Planning to Build a Shed? Know Your Needs First…

Before you start building a shed on your Perth property, it would be useful if you looked into your needs first. Why? This will help ensure that your shed will have the features that you actually need or want. Do not commit the mistake of building a structure without the proper planning, as it might only cause you more problems in the end. By understanding the purposes of your shed as well as other details, you’ll be able to get a glimpse of what a complete and efficient structure … [Read more...]

How to Get the Most Out of Your Garage Space

If you are like most people who own a garage, then you probably have too many things in storage; you probably don’t even have enough space to manoeuvre around and get work done. This is a common problem encountered by home owners who want to use their garage as a workshop where they can get home projects and other tasks done. The good news is that there are a number of things that you could do to turn your cramped garage into a functional and productive space. Decluttering Your … [Read more...]

A COLORBOND Garage and Workshop in Kalamunda

Garages and storage sheds are great solutions to a lot of problems for many Perth residents and for far less money than a bricks and mortar construction. Recently, Chris in Kalamunda needed both a workshop and a garage. When many people hear the word “shed,” they think of a flimsy shed from one of the “big box” stores, which comes in a kit with little support and less customisation options. At Action Sheds Australia, we only carry ShedSafe certified sheds. This means that every shed is … [Read more...]

Advantages of a Sliding Garage Door

We have installed a lot of garages in Perth, WA, and one of our favourites is the sliding door garage. The sliding door mechanism increases space in your garage, making the building itself more versatile.   How does a sliding door increase space? A sliding door slides on “runners” or “tracks” that are located at the top and at the bottom of the door. The runners must be sturdy enough to provide stability and provide years of service. The tracks usually go around the inside … [Read more...]

Different Types of Sheds

Sheds come in many different shapes and sizes for many uses, but after all of the different uses and names, two basic types of sheds are considered the most popular: the cold rollformed portal frame shed, and the structural fabricated steel shed. The cold rollformed portal frame shed is the most common type of pre-engineered shed. It usually arrives as a kit, and the builder assembles it on your property. The main structure of this kind of shed is called the portal frame. It contains rolled … [Read more...]