Blog Posts

Building Sheds in Cyclone Regions of Australia

Posted on September 7th, 2015 by David

Some of the important things that you should get from dealing with a local shed supplier is their local knowledge and the latest design and engineering for your Cyclonic region. After Cyclone Larry struck the areas around Innisfail a lot of work was done by the leading steel shed companies in collaboration with the Australian […]

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Building a Shed on Flood Prone Land needs extra attention to detail

Posted on August 24th, 2015 by David

A lot of our fertile rural land is flood prone and different councils will have different policies regarding building within what is often referred to as the 1 in 100 year flood level. Essentially if you’re building a shed in a recognised flood prone area there are a few additional steps to complete that you […]

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Can I live in a Shed? You can if you do it right!

Posted on August 15th, 2015 by David

Yes a voice inside your head says… we can afford that! And before you know it you’re back in the Real Estate office slapping down a deposit on that rural lifestyle block you’ve always wanted…But wait! Choosing to live in a shed is something that you must look into thoroughly first because in actual fact it is […]

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What is ShedSafe?

Posted on August 13th, 2015 by David

ShedSafe is according to ShedSafe.com.au ShedSafe provides an opportunity for Shed suppliers to demonstrate their compliance with the Building Code of Australia via the ShedSafe third party accreditation program. ShedSafe is about sheds meeting the requirements of the Building Code of Australia which has requirements for structural and community safety. Wind loads on a shed are […]

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What accessories to consider when buying a Shed

Posted on August 12th, 2015 by David

One of the decisions to make when purchasing your shed is what accessories do you want or need to come with your shed? The benefits of buying your sheds accessories now…. They will all come with your shed delivery or with the installers. You can incorporate the cost of the accessories into your finance. You […]

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Selecting Colours for your Shed

Posted on July 12th, 2015 by David

Sometimes the hardest decision once you have decided to buy a shed is which colour or colours. Including Zinc there are essentially 21 colours to choose from. Do you match the surrounding fencing, blend in with the environment or match it to the house?  Contrasting trim or matching? Zinc roof or Colorbond? Do you want […]

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30 Things to ask your Shed Supplier before paying your deposit

Posted on July 12th, 2015 by David

We have compiled a list of questions you might want to ask your shed supplier before signing on and paying your deposit. They are in no particular order of importance. We suggest you have a read through them, decide which of them are most important to you and ask them before you sign your shed order. […]

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Masses of tools, the smell of an oily rag, clutter… organised chaos?

Posted on July 9th, 2015 by David

It’s images like this that remind me of Poppa’s old shed. It invokes the senses including smells, smells like the damp dirt floors, oil or diesel soaked underfoot. Tool, big old ones no longer required as most of the farm implements have been sold off as retirement approached and parcels of the farm were sold off […]

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Flooded Shed – I Was Surprised! It’s not what it looks like.

Posted on July 9th, 2015 by David

Floods in Australia do a lot of damage to infrastructure, possessions and lives! When I first saw this Shed I thought jeepers, that’s a problem! But then…I read further, looked closer and realised….It’s a boat shed! No, you cannot drive it down the river or across the lake but you can park your tinnie in […]

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Welcome to ShedProject

Posted on July 9th, 2015 by David

In our shed blog we intend to share interesting, funny, remarkable, handy snippets about sheds. The ‘goings on’ in, around and amongst sheds, garages and carports in the the backyard, front yard; on the farm or among the commercial and industrial sites around Australia. We’re keen to share peoples own Shed Projects as well so […]

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