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How to Create a Home Office Outside

Martina Mercer
March27/ 2017

Even if you’re not employed full time, there’s a strong possibility you do have a home office. A home office is useful for completing tax returns, communicating through emails and even leisurely pursuits such as social media and photo editing.

As the weather becomes warmer many of us resent staying inside to complete our book keeping or to browse a myriad of online shops. Creating a home office is easy, and it can give you the best of both worlds, allowing you to enjoy the sunshine while completing technological tasks.

  1. Decide on the Amount of Usage

Before you buy any garden furniture for your home office it’s important to decide on the usage. Will you be using it everyday, are you self employed and working from home? Or will you be using it whenever the sun shines and the fancy takes you?

If you need to use it daily, a more solid garden structure, along with a bigger investment, may be wise. However, if you’re using it only on sunny days a gazebo type structure should suffice.

  1. Check Out Your Wifi

You may find the perfect spot in your garden only to discover the Wi-Fi is out of range. If you can take the Ethernet cable outside, into a sturdy waterproof structure this shouldn’t really matter. However, if you choose a gazebo, you’ll need to be able to connect to the home’s Wi-Fi. You can move the router indoors or choose a suitable Wi-Fi extender to help.

  1. Find Somewhere Level

You can make a base for your home office, but to save time it’s best to choose a level spot in the garden. This will provide a stable foundation for the structure you choose.

  1. Choose Your Garden Furniture

You can now choose the garden furniture you need. It could be a complete log cabin, a pagoda, a roomy shed, a hot tub enclosure, a gazebo, an arbour, or simply a desk with a cantilever parasol.

  1. Add Outdoor Storage

Outdoor storage is all the rage at the moment as homeowners see the value of storing items outside. You can find cheap outdoor storage that doubles as a bench or seating, so you can store the less important items.

An outdoor office is the perfect way to take advantage of the flexibility of working from home. Good garden furniture ensures you receive protection from the sun while being able to work outside in complete comfort.

Martina Mercer

Martina Mercer is an award winning copywriter and digital marketer. She specialises in psychology delivering marketing that identifies consumer profiles and connects customers with brands. As an expert in proximity marketing, Martina is one of the only experienced beacon marketers in the UK highlighting her commitment to developing her skills in an ever changing consumer focused world.