Download PDF version (140.3k) Log In or Register to view the full article as a PDF document.
My husband Paul and I have run a general contracting business in the San Francisco Bay Area for the past 15 years. One of the most exciting — and risky — changes we made during this time was to move our business out of our home. Home Office The way our business got its start is a familiar story. Paul was a skilled carpenter looking to strike out on his own. I was home with a baby and a small child, and had some experience in bookkeeping. Together we learned by trial and error how to run a business (we had our fair share of error). Our first office was in a small alcove in our dining