Creating the Perfect Backyard Office Shed with Insulthane® Extreme Spray Foam Insulation
April 13, 2023
During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people had to adapt to working from home and working remotely has now become the norm for many. While the "work from home" model offers employees more freedom and flexibility it can also be a challenging experience, especially if you don't have a designated workspace that allows for peace and quiet. This is where the backyard office or studio comes in. Our newest video explores the benefits of having a backyard office, or studio, and shares the experience of a couple who recently built one.
The benefits of having a backyard office or studio are numerous. First and foremost, it provides a quiet and practical workspace where you can work without any distractions. With a backyard office, you have the luxury of designing your workspace to suit your specific needs, whether it be insulation, doors, windows, heating, or cooling. In addition, a backyard office or studio adds value to your property, plus you have zero commute.
In the video, the couple discusses how they recently built a backyard office because they needed a separate workspace for both of them to work from home. The homeowner tried working in the kitchen and then the living room, but it just wasn't working. They decided to build a backyard office or studio in their big yard, and they couldn't be happier with the decision.
The couple's primary goal for the office shed was energy-efficiency. They wanted it to be warm in the winter, cool in the summer, and energy-efficient over the long run. They also wanted to maximise the footprint of the structure. They opted for Insulthane Extreme spray foam insulation because it takes up less space to achieve the same R-Values as traditional insulation, and it's quick to install. FOAM-IT, the contractor who did the spray foam installation took less than a day to do the work.
The homeowners are delighted with their new work space. “Originally, there was a bit of an argument over who would have to move out to the office shed. Both of us wanted to stay in the home office inside. And I would say that our perspective has changed completely in that we now both want to use this office space. It is comfortable, it's quiet, [and] it offers a really great distance or separation between home and work ….”
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