions of household activities.

Work-Life Balance

Designating a specific area for work allows you to mentally switch off when you leave that space, helping to maintain a healthy balance.


A home office provides a professional environment for virtual meetings, enhancing your image to colleagues and clients.



Organisation Tips for Your Home Office

Declutter Your Workspace

Everyone understands the importance of being organised, at least to some extent, but putting it into practice can be a whole other ballgame. Although the concept can be intimidating, it can be as simple as shredding documents you don’t need, clearing your desk so you only have what you need on display, and filing documents away rather than leaving them in little piles (we all know how quickly paperwork can build up).

Having too many things we don’t need in view can not only make our minds feel more cluttered but will often also be a major distraction when we need to be getting things done. Yes, even a pile of paperclips on your desk can seem exciting when you compare it to the 3000 words you need to be written by 5 pm. In the case of your desk, the bare minimum works best.

Storage Solutions for a Home Office Belfast

Not everyone has a spare room readily available in their home for an office. For some, the words ‘home office’ could mean sitting on the couch with their feet up and their laptop on their knee. However, others will find they need a space that more closely replicates an office. Luckily, this can still be done in the living room, the kitchen, or any room that can offer a spare corner (but I suggest avoiding the bedroom – ideally, no one wants to work in the same room they sleep in.)

Regardless of where you decide to set up, it’s likely you will need to free up some space. Setting up an office at home can be the perfect time to declutter. Throwing things away we no longer need can be a huge breath of fresh air in your working (and living) space. If it so happens that you don’t currently have the time to think about whether you want to keep or get rid of all of your childhood toys, self-storage could be the perfect option for you.

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Self-Storage: A Practical Solution

Storing in a self-storage facility offers flexibility, meaning you can store for as long (or as little) as you want, and you can free up room in your home without committing to throwing things away until you have the time to prioritise it.



Why Choose Xtra Space for Your Home Office Storage Needs?

Flexible Storage Options

Choose from a variety of unit sizes to fit your needs, whether you’re storing a few items or the contents of an entire room.

Secure Facilities

Our storage units Belfast are equipped with top-notch security features, including 24/7 CCTV surveillance and secure locks.

Convenient Location

Located in Belfast, our facilities are easily accessible, making it convenient for you to drop off or pick up your items as needed.

Exceptional Customer Service

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always ready to assist you with any queries or concerns.


Creating an Efficient Home Office Space

Choose the Right Furniture

Invest in ergonomic furniture that supports your posture and comfort. A good desk and chair can make a significant difference in your productivity and health.

Utilise Vertical Space

Maximise your storage by using shelves and wall-mounted units. This keeps your desk clear and provides easy access to essential items.

Personalise Your Home Office Space

Add personal touches like plants, artwork, or motivational quotes. A personalised workspace can inspire creativity and make you feel more comfortable.

Manage Cables

Keep your workspace tidy by managing cables effectively. Use cable organisers or clips to prevent tangling and maintain a clean look.

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Creating a home office space in Belfast can greatly enhance your work-from-home experience. By decluttering your environment and utilising self-storage solutions from Xtra Space, you can create an efficient, organised, and comfortable workspace.

If you are interested in renting a self-storage unit, please contact our staff for more information. Our team is here to help you find the perfect storage solution to make your home office setup as seamless and productive as possible.

Let Xtra Space help you create the ideal home office in Belfast!

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At Xtra Space, we’re here for you; our friendly and welcoming staff are happy to help. Whatever your storage needs, we can help. We look forward to hearing from you.