Some kits and DIY builds run around $25 a square foot, after purchasing all materials, equipment, and the plans.
South Country Sheds are built for South Florida weather, with a standard 160 MPH wind rating and the ability to upgrade to a 200 MPH wind rating if needed. Our offerings include: .
Some reviewers have complained about the longevity of this unit, however it does really require a place that is protected from the sun, and other harsh weather. You also can’t be rough with it; otherwise its lifespan will be significantly shortened. It is a cheaper unit not built for harsh weather, so don’t expect the Taj Mahal here.
The opposite wall should have a similar structure, but you need to leave enough space to fit a 3×3′ window. In this manner, there will be enough light inside the backyard shed to use it efficiently. Install a double header, as well as cripple studs, to provide support to the top of the window.
Similar to furniture, electronics are mostly vulnerable to the elements. Extreme hot and cold can damage their materials, while humidity can destroy their internal components. Dust is an additional concern, which can scratch electronics that have screens or clog vents. Climate control is also the best solution for keeping your electronics safe.
Our 12×20 2-story workshop shed has a starting price of just over $13,767. This is for a shed you could live in. In fact, some people do live in them. Use one for a workshop, a man cave, or a she-shed. With all this space the possibilities are multiplied!
Let us know what you're using your California Custom Shed for, so we can help you create a shed to fit your needs. Our customers have used our buildings for more than just your ordinary backyard garden storage shed. Many have customized our storage sheds for potting sheds, tack rooms, hobby & train rooms. Some have used our buildings for motorcycles, golf carts, or riding lawn mowers. (One customer even parked a 1956 Cadillac in one of our sheds!) Others have used our sheds for a paint studio, guard shacks, offices, a dry shelter for a favorite pet, firewood storage, well pump house, or a ticket booth. Whatever your needs may be, visit us at our display lot located between Salinas and Prunedale on HWY. 101 (El Camino Real North) & Ralph Lane, and we will be happy to help you customize a building to fullfill your needs. We have over 30 buildings on display, which will show you the quality of our storage sheds, and give you many ideas you can apply towards your own building.
Above you see a test with our 9 ton farm field tractor on our LP Prostruct Smart Floor – No cracks – no issues
Here is a 10×12 rustic-looking shed with Chestnut Brown paint and dark brown trim. Wouldn’t this look great in your backyard? Get more ideas by checking out the 10×12 storage sheds blog.
It is covered with a heavy duty canvas lining, but like all fabric sheds this will not fare well in rough weather conditions. It is better placed with some cover in your hard, e.g. against a fence or your house.
And if you happen to belong to that rare group of people who have a garden, but as yet don’t actually own a garden shed – believe us when we say – the time for you to start thinking about outdoor storage is definitely on its way.
Yes, some facilities do offer insurance. If you do not have insurance and it's offered at the facility then they will sell you some. Note that you do not have to go with their insurance, it's merely there for convenience. If the price is unreasonable, you can find another insurance provider.
If you have a large enough shed, you could have it completely finished, wired for electricity, and plumbing run to it to create a tiny house. Because most of the costs are in the finishing, this would not be an inexpensive project unless you intend to do it yourself over time. Finishing costs will run around $125 a square foot, plus insulation, running the plumbing and electrical lines, and other interior finishing add even more costs, for a total of up to $250 a square foot. This assumes that you do not add square footage onto the shed because most sheds are only a single room and are not divided into kitchen, sleeping, and bathing areas. These houses are not legal to live in unless they are permitted and inspected, however. Get Local Cost
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.
Next, build the front wall of the shed. Therefore, use 2×4 lumber to build both the plates and the studs. Building the front wall of the shed is a simple task, if you pay attention to several aspects. As you can see in the image, you have to leave enough room for the door opening, as well as to reinforce the frame with a double header and with cripple studs.
Before you buy a new garden shed, there are three main factors that you will need to take into consideration:
Basically anything that is alive should not be kept in storage. It's both illegal and inhumane to keep animals in a storage unit, and you won't be able to hide them from the facility managers. Plants require water and sunlight for survival so they won't last long in storage and will also be good for attracting vermin and insects. You'd think this would go without saying but while some storage facilities will allow you to have an office or workshop in your unit, you cannot start living out of it (seriously, that's illegal).