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A Checklist for Waterproofing Your Garden Shed

By Shed Mechanics

Your plants aren’t the only things you should think about when planning for extreme weather. Though your plants need to be sheltered and your trees must be supported, you must also secure your shed or any structures you have in your backyard. A garden shed is built to protect items, but it should also be […]

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Shed Making Guide: How to Make & Install a Shed Door

By Shed Mechanics

It’s not enough to throw a tarp over your gardening and swimming gear to protect it from the harsh sunlight, heavy rains, and seasonal snowfall. Taking proper care of your equipment requires you to build a shed to keep them safe from environmental damage. Starting a DIY shed project Although you may have bought a […]

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3 Shed Styles for Stunning & Unique Builds This 2020

By Shed Mechanics

Thanks to the continuous efforts of home builders, manufacturing companies, and hardcore home improvement visionaries alike, the shed building industry is now filled with more opportunities for enjoyment.  From the wide range of available materials to the different foundations that can be used in any set-up, these are the reasons more and more Americans are […]

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3 Types of Shed Guttering You Should Know About

By Shed Mechanics

Ever find that whenever it rains hard, the ground around your shed becomes a pool of mess? If that’s the case for you, then you need to install shed gutters! Shed gutters will help direct any rainfall away from your shed, keeping the area pool-free. With that, you will need to install one quickly before […]

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4 Considerations to Make When Choosing Shed Door Hinges

By Shed Mechanics

Are you building a shed? While there are many things to plan for, have you ever thought about the hinges that hold your door? While they might look insignificant, they’re the difference between a door that opens smoothly and one that breaks free from day one. That’s why you need to consider the hinges when […]

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Plastic Garden Sheds

By Shed Mechanics

There are various reasons homeowners build a shed. This simple, single-roofed structure can be used for your garden, storage, workshop, hobby, and a whole lot more. When it comes to building a shed, you can choose from a handful of materials, such as metal, wood, and vinyl or plastic. Plastic (or vinyl) can be your […]

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Shed Checklist: How to Prep Your Site for Shed Building

By Shed Mechanics

Just because building a shed is something you can do on your own doesn’t mean you can do it right away. Unfortunately, there are things you need to accomplish first before setting up a shed in your site. We know how excited you are about building your little space, so here’s a little checklist of […]

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3-Step Guide For Building a Concrete Foundation For Your Shed

By Shed Mechanics

Building your own shed is an incredibly popular project to push through, whether it’s for DIY beginners or enthusiasts. Just like all DIY projects, however, the key to fulfilling a particular project is following a plan, without which can be just an incredible waste of time and money. The basics of building any structure are […]

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Two Basic Methods of Framing a Shed Roof

By Shed Mechanics

Sheds are an invaluable asset for gardening or even storage for your home. They can offer extra space to place gardening tools and other outdoor objects and furniture, as well as be a whole extra room to put awesome things and make it a mancave of some sort.  For the avid do-it-yourself enthusiast, building a […]

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Building a Shed: 2 Ways on How to Square a Shed Foundation

By Shed Mechanics

By this time, you might have found the right location to build your DIY shed, accomplished all the building requirements, and now, you’re ready to get started. In building a shed, you always start with the base.  The base is an important part of any structure. For your DIY shed, the base helps make the […]

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