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Check out our wide selection of videos! Become a DIY pro with our instructional video selection. See what's new at Summerwood with our latest installations, interesting projects, and office fun in our social videos. For more information on how to bring your dream building to life, watch our informational videos.

SOCIAL VIDEOS

  • Our First Nomad

    In June 2020, we headed up to Penetanguishene, Ontario to install our very first 8' x 13' Nomad. This cabin has a clean and bright aesthetic with contemporary features that create a unique modern architectural style.

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  • Assessment and Treatment Facility at Scarborough Hospital

    In April 2020, Summerwood Products finished the construction of a new assessment and treatment facility for the Scarborough Hospital in Scarborough, Ontario. This building will directly support the hospital's ever-growing needs. We are so grateful for our team of builders who have jumped to action so quickly. Summerwood is proud to support the Scarborough Health Network and all its amazing staff working on the front lines.

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  • 6ft. x 12ft. Urban Studio

    Check out this amazing time lapse video showcasing the simple construction of an Urban Studio from April 2020.

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VIDEO INSTRUCTIONS

  • General Information

    Everything you need to know about Summerwood and getting started with the construction process of the product you’ve purchased.

  • Receiving Your Summerwood Kit

    Did you just receive your Summerwood kit? You’re almost ready to start building!

  • Tools Required

    What tools do I need to start building my DIY Summerwood kit? Watch this video to find out.

  • Building the Floor

    Once your foundation is ready, it’s time to build your floor. Along with the detailed instruction manual, this video will show you how to start building the floor of your building.

  • Sonotube Footing Installation

    If your building requires sonotube footings, watch this video to learn how to install them.

  • Truss Assembly

    Watch this video to learn how to start building the trusses. These are necessary elements needed to build the roof.

  • Wall Assembly

    Use this video along with the drawings in the manual to learn how to build each wall of your building. Be sure to measure carefully!

  • Erecting the Walls

    Once you’ve built your walls, be sure to watch this video to learn how to erect them and see your building start to come to life!

  • Raising the Roof (Palmerston/Telluride)

    If you are building a Palmerston or Telluride style building, watch this video to learn how to raise the roof!

  • Raising the Roof/Dormer (Sonoma)

    If you are building a Sonoma style building, watch this video to learn how to raise the roof!

  • Raising the Roof/Dormer (Catalina)

    If you are building a Catalina style building, watch this video to learn how to raise the roof!

  • Mounting the Soffits and Fascia

    Once you have raised your roof, learn how to install the soffits and fascia in this video!

  • Installing the Windows and Doors

    It’s time to install windows and doors! Watch this video to see how to install the beautiful windows and doors that make your building unique.

  • Applying Asphalt Shingles

    You’re almost done! Check out this video to learn how to protect the roof you’ve built with asphalt shingles.

  • Applying Cedar Shingles

    You’re almost done! Check out this video to learn how to protect the roof you’ve built with cedar shingles.

  • Dormer Installation

    If your building has a dormer, watch this video to learn how to install this striking addition to the roof of your brand-new building.

GAZEBO VIDEO INSTRUCTIONS

  • Gazebo Instruction

    Everything you need to know about Summerwood and getting started with the construction process of the gazebo you’ve purchased.

  • Preparing Your Site

    Before you start building your gazebo, you need to prepare the intended site. Watch this video to make sure your site is ready!

  • Floor Assembly

    Once your foundation is ready, it’s time to build your floor. Along with the detailed instruction manual, this video will show you how to start building the floor of your building.

  • Wall Assembly

    After your floor is in place, use this video along with the drawings in the manual to learn how to build each wall of your building.

  • Rafter Assembly – Part One

    Once your walls are finished, it’s time to start building the roof of your gazebo. Watch this video to learn how! (1/3)

  • Rafter Assembly – Part Two

    Once your walls are finished, it’s time to start building the roof of your gazebo. Watch this video to learn how! (2/3)

  • Rafter Assembly – Part Three

    Once your walls are finished, it’s time to start building the roof of your gazebo. Watch this video to learn how! (3/3)

  • Ice and Water Shield

    In order to protect the beautiful building you’ve just built, you need to install an ice and water shield. Check out this video to learn how!

  • Skirt and Fascia

    You’re almost finished! Now it’s time to learn how to assemble the fascia and skirt of your new gazebo.

  • Screen Kit Installation/The End

    Now, time for the finishing touches! If you’re looking to keep the bugs out, watch this video to learn how to install your screens.

INFORMATIONAL VIDEOS  COMING SOON!

  • Summerwood Products Instructional Videos Coming Soon
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Our blog

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Our Favorites

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Interiors &
Floor plans

Check out some of the wonderful things that people have done with the interiors of their Summerwood designs!

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