The Vertical storage shed is built with space saving in mind. If you've only got a small backyard or want some extra storage in your garage or balcony, then this type of shed could be just what you need.
Usually up to 6' tall, a vertical shed is often two to three feet wide and provides plenty of storage that doesn't take up a lot of floor space. These types of shed usually don't have any windows but still have a double or single door, allowing you to store your things easily. They fit snugly into any corner and offer great value for money, with prices from just a couple of hundred dollars.
Aside from storage space that doesn't waste floor space, there are a number of other advantages to a vertical storage shed:
If you're buying a vertical storage unit in a kit, the materials used are typically plastic, vinyl or metal. You'll find them really quick to assemble and the panels just snap together.
If you really want a shed made from wood, you could have a vertical tool shed custom-made for you by a local carpenter. Or if you are good at DIY you can buy vertical shed plans or design and build your own shed. You can then use the style of wood you like and create a vertical storage cabinet to suit your garden.
Vertical garden sheds really come into their own when it comes to long-handled tool storage. They're tall and narrow, so perfect for keeping your rakes brooms, spades etc inside. Some have built in floor grids to hold tools upright neatly and you can add shelves in many designs to maximise your storage space along the walls.
If you only have a small garden, a vertical storage shed is a good choice for keeping things looking neat and tidy, with your tools away from potential thieves and weather damage.
Just one word of warning when it comes to vertical storage sheds - the wind. Due to the extra height of the shed and small area of the base, they're more likely to topple over! This could be particularly dangerous if you're putting your shed on a balcony, where high winds could knock it over and tools fall over the edge, putting pedestrians underneath at risk. To solve this potential problem anchor your shed to the wall it is standing against. If it is a pre-fabricated shed it will most likely come with a fixing pacl for this purpose. Also consider placing it in a location sheltered from the wind by placing it next to your home or garage.