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Boomerang kids and sheds. What does Boomerang mean and what has that to do with sheds? Boomerang is the term for the kids out of college, can't get a job, and living back at home. They probably go as nuts living back home as the parents do having them back. One solution for the Boomerang is a miniature home in the backyard that is somewhat off the grid, inspired by none other than your backyard shed.
George Hemminger of YouTube channel Survive and Thrive did just that. Inspired by sheds sold at places like Home Depot, he built this small house for $1,200, which is a doable price tag for the Boomerangs to do themselves while they job hunt and/or pay off their college debt. This can give them hope and control over their life. George states "85% of college grads are living at home now." The link to the above video doesn't show what he did inside the shed, but a DIY handy person can expand on this idea by including a kitchenette, bedroom (raise the ceiling), and a bathroom. Run the electricity and plumbing your all set. Stuck at home college grad is now living independently. But, that starts to cost more and is not off the grid. Two boomerangs could split the cost and have quite the place.
Summerwood.com offers sheds, pool cabanas, home studios, and more. This is their cabin style that could easily be used for a college grad, house guests, or grandma or grandpa who can't live alone anymore and you don't have the room for them.
Converting sheds into livable space is taking off. Shedshop.com offers sheds as studios, home offices, workshops, and hobby rooms, but state their studios are not suitable for use as a bedroom. Above is a happy converted shed owner showing off his TV room. Sheds are now shedtastic!
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