Tips for Building a Storage Shed

Here are some great tips for building a yard shed that will make it easier to build, a pleasure to look at and a more practical storage or work space.

Here are some excellent tips taken from our pros' 50 years worth of experience in designing yard sheds. These tips will make your project easier, more economical and help you add practical features that will make your shed even more useful.

By the DIY experts of The Family Handyman Magazine

Fast and lasting roof

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Easy tool access

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Simplified floor and foundation

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Big doors the easy way

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Don't paint wood

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Dress it up with details

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Frame the roof flat on the ground

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Cheap windows with charm

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Quick, inexpensive skylights

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A better way to trim

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