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Ladies are Choosing Posh Porches Over She-sheds

Over the last few years, we have seen an explosion in popularity of she-sheds. As answers to man caves, she-sheds are often thought of spaces of respite and creative escapes for the lady of the house. Detached buildings are not necessarily the ideal answer, however.

Archadeck of Kansas City has many female clients, who are choosing to add custom screened porches to their homes. They are taking the idea of a screened porch and transforming it into their own escape, customizing it to suit their needs – enter the “posh porch” – our alliterative answer to the she-shed.

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Screened porch design by Archadeck of Kansas City

The idea of a she-shed is to have an escape, but who says you must escape by actually leaving your home? Attached screened porches are far more usable spaces than detached buildings, often designated as she-sheds. Before you consider remodeling your forgotten detached garage to create your private space, call on Archadeck of Kansas City to discuss a custom screened porch.

Detached backyard shed
Detached structures, like this garage, lack easy access

Archadeck of Kansas City can help custom design your posh screened porch, which will be connected to your home. This means that you never have to leave the house to get to your hideaway. Your screened porch can be connected to any area of your home, which has access to the exterior. We can place it just outside a common area of your home, or even from your private bedroom, creating a space that is easily accessed. And you won’t even have to put on shoes to get there!

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Inviting posh screened porch with access via existing exterior doors

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Your screened porch will have necessary electrical hook-ups for charging stations, lighting, ceiling fans, and even televisions. Don’t settle for an old shed in the recesses of your backyard, which doesn’t have electric, and would require an all-new installation.

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We’ll extend your home’s electricity to your new porch

One of the biggest questions we receive from potential clients is, “Will my new screened porch make the inside of my home dark?” While the addition of a roofed structure to the exterior of your home will prohibit some sunlight entry, it will not be a blackout by any stretch of the imagination! On the flip side, if the interior of your home is flooded with sunlight during the warmest hours of the day, a screened porch can help reduce the greenhouse effect in sunlight-saturated rooms.

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This home’s interior is still merry and bright, even with a screened porch

You can use your new screened porch for any activity or inactivity that you choose. Archadeck of Kansas City will discuss your lifestyle and hobbies to come up with a screened porch design that best accommodates your intended usage. Whether it’s a monthly book club meeting with friends, yoga and meditation, artistic endeavors, reading, or watching TV, we will create a porch design that can fulfill any or all – and much more!

Things to do on your screened porch
Your screened porch will be custom-tailored to your every use

What’s more, Archadeck of Kansas City can give you ultimate use throughout the year by adding an outdoor fireplace to your screened porch. Not only will your porch be usable for all or part of three months in Kansas City, it will become a more relaxing and beautiful space by way of a custom fireplace as an ambient focal point.

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Custom screened porch with outdoor fireplace
Posh screened porch with custom outdoor fireplace

Interior decorating doesn’t just apply to the spaces inside your home. You can bring your designer flair and comfortable furnishes out onto your porch. If you are worried that you cannot have beautiful and comfortable furnishings on your screened porch, know that premium indoor/outdoor furnishing and accessories are available.

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Outdoor furnishings are more beautiful and usable than ever

With the popularity of outdoor living design, furniture designers have gotten on-board. Your screened porch furnishings can help bring your design ideas to life.

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Screened porches can have posh furnishings and décor

Ladies, if you are in the market for a new outdoor living space to call your own, don’t settle for a detached she-shed. Allow Archadeck of Kansas City to assist you with creating your perfect space of respite, creativity, entertainment, and reflection. Let’s design your posh porch with optimum creature comforts for ultimate usability.

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Are you ready to ditch your she-shed for a new custom posh porch in the Kansas City area? Get in touch with our award-winning designers for a design consultation at (913) 704-6240.

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