For those who love the outdoors and the fresh air, but want to filter out the harsh sun or insects, Screen houses can be a great place to hangout. They can be called as enclosed- gazebos, with screens for walls which allow a good flow of air circulation. These are a great addition to your garden or backyard, to create a pleasant outdoor living space and a much needed for those living in the tropics. Both permanent and makeshift kinds are available in the market. Portable screen houses are a popular choice among campers, as it can be easily attached to the towing eye of a vehicle.
These structures can be made of aluminum, wood or another masonry, for its framework, depending upon its type of use and location. Aluminum frames are used usually when these structures are annexed to an existing house or building. Wooden screen houses can be do-it-yourself projects, depending upon its scale, all it requires is a bit of carpentry experience.
While, masonry structures may need professional help and are preferred when looking for something permanent, durable and maintenance free. The makeshift kind, which can be easily folded in when not used, can be a better and sturdier option if you find putting up tents cumbersome. They are easy to set up and it takes less than three minutes to assemble, and are made of waterproof and heavy duty canopy and UV guard protection screens.
Screen houses can also be used as an abode to host outdoor activities and events involving a large number of people. They also come with folding out awnings to provide extended shade for additional shelter. These large screen houses may have a canvas roofing, instead of wood or metal, for the better light penetration that is required in such large spaces.