Easy Home Office Upgrades to Boost Your Security, Privacy, and Productivity Working from home is a blessing for some and a curse for others. If you’re new to working remotely full-time, there’s probably room for improvements to your home office. Whether it’s guarding against interruptions from well-meaning family or roommates, or updating the lighting to boost your productivity, here are the easiest ways to upgrade your space. The Perfect Cup to Start Your Day It’s not enough to just have a hot cup of coffee—what if it were the perfect temperature? The Ember coffee mug keeps your coffee at an exact temperature (for over an hour!) so you're always fueled and focused. Avoid Your BBC Dad Moment A smart door lock like the Yale Assure Lever can introduce a new level of security, privacy, and productivity to your home office, both for now and future WFH sessions. You can unlock it by entering a code on the keypad, or you can add Wi-Fi and Bluetooth with the Yale Connected by August Upgrade Kit so you can control it from your smartphone. Protect Your Valuables If it’s important to you, protect it. Don’t worry about where your sensitive information or documents are when they’re all in a secure place with the Yale Alarmed Value Safe. Simply activate it with a passcode and choose from three different sizes to fit your office space. Lighting Matters Now that you’re home (and on video) more than ever before, it might be a good time to think about how to save energy and look your best, starting with your lights. With Philips Hue light bulbs, you can customize a smart, efficient lighting solution featuring hands-free capabilities. How are you optimizing your work from home space right now? Share your stories by tagging us on Instagram with @YaleHome and #YaleHome.