15 Best Working From Home Accessories for Remote Employees & Freelancers!

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Since the lockdown, employees have adopted the way of working from home. Nobody had imagined staying at home and doing work for months. Everyone has realized how difficult it is to work from home.

The concept of remote working started with the increase in popularity of the internet. The number of people working remotely has skyrocketed since the COVID-19 pandemic. Usually, remote employees and freelancers do their work from home or in some comfortable place.

Working remotely saves transport costs as well as communication time. Hiring remote employees or freelancers can save some costs for the companies. Looking at the benefits of working from home, most companies hire remote employees and freelancers.

However, everyone is not comfortable working from home. If you are not used to working remotely, it can be quite challenging for you. Making a home office is a difficult task which requires some accessories. To make your work easier at home, I have listed the fifteen best home gadgets.

1. Table and Chair

When you are working from home, you can’t sit on the couch. During work hours, you need good computer furniture. As you are working for a lot of time, uncomfortable tables and chairs can make your body painful and lazy. A good table and chair will make you more comfortable, productive, and can enhance your performance.

Home Accessories : Table and Chair

2. Wireless Earphone

Working from home can be a hard thing as you have to do both housework and office work. Wireless earphones are better than wired earphones in case of productivity and comfort. You can move from one place to another without carrying your laptop or mobile. During your meeting, you can do chores and give your speech at the same time. Apple Airpods Pro, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds, Jabra Elite 75T, and Beasts Powerbeats Pro are some of the best wireless earbuds.

Home Accessories : Wireless Earphone

Pros:

  • There are no wires which make it easier for you to move from one place to another. It is the best gadget for jogging, gyming, or any physical work.
  • While your phone is charging, you can listen to music or attend conferences. You can even roam to different rooms while giving a speech.

Cons:

  • While traveling, the battery can get drained which takes time for you to charge them. Also, it is hard for you to charge outside as there will be no charging facility.
  • For the price, you won’t get a good sound quality. But for the same price, you can get a good sound quality wired earphone.

3. Wireless Mouse

It is a must-have accessory for a home office. With a wireless mouse, you don’t have to worry about cable management. The main benefit of having a wireless mouse is comfort, you will get more comfortable than a wired mouse. It can make your desk look cleaner.

Home Accessories : Wireless Mouse

Using a wireless mouse, you can move your hand freely which makes it easier for you to control the cursor. The main advantage of a wireless mouse is that it is travel-friendly. You can take your wireless mouse wherever you want.

Pros:

  • There will be no wire on the wireless mouse. It can come in handy if your USB cable is in a strange condition.
  • It can operate sitting at a far distance. If you have hooked a laptop into your TV, then you can operate by sitting on the couch.
  • There will be no issue of wire pulling or tugging. Also, there will be no issue of wire damage.

Cons:

  • There will be more probability of breaking the mouse from falling through the desk.
  • A USB charging wireless mouse is expensive. The most affordable wireless mouse uses AA and AAA batteries. While traveling, you have to buy an extra battery in case you run out of battery.

4. Keyboard Wrist Rests

Whether you work from the office or home, you have to spend more time on the keyboard. If you are a developer and work most of the time with a keyboard, then it can cause pain in your wrist. To get rid of such pain, Wrist Rests is the best gadget for you.

Home Accessories : Keyboard Wrist Rests

With Keyboard Wrist Rests, you can type comfortably for a long time. Especially, it gives more advantages to gamers as wrist rests to support your forearm and helps you to keep your wrist in a neutral position.

5. Webcam

It is a must-have gadget for the home office. Work from home means attending meetings virtually through Zoom, Google Meet, and others instead of in person. When you are working from home and need to attend virtual meetings, then having a good camera is a must.

Home Accessories : Webcam

Webcam gives you a better resolution and quality which you can use during the meetings. If your work requires better sound and picture quality, you should use an external webcam.

6. Noise Cancellation Headphones

If you live near a road or a crowded place, then it would affect your work. Having guests or a kid in your house can be a problem. To get rid of distraction and unwanted noise, Noise Cancellation Headphones are a good gadget that helps you to cancel background noise. It is also a must-have gadget for people who work from home.

Home Accessories : Noise Cancellation Headphones

7. A USB Hub

A laptop has only 3 – 4 USB ports which are not enough for an employee. If you are using more devices, then you will require more USB ports which are not possible on a laptop or desktop. You will need a USB Hub to insert multiple ports and connect the device to your laptop or desktop. It is a required device for people who work from home.

Home Accessories : A USB Hub

8. External HardDrive

Working from home is a difficult task as you can have many problems. As you are at your home, you can’t store your important files and data on your company’s servers. So, you will need an external hard drive to backup all your files and data. It will help you to keep your data and file safe.

Home Accessories : External HardDrive

9. A Microphone

Work from home means attending meetings virtually through Zoom, Google Meet, and others instead of in person. When you are working from home and need to attend virtual meetings, then having a good microphone is a must. Having a microphone can make your sound more clear and easy for the listener. It is a good gadget that you can get at an affordable price.

Home Accessories : A Microphone

10. Power Cord

When you are working from home, you will require more gadgets which means more cables and plugs. To manage your cables and plugs, you will need a Power Cord. Power Cord will allow you to plug gadgets and supply power to your gadgets. It is a required device for people who work from home.

Home Accessories : Power Cord

11. Laptop Stand

Working from home means sitting in front of the computer for a long time which results in neck and back pain. A laptop Stand can help you to sit and look straight instead of hunching over your laptop. Not only that, it will help you to become more productive and can enhance your performance. It is a required gadget for people who work from home and can afford it at an affordable price.

Home Accessories : Laptop Stand

12. Desk Lamp

Having a low light can affect your eyesight as well as make you look bad in video calls or meetings. So, a Desk Lamp is an important gadget that provides soft light to protect your eyesight and brightens your face during video calls or meetings. It is a required gadget for people who work from home and can afford it at an affordable price.

Home Accessories : Desk Lamp

13. Desk Fan

Working from home is a difficult task if you live in a hot area. Not only your health but it can also affect your CPU. So, a Desk Fan is a great gadget for you to cool down and focus on your work. It can also work as an external fan for a CPU and help you cool down your CPU.

Home Accessories : Desk Fan

Desk Fan is a lightweight gadget that you can carry from one place to another. It is a must-have gadget for people who work from home. You can afford a Desk Fan at an affordable price.

14. Smart Speaker

Smart Speaker is a great choice for home gadgets if you want to do multitasking. It provides you multitasking options like turning on lights, keeping a schedule, taking notes, and more. Having a Smart Speaker is like having an assistant which makes your work easier. Some of the popular smart speakers are Amazon Alexa and Google Home.

Home Accessories : Smart Speaker

15. Tablet Stand

Tablet Stand is like Laptop Stand where you can hold and place your tablet without hunching over. With the help of a Tablet Stand, you won’t have any neck or back pain. Not only that, it will help you to become more productive and can enhance your performance. If you do your work on an iPad or Tablet, then it is an important gadget for you.

Home Accessories : Tablet Stand

Conclusion

Nowadays, freelancers and remote employees have started to know the importance of home accessories. All the fifteen gadgets that I mention above are the best home accessories you will require to set up your home office. A little investment in gadgets can increase your productivity and enhance your performance. I use some of the above gadgets and recommend you to use them.

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