Building an outdoor shed is usually seen as a complex project, but in fact the construction process is a lot easier than it might seem at first glance. Therefore, you should choose the plans that fit your needs, taste and budget, as there are many options available. An 8×10′ shed with a gable roof is a great project, as it offers a significant storage space and it requires basic carpentry skills.
Now that we have covered the basics, it’s time to jump into the four reasons why you should add an outdoor storage shed. To no surprise, the biggest advantage of adding a shed is the extra space it provides. .
Keep in mind that construction for a custom shed is more complicated than a prefabricated shed. A prefab shed comes with instructions and measured materials. With a custom design, you start from scratch –– you need to make all design plans and measurements yourself, and you need to ensure your design meets safety standards.
The average cost of a 10x20 storage unit is $138.06 per month. For most common use cases, it's unlikely you will need a storage unit this size which is why it's so expensive.
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Look through our models and choose what's right for you. Big cabin or small shed, you can be confident in Miller’s Mini Barns.
Another unique custom-made shed, this 10×16 with beautiful landscaping surrounding it may just be your dream shed. The 6’ dormer, extra transoms, and 30×36 windows make it stand out. The entry-level 10×16 vinyl model comes at a low price of $8,328.
Two alternative options include hiring a pro to install the kit for you or having a pre-assembled kit delivered to your home.
Overall the Suncast Vertical Tool Shed is a good looking solution with plenty of storage for a small space.
Square footage is not always the most accurate indicator of cost per size. This is because a shed may be taller or shorter, be a lean-to on an existing structure, have a flat roof, which is less expensive to build, or have a decorative roof.
Afterwards, lift the trusses and install them into place, by driving 4” screws trough the bottom rafter in the top plates of the outdoor shed. Plumb every truss before installing it into place, otherwise you won’t be able to attach the roofing sheets.
The Dutch Barn as seen on the left is one of our more popular larger style sheds. This shed is big enough for most lawn care equipment including riding lawn mowers, most general storage, sports equipment, and also patio/pool supplies. This storage shed is even big enough to fit one car! Try the shed calculator tool to get a visual idea of what all could be stored in this shed.
Outdoor Barns and Sheds come in all shapes and sizes plus every shed or barn can be customized to fit your property. If you like a simple and cheap shed or barn, then begin with our Economy Wooden Sheds or Vinyl Sided Storage Sheds. Looking for a bit more class? Try our Classic Wooden Amish Storage Sheds or the Classic Outdoor Vinyl Sheds. For an, even more, eye-catching look, consider our Premier Garden Sheds or the Two Story Sheds that come in a modular unit
Our blueprints include everything you need to build a backyard shed in just a couple of days to solve your organizational problems.
For those of you looking for a bit more room, check out our Lofted Cabin or the Lofted Side Porch Cabin.
The wooden mini barn shed gives you the most economical storage space per square foot. With the cost of storage at around $14 per square foot for a 10×16, you can drastically expand your storage space for relatively little.
This round style auto shelter is huge, almost echo huge. There’s enough room for a car in there, so there’s plenty of room for your bikes, mowers, or even a ping pong table.