Summer houses are becoming more and more popular in the UK, as people are looking for ways to make the most of their gardens during the warmer months. Not only do they provide a great place to sit and entertain guests, but they can also be used as a home office or spare bedroom. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of having a summer house in your garden.
1: A Garden Office Space
Since the outbreak of coronavirus in early 2020, more and more people have been working from home. This has led to an increase in demand for summer houses, as they provide the perfect space for a home office. If you don’t have a spare room in your house, a summer house is a great way to create the extra space you need for home working.
Many employers are now encouraging staff to work from home and offering a more flexible way of working, so having a summer house in your garden could become a permanent fixture for many people.
2: Spare guest bedroom
3: Space for entertaining
4: A Classier alternative to a potting shed
5: All year round use
The summer houses / garden rooms available at Dalton and Sons are built using SIPs (structural insulated panels) so this means that they are excellent at controlling the heat due to being fully insulated they hold the heat in winter and stay cooler in summer so in reality these “summer houses” can be used all year round.
6: Children's playroom
7: A garden bar area
Garden bars have become extremely popular over the past decade, with people wanting to make the most of their outdoor space. A summer house is the perfect place to set up a garden bar, as it will provide shelter for you and your guests. You can be as creative as you like with garden bars too, give it a cool name! Give it a theme, there are some fantastic examples of garden bars which people in the UK have created.
A garden bar is the perfect accompaniment to a BBQ area, great for entertaining and parties!
8: A Workshop area
9: Art Studios
10: Garden gym or fitness area
If you are a fitness enthusiast and simply can’t get enough of the gym, then why not create your own home gym in your garden? A summer house would be the perfect place to set up your own gym, as it will provide you with a sheltered and private space to work out in. You can also use it as a place to store your fitness equipment, so it doesn’t have to take up space in your house.
There are many benefits of having a summer house in your garden, and with so many different uses for them, they are becoming increasingly popular. If you are looking for a garden building that can be used all year round, then a summer house is the perfect solution. Whether you want to use it as a home office, guest bedroom, entertaining space or fitness room, there is sure to be a summer house that is perfect for you. Thanks for reading! I hope this has inspired you to get your own summer house.
If you would like any further information about our summer houses, please do not hesitate to contact us. We would be more than happy to help you find the perfect garden building for your needs.