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

Easy tool access

Simplified floor and foundation

Big doors the easy way

Don't paint wood

Dress it up with details

Frame the roof flat on the ground

Cheap windows with charm

Quick, inexpensive skylights

A better way to trim

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