18 Key Questions You Must Ask
Before You Build Any Shed

Here are 18+ key frequently asked questions you must ask yourself and consider before building your shed.

If you don’t read this and don’t have any carpentry experience, I promise that you will fuck something up.

Don’t worry, by the end of this guide you’ll be 100% informed and avoid being a schmuck that makes stupid mistakes that cost money!

How large should my shed be?

Make sure you design the size of the shed to hold everything you want to keep dry. I always recommend going bigger than you think. Consider adding a lean-to on the side or back of your shed to store things like firewood.

What materials should I use?

Determine early what you want to build your shed out of. It will help you down the road when you want to get quotes. For instance, what type of siding or roofing?

But overall, you should plan to build your shed out of wood. It’s most economical, easiest to work with, and when built correctly last a long time. Shingles is the go-to for a shed roof, but if you invest a little more a metal shed roof is almost always worth it.

Where should I build my shed?