Have you ever longed for your own space to partake in your favourite pastimes and unwind away from people? Your own man cave? A place to entertain guests on your own terms? A place where your home is your castle, and your castle is your home? Then you can definitely choose to have your own custom blockhouse home.
Keep reading to learn more about blockhouse homes.
What Is a Blockhouse Home
A blockhouse home is a freestanding structure that is built using solid concrete blocks. It looks like a small garage or shed, but they can be very large. The blocks are then combined, or interlocked, to form sturdy walls that are very strong, durable and long-lasting, able to withstand various kinds of weather.
The blockhouse style has been around for many years, and is still very much in vogue. They are so popular because they are so conveniently built, and they can be built with a custom floor plan to suit your needs.
What Are the Benefits of Blockhouse Homes
Blockhouse homes are very versatile to meet all your needs. They are easy to build and can be built anywhere. They are very affordable and the material used is very durable and long lasting. They can be customized to meet your needs and you can use them for a variety of needs such as a retreat, a guest house, an office, a workshop, a potting shed or for any other purpose. Aside from these, here are some of the benefits you can get from having a blockhouse home.
Blockhouses are very sturdy, this is due to the fact that the walls are made of concrete, or blocks. This makes them last longer, and they are able to withstand any weather condition. You can build one in your backyard, and it can withstand strong winds, heavy snow and is able to stand up to hail, hurricanes and tornadoes. It is considered to be one of the sturdiest structures that can be built.
If you are on a budget, if you want to build a home or if you want a place to store your belongings, then a custom blockhouse building is the best way to go. Because they are usually built in parts, or sections, you can build the structure to match your budget. You can build your blockhouse structure one section at a time, this way you can learn about the structure and how to build it, and you can build it at a pace that is affordable to you.
Since it is so easy to build, you can easily customize your own personal space according to the space you want. You can choose the design, including the roofing, the door, the flooring, and its other features. You can choose to have an elaborate design, or have a very simple design.
Blockhouse homes are very easy to maintain. Because the walls are made of concrete blocks, you can easily clean, paint or seal the blocks to maintain the home’s appearance and its condition. You can also easily remove the wall panels and replace the old ones if you want to change the design or if you want to add more panels to fit a new purpose.
Blockhouse homes are excellent insulators. Since they are made of concrete, they will keep your home warm in winter and cool in summer. This is because concrete is a good thermal mass. It will absorb the heat in the cold months and release it in the hot months. This way, if you are building a blockhouse home of your own, you will be able to save on energy costs and you can enjoy a more comfortable living space.
Regardless of the size and scope of your project, the blockhouse option is the most affordable, fast to build roofing option. The design of the blockhouse allows for a multitude of unique styles, colors and shapes. From traditional to contemporary, from rustic to contemporary, from business to private use, a blockhouse can be built to suit all your needs.
Let Titan Sunrooms create a high-quality customized blockhouse shed that meets your personal space needs. We will build an oasis right in the comfort of your own property. Contact us today to get started!