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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 …

Benefits of Building a Work Shed in your Backyard

A humble work shed in your backyard can open up bounteous possibilities, especially for the DIY or hobby enthusiast. Let’s face it, almost every Australian yard has some form of a shed. A backyard shed can be used not only for work but for play as well. You can use your backyard shed for storage, set up your hobby or perhaps for entertaining. Having a backyard shed is practically like an extension to your home. Here we take a look at the benefits of owning a backyard work shed.

The DIY Dream

If you consider yourself somewhat of a Do It Yourself …

Our shed size options

Garden sheds Sydney and work sheds are great for storing your garden tools, pool tools, seasons decorations, the kid’s bikes, or for setting up your own home workshop or hobby room. Garden sheds come in a range of sizes and colours to suit not only your needs, but your budget as well.

Sheds are available with either one or two sliding doors and optional extras are also available including shelving, anchors, doors, windows and skylights.
Our shed size options include:
Flat Roof Sheds
These are a very cost-effective option for a work or garden shed and come with a single sliding door. These …

Tips to make sure your shed is pest free

It is relatively easy to keep your shed space pest-free, as long as you not only know what you are doing, but you are willing to put the time and effort in.

Here are our top tips for keeping your garden shed Gosford free of pests.

Be smart about the way you pack things. Obviously, some materials attract more pests than others, so it’s important to store items in your shed in large plastic containers that have lids and to ensure the containers seal tightly. Not only does it make it much harder for rats and mice to chew through, they …

Make installing your new shed a family bonding experience

Building anything together brings you closer, but only if you do it right. In the wrong circumstances, doing chores together can lead to family feuds. Fortunately, Col Western Sheds can help. We’ll get you an ‘assignment’ that is easy, practical, and fun. Our small garden sheds in Gosford can be installed in hours.
Getting the dimensions right
When you buy a shed from us, it comes in a flat pack with easy assembly instructions. You don’t need special tools – just a power drill, which you probably already have. We suggest waiting until the weather is right, because rain or strong …

Get Organised this Year

Eat better, exercise more, de-clutter your life … these New Year’s resolutions barely survive a week. And it’s partly because they lack specificity. For example, it’s easy to say you want to get fit. It’s even easier to pay a full year’s gym subscription and buy a set of stylish Lululemon’s. But that doesn’t ensure you actually visit the gym – or that you’ll work out at all.

Nudge yourself forward by getting a bit more specific. You could ask your friend or partner to call you every day. Not text. Call. The purpose of the call? Making sure you drove …

Shed Shopping – How to Start Your Research

If you’re reading this, you’re probably about to purchase a garden shed and don’t know where to start. Well, you have come to the right place. Getting started is always the hardest part so we have compiled a bunch of tips to get you well on your way to owning your own shed. There are a few things that must be taken into consideration when purchasing your shed. A little bit of research must be done to ensure you get the right shed for your needs. In this post, we will give you all the necessary tools to get you …

Get Out into Your Garden This Holiday with These Fun Ideas

The holidays are approaching. This could be the perfect time get out into the garden and catch a case of the green thumb or catch up on some gardening after a busy year. With a little imagination and some elbow grease you can turn your backyard into anything you want!

Maybe you’ve always wanted a Japanese garden with a water feature or a working vegetable garden that you can pick fresh veggies for each meal. You could even start that chicken coup you’ve always wanted. The possibilities are endless and in this post, we will take a look at some of …

Invest in a Small Garden Shed this Christmas

Christmas is a great time to consider a small garden shed for your backyard in Penrith to store all your Christmas decorations in – amongst many other uses. You probably have your decorations stored all over the house, boxes in cupboards and under the bed, free up some of the space inside your home by investing in a small garden shed. Ornaments, lights, the Christmas tree, garlands and all other decorations can be stored safe and sound, dry and protected in a small garden.

Tree storage: If you have an artificial tree that you want to recycle and use year …

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