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Feb 10 2014

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Organize Your Backyard: Build a Storage Shed

Shed Plan 051S-0001When you look out into your backyard, do you see an unorganized mess with toys strewn about the yard, leaf rakes propped against the side of the house, and your patio furniture tucked under a tarp for the winter months? If your yard seems cluttered or you feel like you have more outdoor items that you know what to do with, consider building a lawn and garden shed with new home builders Brisbane services. Most are attractive and fit neatly into a backyard. Furthermore, they are extremely functional. These versatile designs can accommodate a variety of needs. Some common uses include:

    • Storage for lawn and garden tools such as the lawn mower, leaf blower, and sprinkler, a self storage kenmore would be the best option in this case.
    • Potting shed for gardening enthusiasts offering a place to store pots, potting mix and shovels while providing a place to care for and pot plants
    • Storage for lawn an patio furniture throughout the winter months
    • Ideal for parking the family bikes and storing other outdoor toys like baseball bats and gloves, Frisbees, etc.
    • Tool storage for the family handyman
    • Outdoor workshop
    • Art studio
    • Storage space for the recycling bins
  • Playhouse for the kids/grandkids

There are many more ways you can use a backyard or lawn and garden shed, with the Snake River Sheds your imagination is the limit. If you’d like to view backyard shed plans, please visit The Garage Plan Shop’s outstanding collection of storage shed designs.

If you are going to build on a slope you should hire a slope stabilization company, it´s complicated building on slopes, the bottom half of the building would feel subterranean if it wasn’t for the windows in the hallway that allow the natural light in the event rooms to penetrate the building.

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Mar 30 2011

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Tips for Adding a Garden Shed to Your Backyard

Shed Plan 028S-0008Spring is here and that means it is time to start gardening, landscaping and taking care of our yards. If you have a green thumb and enjoy landscaping or gardening (vegetables or flowers), you might benefit from building a garden shed in your backyard. They are the perfect addition to your lawn or garden and work well for storing tools and supplies as well as seeds, bulbs, pots and more. You can aslo add a letterbox to make it look vintage and practical at the same time. G If you think you might benefit from building a lawn and garden shed, the following tips will help you get started. If you have a store, please take a look at Gardens of Cascade page, their extensive range of display stands. These are supplied with informative point of sale signage to aid shoppers. These garden designers can help you improve your property curb appeal.

 

Tool chest are a great way to organize one’s wide array of tools. Vehicle owners, handymen, DIYers and any other man worth his salt will have a large tool chest in his garage or workshop, 

  1. Determine how you will use the garden shed if you need professional help we recommend you Linton’s In The Garden assistance. Do you need it to store items like the lawn mower, rakes, leaf blower, sprinklers and hoses during the off season, and DIY tools? Do you need extra space to store other seasonal items like patio furniture during the winter? Will you store other items inside that you don’t want to keep in your home or garage like paint cans, fertilizer and oil containers? Will you use the garden shed for planting and potting plants? Drying seeds and storing bulbs? Do you simply want a peaceful place where you can enjoy your gardening hobby? 
  2. Decide what size garden shed will accommodate your needs. If you have minimal space or a small lot, your lot may dictate the size of the garden shed. However, if space is not an issue, knowing how you plan to use the shed (see # 1) will help you determine what size garden shed you will need. Here you will find information for surrey landscaper.
  3. What type of shed access will you need? A single door? An overhead garage door making it easy to access the riding mower? Double doors so you can easily move or access large items?
  4. Consider your budget. If you are working with a tight budget make sure you stick to it. Check various lumberyards for deals on building materials to keep from overspending. If you have a generous budget, keep an open mind about adding potential special features that you may find particularly handy like lighting, a workbench, planning table or utility sink.
  5. Determine your electrical needs. If you plan to spend a lot of time in your garden shed, you may want to install overhead or task lighting. If you’ll only be in the shed a few minutes at a time, perhaps a couple of windows will provide enough lighting. Also, think about any power tools you may have that require you to charge batteries or need electricity. Plan to install electrical outlets accordingly.
  6. Take time to research local building codes. Before buying a garden shed plan ask your local building department what building codes you must follow. Some municipalities have height and size restrictions. Others must follow building codes based on local weather and climate conditions. It is important to know what your building department requires and what your limitations might be ahead of time.
  7. Choose a garden shed plan in the size that accommodates your needs, local requirements and budget. Also, find a style that blends nicely with your home and other surrounding homes, especially if you live in a neighborhood.

 

If you are considering building a backyard garden shed, The House Plan Shop recommends these helpful tips to help you get started on your project.

 

If you’d like to browse garden shed plans, please visit our sister site, The Garage Plan Shop, to view our shed floor plans.

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