What to Know Before Buying A Shed

Purchasing a shed is an easy way to get a professionally assembled outdoor structure delivered to your home. These sheds can either be bought from a shed dealer’s lot as is or customized to your plan. Still, there are things to consider. By using the tools below and with the help of a reputable shed dealer, you can get the outdoor structure that’s right for you.

When Is The Best Time To Buy A Shed?

You’ve decided to buy a shed and are likely ready to start shopping for your outdoor storage space. Before you take to purchasing a shed, consider the time of year. If you’re looking for an abundance of options and want to purchase your shed before extreme weather hits, opt for purchasing in the Spring. However, if you live in a place with less extreme conditions, shed costs tend to fall later into the year, making fall and winter a more affordable option.

Decide Your Shed Size

So how much shed do you need? There’s a little more to it than you may think. Our tool will help you determine how much space your shed plan requires, by taking a look at what you are using it for and providing you with a good estimate of what size you should consider.

Get Creative With Your Shed

Just because you’re buying a prebuilt shed doesn’t mean you can’t get creative. There are plenty of ways to spruce up your investment to make it feel like it is truly yours.

Watch Video
Liz Marie shows you how you can make your shed magical.

Choose A Shed Design That Works For You

Finding the shed that fits your style is crucial. With so many options and styles of sheds available, it’s a decision you want to make sure you get right. Browse our design options and other inspirations to help find the style and fit of shed that’s perfect for you.

Where to Buy A Shed

If buying a pre-built or customized shed is the right option for you, there are many reputable dealers available. A good place to start finding the right shed for you is by selecting a shed dealer from our list of trusted resources.

Need Help Installing Your Shed?

If you’re looking for installation help when purchasing a shed, contact your local shed dealers. Some shed dealers will offer a shed installation service, for a more efficient shed install.

Shed Pro Spotlight

News & Stories3 min
Shed Builder Spotlight: Heritage Building Co.

After decades of combined experience in the shed industry, James Paquette, Merritt Eaton and Jason Holden decided it was time to do the ind…

News & Stories3 min
Shed Builder Spotlight: Heartland Sheds

Since its beginning in 1975 in Indianapolis, Indiana, Heartland Sheds has grown into North America's largest manufacturer of wooden storage…

Outdoor Living3 min
Shed Builder Spotlight: Lapp Structures

For Mike Lapp, president of Lapp Structures in Lancaster County, Pa., the shed industry has always been in his blood.

Ready to take the next step? Find a Shed Dealer Near You.