Office in the Attic
A "Work From Home" Hideaway
Story by: Alyssa Nishek
Photography by: Dan Francis Photograph
Our very own Dan Francis and his wife, Amanda, recently embarked on a personal remodel project to their home, originally built in 1907. Former elementary school teacher, Amanda, recently started a new position within the State Behavioral Health Division. Amanda began working from home full-time in January and will likely be permanently doing so in her new position.
For the last five months Amanda’s home office has been in the enclosed porch space situated just off the main living area of the Francis's home. With a ten-year-old son who enjoys playing video games in the nearby living area, and uneven flooring in the enclosed porch that has caused Amanda’s desk chair to spontaneously roll away on more than one occasion, the space proved to be unfit for productivity. Thus, Dan and Amanda decided it was time to convert the attic into an office space!
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