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Why It Is Important To Ventilate Your Garden Shed

Looking after a home garden in a busy city like Sydney can not only be a great hobby, but can  also be therapeutic. Spending your weekends and summer evenings growing plants, flowers, fruit and vegetables can give you a sense of satisfaction. It can fuel a feeling of fulfilment and meaning that can keep your spirit up even when you’re having a bad day.
When you have your own garden, your tools and equipment can quickly accumulate. It’s not safe to store your garden tools and materials inside your house. Prolonged exposure to the fumes generated from the pesticides …

Practical Ways to Improve Your Garden Shed Sydney

Many homeowners have accepted that their garden sheds have the tendency to get a bit messy and awkward to use. However, this does not need to be the case, as most homes today can have an appealing and highly functional shed. You should strive to make your shed fit for storing your tools and other items.

Fortunately, enhancing your garden shed and making it more comfortable and clean, is easier than you think. The following tips will guide you to improve your shed in a short time.
Organise and Declutter
One reason your shed may feel packed and uncomfortable is due to a …

What to Consider When Buying a Garden Shed in Sydney

The popularity of garden sheds in Australia rises and falls in waves but never really dies away. Garden sheds in Sydney are quite popular with hobbyists who like to get their hands dirty. Some of the most common reasons for setting up a garden shed are in support of small kitchen gardens or DIY projects.

Many people are love growing their own vegetables to cut down on costs and prevent chemical contaminants from getting into their food. Whatever your reason for getting a garden shed, there are a few things you should take into consideration before committing to a …

Why You Need a Garden Shed

If you love gardening, there are certain tools you must keep around. They could be anything from the spade, shovel, lawn mower, to a wheelbarrow. You may just be tempted just to drop the tools at a corner. However, leaving gardening tools in the open is a great risk to home users. Also, the tools are likely to wear out faster due to environmental conditions, meaning you’d have to replace them more often. It’s because of these and other reasons that most homeowners construct a garden shed where they can properly store their gardening tools.

If you’re still wondering whether it’s …

5 things To Consider When Building a Garden Shed

As you spend time in your garden or doing DIY projects, you begin to accumulate tools, equipment, and excess materials. Using the extra space in your house or garage may not suffice for long. You may need to build an external garden shed for more functional storage space.

A garden shed is especially important if you need to store fertilizers and other chemicals. A secure lockable shed can protect your children from playing with your tools orcoming into contact with dangerous substances. A secure garden shed in Sydney can also protect your valuable power tools from theft. Here we …

5 Simple Steps to a New Shed

If you’ve done your research on garden sheds, you will realise the tremendous benefits of s shed. It not only raises the value of your property; it also provides additional storage and can be used for an endless amount of reasons. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be time-consuming or costly. With prices as low as $280 you really can’t go wrong.

Here are five easy steps you can follow to have a functioning shed set up quick smart:
Step 1: Select Your Size
At Col Western Sheds, we have shed sizes from less than one square metre to 6m long. The shed itself …

Why Your Shed Needs A Gable Roof

Garden sheds have always been popular in Australia, however, recently we have seen an even larger peaking interest. This is not at all surprising as one can not overstate the usefulness of a well-built garden shed. Beyond just aesthetically bringing your backyard to life, garden sheds can serve a myriad of functions ranging from a storage unit, a tool shed, a DIY studio, a playhouse, and even a home office. With all these uses, you can see why more and more homeowners are looking to spruce up their backyards with utilitarian garden sheds.

Garden sheds come in different shapes …

Why You Should Install A Carport

Having a garage built is a costly and time-consuming endeavor and if your home does not have a garage there is no need to worry. There is a cheaper alternative and it comes with many positive aspects.

And even if you already have a garage, a carport can still come in handy.
1. It’s Versatile
A carport can be attached to your home or freestanding. Where a garage can only be built as an extension to your home. The thing with a carport is, it can be used for quite a few things, not just to store your car away from the elements. …

How to Keep Your Shed Clutter-Free

Garden sheds are popping up all over the country with many people opting to spend their weekends at home gardening or doing DIY projects. This comes as more people are trying to get back to the basics and get their hands dirty. A hobby is a wonderful way to get your blood pumping and clear your mind from the hassles of your office.

However, as your hobbies develop, you also accumulate tools, equipment and material. If you are not careful, your small garden shed could get really crowded. Here are a few tips on how to keep your garden shed …

Determining the shed size for your needs

Have you ever wondered what to do with all the space in your backyard? A shed is a fine addition to a yard. It turns a simple space into an invaluable area that can serve an array of purposes. There are different types of sheds installed in outdoor spaces within residential homes. The sheds can be categories according to the design, size, building material and the purpose. Some of the most popular sheds include wooden sheds, metal sheds, vinyl sheds, bicycle sheds and agricultural sheds. Regardless of the type, all sheds form enclosed additional spaces. The decision to install …

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