The Shoffice

The term ‘shoffice’ appears to be the new buzzword as many homeowners turn their sheds into home offices and that is exactly what we did.  Or should I say ‘Shawffice’ – since it is Shawn’s office? In the last year we finished things off as I will show below.

The shed was originally brown like the house.

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The interior was full of spiders and was damp and moldy.

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Two of the oaks had to be taken out because they were dying and in danger of falling down.

Once that was done, the inside was cleaned out.

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Then, it was gutted. A new concrete base floor was laid.

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Next, wood floor installed and a wooden covering for the stone on the right wall.

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Plus, a fresh coat of white paint.

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That was the state of the shoffice from 2012 until this year. The front had a lot of broken concrete from the removed tree so we decided to add a deck. We also added a new door with a window. I like to think of it as a mini version of the house!

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And before I forget – something I have neglected to add in past posts is that we had the ‘Eichlerondacks’ painted a retro blue. I bought a matching umbrella and table from Cost Plus.

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8 thoughts on “The Shoffice

    1. John, I have to say, my husband HATES that term. But since I did not show the interior as it looks now, I will forgive you 😉 . I can assure you, there is no TV, no pool table, and no pinball machine. We run our companies from home, so it is all workplace.

  1. What a fantastic little space! I can picture it working well at my mid-century home, which has a similar angled roof. I will have to show my husband, he would love a workplace like this in our backyard to use as a studio. The deck you added is gorgeous as well. Amazing job!

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