Storage Buildings of Birmingham
The Cabin & Playhouse
Permanent Foundation or Portable
The cabin or playhouse can be built to be portable or on
a permanent foundation. Many of our customs decided to have
a portable building. Often these are cabins which are use
for hunting clubs, temporary living quarters for
construction crews or some other need where there is a
strong likelihood that the building will need to be moved in
the future. Playhouses are often the same. Parents or
children might want it here, but then to also have the
option to have it moved to there, at a later date. Portable
cabins are available in widths of up to 12' and lengths up
Of course there are many times a permanent foundation
made of blocks, footings, or a monolithic slab is the best
choice. Storage Buildings of Birmingham can provide you with
a sturdy, anchored building either way, permanent foundation
Cabin Options & Choices
cabin or playhouse is available in many different sizes and
styles depending on its uses and customer preferences. Sizes
range for 8'X12" playhouse to a cabin as large as you would
like and your lot will hold. Styles run form plane rustic
utility to very fancy and elaborate. Siding options include
pressure treated T1-11, painted house siding, and vinyl.
or Playhouse Construction
Each cabin or playhouse is handcrafted by a master carpenter, which helps to insure that the building you receive is of a high standard of quality. Handcrafted workmanship is just one of the many advantages to owning a
Storage Buildings of Birmingham quality built building. This hand built process allows for customization when changes are needed to match special requirements of you building.
Building Foundation & Flooring
The cabin or playhouse can be on a concrete slab
foundation or a wood floor on a block foundation. A cabin
of up to 12' wide can even be built on 4x6 pressure treated
skids so that it can be moved. The standard wood floor is
the framed using pressure treated 2x6s with a 12" on center
spacing to allow for maximum sub-floor strength and
integrity. Standard flooring is 3/4" pressure treated
plywood, giving you a floor system that will stand the test
of time. Other flooring options are available.
Building Walls & Exterior Siding
Aesthetics and durability are the two major functions the
siding and wall framing serve. In order to fulfill these two
requirements our standard walls are constructed using the
finest grade siding available. The wall framing utilizes 2x4
studs on 16" centers. Cabins and palyhouses can be sided in pressure treated T1-11 siding, painted house siding,
vinyl, or many other options. Siding panels are screwed as
well as nailed to provide added strength.
To insure the longest lasting defense form rain and the
elements while giving the most uniform appeal Storage
Buildings of Birmingham standard roofing is high quality 30
year asphalt shingles or a high grade metal roof that
carries a 20 year warranty. Internal moisture can also cause
damage in our Alabama climate and through the use of ridge
vents, and custom cross ventilation vents protection is
installed to insure the release of the excess moisture.
Are you ready for your new cabin or playhouse? Give us a call at (205)-821-7056 today or
request a quote online and let us give you a free
estimate. We serve all of Birmingham and north Alabama
including Tuscaloosa, Jasper and the over the mountain area.
What if you rent?
What if you rent or lease and want a cabin or playhouse?
That need not need to be a problem. While if you build a
permanent structure on your landlord's property it becomes
his, we can build you a portable building, up to 12' wide.
That way when you move you simply move your building.
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