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LIVE EXTRA TIP: How To Transform Your Patio into an Outdoor Oasis

Posted May 20, 2022 | First time home buyers


These days, people are clamoring for more open spaces since the pandemic hit and caused “cabin fever” after long periods of being stuck at home. It’s also been proven in studies that a 10% increase of open space can lower incidence of disease and extend life expectancy by 5 years. 

And while more restaurants and  establishments now offer al fresco dining and recreation, there’s still the threat of a COVID-19 surge lurking anytime. So why not just transform your own patio or backyard into your very own urban oasis? Here’s how.



1. Set up an outdoor table and seating

Whether it’s for a breakfast nook to take your coffee and read the news in the morning, or have a reading nook during the afternoon, it’s nice to have an additional area to hang out in your house. When choosing an outdoor set, make sure they can survive the harsh outdoor elements such as sunlight, wind, and rain. Select the size and shape of your outdoor furniture according to your space. Square tables can occupy less space compared to round ones. You may also consider using folding chairs which you can stow away when not in use. 



2. Add some greens

It’s not an urban oasis without some plants! For limited spaces, you may opt for a vertical garden instead which also becomes an interesting focal point of your outdoor space. And if you wish for more privacy, you can also add some hedges or bamboo in front of your space so you can relax away from prying eyes. 



3. Accessorize

Once you’ve got the basics covered, it’s time to style up your space to truly make it your own. Love afternoon naps and a bohemian vibe? Hang up a hammock in one corner!  Love the idea of an outdoor living area? Pile up on the pillows for a more comfy stay. Planning romantic dinners? Add solar wall lights and overhead string lights for a more cozy ambiance. Think of it as decorating another room, only this time, it’s an extension of your home outdoors!

Are you excited to create your own urban oasis once you move into your future home?  PlusHomes Communities offers every homebuyer flexibility in designing their home the way they see fit without worries. With functional designs, gold standard construction by its trusted partner Megawide, and move-in-ready interiors, PlusHomes brings a level of quality and comfort to every starter home at prices and payment terms that each Filipino homebuyer can afford. More than offering affordable homes for sale, PlusHomes aspires to deliver a quality home that each homeowner can proudly call his own. 



Choose from our model units in our multiple project developments in and around Metro Manila - Casa Aurora Caloocan, Village East Cainta, and La Grandeza Antipolo - and discover how you can live extra through PlusHomes. Just go to our Properties page or contact a sales agent directly to learn more.

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