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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...

Over 450 Reviews

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We are located in Old New Castle in Delaware within the historic district and have a VERY small backyard with access only via a narrow alleyway. We spent numerous hours online trying to find someone that would build the shed on site. We liked the products on Sheds Unlimited so we drove up and had the opportunity to walk around viewing numerous already built sheds which helped us make our determination of type and colors. The process of ordering was pretty painless and didn't feel like we were pressured to upgrade. Really good suggestions were given to us by our salesman, which we did have a nice shelve built. The two young men that delivered it were very professional and even in the tight spaces were able to build our shed. A few plants were crushed in the process, but we expected that considering the tight spaces. I was amazed at how quickly they worked and we are extremely pleased with the 8 X 10 saltbox. Very well constructed and it kept the Historic Committee happy with the colors and quality. Thank you and I would highly recommend Sheds Unlimited to anyone looking for great quality, great price, and great service!!!

I congratulate the entire crew of Sheds Unlimited for their professionalism, skill, and passion. Ben did an excellent job in completing the order and providing critical information. James expertly coordinated the pre-production and delivery ahead of schedule. The construction team of John and Matthew were dedicated and extremely proficient in their tasks in erecting the building. Due to rain the team was forced to make a second trip and enthusiastically finished the construction. The completed 24' by 16' building looks marvelous. The Sheds Unlimited crew can be proud of their efforts, and I am absolutely delighted to have acquired their services. I highly recommend Sheds Unlimited.

Dan Earhart from Severn, MD

We purchased a 24 x 34 legacy 3 car garage.  To say anything other than the experience being spectacular would be a lie.  From our first meeting with Mark through the final design meeting with Kyle the professionalism of the staff at Sheds Unlimited is unapparelled. Just when I didn’t think the experience could get any better, installation day started at 6:30 am on a cold rainy Thursday in October. The 3-man crew from Sheds Unlimited worked tirelessly throughout the day overcoming several small challenges including having a new set of steps made and delivered the same day.  By the end of day one the garage was under roof including the tar paper.  Day two started again at 6:30 am and by 2:00 pm the garage was completed, yard cleaned up.  I have recommended Sheds to several of my buddies to have their garages built as well.  In this day of no customer service I say hats off to the entire team at Sheds Unlimited. I have included the URL to an 11-minute time-lapse video of the garage being built. https://youtu.be/tyfLowJvU3M

Wes P from Sykesville MD

Great purchase experience. Vladimir was very pleasant. Austin the delivery man did a great job in placing the shed in place. He was fast and efficient. My only surprise was to see that the roof was notmadeof plywood but particle board.

Jose from Spotswood, NJ

Good shed, good quality, but the best was the driver who managed to get my shed dropped and delivered in a tight city backyard. He was awesome.

Bob from Philadelphia

From the very first conversation to the final delivery. This company is great. They worked with me through everything to get the building I needed. Thanks Sheds Unlimited!

Steven De Jacimo from Point Pleasant, New Jersey

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JOHN & JUDY from ROCKVILLE, MD

It was such an easy process from when I chose my shed to the delivery. We had about a 1/2 “ clearance on each end and Nate fit it right though. We are very happy and would highly recommend Sheds Unlimited!

Dave A from Clifton Park NY

Best price I could find by far. The shed dealer 10 minutes from my house was 1500 more for the same size. Shed was delivered on time and looks amazing.

Phil loch from Danbury Connecticut

Worked with Mark Longnecker & Austin Beachy. From start to finish my experience was nothing short of excellence & extremely professional! Would highly recommend Sheds Unlimited. Thank you for a great Garage!

Robert Reda from Westminster, MD