5 Tips for Choosing the Best Spot for Your Shed

When we do consultations for storage sheds in the Perth area, we often find that little or no thought was put into where to actually put the shed. One of the main advantages of sheds is that they provide the ultimate in flexibility, but a lot of people fail to fully utilise that flexibility. Here are five tips for choosing the perfect place to build a storage shed in your yard, farm or commercial property. 1. Terrain Do you want to walk over rocks to get to your shed? Do you want to trip … [Read more...]

Get Your Shed Summer Ready Now

As all who own sheds know, summers in Perth can be harsh. They produce temperature extremes that can make a shed very uncomfortable to work with. Whether it’s a barn, storage shed, garage or industrial shed, the Perth climate can make it dangerous for work and damage its contents if not properly ventilated and insulated. Insulation The choice of materials in a shed can make a huge difference in how well it is insulated. If your shed is too hot in the summer, there is a good chance that … [Read more...]

Protect Your Crop from the Elements

Farm storage sheds are replacing silos as the preferred choice for storing crops in the Perth area and across WA. As profit margins become slimmer and slimmer for many farmers, it is important to maximise every crop. One of the best ways to do this is to make sure that the storage medium is perfect for your crops. That way, you can ensure less spoilage and higher quality, which can fetch a higher price at the market. For years, most farmers used silos for crops such as wheat. In an era … [Read more...]

Tips for Removing Stubborn Stains from Your Concrete Floor

We have supplied farm sheds, storage sheds, garages, industrial sheds, barns and even aircraft hangars to our many friends in the Perth area. No matter what the size, shape or usage, they all have one thing in common: they should be laid on a concrete slab. From time to time, we get phone calls asking how to remove stains from the concrete floors. Since we use sheds for so many different purposes in Australia, we field questions about a lot of different stains and different situations. … [Read more...]

BlueScope Steel: The Best Choice for a Long Lasting, Corrosion Resistant Shed

Anytime that you are building a shed, be it for home use or for industrial or business purposes, you want it to be able to stand strong for a long time to come. Crafting the best shed involves using the right materials to combat the wear and tear of time and weather. Among the many materials possible BlueScope Steel stands as one of the best in the field because it is resistant to corrosion. The Corrosion Factor One of the most damaging influences on metal sheds is corrosion. … [Read more...]

The Shed Insulation Factor: Is it Necessary?

When crafting your ideal shed, the question may arise as to how comfortable you can make it inside, especially if you are going to be spending time in it when it is used as a workshop or similar unit. Insulation is a key component in making the inside of your shed comfortable because it can help regulate temperature, moisture and noise. But is it really necessary? Know Your Climate The first step to determining the necessity, or lack thereof, of shed insulation is knowing about the … [Read more...]

Braving the Winter Winds

A major concern for anyone who is building a shed is whether or not that structure will be able to stand up to the elements, particularly during seasons in which certain dangerous weather conditions are prevalent. Winter is a time when the harsh winds blow and when they do, you want to make sure that your shed can stand strong against them. The Power of Custom Design The most effective technique that you can use to help fight against the winter winds is to custom design your shed with … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About Concrete Slabs

There are a number of factors that influence how a person decides to build a shed, but having a strong foundation is common among all structures of this kind. One way in which you can lay a lasting foundation for your shed is to utilise a solid, concrete slab. "Strong" Advantages Concrete is a hardy substance that is well suited to be the perfect foundation for your shed. A slab of this positioned in just the right spot will provide your unit with the strength it needs to stand against … [Read more...]