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Small Desk – Save Space, But Still Be Productive

By Monica Jameson

Perhaps you’re moving to a smaller home, or maybe you just don’t need a mega sized office desk, finding a good quality small desk could be simple if you have the right tools. Because you’re looking for a smaller sized desk, quality and durability will be especially important. More than likely, you’ll also need one which has ample storage space, leg room and a good sized are to put a computer or work on. Luckily, not only to plenty of places sell small sized desks, you may also find custom built and antique varieties as well.

The first thing you must think about when looking to buy a small desk is versatility. You are not going want a desk that is so small that it limits usage. A good kind to look for are those with hidden storage compartments, sliding shelves and wall storage. Most people use a desk for a computer as well, so look for one that has room for a CPU, monitor and a place for other computer related devices. Some desks also come with detachable accessories for expanding workspace and storing supplies. Consider any money used to purchase a compact desk to be a long term investment. If you find the right desk, you’ll have it for a long time.

Try looking first in office supply and department vendors for a small desk. You don’t have to create a buy, but you should take mental notes of the styles, prices and features available for desks within your targeted size. You can also browse retailers online to find compatible small sized desks, making sure to look up the dimensions. Try looking in antique vendors for some really well crafted small sized desks. Although they will probably lack quite a lot of features that more modern desks have, they were constructed to last.

Be sure to not only test out any small desk that you have you eye on, get as much information as you possibly can. Ask salespeople if there are actually any information pamphlets, look up on the internet reviews and visit the manufacturer’s web site. Looking a display desk can provide you with a good idea of how it will fit into your space, but make sure that you also measure out where you want your desk to go at home. This may prevent against purchasing a desk only to find out that it won’t fit into the designated space.

If all else fails, think about getting a small desk custom built. You will have control over the size and be able to custom design storage spaces, embellishments shape and functionality. Taking to local carpenters to start, but be sure to ask them if they are experienced in creating multifunctional furniture. Which ever path you take, you could possibly be sure that the small sized desk that you choose will not only fit well into you life, but also help to enhance it. The size of a desk should have no bearing on how much you can do with it. With this information you will probably be able to shop for and find a desk that fit perfectly into your life.

Small desks are a great way to save space and still have somewhere to work. Visit my site to learn more about compact desks.

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Jameson, Monica "Small Desk – Save Space, But Still Be Productive." Small Desk – Save Space, But Still Be Productive. 22 Aug. 2010. uberarticles.com. 5 Sep 2014 <http://uberarticles.com/home-and-family/small-desk-save-space-but-still-be-productive/>.

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