Sep 19, 2019

5 Financial Benefits of Owning a Backyard Office Shed


Improvements in mobile telephony and internet connectivity can now ease convenient work-at-home arrangements. But telecommuting is a challenge when you convert your house into a working area. Noise, distractions, and interruptions may make your home a poor working environment. It can be hard to ignore the giggling or crying of children, or their nagging when they ask to be your playmate. Such challenges can be a problem when you’re on a conference call or up against a deadline. If you’re up against such challenges, the modern office shed can be your ultimate solution. This article presents some of the financial benefits that you can get from your backyard office shed.

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Posted by: Coast Studios

Improvements in mobile telephony and internet connectivity can now ease convenient work-at-home arrangements. But telecommuting is a challenge when you convert your house into a working area. Noise, distractions, and interruptions may make your home a poor working environment. It can be hard to ignore the giggling or crying of children, or their nagging when they ask to be your playmate. Such challenges can be a problem when you’re on a conference call or up against a deadline. If you’re up against such challenges, the modern office shed can be your ultimate solution. This article presents some of the financial benefits that you can get from your backyard office shed.

The detached, sheds, studios, or small office pods are becoming a popular way to create a peaceful and separate working space at home. The use of prefabricated panels is one of the best approaches to building a backyard office shed. This method uses ready-made materials to frame your backyard shed instead of traditional building. The use of panels in building a backyard office shed decreases your construction time by a third. The stand-alone prefab studio comes in various styles and sizes that suit your space and budgetary needs. Here are five ways you can save or make money from a backyard office shed.

1. Property value addition

Do you intend to sell or use your property as leverage against a loan? If that is the case, you will need to do a few renovations and additions to increase the value of your property. Any correct and functional construction on your property adds value to your property. A backyard studio increases the square footage of your living spaces, and thus increases property value.

2. Letting your backyard office

You can let your small, prefab backyard studio and earn a little income every month. You may rent it out in the traditional way where the tenant will pay rent every month. You can also make it a modern Airbnb rental where guests can spend their time while on leisure or business trips within your region.

3. Earn more and escape the costly legal hassles associated with ‘Tiny Homeownership.’

If you’re aging and all your children have left home, your old house may be too large for you and your income may be too little to maintain it. In such cases, it’s advisable to seek a modest living space that is easy to maintain. You can do this by building an accessory dwelling unit in your backyard, and let your main home to a young family with many family members. Tiny homeowners have problems getting connections to septic and sewer systems. They also face legal challenges and restrictions that may make it costly to build a small home. But you're safe because your backyard shed is not a tiny home. It’s a shed detached from your main house.

4. Utility

Instead of looking for an office to hire or a shop to conduct your farm-based business, your backyard office shed can act as your shop or office. If you’re a musician or a professional music teacher, you can use this shed as your classroom. Yoga and gym instructors can also use such sheds to offer personalized classes to two or three people pursuing fitness lessons. Your shed can help you save money because you’ll not have to go out seeking for rental space.

5. Save money while creating square footage of living spaces in your home

Instead of building an extra room or basement in your home, try using panels to create a prefab backyard studio at an affordable price. Building your backyard studio using ready-made panels is cheap because of the reasons outlined below.

    • Minimal on-site material wastage or loss because almost everything comes in a ready-made form
    • Fast construction that saves time – Remember ‘time is money.’
    • Limited errors because of standardized factory prefabrication
    • You only get to buy the correct and exact amount of materials that you need
    • Reduced on-site labor needs and minimal waste on the site

Expand your living space by building modern backyard studios, and earn or save money from this venture today.