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Shingle Shed Roofs–3 Differences Between The BEST And The REST

Shingle Shed Roofs–3 Differences Between the BEST and the REST

Shingles are a super-popular shed roof. They look great, can match the house, and come in a variety of colors.

But they can also be a pain if they are low-quality. They can curl and crack before their time. They can blow off in a wind storm. Either of these will give you a leaky roof. And a leaky roof is not only obnoxious, it will rot out your shed in no time.

Shingles are not all the same quality. Even within the same brand...

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Why Byler May NOT Be A Good Fit For You

Why Byler may NOT be a Good Fit for You

YOU know it, and WE know it, and WE know that YOU know it--a Byler Barns shed isn't the right shed for EVERYONE out there. There's no such thing as the right shed for everyone.

So since you're already wondering whether a Byler Barns shed is the right shed for you, we thought we'd help you figure out who it isn't right for.

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What In The Name Of Sanity Are Amish Sheds?

What in the Name of Sanity are Amish Sheds?

I have never seen an Amish shed. It's not because I'm sheltered, or hostile, or Buddhist, or atheist. Come to think of it, I don't even know what an Amish shed is. In fact, I don't really think there is such a thing as an Amish shed.

Disclaimer: Byler Barns orders some buildings from the Lancaster, PA area. Those sheds are built to our specifications. Some of the craftsmen who build the sheds are Amish. The craftsmen are Amish. The sheds are not.

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Studio Shed Moves To Tennessee: “Nothing Like It.”

Studio Shed Moves To Tennessee: “Nothing like it.”

Studio Shed Moves 300 Miles to Tennessee

Steve Mickley couldn’t bear to leave it behind. As a master craftsman turning out specialized wood bowls he needed his tools.  And he needed his studio shed.  So when he decided to move from the Arnold Valley of Virginia to the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, there was no option: the shed had to go along.

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What Shed Options And Accessories Are Available?

What Shed Options and Accessories Are Available?

If the only thing you need from a shed is to drive a lawn mower in and out, all you have to do is plop the shed in your yard. But if you plan to store a variety of things in there, or would like a place to set up a little workshop or studio, you'll need to consider shed accessories. Shed accessories fall into four basic categories: • Storage • Workspace • Access • Safety.

We'll look at each of these in turn, so you can make an informed decision about what accessories you really need, and what accessories won't do you much good.

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How Getting A Shed Is Like Getting Married

How Getting a Shed is like Getting Married

Buying a storage building is a little getting married. The big day is coming, and you stress all the details that go with the perfect wedding.... What you're probably giving less thought to is the fact that after a wedding comes a marriage, and a great marriage takes some maintenance.

Just like a great shed.

Shed buying wisdom starts by knowing what work your shed will be needing a few years down the road. Before you "tie the knot" with a shed builder, be sure you know what services you'll need to keep your storage building in top condition in the future.

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3 Ways To Make Shed Site Preparation A Royal Pain

3 Ways To Make Shed Site Preparation A Royal Pain

Shed Site Preparation–Dumb Edition

Shed site preparation is like getting a new king. It can be a boon for the whole kingdom. Or, it can be a royal pain in your backside. There are three fairly simple ways to make sure that you have a really lousy experience with your shed site preparation.

  1. Choose a poor location for your shed site.
  2. Forget to check with your HOA or city/county offices about setback. Because then, you may get to do site prep twice.
  3. Don’t do your shed company homework. Because then, you may get to do all the heavy work yourself.
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