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Learn how to build and maintain outdoor structures with these projects, tips and ideas for sheds, fences, pergolas, arbors, storm shelters and tree houses. 

Practical Pole Building Construction: With Plans for Barns, Cabins, & Outbuildings

Project Plans: Backyard & Indoor, Decks & Gazebos, Sheds & Buildings, Garages & Cabins

Complete Outdoor Party Canopy Shed Car Cover Garage Cover

DIY Storage Shed Building Tips

9 Tips For DIY Projects

  • 1. Clear and Level Your Ground

  • 2. Lay the Foundation

  • 3. Assemble the Walls

  • 4. Assemble the Roof Truss

  • 5. Install Siding and Windows

  • 6. Install The  Doors

  • 7. Paint & Trim

  • 8. Install Gutters
  • 9. Optional Skylights  

If you are the “handyman”  or you simply refuse to purchase a pre-made shed , garden shed or workshop you probably want to see what types of sheds are out there and what experience level is required for each .

Looking For Buildings Plans.. We Some Of  The Best On This Site!

DIY Projects are not created equeal. You need the right set of plans.  By choosing plans you feel comfortable with and know you can follow.  It should be very easy to follow the steps. Always measure “twice & cut once” and in no time you will construct your own building, shed, carport, or barn.  Understand all aspects of the building plans to get familiar with all the steps and to get to know the names of all the parts and make sure you have all the tools needed.

A good set of plans will not only make this building task easier, by giving you all the measurements to all the parts, you can as well get a good idea of the cost to complete this project. Don’t be afraid to spend a little money , it will pay off in the end. Remember  your time is 

When you are searching for plans be aware of the building requirements for your area. Building Codes, Building Permits. You must also know your wind and snow load for your area.

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Do-It-Yourself Steel Buildings

 

Metal Building Kits That Are Easy to Build

Metal building kits come in a variety of styles and models to fit  any purpose, and budget. Steel /  metal buildings are manufactured for everything from light residential use up to heavy-use commercial applications.

Landscaping

Great new  projects, tips and ideas to improve and maintain your landscaping and equipment.
 

Secrets to Building a Better Shed

1.First Thing ! Before you do anything. Make out your check list. Determine a couple of things.  Do I need to get a building permit before construction begins? If so, who do I contact ? Contact the building  department to determine if a permit is required. 2. decide how large you want your shed, storage building. 3. Where’s my best location to build?  You also need to know what will be storing.  L awn and garden materials, heavy equipment, wood shop. If you plan to use the shed as a room for crafts or woodworking, it may need to be even larger. 

If your are a  beginner or an experienced  builder,you need plans.  There are many excellent resources online for shed plans, such as this, which will give you access to thousands of shed plans for a variety of sizes, shapes and styles. The right set of plans can help you build the shed that meets your storage needs without disturbing the landscape of your home and yard.   Clear any rocks, underbrush or trees found where your project will take place. Don’t leave any tree stumps or anything else that may compromise the integrity of your project or cause problems in the future.

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