Article: Outdoor Storage Shed
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Outdoor Storage Shed
By Tommy Thompson
Are you contemplating building an outdoor storage shed in your backyard? There are some things to consider.
Size should be your first consideration. So you need to think carefully about what you are going to use your storage shed for. Are you cleaning out the garage and need ample space for bicycles,
Material is the next factor. Do you prefer wood, vinyl or metal. Naturally you will try to coordinate your backyard shed with the style of the main house. If you have a cedar shingle house, you may want the same for your shed. Continuity will make all the difference. You don't want your outdoor storage shed to stick out like a sore thumb, but blend with the landscape and surroundings.
You will need to consider the foundation. It is not recommended to put your shed directly on the ground. A good foundation is important, make sure you have a level base on which to build the shed, otherwise the wall panels may be uneven and not line up properly.
Before starting, double check that you have all necessary building tools and supplies. You will not want to stop mid-project to purchase more tools or supplies.
Find out if you need permission to erect a small building on your property. Your local town hall will be able to tell you if you need any permits or licenses.
A backyard shed is a great weekend project for the do it yourself guy. Prefabricated outdoor storage shed kits are available with all the materials and complete instructions to get the job done fast.
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