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How to Plan Your Perfect Shed

By designersheds.com.au

Whether you're into commercial sheds, farm sheds, or the perfect shed for your garden or workshop, proper planning of your custom-designed shed will ensure you get the final product you need and want, which is why we've created this guide to help you get started off on the right foot.

1. Decide what you need to store in your shed.

Make a list of items you need to store and think about what else you want to use your shed for.

You may want a garden shed or place to work on projects while storing your tools and supplies. Knowing what you need your shed for will help you to plan the size and design.

The next thing you want to do is do sketch up a floor plan using the approximate measurements of the floor space you think you'll need and the size of the items you wish to store. This is a good place to start so you can at least plan the right size.

2. Choose the right style and design.

Depending on your needs, an elaborately decorated shed may not be necessary. If it's a garden shed you're after, then you can be more creative with your design.

If you want to get the right design and structure with very little work or effort, then you can try getting a prefabricated shed or even a utility building. You can also convert old gazebos and other small sheds into the space you need.

3. Determine the right spot for your shed.

This is essential to know from the beginning because it may hinder or encourage your desired design and size. You also want to consider what kind of access you want or need. For example, if you're building a garden shed, you probably want to build it close to your garden and have some running water nearby. Building your shed near bushes or trees may limit you and the trees will also block the sunlight, so you may run the risk if your wood rotting. It's important to take every aspect of your shed location into consideration.

4. Plan to how you will secure your shed.

Take a look at your list and see what you plan to store. If you have expensive tools or flammable materials, you may want to secure your entire shed or build an inner room to store these items and keep secure.

5. Make sure you have proper ventilation.

If you do have chemicals to store, make sure you check with your local regulations on how to store them properly. Most laws require that you store them in properly ventilated facilities. If you're just planning to store tools or gardening equipment, or if you plan on working in your shed, then keeping it well ventilated will make it easier to work in.

6. Consider adding some other additions.

In the planning stages, you want to consider how important it is for you to have additional features such as a ramp, windows, electricity or water, maybe even a phone line, or what size door you'd like to have. Proper planning from the start, will help you plan your perfect shed!

Feel free to visit https://www.designersheds.com.au/ to learn more about Custom Sheds.

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