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Oct 10, 2017

Replacing a broken shed skylight

Dear John I would appreciate any help you can give me to find a replacement skylight for my 96 x72x78 Thinking Outside shed. The skylight that I had was

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Oct 09, 2017

Moving a storage shed in just a few steps

Moving a storage shed may sound complicated, but it's actually just a case of careful planning and teamwork

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Oct 06, 2017

Choose A Shed Door Lock To Keep Your Shed Secure

Four shed door lock options to keep the contents of your shed secure

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Oct 05, 2017

Shed Door Hinges - The Complete Guide

This complete guide to shed door hinges explains how to choose a strong, secure and long lasting hinges for your shed project

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Sep 28, 2017

The EPDM rubber roof membrane - Why You Should Consider One For Your Shed Roof

The development of the EPDM rubber roof membrane from industrial to domestic applications

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Sep 27, 2017

Your Comprehensive Guide To Shed Roofing Options

Your choice of shed roofing system is more than bitumen felt or shingles. Find out about how to choose between 8 different roof coverings and their relative costs

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Sep 26, 2017

Walls for a Pole Shed

Hi John, I am building a 10 x 12 pole barn structure. This is going to be a little workshop for me about 50 yards from the house. I have some woodworking

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Sep 26, 2017

Why A Shed Skylight Will Brighten Up Your Life

Review of options for installing a shed skylight and how to create a trimmed opening

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Sep 25, 2017

How to create a simple low-cost green shed roof

Creating a green shed roof using hardy plants that you propagate yourself and a simple robust roof design

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Sep 25, 2017

Think about a shed loft to make the most of the space in your shed

A shed loft can help increase the storage capacity of your shed

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Sep 19, 2017

How To Grow Green Roof Plants To Create An Economical Living Roof

Learn how to find and cultivate green roof plants to create a beautiful and low maintenance garden on your shed roof

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Sep 13, 2017

Choose A Shed Roof Design That Looks Great And Will Be Easy To Build

How to frame the principal shed roof design shapes and their advantages + disadvantages

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Sep 12, 2017

Make Your Shed Roof Construction Look Easy And Professional

Use this shed roof construction sequence and these 5 tips to avoid making expensive and time consuming mistakes

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Sep 12, 2017

Bespoke Metal Shed

Good morning, re: Metal sheds A few years ago I built a metal shed. I had a frame in metal made it cost me about $1500.00. Just like a house frame but

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Sep 08, 2017

What happened to the manufacturer of Royal Sheds and how can I repair/replace parts for my discontinued shed?

Royal Storage Sheds were a popular brand of shed in Canada and North America for many years. In the mid-2000's the business was sold and manufacturing of the Outdoor Products, such as sheds was stopped. What is the best way to get spare parts for this brand of shed?

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Sep 07, 2017

National Shed Week - Will Your Shed Win?

National Shed Week - What is it? And how to enter your shed to win...

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Sep 02, 2017

Moving a storage shed on a hardstanding

Hi John, I have a 10x12 Tuff shed that is built on a level concrete hard-standing. The shed has a floor/base is made of metal joists with a plywood deck

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Sep 01, 2017

A Great DIY Garden Shed Photostory - From Foundation to the Final Coat of Paint

This unusual example of a diy garden shed is built with blockwork walls.

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Aug 31, 2017

Ulrich Barn Builders

At Ulrich, we pride ourselves in being the premier provider of backyard structures, offering you everything you want and need for storage and recreation.

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Aug 31, 2017

Building a Croatian Cabin - How does this new cabin building system work

A review of the construction of the Croatian Cabin, being built as show pieces at the Notcutts garden centre in Tunbridge Wells

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