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The importance of an exciting outdoor room can change the living dynamic of any apartment. Many of our properties have patios that allow for tenants to get creative with this space. However, figuring out ways to decorate a small apartment patio can be a challenge. Here are some of our favorite solutions that can change a plain patio space into an exciting addition to your apartment.

Tips to Spruce Up Your Patio 1
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Pick a décor theme for patio furniture:

Patio furniture can run in many different styles and themes. It is important that you stick with a central theme when decorating this space. By doing this, you can create an outside room that is comfortable and doesn’t look disorganized or haphazard. One of our favorites is Victorian décor, which is traditional wicker made furniture, perfect for the summer months.

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Grilling out:

With summer right around the corner, it’s about that time to unleash your inner grill master. An apartment patio is a great place to set up a small grill so you can dine in with your family and friends. By adding a grill to your outside space, you now have a multifunctional outside room in which you can make your favorite foods and still enjoy the sunshine.


Now that your patio has comfortable seating and a grill, it’s time to make your outside space beautiful. The best way to make a patio feel like home is by starting your own garden. Growing different plants adds a personal feel to your patio space and can yield vegetables throughout the year. Having a garden can save you trips to the grocery store and give you the satisfaction of growing your own food to throw on the patio grill.

Brighten Up Your Patio With Potted Flowers
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We hope that these tips will give you some ideas on how to design your patio space. If you have any other suggestions on how to spruce up an apartment patio, please share them with us.

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Schottenstein Real Estate Group, one of the largest developer/builders in the Midwest, focuses on residential and mixed use developments throughout the Midwest and Southeast USA. The company is headquartered in Central Ohio, near many of their Columbus rental communities.


  1. Always check with management office to see if you’re allowed to grill. Many communities have rules against it due to fire codes !

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