Sheds & Outdoor Storage

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Keep a Chicken Coop Safe from Predators

Add extra layers of protection to keep your chicken coop safe from predators.

Sheds: Plastic vs. Metal and Wood

The shed is the perfect place to store your tools.

Create Your Own Outdoor Storage

Build your own outdoor storage bin to house sports equipment or gardening supplies with these simple steps.

Measuring and Building Sturdy Shed Doors

Save money by making your own shed doors.

How to Build a Wood Shed From Scratch

The key for building a shed from scratch is in both the prep and a good shed plan. See what you'll need to know before tackling this project.

How to Build a Shed

Building a shed isn't as difficult as its often made out to be.

How to Add a Window to Your Shed

Adding a window can give your shed extra light ventilation.

How to Square a Pole Barn

A pole barn building needs to be square.

How to Set Posts for a Pole Barn

A pole barn can have a variety of uses.

How to Build a Green Roof on Your Shed

Building a green roof adds a new area to cultivate.

How to Tear Down a Barn Safely

Use all safety precautions when tearing down a barn.

What Barn Door Hardware You Need?

The key to a functioning barn door is the proper hardware.

How to Build a Bike Shed

A bike shed can protect an avid cyclist's investment and give a place for the children to store and work

Avoid These 5 Shed Building Mistakes

Building code violations and building too small are among the most common mistakes.

Can I Convert a Fuel Oil Burner to a Waste Oil Burner?

You cannot convert a fuel oil burner into a waste oil burner for safety purposes. If you were to heat

What Are the Advantages of Using a Waste Oil Burner?

The advantages of a waste oil burner are financial, environmental and practical. Waste oil burners are

Shed Base Preparation

Everything you need to know about preparing your shed base.

Replace a Shed Door in 6 Steps

Keep you valuables safe, replace your shed door.

Buying or Building Sheds: The Advantages and Disadvantages

Sheds are a great option to choose should you have the need to store some of your belongings.

Insulating Tips for a Shed

Protect the contents of your shed with insulation. Here are some tips to make the job easier.

4 Ways to Waterproof Your Wood Shed

Maintaining your wooden storage shed might not be enough to keep it in good shape. Consider adding extra protection with waterproofing.

How to Shingle Your Shed Roof

Ensure your possessions stay protected from the weather inside a shed by giving it a good, strong roof.

How to Make a Gravel Shed Base

Don't underestimate the importance of a dry, solid shed base.

How to Insulate Your Metal Shed

Insulate your metal shed to prevent condensation, mold, and rust, with a few materials and five steps.

How to Build a Brick Shed

Although building a brick shed instead of wooden one may more difficult, it's still within a DIYer's reach!

Five Tips for Painting Your Wood Shed

Don't leave your wood shed open to the elements to rot. Protect it and add a splash of color with paint.

6 Tips for Painting a Metal Shed

Your metal shed doesn't have to be an eyesore. Try one of these six thrifty tips to give your shed a face-lift.

Building a Shed on Skids

Read this article for advice on building a shed on a skid.

Shed Roof Basics: Choosing The Right Roof Design

If you've chosen to build a backyard shed yourself rather than buying a premade model from a hardware

Shed Locks & How To Keep Your Shed Safe

If you keep items of value in your shed, even items of personal value, then use of one of the many shed

Garden Sheds 101: How to Build on a Budget

Building a garden shed can be a great project that improves your backyard’s aesthetics and usefulness.

Is a Metal Garden Shed Better Than Wood?

A metal garden shed is a great option for someone looking to erect some inexpensive storage in their

Fabricating A Shed Door

Constructing a shed door to protect stored items from the elements can be completed in a single afternoon. Step

How To Build A Post And Beam Barn

A post and beam barn is an improvised version of a conventional post barn. The use of beams is incorporated

Adding Sliding Doors To A Pole Barn

Sliding doors on a pole barn add functionality and maneuverability to the entrance. While doors are

Build A Small Shed For Washers And Dryers

A small shed is an ideal housing for your washer and dryer. The shed hides the washer and dryer and provides

Storage Barn Ramp Construction

Storage barn ramp construction is one of the easiest parts of building a storage barn. You will need

Building A Shed Dormer For Your Home

A shed dormer is a feature that can add more space and a lot of light to any upstairs loft or room. This

Construct The Best Shed Foundations

The shed foundation you choose is a very important step in having a safe and secure shed. The foundation

Framing Shed Doors: 3 Tips

When constructing a shed, framing shed doors can often be one of the trickiest parts of the project.

Laying Barn Floors in 5 Steps

For a home that is adjacent to an old barn structure, laying new barn floors may be a good way to extend

Framing and Constructing a Pole Building

A pole building is one of the easiest structures you can build. These types of buildings are normally

Installing Windows in a Pole Barn

A traditional pole barn is a roof supported on telegraph poles (hence the name) and is often used for

How To Replace A Barn Beam

Replacing Barn beams is a challenging, but necessary, task for beams that have developed wood rot or

Preserving Barn Wood

There is an entire industry dedicated to providing old barn wood for the construction of furniture and