Garden Sheds Sydney and NSW
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Tips for setting up your shed

Your shed has arrived. Thankfully all sheds come with written instructions, but sometimes even these can be a little confusing. So, armed with the instructions enclosed with your garden shed Sydney, and some tips from here, you’ll have your shed set up in no time.

• Even if you think you don’t need council approval, it’s worth contacting your local council to ensure you are meeting all the set guidelines. There is nothing worse than setting up your garden shed Sydney and finding it has to come down later.
• Most sheds need a concrete slab foundation to be erected on, …

Shed options for a small backyard

In Australia we generally use the garage for the car,but, it can also double as a storage area, or even a workshop, but if you don’t HAVE a garage, or your garage is full, you still need a home for all the garden tools, lawn mower, trimmer, shovels etc.etc.etc.

Even if you only have a small backyard because you live in a villa or duplex, there still is a garden shed that’s perfect for you.

Choosing a garden shed in Sydney isn’t as simple as people think, a shed is more than just a storage space in the backyard, …

Gosford Shed Options

Every household at some point will need a shed in their backyard of garden. These useful structures are often taken for granted, even though they have multiple uses. Some people use them for storing all types of things including power tools, lawn mowers, fertilizer, and other household excesses. Others use garden sheds as a place to indulge in their hobbies, away from the rest of the people, so as not to cause a disturbance.
We have over 35 years been known for delivering and erecting strong, sturdy, yet good-looking sheds around Gosford. Each shed is made to your …

How to ventilate your shed

Ventilation inside your shed is important, all year round, more so during the cooler months as you are probably not opening windows or going inside as often.
Ventilation provides a good airflow and it is important for your shed to prevent mildew and moss building up. Also, if you are storing chemicals, fuel and oils, paints, paint thinners etc you can make yourself sick while inside working on other projects if the ventilation is poor.
To avoid any issues good shed ventilation is important inside your garden shed in Sydney.
You need to ensure you have all the correct accessories installed. Even …

Our Garden Shed options

Installing a garden shed doesn’t have to be time-consuming. If you decide to build it from scratch, it will take a while. Plus you have to be sure you have the right technical skills to do a good job. Not every DIY enthusiast can put up a safe, solid shed that won’t end up collapsing or being a safety hazard.
On the other hand, you could always get a pre-fab shed which is far easier to install. It comes with simple instructions and the necessary tools, and it can be erected in less than a day. Here at Col Western Sheds, …

My shed is now too small

If you find your garden shed in Sydney is getting too small, that getting in and out is challenge, it might be time for an over-haul.
How to deal with a shed that’s overflowing.

• What IS all the stuff in your shed? Where is it coming from? If you can work out what it is, and why it’s growing you can get to the bottom of the problem now.
• You will have more success getting your shed organised if you tell yourself – and your family – that you are going to try and not take as much *stuff* to …

Our Small Garden Shed Models

Just because you have a small outdoor area doesn’t mean that you have to go without a shed. On the contrary! Smaller properties often need more storage space rather than less – which is where our small garden shed models come in. Our small garden sheds provide you with covered, affordable outdoor storage that you can use in any season. We have a range of options to choose from so read on to see what you’d like…
What sort of style of roof is going to work for your space?Our sheds come with three different styles of rooves – flat, skillion, …

Tips for shed shopping in Sydney

How to choose the right garden shed in Sydney. Having a shed is the perfect way to secure your tools, add extra storage and clear up some space. When it comes to purchasing a garden shed in Sydney, you need one that suits your needs the best. Today we are spoilt for choices and options, but here are some things you should consider.
* Shed styles and types – when you are looking for a shed for your garden, you want it to fit in with the natural environment. A small garden shed in green or brown is a …

Tips for keeping your small garden shed clutter-free

Garden sheds can add value to your home by offering additional storage options. They can help de-clutter your yard because all those random items can now be stashed in the shed. You need to be careful though. Don’t just take the outdoor mess and move it inside. You should have a curated system for what goes where so that your shed stays neat.

It may not seem particularly important to have a well-organised shed, but it can prevent the spread of diseases and infection. A messy shed can also become a hiding place for pests and rodents. Plus, if you …

Indications that you need a new garden shed

For many people, their main quandary is whether or not they should get a shed in the first place. But if you already have one, it’s a different discussion. A garden shed is a significant commitment. When you first put it up, you don’t expect to replace it. You probably assume it will need repairs or repainting, but that’s it.
Because you’re not looking to pull it down and construct a new one, you may not notice the signs. If you installed the shed yourself, it should have 10 or 20 years of life. However, if the shed was already …

  • It gives me great pleasure to write to you about your Exceptional Customer Service & friendliness of your staff at Col Western Sheds. I would like to thank Sannie for her expert knowledge of your sheds & efficiency in getting my shed delivered & installed in under a week.

    "EXCEPTIONA" !! I ordered a shed online in May (from elsewhere) & I am still waiting on it!!!!! “Guess What”, I was totally ripped off & lost $2,000.00, if only I had searched a little harder online I would of dealt with you in the first place, its always nice to deal face to face with professional people. I will be happy to recommend your company to all my family & friends for your prompt & efficient service.

    Lynda of Milperra

  • Thankyou to Col Western for yet another fantastic experience with the order, delivery, install and end product. We are very happy with our sheds and highly recomment Col Western to our friends and family.

    Karen of Beecroft

  • I just want to advise you of the terrific service one of your shed builders provided to us when last week he built the shed we ordered through your Penrith office. Dave and his young helper provided first class workmanship, he was very polite, and the clean up was a pleasure compared to most other tradesmen. We are soon going to order a further shed via Penrith and I have no hesitation in recommending your products. Thank you Dave, and thank you to Col Western Sheds.

    Martin of Kings Langley

  • Thank you to all at Col Western Sheds for your excellent service. From the time I made a weekend telephone enquiry, place a telephone order for a shed early the following week, received by email a diagram and quote, received advice of expected delivery time and took delivery at exactly the promised time from friendly helpful delivery men, I received outstanding service

    Bill of Wareemba

  • I would like to thank you very much for helping us so promptly with our bird aviary. There was a lot of discussion between the doves on returning to their new cage, but they have now settled in again very happily !! We really appreciate the hurry you gave us the order. Thank you very very much

    Marilla of South Coogee

  • Very pleased with the shed – Installers also very good & co-operative

    Ron of Lemon Tree Passage

  • Just letting you know that I received my shed even earlier than advised. It is so good to deal with a company that values it’s customers and delivers on ALL of it’s promises. I loved the ease of use of the web site along with the easy to find prices. I received great service at the Penrith Store when i went in to make my purchase. Fabulous communications re my purchase, and delivery well above my expectations. The product ain’t half bad either

    Ben of Richmond

Australians have been trusting us for over 35 years to manufacture and install their Garden Sheds, as well as Work Sheds, Bird Aviaries, Dog Pens & Kennel, Carports and Awnings. Come in and talk to us at one of our friendly stores placed in Gosford, Penrith, Wollongong, Newcastle, Lansvale or Smeaton Grange.