Thursday, June 18, 2009

5 Creative Ways To Use Custom Outdoor Sheds - Shed Plans

By Ryan Henders

Whats great about having your own shed is the fact that you can customize it to your liking. There are tons of great free plans on the market but the fact is that they are never ideal or perfect. You might like the walls but not too keen on the layout and vice versa. The only way is to create your own custom made shed.

Another problem with the standard outdoor sheds is exactly that, they are standard they are designed to fit in with the d?cor of your house. Some of them stand out like a sore thumb and take away from the garden d?cor. If you have spent a lot of money on your outdoor architecture then you are most certainly going to want an outdoor custom shed that is going to enhance your work. It?s most often appreciated by your neighbors as well as it increases the overall esthetics of your neighborhood.

The other great feature of having a custom outdoor shed is the minimal work it requires on your part. You just need to give the designer the instructions of what you want, such as style, size, color and even the shape. That?s the bonus of it being custom made you can have it built the way you want in accordance with the structural requirements by law. Once you have made all these decisions then you just need to sit back and watch. The company you have hired to do this does all the rest of the work. You will most likely be told what type of flooring is going to required for example the proper foundation pad. They will gather the materials according to your instructions; build the shed most likely on their premises. Then install it at your location. Nothing could be easier and they really are cost effective when you factor in you are getting what you want and the quality is going to be superior.

If you want to save yourself some labor costs, many suppliers will give you the option of assembling it yourself.

There are few things though that you are going to want to keep in mind when you are determining just what you want to achieve with your custom outdoor shed. You want to plan it to house all of the current items you have now to store but plan for the future as well. No doubt, you will be making other purchases that are going to be needing storage room as well. You don?t want to out grow your shed in a year or two. Also, consider if you are going to be doing any type of work in your shed as well such as minor repairs for example. Remember when you are designing it that primarily it has to be functional although the esthetics value is playing a great part in why you are having a custom shed built in the first place.

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