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Got a problem? Let homebased business experts Paul and Sarah Edwards solve it.

This story appears in the April 1998 issue of HomeOfficeMag.com.

Q: Everyone says you should have a separate entrance to your home office, but this is impossible for me. In fact, people have to trudge through my living room to get to my office. How do I maintain a professional image with my clients, considering my circumstances?

A: While a separate entrance is certainly ideal, it is by no means necessary. Very few people are lucky enough to have a separate entrance for their businesses, including us. Not one of our three homes has had a home office with a separate entrance.

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