Shed is a structure that is built for the purpose of storing goods, either long term or short term. The different types of sheds vary considerably in it’ construction complexity and size, that is, from small sheds to large sheds. Sheds can either be used in farms or industry and can be large structures. The main types of these storage structures construction are metal that sheath over a metal frame, all-wood construction, vinyl-sided sheds and plastic sheathing.
Small domestic sheds Types of storage sheds
These are sheds that are used to store domestic goods that are in use most of the time such as garden tools. They are sometimes designed for storing items that are not used in indoors, for instance, petrol or pesticides. It is the simplest and the least expensive type of storage structure available in the form of kit. These sheds occupy a small space and have a low profile which minimizes obstruction with clash landscaping.
When sheds are used to store tools, then shelves and hooks are constructed so as to maximize the storage space.
Large Domestic Shed
These are large and more expensive shed as compared to small domestic sheds. They are typically constructed of wood and includes features that are sometimes found in house construction such as windows, electrical outlets and even shingled roof. They provide a more space in which some activities can be carried. For example, small engine repair, gardening can be performed.
Specific use shed
These type of shed has some sub type which include agricultural shed (which is used to store farm equipment, tools, tractors, hay and supplies), railway shed (engine sheds, train shed, good shed and snow shed), garden shed, boat shed and miscellaneous sheds.
There are various tips that guides one on how to construct a storage shed. They usually make the project of construction a shed easier and economical. They include the following: fast and a long lasting roof, big doors, easy tool access, simplified floor foundation, no need to paint the wood and cheap windows with alarm. With this in hand you will be able to construct a good looking storage shed.
Advantages of Sheds
Added storage: a shed provides an extra storage space for almost everything. The bigger the shed the larger quantity of stuff you can store in it.
Gives a clear clutter to the home. That is, when you have a shed you will be able to store your tools in it rather than a small space in the house or your basement.
Modern sheds don’t cost much as it was in the past due to the large variety of construction materials.