Many people are switching to a telecommuting lifestyle. Work from home is viable for traditional contracting, traditional 9-5 Monday-Friday work, and the growing crowdsourcing economy as long as your business is okay with remote access arrangements. That said, many businesses have specific requirements or at least certain expectations, when working from home. As you consider the option, here are a few internet and telephone requirements that come up with the more stable work from home arrangements.
When you're paying for your home Internet, the last thing you want is to have someone join the network and use your bandwidth. This may end up costing you money if your bandwidth usage surpasses your monthly limit. If you live remotely, you don't really need to worry about someone using your connection. However, if you're in an urban area with nearby neighbors — for example, in an apartment or condo — many neighbors will be able to see your network and could potentially try to join it.
A smart home offers consumers a lot of different advantages. Depending on the components you have in your smart home, you may notice lowered energy bills, more convenience, or just more fun in your home. In addition to all that, you may find that a smart home saves you time in the morning.
Here's a look at where these systems can shave off minutes in the morning.
1. Making Coffee for You