Remodeling Your Office

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remodeling-your-officeWhen your company is remodeling your office, one the most important tips to keep in mind is planning ahead. This will make the remodeling process much easier, even if it requires more work prior to the remodel. Research is important. Although it might seem obvious, you may want to incorporate your company colors and vision. Adding contrasting colors to your office will add some life to your office space. Monochromatic color schemes can also be used to create a different sense in your office environment. They impart a sophisticated feel with a look of uniformity. Plus, if you use the same base color for all the walls, the rooms will flow together as one.


Office Lighting Remodeling

You will want to consider the light in your office. Natural light helps production and is a lot better than staring at a wall. Adding extra desk lamps or recessed lighting will cut down on eye strain. Having a bright space to work will help in productivity as well. Studies have shown that light can impact people in many ways: physically, physiologically and psychologically. Poor lighting can negatively affect the overall performance of your employees.


Hiring a Designer

When you are looking to remodel your office you may want to consider hiring an Interior Designer to offer advice on colors, furniture and lighting. Choose a good designer who is committed to your company’s needs, rather than one who submits designs out of your budget and design goals.

If you don’t hire an Interior Designer, Albrite Building can assist you — listen to your ideas and create a design for your office that will fit your budget. We have remodeled buildings to individual office spaces. Each office remodeling project is designed to meet the unique functions of your company. An office remodeling project is an investment in productivity and effective work, which may make spending more money on remodeling worthwhile.


Ask Your Employees About Remodeling

Another office remodeling tip is to keep your employees in mind. Get their feedback on the office space. Is their workspace comfortable? Is there ample lighting? Ask them what if any changes they would like to improve the workspace. Create a budget and try to stick to it.


If your company is looking to remodel an office or a building, contact Albrite Building at 630.655.9436, or by email us for an estimate. We are a Chicago area office remodeling company located in Westmont, Illinois. We specialize in commercial remodeling for businesses in the Chicago region including the northern suburbs and western suburbs.