Is your office starting to bore you? Want to clean up the clutter without spending a ton of money? Or you start to suffer from health problems due to too much computer work. ? All this can be solved in one trip to IKEA and some elbow grease.
The great thing about IKEA is that its catalog is very cheap. and it gives you the freedom to experiment and put everything together in a way that IKEA never intended without having to worry about confusion. If something goes wrong, it won’t cost you an arm and a leg.
IKEA hacks are nothing more than DIY modifications of regular IKEAs. Here are some of the more practical ideas we found. Give them a try, but most of all, have fun!
1. Standing table
If you spend most of your day at the computer, whether for work or leisure, you should consider switching from a seated to a standing desk from sitting to standing during . Sitting for long periods of time is a serious health risk, but standing still can also increase your overall productivity. .
For $50 you can build your own desk using VIKA table and legs, LACK bedside table and EKBY keyboard shelf. Here is our guide to how we built this standing table .
Or you can go all out and build a better version for $150. using our step by step guide it’s easy enough for everyone to follow. If you have DIY experience feel free to change the design to best suit your needs.
While it is true that a standing table can improve your health, improve your health, improve your health, In addition, it is important that you actually use the table correctly. Avoid These Common Workplace Mistakes and you should be good to go.
If the aforementioned standing desk is too simple for you, or you want to be more active in your daily life, then consider building a treadmill desk. With it, you can stand while you work and run while watching TV shows and movies. Say hello to good health!
The downside is that treadmills are expensive — even the cheapest models will still cost you a few hundred dollars and you really don’t want to skimp on it, so expect to spend a little more. After turning on the table itself and other parts, your wallet will NOT thank you.
This desktop with treadmill on Instructables pretty easy to assemble, but if you want something more robust look at building what was on Lifehacker .
3. Monitor stand
If you are experiencing eye fatigue symptoms, and other issues related to computer fatigue there’s a good chance it all comes down to your posture and workstation setup. In fact, one of the most common problems is a monitor that is at the wrong height.
For only $50 you can create your own monitor stand EKBY JARPEN, using a stripped wall shelf and attaching half a dozen six-inch legs to it. You might want to take a look at these other cheap ergonomic upgrades. what can you do in your office.
4. Cable interference management
The potential for cable clutter is a huge advantage in choosing wireless devices over wired ones. but sometimes you don’t have a choice. In these cases, your only hope is to practice good organizational habits and make sure your cables are as tidy as possible.