Building Plans Sheds


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Discusses the basic things you need to consider before building a shed and deciding on building plans sheds.

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Building Plans Sheds

  1. 1. What do I need to know before I build a shed?
  2. 2. Ready to build a shed on your property? Its an ambitious project, but one that you can accomplishin just a day or 2 if you are willing to take the time to learn how to do it right. And as an added bonus, a properly built shed will probably increase the value of your property.
  3. 3. Before you even begin, youll need to decide what purpose your shed is going to serve. Will you be using it to house livestock like sheep, horses, or even chickens? Or is it simply going to be used for storage? Or maybe you need a home office, or a workshop to pursue your hobbies?
  4. 4. Knowing the use of the shed will help you decide on important issues like where toplace it on your property, how big it will be, whether or not it will need windows, andwhich utilities (water, sewer, electricity) you will need to have installed.
  5. 5. Another important item to consider is thedesign style and materials used for the shed. You want your shed to complement your property and blend in with your otherbuildings and landscaping, not be an eyesore.
  6. 6. And of course youll also need to check withyour local planning and permits departmentto see if there are any regulations you mustfollow and permits and inspections that you must get in order to put a shed on your property.
  7. 7. Once you have taken care of those basic details its time to choose the type of shed you want and get your building plans so you can get started. If youre a beginner without any specialized construction skills who wantsto build the shed yourself, then a lean-to shed is probably the best type of shed for you.
  8. 8. To find out more about the different types ofsheds that you can build, and how to choose the right one for you, please visit