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When Life Gives you Trees… Build a Treehouse Shed!

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When life gives you lemons, make lemonade… so they say… Better yet, when life gives you trees, build a treehouse! You could even enjoy drinking the lemonade up there!

That’s what Lauren from Dover, Massachusetts decided to do to spruce up her backyard and make a lovely place for the kids to enjoy...and a place to drink lemonade :)

Inspired by the Treehouse Masters who build luxury treehouses that might cost as much as a home, Lauren and her husband set out to build something that would sit in the trees and be a nice place for an evening of fun… But not cost an arm and a leg!

Even more, the treehouse shed could be set up as a small shed with living space if Lauren ever decided she needed a She Shed or her husband wanted a Man Cave!

Getting the Storage Shed Treehouse Figured Out

Not every storage shed builder in the world has what it takes to build a storage shed in a tree! So Lauren and her husband did a search online for both the style of building they wanted and a builder who had the equipment to get the storage shed up on top of the platform they planned to build.

That is when they found Sheds Unlimited in Lancaster County, PA. They also found a storage shed design that gave them the look they wanted in a Treehouse for their Massachusetts home.

After perusing the options at Sheds Unlimited, they chose the Premier Garden Shed with a steep roof pitch and plenty of windows included. The steeper Treehouse Shed roof pitch was important as it would give them more space for a loft inside and space for the children to play around in the loft. Added to that was a 5’ shed dormer on the roof to give just a bit more light and even more space for the loft area.

Drawings for the Treehouse Shed

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When it comes to putting a shed in the backyard, you might be able to do it with little hassle in terms of township guidelines and permitting issues. But putting a shed on stilts up in the trees adds some extra challenges. The first thing a town will need is a set of plans for the building so they can be sure the building and the platform will hold up.

Sheds Unlimited offers free plans on any building over $10,000 with a $275.00 deposit that then goes towards the purchase of the building.

So Lauren and her husband gave the designer at Sheds Unlimited the layout of the treehouse shed they had envisioned. The shed plans soon came back and were submitted to the town for approval. ​

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Getting the Treehouse Shed in Place

Now comes the fun part. After approvals were in and the platform was built, Lauren was excited to get the shed in place up in the trees.

The building process began at the Sheds Unlimited manufacturing facility in Lancaster County, PA. The walls , as far as they could be, the rafters were tacked together and many of the pieces precut for assembly on the treehouse platform.

After doing the pre-building of the treehouse shed, all the parts were loaded onto the truck and trailer along with a lift to help get the heavy walls up onto the platform. Early one morning, the Sheds Unlimited team started on their treehouse building adventure. They drove the several hours to Lauren’s home in Massachusetts.

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The Treehouse Shed Takes Shape

The team arrived early in the morning and began unloading the truck. First steps were to get the floor parts assembled up on the platform that was ready for the treehouse. Within hours the shed on stilts had taken shape and was rising into the trees.

So exciting! A dream was coming true!

When the floor was finished, then came the walls. One section at a time and the treehouse was starting to look like a little house. Then came the rafters, sheathing, and shingles. Finishing touches included painting, lofts and installing windows and doors!

By the end of the day, the treehouse shed was finished and ready-to-go. Now, all it needed was some basic furniture to make the cozy space Lauren wanted. Here it is with some carpet on the floor and basic furniture for a small backyard getaway.

How Does it Compare to the Treehouse Guys?

While it certainly doesn’t compare with the Treehouse Masters treehouse tours, it did turn out to be a small backyard getaway for the children and one that could be finished out later for a getaway from the busyness of life Lauren was delighted!

The photos here don’t show the building finished out on the inside. But just to give some inspiration, here is what a small treehouse shed could look like if you are dreaming of the same.

Looking to build your own treehouse shed? Contact our team today to get it going!

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Sheds Unlimited Customer Reviews...

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I had a small saltbox shed delivered recently to my newly purchased home. The man who delivered it was the NICEST guy (he was one of the owners)!! Due to having to reschedule the delivery b/c of rain, he was willing to wait 2 hours for me to arrive to the house (since I have not moved in yet and had to drive out to meet him)!

Once he unloaded the shed he really struggled getting it up the hills in my yard, due to the early morning dew. But nonetheless, he persisted and persisted, figuring out a way to finally make it work. I was so impressed with him!! And I was thoroughly pleased with the shed! Very well constructed and it looks really nice! And the cherry on top of my sunday was discovering the windows actually slide open and have screens! I think this is a great company with quality products and would definitely buy from them again! Thank you!!!

Kimberly from West Chester, PA

the service was well over all expectations.
delivery was fast and fun to watch.now the shed its self is a great thing,i bought it online site unseen and it is better constructed then i thought it would be as i looked at other places in delaware..this is a 10 star rating from me

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I was happy with the entire process: from placing the order to scheduling the delivery to the actual delivery and of course the quality of the shed. Everything was top notch, Sheds Unlimited has their act together and I've already recommended them to some friends. Good work guys.

Great customer service! It was a great pleasure working with Sheds Unlimited, Mark & Austin were the best in answering all my question and concerns. The shipping was a success and I'm a happy customer. Thank you

luze from Chicopee, MA

I could not be happier with our shed and service we received. I originally ordered a shed from Home Depot but ran into one problem after another with the delivery. After cancelling that order I found Sheds Unlimited. The price was lower installed and delivered and the shed was far more superior than what I expected from Home Depot.

Grant Y. from Pottsville, PA

We are custom home builders, and renovate entire homes, and historical properties. When we have a request from one of our clients we do our best to handle what ever comes our way.
There was a need to build a shed under a pre existing elevated deck. Sheds unlimited provided a shed for our yard, so I thought of them for this situation. After all details were worked out, an un assembled shed was delivered, and constricted under the deck leaving space to slide the completed metal roof in, and then fastened down from the inside. Like a ship in a bottle !
Delmar, and James were extremely helpful, and the result was a very happy client.
Thanks to all,
Barry

Barry Bragin from Wyndmoor Pa

My shed was delivered yesterday just 7 weeks from the day it was ordered. It is not only exactly what I ordered but it exceeds my expectations. The product quality, customer service and delivery are exemplary. I will HIGHLY recommend Sheds Unlimited to any and all of my family, relatives, neighbors and friends who may be in the market for a shed or other type of outdoor building.

Going with Sheds Unlimited was a great choice. The price and the service was excellent. Delivery was quick and we love our new shed.

Kirk from Springfield PA

LOVE my shed, so easy to order my custom shed. Great people and thanks so much to the guy that delivered it thru the pouring rain. He did a wonderful job!

Sue from Hillsborough, NJ

What a great shed. They didnt skimp out on quality as many companies do where they show you the good parts but not the cheap parts. Here the shed is constucted of 2 x 4s and its built solid. I had it delivered and built on site. They built it super fast, Id say there were done in less than 3 hours. So hilarious when they showed up with the longest truck I have ever seen, probably the length of 2 buses. Great shed, I built my own loft and shelves all around, also got bikes hanging from the rafters. Beautiful paint colors. Very happy with my purchase. They did forget to paint my door but they promptly sent me some paint so I can paint it myself. Thanks Sheds Unlimited. Solid deal!!

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