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Waltons ultimate guide to buying a summerhouse

2nd May 2018

A summerhouse is a wonderful addition to your garden. A place to relax on hot, sunny afternoons, a shelter from the wind on breezy days, or somewhere to curl up with a book on a summer's evening.

It's vital to get the right building for your needs, though. Here's our ultimate guide to buying a summerhouse, which gives you all the information you need to make sure you end up with the best summerhouse for you.

There are a number aspects involved in making the right choice. Here's a quick preview, but download the full guide to make sure you're considering everything you need to before you take the plunge into summerhouse delight.

  1. Summerhouse styles:
  2. Corner, traditional, log cabin, contemporary or garden room - which is best for you? Our guide takes you through the options to help you decide.
  3. Design features:
  4. Is overlap enough, or do you need shiplap cladding or something even tougher? What kind of roof will you prefer? Traditional apex, or a contemporary curve?
  5. Doors & windows:
  6. Summerhouses can have single, double, stable or bi-fold doors. Read the guide to find out which will suit your needs best.
  7. Foundations and more
  8. It's important to have the right base for your summerhouse. We'll show you the options to help you make the right choice. You'll also need to think about security and potential planning issues - our guide will help here.

Download the ultimate summerhouse buying guide now, and make sure you're properly informed before you make that important purchase.


Feature image credit: Amanda at Ana Mum Diary 

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