Storing Agricultural Chemicals and Pesticides? Read This First!

Barns and farm storage sheds in the Perth area are often used for storing agricultural chemicals and pesticides. Unfortunately, not every barn or shed is up to Australian Standard AS 2507-1998 and not every owner adheres to the Dangerous Goods Act of 1985 or the Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) regulations set forth in 2012.   At Action Sheds Australia, we are compliance experts with years of experience of providing sheds that are fully compliant with all regulations. In … [Read more...]

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...]

7 Things to Keep in Mind When Considering Outdoor Storage

Storage sheds have become common in the Perth area for two main reasons. First of all, space is at a premium in Perth and many suburbs as the average block size has decreased by almost 50% in the last forty years. The other reason is that a well-constructed shed provides the best value for the money you spend on storage. Here are seven things to consider when looking at a storage shed.   Price vs Quality A lot of people think going to a big box store and buying a cheap shed is a … [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...]

The Benefits of Custom-Designed Sheds

Sheds are often an amenity that is taken for granted, yet the functions they serve and the advantages they offer are undeniable. These advantages are boosted even further when a person decides to build a customised shed because then they are able to truly reap all of the benefits of having a shed. Spatial Construction One of the biggest advantages to constructing a customised shed for your backyard is that you are guaranteed to have enough space. While a pre-ordered shed may or may not … [Read more...]

Zincalume: Leading the Way for Environment-Friendly Sheds

Zincalume steel products are designed to help the environment. This is according to studies showing that this material can reduce the risks relating to human and freshwater toxicity, climate change, as well as fossil and metal depletion. In fact, certain studies have shown that this product offers a 10% to 25% reduction in the impact of steel to the environment. The makers of Zincalume have stated that their main goal is to reduce the environmental footprint of using steel for … [Read more...]

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...]

Enhance Your Shed with These Optional Extras

Storage sheds, stables and garages, whether you’re in Perth or any other part of the world, can be very good additions to your house or business. After all, such structures not only give owners a new place to work or unwind, but these can actually make your home complete. It is worthy to note, however, that building your shed or garage is just the first step. To make things even better, you can always opt to introduce a few improvements for added effects. What improvements? Here are … [Read more...]