Sunday, July 19, 2009

Build Your Shed Following Quality Shed Designs To Save Hundreds of Dollars

By Bob Blecher

Saving money comes naturally to me. I have always loved to build things myself, and one of the projects that can save you hundreds of dollars is building your own wooden shed using better shed designs. Doing a project like this is easier than you think and rewarding too.

Here are some things to consider when you are building a shed with shed designs.

#1. What is the purpose of your shed? You may just answer "To put stuff in.", and that is what most people use them for. But you can also use sheds as gardening centers, tool shops, or play houses. When selecting the right plan take into account the style and use of your shed.

#2. Is your plan complete? There is nothing more frustrating than starting a project only to find out that the instructions are lacking and you don't know what your next step should be.

Complete plans should always include both step by step instructions and detailed blueprint type drawings to make your project as simple as possible to complete.

#3. Does your wood shed plan include a tool list and a material list? Both of these things will save you time and money.

Hands down, one of the best ways to save money is to have a detailed materials and tools list. That way you know exactly what you need before you get started. Make one trip and get your project done.

#4. Be sure to check to see if you need a building permit. Shed often require building permits whether you are buying one or building one. Permits are generally easy to get. Just check to see whether or not you need one.

With these four steps and a good set of shed design plans you should be able to complete a wooden shed in just one or two weekends. Then you can start enjoying your extra space.

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