Many homeowners are tired of looking at an old and depressing shed on their property, but they don’t want to spend a lot of money to fix it up. Window boxes are an inexpensive way to spruce up your outdoor structure and make it the envy of the neighborhood.


Since many sheds are used as a playhouse, reading room, or exercise room, window boxes add that pop of life and color that incorporate the outdoor structure into the entire property. Many homeowners choose a color them to match their home and flowers to compliment their outdoor landscaping.


When adding a flower box to your outdoor structure, it is best that it is made of durable plastic, so it does not rot or crack in the elements. It is easy to find them is several sizes and colors. Grab some flower boxes and start planting your favorite flowers right away!


You can also construct a wooden window box. It might not be as durable, but they are easy and fun to make. They also mean more than buying one from the shop. If you are somewhat handy with a hammer, you can customize your window box to suit your outdoor structure. This article from will have you on your way to building the perfect window box.


These Three Window Boxes Will Inspire You To Transform Your Outdoor Structure:


On a Potting Shed Even the tiniest spaces can be spruced up by a window box. This potting shed added lots of charm to this tiny workroom

On A She Shed She Sheds are the latest trend for women seeking a little time away from the hubby and kids. It is the female answer to a man cave and the perfect place for window boxes of any style. This article showcases a variety of ways in which window boxes can be used to add some charisma to an ordinary shed


On a Playhouse Even the simplest playhouses can be transformed by adding a simple window box. Adding a window box to your child’s playhouse is a great way to teach them about gardening. This window box is an adorable example


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You go in and out of your doors countless times, and you likely peer out the window just as often. But how often do you think about taking care of your entry ways and windows? Here are a few tips to keep them in tip-top shape.


Over time your windows’ frames can collect dust and debris, the panes can become streaked, and hardware can experience wear and tear. Give them some TLC once a year (or more).

  • Wash your frames with water and a mild soap. Dry when complete.
  • Wash your screens with water, mild soap and a soft brush. Rinse and dry.
  • Wipe your panes clean with a glass cleaner.
  • Lubricate the hardware once per year to keep in working order.
  • Check the condition of your windows, including checking for rot, condensation, faulty seals, peeling paint, and damage to any weather stripping.


  • We open and close our doors. A lot. Here are some things to consider as you care for your exterior entries to keep them looking and functioning well.
  • Clean your doors with a gentle soap. (Avoid abrasive cleaners!) Use as little water as possible.
  • Look for cracks in the frame or door windows. Also, look out for damage to weather stripping.
  • Check the paint finish for signs of wear, such as chips, cracks, or faded spots.