Sheds & Outdoor Storage

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A small, red, wooden shed tucked away in a back yard.
Five Tips for Painting Your Wood Shed

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

Installing Shed Tie-Downs

Installing shed tie downs can be necessary in order to pass the building code requirements. In some parts of the United States, sheds are vulnerable to loosening, even if they have foundations.

A shed in the construction process.
Avoid These 5 Shed Building Mistakes

Building code violations and building too small are among the most common mistakes do-it-yourselfers make when building a storage shed.

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How to Tear Down a Barn Safely

Use all safety precautions when tearing down a barn.

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 storing hay.

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. Building a shed dormer does require some skill in construction, but with some simple tools, the project is relatively easy.

Adding Sliding Doors To A Pole Barn

Sliding doors on a pole barn add functionality and maneuverability to the entrance, and when they're closed and locked they provide a secure environment for the structure's interior and contents.

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How to Insulate Your Metal Shed

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

A pole barn.
How to Set Posts for a Pole Barn

Install your own pole barn posts with these eight steps.

A pole barn.
How to Square a Pole Barn

A pole barn building needs to be square.

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Build a Tool Shed Walls and Door

Stop keeping dirty tools inside your house!

A green roof on a building.
How to Build a Green Roof on Your Shed

Ten easy steps to building a green roof on your shed.

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How to Build a Bike Shed

A bike shed can protect an avid cyclist's investment. Here's everything you need to know to make one.

A green shed.
How to Add a Window to Your Shed

Adding a window can give your shed extra light ventilation. Here's everything you need to know to install one.

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How to Maintain Your Plastic Storage Shed

Plastic sheds are ultra durable when properly maintained.

A man working on a shed base.
Shed Base Preparation

Everything you need to know about preparing your shed base.

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How to Make a Gravel Shed Base

Don't underestimate the importance of a dry, solid base for your shed. This informative and easy to follow guide will help you learn to do it yourself.

A blue shed surrounded by trees.
Insulating Tips for a Shed

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

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Build a Lean-To Shed

Building a lean-to shed requires basic knowledge of framing, but aside from having the tools, materials

Building a Shed on Skids

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

Shingles on a small shed roof.
How to Shingle Your Shed Roof

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

A green shed.
3 Storage Shed Organization Tips

They don't always come perfectly equipped.

a metal shed with two windows and one door
How to Dismantle an Old Metal Shed

Take it apart carefully, step by step.

A garden shed.
How to Repair Roll-Up Shed Doors

Roll up shed doors are a convenient space-saver.

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How to Roof a Pole Barn

A pole barn is a great solution for storage and livestock.

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Convert a Storage Shed into a Home Office

Why not convert a storage shed into your work space?

Shed in a yard
Building a Tool Shed Interior: 7 Ideas

An exterior shed is an opportunity for additional space.

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What Barn Door Hardware You Need?

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

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How To Replace A Barn Beam

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

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Shed Windows: Benefits and Drawbacks

While shed windows have several advantages, including allowing light and air into your shed, you need

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Supplying Electricity to a Shed at the Back of Your Yard

Having a shed at the bottom of your yard can become even more of an asset if it had a power supply. Supplying

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Removing an Old Shed Built on Concrete

There are several reasons you may have for removing your shed, whether you need the space or your old

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How to Build a Pole Shed

A pole shed is a basic construction which is typically used for the purposes of agriculture. They are

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Five Tips for Protecting Your Wood Shed from Pests

A wood shed in a garden can provide great storage space for storing wood and other materials. Hence,

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How to Build Doors for Your Wood Shed

There are various home improvement shops that sell ready made wood shed doors but they are quite expensive,

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5 Tips for Maintaining Your Metal Shed

A metal shed can serve many purposes. Since most metal sheds are placed outdoors and are exposed to certain

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How to Remove Mold From Your Shed Roof

Mold on a shed roof not only looks ugly, it can also damage the shingles so you need to replace them

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How high should I hang the curtain rod for sliding glass door curtains?

If you want to install sliding glass door curtains, then it is important that you get them at the right

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How can I prevent my wood shed door from leaking when it rains?

There are 3 main ways to prevent watering leaking through your wood shed door. The first method is by