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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 lack of  organisation. The good news is you can fix this problem with the use of smart storage solutions such as prefabricated shelves.

You should start by adequately organising all the items and tools that you store inside your shed in categories. To create more space, you need to eliminate things that you don’t use. Get rid of old junk and install some spacious shelves to keep all items well-organised.

You can even use plastic containers for storing some of the smaller tools. For proper organisation, you should label the plastic containers to ensure you can quickly locate each item when you need it. As you store the pieces correctly in boxes and shelves, you will notice that your garden sheds Sydney has instantly become more spacious.

Add Structural Improvements

You can consider making minor structural improvements in your garden shed to enhance its usefulness. For instance, you can add optional extras when installing your shed, including windows and skylights, among other features. The optional windows will make your shed brighter without having to increase your electricity bills.

You can also modify the ventilation system to make your garden shed adequately aerated. Try installing roof ventilators for better circulation as it will make it much more comfortable to work in the shed during hot days. Additionally, it can help eliminate dust and moisture.

It is possible to enlarge your garden shed or replace with alternate design. No need to be limited to a simple square shed we have triangular, trapezoid and “L” shaped sheds that we can customise for you. A roller door storage shed can fit into a narrow aisle way.

Make Your Shed More Secure

Security is an essential factor to consider when improving your shed. Since most sheds are not always theft-proof, you can install durable locks to ensure the shed is well-secured. Another good option is a lockable Tee Handle.The lockable sliding window is better than the glass louvre window when thinking of crooks! Best not to store valuable items in your garden shed.


Every keen gardener should strongly consider getting a garden shed Sydney. It is ideal for adding convenient storage, providing a working space for your projects or both. Whether you already have a shed or are thinking of getting oneuse the above tips to maximise your garden shed. You should get started immediately on these improvements to ensure you have a well-organised and comfortable shed.

Col Western Sheds have been trusted by Australians for over 35 years,we manufacture and install Garden Sheds, as well as Work Sheds, Bird Aviaries, Dog Pens & Kennels, timber sheds and cubby houses.

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