Shed Transformation

Transformations: Turn That Old Shed into a Man Cave

The garage was often the default place where a man would escape for much-needed alone time, whether to tinker with a project, play cards with friends, or even watch a football game. Then came along the notion of a man cave—yes, these can still be…
Shed Transformation

Transformations: Turn That Old Shed into Playhouse

Playtime is important to our children’s development, especially imaginative play. When your children need more space to play than your home offers, here’s a solution: turn your old garden shed into a playhouse! (Or, if you don’t have…
Shed Transformation

Transformations: Turn That Old Shed into a Women’s Retreat (Or, a She-Shed)

We work hard, and there never seems to be enough hours in the day to get everything done, whether at the office or around the house. But despite how busy our lives are, we can’t forget to take time for ourselves. Time to unwind and escape that hustle…
Garage Door Maintenance Tips

Garage Door Maintenance Tips

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Garages are a versatile amenity to have attached to your home. They provide a safe place to park your vehicles—and to keep them out of the rain and snow. They also can give you a storage area for equipment, tools, and household items. Finally, they…
Fall Clean-up Tips

Fall Clean-up Tips

As the seasons change, so do our household to-do lists. Fall brings the harvest, fun holidays and family gatherings, all things pumpkin and apple, and, of course, the changing of the leaves in many areas of the country. Those leaves, however, contribute…
Window and Door Maintenance Tips for Your Outdoor Structure

Window and Door Maintenance Tips for Your Outdoor Structure

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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.WindowsOver time your windows’…
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Pallet Projects: Upgrade Your Storage Structure with Old Pallets

You’ve probably often seen piles of wooden pallets in the back of warehouses, large stores, factories and other large businesses. But, in recent years, reclaimed wood has exploded in popularity. DIY websites, craft shows, and decorating magazines…
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Transformations: Setting Up Your Outdoor Home Gym

Outdoor structures are so diverse! On our blog, in the past, we’ve featured a few creative uses for outdoor structures, including home offices, potting rooms, and chicken coops. This month, we introduce another idea: the home gym. It’s a like…
Choosing the Right Color For Painting your Shed

3 Tips for a Great Paint Job: Painting Your Shed or Outdoor Structure

A new coat of paint can make your outdoor structure look as good as new! Whether you’re painting an unfinished shed for the first time, changing up the look of your existing backyard structure, or adding a fresh layer to help maintain and preserve…
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The Importance of Quality Siding for Your Outdoor Structure

When you build or purchase a shed, you’re likely envisioning that it will be part of your property for a long time. Just as you care for your home by keeping up with maintenance and repairs, you’ll need to pay attention to your shed’s…
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The Importance of a Good Foundation for Your Outdoor Structure

Your backyard shed, no matter how solid and sturdy, will usually require a proper foundation. Without one, it might not stay level, it will be more prone to moisture, and it could even sink into the ground.You have several options for your shed’s…
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The Importance of Ventilation in Your Outdoor Structure

If you have an outdoor structure, such as a shed or other out-building, that you plan to spend time significant time in, proper ventilation is key to your safety and comfort.Properly Ventilated Sheds for SafetyIf you’re like a lot of people, your…