Bought a barn that’s about to be delivered, but have a few questions? We have a few blog posts about the delivery process already, but this post is specifically to answer the questions we frequently hear from customers.
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.
Many of you have heard the one about the DOT that built a bridge in the middle of the desert, with no roads leading to or from it. When they figured out what they had done, they rushed out to remove the evidence--but someone else had found it already, and was sitting fishing on it. The good news is, shed placement is easier and less costly than figuring out where to spend your tax dollars on bridges. Here are 7 tips on shed placement.
Back in 1173, an Italian architect from Pisa named Frank Lloyd Wright (name changed to protect identity) got up one morning, dusted off his drafting table, and set to work on a new project....he designed a tower 180 feet high and weighing an estimated 14,500 tons -- with a foundation only 3 meters deep. It was a remarkable lack of foresight.... a great lesson for us all: the foundation matters. Let's look at your options for a shed foundation.
Once you order your new shed (or maybe before!), you may wonder whether you should build a gravel pad or set the building on blocks. Most people find blocks to be an inexpensive yet reliable way to set their storage shed or gazebo. But in some cases, a gravel pad may be more satisfactory. There are three main reasons why you might want to set your building on a gravel pad....
Shed Delivery Basics A lot of people really don’t know what to expect when a shed gets delivered, or what they should do to prepare for a shed delivery. We know that it’s as important to you as it is to us that your shed delivery goes smoothly, so we’ve prepared a checklist for you.
We’ve been asked periodically, “How are you going to get that building into my backyard?!?” Great question! When you stop and think about it, rolling a storage shed down the road on wheels is really pretty remarkable. Lots of people have seen–and become accustomed–to seeing that very sight, but until they decide they want that […]
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