34 Working From Home Essentials

Essential work at home gear can make working at home a lot more comfortable for you. Whether you're a work from home professional or you were recently thrown into the mix and forced to take up the torch of working from home there's many ways to improve your environment, productiviy, mood, and daily working experience. Take a look at this list of essential working from home gear and see if something pops out at you.

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    Noise Cancelling Headphones

    Noise Cancelling Headphones

    Working at home works better when you're not drowning in noise. Noise cancelling headphones can help you focus, get in the zone, stay in the zone, and be more productive while you're working from the home office — no matter who's home with you or how loud the neighbors are. Noise cancelling headphones are a work from home essential.

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    Stand Up Desk Converter

    Stand Up Desk Converter

    The easiest way to get office butt is to sit on yours all day. Give your body the healthy fitness boost it needs and convert your home table tops into stand up working environments. Did you know fatigue sets in (on average) after just sixty-minutes of sitting or thrity-minutes of standing? Employing simple ergonomic tricks like alternating sitting and standing working positions can help you lower fatigue and increase your productivity — you'll feel better while you work.

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    Leather Desk Pad

    Leather Desk Pad

    Eating lunch at your work desk is a nasty habit, but it happens — especially when you're working from home. Keep your home work desk clean and safe with a leather desk protector. This is your home office desk. There are many like it, but this one is yours. Protect your home office desk.

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    Find Zen in a Desktop Sandbox

    Find Zen in a Desktop Sandbox

    Working from home can be stressfull, but don't let stress get the best of you. Find your beach with a mini desktop zen sandbox. Draw a line in the sand and free your mind.

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    Wireless Phone Charger

    Wireless Phone Charger

    It's essential to keep your phone charged while you work from home. Whether you're an employee waiting for a call from the boss or a business owner making calls to clients you're going to need to use your phone. Even if you're a Mercari seller who doesn't talk to people in person you still need to use your phone to manage your business. Keeping your phone charged while you're working from home is essential and using a wireless phone charger makes the essential effortless.

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    Ergonomic Office Chair

    Ergonomic Office Chair

    An ergonomic office chair is essential for working at home. If your work at home job is a computer job then you're probably sitting at your desk for hours at a time. That's a lot of stress on your lower back. Even if you have a standing desk you'll want to sit down at some point. Make sitting down the best kind of sitting down it can be with an ergonomically correct leather reclining office chair (the king of ergonomic office chairs). Keep your spine aligned while you hustle and grind.

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    Giant Flat Screen HD Television

    Giant Flat Screen HD Television

    Coming from someone who's worked from home for quite a while, you can never have enough screens. Work on your computer on one screen, video chat on another screen, and watch something entertaining to break up the monotony of the work day. Watching daytime TV, sports, the local news, or streaming a movie in the background while you're working from home is a work from home right of passage. A giant flat screen high definition TV seems like the way to go.

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    Google Chromecast

    Google Chromecast

    A Google Chromecast is essential work at home gear because it instantly lets you stream from your work computer to your television screen. Giving a presentation? Show the entire room. Attending a video chat business meeting? Attend it on the big screen. Want to take a break from work and watch something more entertaining? Open a new internet browser tab and use the Google Chrome Chromecast browser extension to take anything on your computer to your TV in an instant. Turn laptop speakers into television speakers. Turn tiny screens into big screens. It's a quick and easy improvement that makes working at home better.

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    Lower Back Lumbar Support

    Lower Back Lumbar Support

    Sitting in an uncomfortable chair for long periods of time can put a lot of unnecessary strain and stress on your lower back and lumbar area. An ergonomic office chair will help a lot, but you can kick it up a notch by adding an adjustable lower back brace to your work at home gear arsenal. It's unconventional if you've never worn back support before, but when you're working from home you can look as alternative as you want. Wear the brace on the outside of your work shirt — the landloard won't mind.

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    Under the Desk Exercise Bike

    Under the Desk Exercise Bike

    The average office works takes around seven thousands steps per day. Are you walking around that much while you're working from home? An under the desk treadmill is essentially a convnient way to work out while you work at home. Get your steps in even when you're work prevents you from walking too far from your desk.

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    Exercise Bike Desk

    Exercise Bike Desk

    If the under the desk exercise bike isn't enough for you then the exercise bike desk is more your style. There's no need for a big clunky desk and a personal gym in your home — and who has space for that anyway. Turn your desk into the gym with the exercise bike desk. Get your workout in while you're getting your work from home on. It's two things at once.

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    Cold Brew Nitro Home Coffee Maker

    Cold Brew Nitro Home Coffee Maker

    Do you really think you're going to make a daily trip to the coffee shop when you're working at home and can roll out of bed and into the office chair without changing out of your pajamas? It's okay — working from home can be a kushy job and everyone understand. You can bring fancy coffee shop cold brew nitro coffee to work every day when you have a nitro cold brew coffee maker in your kitchen, though. And, that's way more bragadoshish. Coffee drinkers know what's good.

