Building the Best Commercial Warehouse

A number of companies in Perth and in other areas have the need for commercial sheds that can provide storage space while also accommodating offices for employees. It is an excellent idea to combine these two kinds of buildings together into one unit to save on space, construction time and money. The sometimes tricky part is designing the building so that it can meet all of these requirements but still look professional. Luckily, we can do all of that. A Healthy Balance The key to … [Read more...]

Five Reasons to Choose COLORBOND

There are a number of ways to make your sheds the best in all of the Perth area. One of the easiest and most creative ways to do so is to utilize the advantages brought to you by Colorbond steel, one of the best manufactured products in the country. Just what is it, though, that makes Colorbond the best you can get to build your storage sheds and other units out of? Not only does it have superior quality but there are a number of other reasons as well. First, Colorbond steel is … [Read more...]

Workshops: A Safe Haven for Men

In Perth, as well as across Australia, the Men's Shed Movement has become quite popular. If you are not familiar with the movement, you may not notice that it was inspired by the sheds that many Australian men have had in their backyards for as long as they can remember. At Action Sheds Australia, we applaud the Men's Shed Movement, but we still think that anyone who can enjoy a shed should have one in their own backyard. Australian men have long used sheds as workshops but more than a … [Read more...]

What Does “Wind Load” Mean and How is it Calculated?

One of the most important factors taken into consideration when building a shed is your wind load. This is generally found by determining your wind region and taking other factors into consideration. The short version is to look at the topography of the land, and see how much land, forest, and other buildings may be present to decrease wind speed. For example, in the middle of a big city, there are going to be a lot of large buildings around. These force wind to blow up and down streets, and … [Read more...]

Protect Your Farm Shed (and Yourself) from Bushfires

Anyone who has been paying attention knows that lately, bushfires have been occurring more often and with greater intensity than usual. Since the hot part of summer is here, it is especially important to protect your shed from bushfires. Whether your farm shed is a barn, stable, or storage sheds, you need to take precautions to lessen the risk of them catching fire. Because the standard farm shed as a lot of steel in it, and because people are more likely to focus on protecting their homes, … [Read more...]