A snowstorm may be bearing down on Eastern Ontario for this weekend, but spring is almost here and many of us are itching to get outdoors. What better way to do that than to assess the spaces you have for outdoor living!

The timberframe structure that we’re highlighting here was finished in 2017 for a young family in a suburban neighbourhood in the City of Ottawa. It has truly transformed their outdoor living.

Project Details

16’ x 24’ timber frame structure with Purlin-on-truss roof system

The family approached us with a simple sketch and a couple pictures from Google images;  that was all we needed to create their backyard dream structure.

Outdoor timber frame over deck

They wanted something to provide protection from rain and sun, so they could maximize enjoyment of outdoor living. The backyard faces west and the structure provides some much-needed shade from unwanted hot afternoon sun which would otherwise stream through their living room window and patio door.

The new space also gives the parents a comfortable spot to relax while watching their kids have fun in the pool.

This example is built over a cedar deck, but could easily be placed over patio stones, interlock or other bases.

Scroll down for more images of this project | Click to see more outdoor timber structures by Kealey Tackaberry

What’s your outdoor living dream?

Dream small or dream big, the versatility of timber frame allows us to create outdoor spaces of all sizes that are beautiful, natural, and will enhance the look of any home.

Contact us today to discuss how we can help you transform your backyard into a place where you can truly unplug and dream a little.

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