How to install a small home office
When you decide to work outside small home, you should ensure that you will have the services you need. The technologies that are required today for most businesses including telephone, fax and wireless Internet high speed. Before you can install the home office properly, the first thing to do is determine what your needs are. If you want a basic internet service for a single computer, you’ll need a different installation if you have multiple users and you want to carry out video conferences simultaneously.
A home office space can be functional and modern. There is no reason why your office, regardless of size, can not reflect your personality and style. Why would you want to spend time in a boring space? Luckily, you can design an office inexpensively for your home.
Draw a diagram of the room, indicating where you will place the jobs and what services they need for each.
Calculate the total number of telephone lines, fax and Internet connections that you need. Make sure you have enough outlets in place. Otherwise, hire an electrician to add the remaining, if you have no experience to do it yourself. Verify that the installation plan complies with local building codes.
Use cable category 5 or 6 for the office while the walls are still unfinished. If you are adding to an existing installation space, can pass the cable through the walls or baseboards, covered with plastic trim. The fiber optic cables are also an alternative that offers better data transfer capabilities, but installation is more expensive.
Pass the cables for each of the services you need at the different positions. This is called “Star Layout” (available star) and facilitates the detection and resolution of individual problems in the future, and will be less likely that the whole system to stop working at the same time.