10 Items You Need For An Outdoor Office This Summer

As our work habits have changed over the past few months, it’s no exaggeration to say that the home office has never been more relevant.

Our home offices quickly became an essential function. We quickly learned that a thoughtful design of this space contributes to utility and productivity and provides privacy and a bit of serenity. If you currently work from home, you know it’s easier to be productive when you have a workspace that suits you.

If you are one of those people lacking in focus and efficiency at home, and you have an outdoor space, it might be time to consider building a garden office.

1. Electricity

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A minimum of three electrical outlets is required in this room. They must be placed intelligently and the switches not far from your desk so you don’t have to pull cables or move to the other end of the space to access the controls.

2. Shutters Or Blinds

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To avoid being dazzled or disturbed by the sun’s rays when working, consider opting for roller shutters on the facade and/or on the roof, sunshades, or blinds. They also prevent too much heat in the room during this summer.

3. Consider Adding Some Plants

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Not all gardens are green all year round. Why not add some vegetation to your new office as well? When choosing your plants, choose those that will not require too much maintenance; after all, you are here to work, not garden!

Remember to consider the shade needs of these plants: not all of them will withstand permanent exposure as long as you live in a sunny region.

4. Laptop Stand

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There are two main reasons for purchasing a laptop stand, an essential accessory: the first concerns the posture of using the computer screen; the second the lifespan of the device.

It allows you to perfectly adjust the height of the laptop screen to avoid pain and discomfort. It is an essential accessory for those with neck pain or neck pain.

5. Create Shade

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If your outdoor office is not an enclosed space, you will need a shade to protect you from the weather elements. Parasols are great for creating a point of shade. There are many benefits to working outdoors, but constantly squinting silly at your next virtual meeting isn’t.

6. Demarcations

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Nobody likes to work in a vast open space. We want to have furniture, plants, or at least a few coworkers with a good coffee nearby. In an outdoor office, boundaries make it easy to create a private and welcoming space. 

Opt for separators with a natural look, which offers us a safe cocoon to tackle this damn saturated mailbox with confidence, one message at a time. 

7. A Sturdy Office Table

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The right choice of desk helps you create a space that makes it easier for you to work and study. Lack of space? Need more storage? Opt for a desk with built-in shelves.

8. A Chair

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If anything you can do to make the 7-8 hour computer work more bearable, choose a good ergonomic chair. Being stuck in a seat for many hours can lead to back pain and cardiovascular disease. 

If you spend long hours in the office and want to avoid numbness, spine problems, neck pain, leg pain, or the like, you should find an ergonomic chair.

9. A Portable Fan

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Unlike a device on a fixed support, this fan can be placed in a room to refresh or humidify the room. Plan to buy an adjustable stand, or column model, if you want it to be powerful enough to diffuse its mist in an open space.

10. Portable Outdoor Coffee Machine

Even though you are working from home, that does not mean you need to go into the kitchen every time you need a cup of coffee. With a portable coffee machine, you can have your coffee on the go.

Written By:
Titi Dokubo

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