If you’re a business owner, you want the best atmosphere you can contrive for a workspace. But perhaps your finances don’t allow for an office or storefront in the nearest mall space or downtown shopping and dining area.
For whatever reason, the idea of recreating a mobile home into the perfect office space appeals to you. Could be the cost factor. Could be what you see as a great potential more than anything and the ability to customize and ensure a speedy install.
Stick built edifices can take anywhere between six to 12 months to build. Maybe even more. But a mobile home can be set up and ready to move into within two to three months.
So if you’re wanting to customize your business’ office. A mobile home will not only be affordable, it will also be customizable. And take heart — if you can’t swing a custom order, there is much you can do to arrange a used mobile home into your perfect office.
How to recreate a mobile home as the perfect office for your business
Now we’re going to break this down into the generally welcomed features. Don’t feel pressured to follow our lead here. Take what you read in this article and use it to formulate your own plan for the perfect business office.
We will not claim to know your business better than you. Only you know what’s going to work best for you, your staff, and clients. You want your business to do more than survive. You want it to thrive.
You could go about this in various ways. For one, you could turn the living room into a waiting room with displays of your business’ services. Off to one side, you could have a desk area for your secretary or receptionist person. Add some comfortable chairs and a little reading nook for clients as they wait for their appointment to commence.
To better serve your employees, we suggest turning your kitchen into a break room. If you can arrange it so that you have a table and a few chairs around, that would be a welcome feature. Add a coffee pot, refrigerator, and microwave at a minimum.
If anything, the breakroom provides a safe space for your employees to kick back and chat during their coffee or lunch breaks. They’ll appreciate the extra amenities you’ll have on hand for their use.
In the event that you are looking to turn a mobile home into the home base for your business, think about turning the bedrooms into office spaces.
Traditional office space
Here are some ideas for a traditional office space. Go for a classic look with carpet and warm colors. Large wooden tables add a nice touch with the appropriate office tools such as printers and computers.
Creative office space
For a creative office space, you’re going to have fun pulling it together. Think about your company’s philosophy and how that can shine on your walls. You can go with a minimalist look to cultivate creativity. Wooden floors and white walls with pops of color can really bring in a splash.
Ensure that your team has what they need to create. Whiteboards, the appropriate tech, community, and private workspaces all contribute to the creative environment.
Large windows and open workspaces can play well into this type of office.
Bathroom and closets
Kit your bathroom up with commercial level features — such as a toilet paper and paper towel dispenser. Don’t be shy about decorating it to match the rest of your office’s look.
If you have two bathrooms in the mobile home, you may set one up as a women’s bathroom and the other as a men’s. Additionally, if you’re designing your mobile home’s layout, consider making one of the bathroom’s handicap accessible. Staff or clients will appreciate the accessibility factor.
Give your business the place it needs to succeed
To give your business the boost it needs to be its best, give your people the right tools and environment. Getting your office space just right doesn’t have to be a huge undertaking.
Visit various office spaces and see what’s working for others. This will help you gain some inspiration to craft your own work atmosphere to succeed at productivity.
Productivity in the workspace aids in providing your clients with the service they deserve.
If you’re looking to give your mobile home a minimalist flair — whether for home or work — take a look at some of our tips and tricks to achieving the look.