Home Offices

A home office should suit your needs, be based on plans and include workspaces that make sense. Learn how to plan, outfit and maintain a home office.

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A sturdy desk and comfortable chair are basic home office furniture and can be bought secondhand. Learn about what type of home office furniture to buy from this article.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

If you want to save paper when printing a document, consider learning how to copy two pages onto one sheet when printing. Read this article to learn how to copy two pages onto one when printing.

By HowStuffWorks.com Contributors

At least part of your life revolves around your home office. That life can get chaotic in a hurry if your office is a mess. Don't worry, though: If you've got 48 hours and a little patience, we can fix that for you.

By Stephanie Watson


Cords are tangled, papers are strewn everywhere, and it takes you an hour to find a pair of scissors or a pencil, let alone an important financial statement. What can you do to streamline your home office?

By Brian Boone

As the way people work continues to evolve, telecommuting is becoming a more common option. How can working remotely benefit you and your employer?

By Jessica Brown

Telecommuting is an attractive alternative to office work for many people. Learn all about telecommuting in this article.

By Tim Crosby

Faxing documents from your cell phone makes it easy to do business from anywhere. Learn more about faxing documents with camera phone in this article.

By Dave Roos


Paperless home offices reduce environmental impact, save money and increase office efficiency and security. Learn about paperless home offices in this article.

By Diane Dannenfeldt

HotSpot@Home lets you make cell phone calls over your home WiFi network. Learn how this useful technology integrates seamlessly between two networks.

By Dave Roos

With faxing over the Internet, you can send and receive faxes via e-mail. Learn how this technology works.

By Dave Roos

Incorporating your personal style into your home office decoration is key to finding fun at work. Learn how to find and furnish your personal style to create an inviting work space.

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.


Working from home can be a great time saver, and it offers incredible flexibility in your schedule -- but not if you sacrifice the perks of a standard office. Learn how to set up a home office that meets all your needs.

By Lee Ann Obringer

FoIP faxing is a method of sending faxes over the Internet. Learn about FoIP protocols and how FoIP allows older 3G fax machines to transfer over the Internet.

By Julia Layton

Mobile printing allows people on the go to print documents wherever they choose. Learn about mobile printing and find out how a mobile printer works.

A home office can be as small as a folding file or as large as a room. Learn how to create a home office, from mapping out your space to filling it with equipment.

By Editors of Consumer Guide


Have you ever noticed that paper is listed in weights? What does this mean and how can a piece of paper weigh twenty pounds? Find out the answers in this article.

Most of us don't think about what's going on inside a copier while we wait for it to shoot out the copies. Find out how, in mere seconds, you can produce an exact replica of what's on a sheet of paper!

By Ann Meeker-O'Connell

Before the handy ballpoint, getting a few sentences onto paper was a pretty involved task. Find out how the ballpoint pen stores and manages its own ink supply to make writing a snap.

By Melissa Russell-Ausley