Not laying a solid foundation
This is an absolute must – if you don’t put some time into making sure your foundations will last as long as your shed, you’ll run into trouble. Heavy winds can tear sheds out of the ground if they aren’t built on proper foundations.
Not securing a permit
It’s an inconvenient truth that any type of building activity needs to be checked with your local council. There are heaps of different kinds of permits required for different activities, so you’ll need to give them a call before you even start planning.
Not considering the location
There are a couple of things to keep in mind when choosing your shed location. Can you easily access the shed? Will trees or bushes grow to make access difficult? Have you placed your shed under a tree that drops a lot of fruit or leaves? Does your shed capture evening sunlight (this can be terrible in the peak of summer and make the shed unusable).
Not considering weather
This is mostly important when you’re choosing your building materials. If you’re looking at a wooden shed, weathering is a big factor. Swelling and deterioration for wooden sheds is common.
Not considering maintenance costs
It’s an easy one to forget, but the material you choose will change how much effort does into your shed down the line. Metal sheds; almost no maintenance. Wooden sheds; maintenance every 4-5 years.
We take care of permits, install proper foundations and use only the best Australian steel. To see some of our shed builds, take a look at the gallery.
DesinaBuild Ideas & Inspiration
ARCHITECT-DESIGNED GETAWAY IN THE HIGHLANDS
This incredible property is tucked away in Mt Buffalo. A gorgeous building; well-designed and perfectly suited to the environment.
WOOD & STEEL MASTERPIECE
A striking, simple but unique concept; the combination of steel and timber offers a refreshing, remarkable way to create a wonderful building.
A HILLTOP, LIVEABLE GREEN HOUSE
This daring build combines a stunning fit-out, with the majority of the building dedicated to space for gardens and vegetable patches, with a small space at the end for a cosy living area.
A CURVED-ROOF HOME AND GARAGE
This project matches the design of the home with the garage. Both making us of striking curves and sturdy, fire-resistant steel frames, the project is impressive & memorable.
To find out more about our DesinaBuild range, get in touch.
Backyard Shed & Workshops – Ideas & Inspiration
Looking for some interesting ideas to get your started on your next backyard project?
Have a look at the images below for a few interesting starting points:
To see some of our backyard project, download the brochure.