You don’t need a pool to have a poolhouse! Poolhouses make great entertainment centers that can also double as storage.

Who needs a pool to have a poolhouse?

So you think you need a pool to have a poolhouse? Think again. A lot of people are putting poolhouses on properties that don’t even have a pool.  Why?  Because poolhouses make great entertainment centers.

Many combine a screened porch with a closed space, which makes them a perfect four-season entertainment space for family and friends.  And, of course, if you ever decide to build a pool, you’re already ahead of the game.

For winter and summer, you can add climate control.  Electrical packages allow lighting and sound. You can even install a wet bar and small kitchen area, if desired.

Here is some useful information and specifications for the Poolhouse:

  • Roof is built with 2×4 rafters 16 in. O.C. and 1/2″ exterior-grade TechShield sheeting with lifetime (limited) architectural asphalt shingles
  • Walls have 2×4 studs 16 in. O.C. and TechShield wall sheathing
  • Floor is built with 2×4 pressure-treated floor joists 16 in. O.C. and 5/8″ exterior-grade plywood on top of 4×4 pressure-treated runners
  • Doors are non-prehung fiberglass or wood with a diamond-plate sill protector
  • Vertical slider windows come with screens and window trim

Also, consider these options and upgrades:

  • Storage and organization – a loft, pegboard, workbench or shelving
  • Electrical package
  • Vents – gable vents (two sizes to choose from), roof vent or soffit vent
  • Ramp
  • Spray foam insulated floor
  • Dormer – shed, reverse gable or Cape cod
  • Roof upgrade – cedar shakes, ribbed metal or standing-seam metal
  • Siding upgrades -beaded vinyl, HardiePlank, board-and-batten, cedar shake (and more)
  • Window upgrades – insulated, wood sash, arched wood sash and transom
  • Shutters – wood slat, vinyl raised panel or vinyl louvered
  • Cupola – in either wood or vinyl

We love helping you design the perfect entertainment space for your needs, your budget, and your property. Give us a call and let us help you create the perfect DreamSpace™ for your backyard.


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