Starting a Side Hustle in your Summerhouse

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Though currently your summerhouse might be a retreat from the anxieties of the outside world, have you ever considered turning it into the hub of your new side hustle. With the right mindset and a dash of entrepreneurial spirit, your summerhouse can evolve from a simple getaway to a dynamic workspace that fuels your passion and drives your business endeavours. So, let's dive into the exciting journey of transforming your summer sanctuary into a thriving side hustle haven.

The Right Summerhouse for Your Side Hustle

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A stylish office and relaxing summerhouse space
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Picking the right Summerhouse for your business is essential; the size of the building, how many windows, the general layout. However, a few things are common amongst our Summerhouses. All Summerhouses are made from high quality timber with wall thicknesses ranging from 19mm all the way to 44mm. Built right here in the UK with sustainable British timber.

The Creswell 6x4 The Premium Side Hustle Hub

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Waltons' 6mx4m Creswell
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Among the selection of summerhouses here at Waltons, the Creswell stands out as a pinnacle of quality and craftsmanship. Boasting dimensions of 6m by 4m, this premium insulated garden room is designed to offer the utmost comfort and durability. With its anthracite UPVC finish, it exudes a modern aesthetic while ensuring optimal insulation and weather resistance. Featuring triple locking doors and UPVC windows, this summerhouse provides enhanced security and energy efficiency, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a high-quality workspace or retreat.

The Helios 10x8 For a Cosy Workplace

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The 10x8 Helios Summerhouse
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For those seeking a more charming option, the 10x8 Helios Summerhouse is sure to delight. With its cosy interior and ample space, this summerhouse offers the perfect setting for a variety of business ventures. Whether you envision it as a home office or a creative studio, the possibilities are endless. Equipped with four windows and an extra two on the double doors, it allows plenty of natural light to flood in, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere for both work and relaxation.

The Maine 12x6 For Versatility and Functionality in your Side Hustle

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From Waltons' show site a Maine summerhouse turned florist side hustle
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Looking for versatility and functionality? Look no further than the 12 x 6 Maine Summerhouse with Side Shed. With its spacious interior, bifold doors, and additional side shed, this summerhouse offers ultimate flexibility for your side hustle needs. Whether you're running a small business, hosting workshops, or simply enjoying leisure time with family and friends, this summerhouse provides the perfect blend of style and functionality. Plus, with its charming veranda, you can enjoy the beauty of your outdoor surroundings while working or entertaining guests.

Getting Ready to Build your Summerhouse

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While many of Waltons' products don't require planning permission, for larger structures it is always best to double check with the relevant authorities before embarking on a project. Additionally, ensuring you have a level and stable surface is crucial for constructing these structures. Whether it's a concrete foundation for added support or any flat surface, proper preparation of the building site is key to the longevity and stability of your investment. Moreover, it’s best for the area to be without obstructions, allowing access to all external sides for any maintenance.

Recommended Upgrades for your Summerhouse Workstation

A calming office vibe for your summerhouse side hustle
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Consider equipping your Summerhouse with electricity and Wi-Fi for the best results of your side hustle hub. Air conditioning and heating units are always helpful for some extra climate control while working long hours in your workplace summerhouse. Ensure your workspace is furnished with comfortable seating and ample lighting to enhance productivity. Additionally, organise your space with storage solutions to keep it clutter-free and conducive to focus. With these essential amenities in place, your Summerhouse can become a haven for entrepreneurial endeavours, providing the ideal environment for your side hustle to thrive.

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