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How business can kit out their offices on a budget

by on August 8, 2017 in Business, featured item, Latest News, Lead Article, News you can use, Nuggets, Research, Small Business, Startups

How business can kit out their offices on a budget

Now that you are launching a new office, you have probably realized the importance of finding the right office furnishings and equipment. Although it might be a costly step in establishing your business venture, it is of utmost importance.

Like many of the new office owners, you might have factored in the cost of other things such as electronics but have forgotten to factor in furniture and fittings.

With the right choice of fittings and furniture, you will have customized your office as per your taste. Those four empty walls can be something else if you have not put up any shelving or wall art. The good news is that we have put together this piece to educate people on how they can fit their offices on a low budget. These tips will come in handy whether it is a small business that is starting out or a large corporation- after all, everybody loves bargains!

Refurbish your tech

You will save a lot of cash by fixing those old tablets, laptops and mobile phones. A lot of people are not for the idea of repairing an electronic device. However, you need to be open to this idea as it can save you a great deal. Refurbishing a device not only means changing its external features but also enhances its functionality. There is no risk in refurbishing your technological devices as long as you get a qualified person or company to do it.

Second hand is a great option

Do not shy away from purchasing second hand items. They offer you great deals at affordable prices. Go to Ebay or any other second hand store and shop for a seller who has what you need at competitive prices. Do not believe the myth that says that all second hand items are of low quality.

The old saying that goes, “One man’s poison is another man’s treasure” is true. If you are lucky enough, you might find great stuff on Freecycle for free, since people post the items they want to get rid of at no cost on that site. However, before going for second hand items ensure you have a theme in mind.

Assemble your furniture

Once you have what you need from second hand or new purchases,, consider assembling the furniture on your own. Doing this will save you a big deal. If you do not feel competent enough to do it, find a furniture assembly service for help in assembling the furniture and interior design.

Get the outside in!

If you want a bright and livelier office, try having office plants in your workplace. Plants are a low cost method of breathing in life to your place. Nature is also known to boost well-being and creativity. However, keeping plants alive requires some bit of work.

It is not impossible however since all you need is to have a schedule on how and who will be taking care of the plants. Some plants need more water while others need little water. Others need lots of sunlight while for others just a little sunlight will do. You ought to be aware of all these facts.

Read more about the requirements of the specific plant before bringing it into your office.

 

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