You see it on social media all the time. Pictures of recording gear in not-so-good recording spaces. Don't neglect one of the most critical elements of being able to record from home. The area you're recording in!
Unless you have a whisper room, no room in your house, apartment or condo will be perfect. A whisper room is a sound-proofed booth used to dampen ambient noise, but they are costly, so let's go over a few ideas on potential recording spaces and how to treat them.