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B&H launches 'Work from Home' hub to help you find all the essentials

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Working from home for the first time thanks to the Coronavirus quarantine? Sounds like a fun new challenge until you realize you're not in the least bit equipped for it. Don't worry, though, B&H has you covered with a page (opens in new tab) dedicated to all the "Work from Home" self-isolation essentials. Since it's B&H, you also know you're getting a good price. B&H also offers free shipping for a lot of individual items and on orders over $49.

If you're reading this article, you're reading words written by a Work from Home master. We have a lot of experience doing this on our team, and if you need some tips and tricks to make it work for you, we've got you covered. It's not always easy because distractions abound and time gets distorted. Keep your eye on the prize and use some of our recommendations to help you.

Add a second or third monitor (opens in new tab) to your workstation. One monitor might have been enough before, but if you want to keep up with communications, emails, and whatever project you're working on, then you're going to need some more screen real estate.

All those meetings you used to have to go down the hall for? Now you're doing them right from your desk chair! Make sure you're equipped with a camera, headphones, or teleconferencing equipment (opens in new tab) so you can participate. Or at least pretend to participate while you give your dog a belly rub.

Don't forget, though, that you're not the only one working from home right now! Lots of people have recently discovered they never really had to drive to work in the first place. The problem is, though, this has put a big strain on home internet. Make sure your own network has the best equipment (opens in new tab) possible so you don't get knocked offline when it's incovenient.

J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now for Thrifter. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.