Calgary Custom Home Builder Tips for Your Ideal Home Office

Published February 12, 2018.
Est. Reading: 3 minutes

If you are planning to build your new dream home and you are making your wish list, you might consider including something you have always wanted, such as a dream home office. One that has been set up and designed by you and for you. However, if you find that you don't know where to begin or how to plan your new dream home office, check out these three custom home builder tips for setting up the best office space in your new home.

Location for your Custom Home Office

Have you heard the phrase “location is key”? It applies to your home location, and it also refers significantly to how you set up your home office in your Calgary custom home. The location of your ideal home office should be somewhere that is accessible, private, peaceful, and secure. Also, to ensure your comfort and to maximize the functionality of the room, several conditions must be ideal, such as humidity, space, free flow of air, and temperature. It is important to set both mental and physical boundaries for your home office to allow you to function optimally. Our first custom home builder tip is to place the office where you would be relaxed and motivated to work, preferably a place with an inspiring view.

Lighting and Colour Tips for Calgary Custom Homes

Your home office does not have to be bland and boring because it is an office. On the contrary, you can choose to infuse the place with light and life, ensuring it blends beautifully with the rest of your home and makes you happy to be in it. Lighting plays a significant role in ensuring that your home office looks comfortable and inspiring. The colours you choose also make a significant impact; both on your home design and your mood, which help you add personality to any room, including your home office. An excellent combination for your home office is wood and white. Choose wooden furniture, accent pieces, and features like exposed beams and wooden trim. Combined with different shades of white on the carpet, walls, and ceiling will give your home office an elegant look without being loud.

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The Best Furniture and Items for your Dream Home Office

When setting up your dream home office, you need furniture and equipment suitable for it. Our main suggestion is not sacrificing form for function; obtain furniture and equipment that would be both functional and beautiful, and when setting up the home office ensure that your furniture and equipment are accessible to create workflow. Discuss with your builder your home office needs, to consider if you would prefer a built-in desk or any other piece of furniture.

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Too Long Didn’t Read (TLDR)

When building your new custom home in Calgary consider including your dream home office in a comfortable and peaceful location, play with lighting and colours to create your ideal style, and talk to your custom home builder about the furniture you would like to include in it.

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