If you follow these storage shed plans, you will be able to create the storage shed according to your preference and you do need to spend a lot of money on the plans. These free storage shed plans are available in a couple of styles such as colonial, gambrel and gable and are designed for a couple of uses such as tools, storage or even play areas for children. These free storage shed plans will also help you to create all sizes of sheds from small to large.
The storage shed plans have step by step building directions that you have to follow in order to build a shed, photos, diagrams, videos, cutting lists, material lists and shipping lists, so you will understand all the things that you need to build a shed for your backyard or garden.
Cheap storage shed plans
This shed is designed without having to spend a lot of money. Even the dimensions are created to make the use of lumber efficiently. These are a couple of ways that you can do to save your money with this shed design.
Siding panels are created from oriented strand board which cost far less than plywood or solid wood panels and come preprimed which is saving you labor and money. You do not have to use an additional layer of sheathing under the siding because the panels are also structural.
The foundation of the wood
If you are hiring a concrete contractor in order to pour a slab for this shed, it will cost you $1,000, but it will set you back only about $250 because the materials for the wood foundation. And then, it is easy to build a wood foundation even on sites which slope or have difficult areas.
Cost-cutting custom door
The cost for the materials for this door is about $140. A typical style prehung exterior door can cost easily more than $1,000. In fact, this door will not work on your house and it is not as weather-light as a prehung door but it is perfect for a shed. You will get the look of an expensive custom wood door without having to spend a lot of money.
The arch-top windows are very expensive. But you can still stimulate the appearance of an expensive window without spending a lot of money. You just have to spend $60 each for these windows and are easy to build by using a couple of materials that you can find at lumberyard.