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    Ergonomic Lap Desk for Laptops and Tablets

    Ergonomic Lap Desk for Laptops and Tablets

    It's essential to keep ergonomics in mind when you're working from home. When you're typing clicking the mouse while working at home, the shoulders, neck, arms, hands, and wrist should be in a relaxed position. What's more relaxing than a sofa style lap desk for your laptop and other mobile wireless work gear?

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    A Comfortable Pair of Slippers

    A Comfortable Pair of Slippers

    A comfortable pair of slippers are essential work from home gear. When you're working from home you may not need to leave the house for days. Do you know what you don't need to wear when you don't leave the house? Shoes. But, floors still get dirty. In your best voice of your own mother, "Don't walk around bearfoot. Put something on your feet." You should definitely buy a comfortable pair of slippers to wear around the house while you're working in home.

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    Home Office Paper Shredder

    Home Office Paper Shredder

    The shredder isn't just the villian in TMNT anymore — it's essential work gear for your home office. Some documents are meant to burn after reading (i.e. shred in your shredder). A good home shredder shreds multiple sheets at once and destroys everything from paper to CDs and credit cards. Protect your identity and proprietary business information with a piece of home office equipment.

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    Eyestrain Reducing Tinted Reading Glasses

    Eyestrain Reducing Tinted Reading Glasses

    Glasses that reduces the strain on your eyes when you're working from home are essential. The best tinted reading glasses on the market are usually the ones meant for gamers. Kids playing video games were staring at screens way before a large population of the work force was forced to work from home, so they've been developing the technology and best solutions for a long time. You only get one set of eyes, so it's essential that you take proper care of them — don't slack off when you're working at home.

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    Bidet for Your Home Bathroom

    Bidet for Your Home Bathroom

    Cleanliness is godliness when you're working from home. Make toilet paper an essential thing of the past. Since you've added an extra eight hours or more to the time you spend in your house every day you should upgrade the employee bathroom experience with a handheld bidet. Feel refreshingly clean when you head back to the office.

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    Reduce the Risk of Neck Strain from Long Periods of Screen Time

    Reduce the Risk of Neck Strain from Long Periods of Screen Time

    Having your computer screen at a height that won't strain your neck is essential when you're working from home. Ergonomics suggest that your line of sight should be aligned with approximately one-third of the way down your screen from the top (in other words, a little higher than the middle and a little lower than the very top). Making your work from home gear perform double duty makes a lot of sense and this organizational home office desktop computer stand gets the job done. Keep everything you need for work within arms reach and help prevent painful neck strain by ergonomically positioning your work from home enrivonment.

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    Sharp Looking Video Meeting Backdrops

    Sharp Looking Video Meeting Backdrops

    For a lot of us, working from home invovles video chats, conferences, and meetings and everyone knows that there's nothing worse than having a bad video chat backdrop. Don't be the person in the group chat with the messy bedroom in the background. Instead, imagine looking sharp and sophisticated in your home office while you chat with clients and coworkers. Imagine a 2 drawer natural bamboo home office wooden desk organizer storange station with your books full of great adult words and real knowledge — that you've dilligently read each page of because antique literature and textbook reading is a passionate hobby of yours when you're not at work at home. A great desktop organizer is essential for working from home because it'll help you keep your stuff together — don't lose your marbles working from home.

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    Temperature Control Smart Coffee Mug

    Temperature Control Smart Coffee Mug

    The only thing worse than no coffee is cold hot coffee. Don't let that hapen while you work from home. Not even if you're a hot tea drinker. A temperature controlled smart mug keeps your beverage at the perfect temperature for you — and you know it because your smart phone will tell you (it's smart like that). Don't get caught on a conference call in your home office with a cup of cold joe. Keep it hot, hot, hot. A temeperature controlled mug is essential when you're working at home.

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    All in One Home Office Printer

    All in One Home Office Printer

    An all-in-one home office printer is essential when you're working from home. Sometimes you'll need to print a document, receipt, invoice, or flyer. Maybe you'll need to scan a hard copy of an image or document, so you can send it to family, friends, clients, or colleagues. One machine that does everything you need and also saves paper by printer duplex on both sides is an essential must have when you're working from home.

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    A Motivational Poster

    A Motivational Poster

    Finding motivation is essential when you're working from home. There's no coworkers to watch or boss to high five. You can be the lion or you can be the gazelle, but either way you've got to get up every day and motivate yourself to keep running. Plug in your temperature controlled smart mug, put on your comfortable slippers, power on the laptop, and stretch your legs out whiel you use the sofa-style laptop lap desk in your work from home bedroom office — get motivated to get work stuff done.

