Pergolas, Sheds, Gazebos, and More: Beautiful Options for Your Backyard
Do you have a wide expanse of green lawn that could use a bit of
excitement? Adding a custom-built shed, a lovely gazebo, and even a
small pergola over a bench can be a delightful change for your
Backyard Structures: Sheds? Gazebos? Or Something
If you're thinking of turning your backyard into a more livable
space, consider these options for attractive structures. Which ones
are suitable for your backyard design?
Perfect for climbing vines and other gardening dreams, pergolas make for a beautiful addition
to your backyard. They provide an attractive look as well as
coveted shade during the hottest months. Choose from a tiny
pergola, one just large enough to cover a small bench, to an
enormous one that shades your entire patio.
Whether you are choosing a small shed to hold all your garden
supplies or a large shed that
can handle a few ATVs and other outdoor gear, shed kits are
available to make your plans easier. You can also purchase sheds
preassembled and have them delivered to your property.
A gazebo can be a beautiful gathering place for friends and family,
as well as a useful addition to any backyard haven. The romantic
beauty of a gazebo could be the
highlight of your backyard living for years to come.
If you have small children, nothing would suit them better than a
nice playhouse in the backyard. Choose a playhouse that is big enough to grow
with the children, including options that can be removed later,
such as spiral slides or swings. A playhouse in the backyard can be
the start of many childhood memories your kids will never
Do you love to entertain guests, but wish you had a guest house to
allow for more privacy? Consider a small cabin with enough room for
a comfortable bed, a tiny living space, and perhaps even a bathroom
of its own. Your guests can have their privacy, right in the
comfort of your backyard!
Pool house or spa enclosure.
Perhaps you enjoy taking a dip in your pool or relaxing in your
spa. Protect your investment by creating a pool house or a spa
enclosure. These structures also add privacy and give you the
convenience of a place to change when you come out of the
What dream do you have for your backyard? Whether the structure
is preassembled or built on site, adding a shed or gazebo to your
backyard design is easier than
About the author: Shannon Dauphin is a
freelance writer based near Nashville, Tennessee. Her house was
built in 1901, so home repair and renovation have become her
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