With so many portable storage building sizes and designs available to you, it’s not hard to get confused when buying a storage shed. In many instances it’s difficult to decide on precisely what type and style of building you might need. Our experts can help you to make the best decision and the following tips can take some of the confusion away from making your decision.
What Portable Building Style Is Best For Me?
Many times this is simply personal preference, for example. If you were creating an office space, craft room, He-Shed or She-Shed, you could choose a simple portable shed or you many choose a portable cabin instead. For storage you can go with a portable lofted barn shed, a Portable Utility Shed or even a Portable Garage if you want a really large door.
Sometimes the choices are quite evident and other times it’s simply a matter of desires, tastes and imagination.
Regardless of your final decision, portable storage buildings have become the absolute answer to the majority of people’s needs due to their versatility, good looks, low cost and speedy installation.
What Portable Building Size Will Contain All My Stuff?
Trying to figure out how much room is necessary, is one of the toughest things when choosing a storage shed.
Step one, determine what you plan to place in your shed. Measuring the space needed to your items is very helpful. Try measuring the space that they take up right now as a starting point. Consider what you may be buying in the future and that it will also require a place.
Now that you have an idea of the square footage necessary, you now want to consider the building’s footprint and if it will fit in the allotted space. Layout out a garden hose in the outline of the building is a very good way to determine it’s size and how it will be taking up real estate.
Now it’s time to consider height. Your stuff needs to fit inside and you also must to be able to get your building down the road and onto your property. Consider low branches, roof overhangs, utility wires, narrow roads and driveways, walls, fences, etc.
Choose the size of the entry or the shed’s door opening. Make sure that your widest and tallest item can fit through the doorway, or you will have many regrets later.