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    Single Cup Instant Coffee Maker

    Single Cup Instant Coffee Maker

    Working your 9a-5p office job from home means right around 3pm it's time for coffee (#adulting). Save your French press expresso giant pots of home brew for the morning. Afternoon coffee calls for something quick and delicious. Single cup instant coffee makers are an essential part of working your day job from home.

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    Automatic Blackout Window Blinds

    Automatic Blackout Window Blinds

    There's nothing worse than trying to work from home, but you can't see your computer screen because of glare coming in through the window. You can't work from home if you can't see your screen while you're working. That's a real problem. Don't let it be a problem for you, though. Blackout blinds are the solution and automatic blackout blinds make your working at home life even better. Click a button, watch some artwork cover your glaring windows, and get more work done at home. It's like you're in a James Bond movie or something.

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    Cleaning Cloths for Your Digital Device Screens

    Cleaning Cloths for Your Digital Device Screens

    No, your boss didn't grow a mole. That's dust on your screen. Clean the screens on your phone, laptops, televisions, computers, and eyeglasses with a pre-moistened lens cleaning wipe.

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    Laptop USB Port Docking Station

    Laptop USB Port Docking Station

    It's a twelve in one USB C hub. You can connect all your devices and SD memory cards to your laptop with ease. Tell the company tech guy to relax. You've got this — HDMI, USB, micro, memory cards, ethernet, and more.

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    External Laptop Computer Speakers

    External Laptop Computer Speakers

    Headphones are great if you're working from home and sitting at the computer or you want to keep the noise down. External laptop computer speakers are essential if you want to video chat from across the room or turn the volume up. Great for meetings and great for watching instructional cooking videos while you're making dinner at home after working all day. Control the volume of your life while you're working from home.

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    Personal Shiatsu Heated Back, Shoulder, and Neck Massager

    Personal Shiatsu Heated Back, Shoulder, and Neck Massager

    Massage — you may have experienced it if you've worked in an office enrivonment. Massage is great when you're working from home too. Some work from home professional might even go as far as to say massage is essential for working from home — stress relief is a huge benefit. Kick personal massage up a notch with your very own heated personal back, shoulder, and neck shiatsu massager.

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    Carbonate Anything — Home Seltzer Machine

    Carbonate Anything — Home Seltzer Machine

    Soda isn't very healthy for you, but bubbles in your drink are still awesome. Put bubbles in your drinks with a home carbonater machine. In fact, carbonate anything. Make seltzer water or carbonated juice to help get you through the work from home day.

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    Amazon Eero Mesh Wifi Router

    Amazon Eero Mesh Wifi Router

    Every home office can benefit from a strong wifi signal. That's why the Amazon Eero WiFi router is an ideal device to install. You can add as many additional routers as needed, and it'll create a mesh network, amplifying the wifi signal throughout your home so there's no dead zones. No wifi deadzones in the office is a work from home essential, so a reliable wifi mesh network in your house is essential while you're working from home.

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    Ring Spotlight Cam Battery HD Security Camera with Built Two-Way Talk and a Siren Alarm, White, Works with Alexa

    Ring Spotlight Cam Battery HD Security Camera with Built Two-Way Talk and a Siren Alarm, White, Works with Alexa

    Working from home? Don't worry when the doorbell rings. With a Ring Spotlight HD security camera with built-in two-way talk and a siren alarm that works with Amazon's Alexa you can screen your visitors. Family coming to say hello? Let them in. Mail man delivery a package to the home? Tell him to leave it on the porch. Someone worth getting up for? You'll know before they knock.

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    Ring Spotlight Cam Battery HD Security Camera with Built Two-Way Talk and a Siren Alarm, White, Works with Alexa

    Ring Spotlight Cam Battery HD Security Camera with Built Two-Way Talk and a Siren Alarm, White, Works with Alexa

    Having a living house plant in your home office is essential for a lot of reasons. Plants in the office have been known to help reduce stress, increase productivity, reduce sickness and absence rates, make the workspace more attractive, improve air quality, can help reduce noise levels, and boost creativity.

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    Adjustable Ergonomic Under the Desk Foot Rest

    Adjustable Ergonomic Under the Desk Foot Rest

    Ergonimically position your legs while you're sitting at your home office desk with an adjustable under the desk style foot rest. They're essentially the most comfortable thing you've ever rested your weary feet on. Whether you're in slippers or socks you can feel right at home when you're working from home.

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    Mechanical Keyboard to Feel the Keystrokes

    Mechanical Keyboard to Feel the Keystrokes

    When you're working on a computer at home it feels good to know you're typing when you type. With a good mechanical keyboard for your computer you can be positive you'll feel every stroke. An LED backlit mechanical keyboard could be the essential piece of work gear you need to ramp up your home office.