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 …

Signs you need to replace the old timber shed

Perhaps you have one of those old wooden sheds sitting in the backyard, and you are looking at replacing it with a stronger garden shed in Sydney, a metal shed, so you no longer have to deal with looking after a wooden shed.
Signs it’s time to replace that old wooden shed with a solid garden shed.
Your old shed is leaning to one side. We’ve all seen those old wooden sheds with a decided lean to the left or the right. This is unsafe for a start, and as far as storage goes, it isn’t doing those contents much good …

Give Your Garden Shed an Overhaul

Your garden shed. How often do you use it? What’s even in it? Households around the country aren’t making the most of their garden sheds. For some, it’s piled sky with odds and sods, boxes of things and maybe even furniture that won’t fit in the house. For others, it’s a mess of tools, half full paint tins from 15 years ago, redback spiders and cobwebs. People of Australia: your shed needs the attention that it deserves!
It’s time to put on some old clothes, some rubber gloves, and maybe even a dust mask, blast the John Farnham and get …

How a garden shed can spruce up your backyard

Gardens today just aren’t for lawns and places for the kids to play, they are also great spaces for storage sheds, a place to store tools, garden items, even just items from the house. For a garden shed to *work* it has to look not only presentable but also have a look and feel that blends in well with the house.
So, your garden shed doesn’t look like a pimple on a pumpkin it should be well planned, so it blends in with the style of your home.
Some basic tips include –

SPACE – work out the space you have available, …

Decor ideas for your garden shed

For many homeowners, the garden shed is strictly utilitarian. It offers additional storage space and security for tools and garden equipment. But for others, it doubles as an entertainment space where they can host guests, or unwind in their downtime. Some people use their garden sheds as a home office.
If you’re wondering how to decorate small garden sheds, Sydney experts can guide you. The style of decor depends on what you’re using the shed for. It might be some themed seasonal styling for the holidays, or it may be more about making the shed comfortable for work …

Why summer is a great time to install a garden shed

If your garage is packed full of stuff, it’s probably time for some extra inexpensive storage room. A shed can often house all that additional garden equipment, the kid’s bikes, extra toys and so much more. From items, you use every day, to things you use just a few times a year when you buy a garden shed in Sydney you are buying some much-needed extra storage space.
The great thing is sheds are *multi-seasonal* which means they house everything you are using in summer, and provide storage for those summer items when you’re not using them. Garden sheds can …

Why a garden shed is the perfect Christmas gift for Dad

Garden sheds in Sydney have become *all the rage* after all, who doesn’t want their own space, where they can support their hobbies, or have a small *place of their own* – Dads are no different! If your Dad loves cars, has a collection, likes woodworking, if he has a pool table or table tennis table, enjoys playing music or loves gardening – why not give him his very own space this Christmas – a place when he can enjoy doing his own thing.
Buying an affordable garden shed in Sydney is easy. Once you have made your …

Why summer is the perfect time to install a garden shed

If you think a garden shed is nothing more than a space for storing old junk, think again. The long and hot summer days make it the best time to install and make great use of your garden shed. Whether you’re looking for a new hobby this summer or a way to get your kids out of the house, there are so many reasons to install a shed this time of year. Read on to find out some helpful suggestions for creative and practical ways to use your garden shed this summer.
Turn your garden into a paradise
Summer is the perfect …

How to keep pests out of your garden shed

You have invested a lot of time into buying your garden shed in Sydney, it’s your pride and joy. You probably spend a lot of time in your shed, from potting plants to fixing things, to indulging in a hobby, this is why you want to keep your garden shed safe and clean – AND free of pests!
Common pest problems
Pests can easily get into your shed without you even knowing it – not until an *infestation* happens, and there is nothing worse than that! Not only can some pests destroy or ruin your belongings they can also have …

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