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7 Questions You Need To Know Before Using Shed Plans

For the novice builder it is very important that you have everything in place before you start any project. Of course the best way to do this is to have a action plan. So you have decided, you want to build a shed using a set of plans. Then, first we need to put your action plan into place and start by listing a series of questions you will need answered before you even begin construction.

1.What do you really need the shed for?
To start with, you may be thinking that it is going to be used to store just the garden equipment. Consider this carefully. Is it going to end up being a family shed? In other words, are the kids going to want to store their sports equipment in there? Or is your wife or husband going to find a new place for the Christmas decorations in your shed? So make a hard and fast rule of what the shed will be used for.

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2.What size do you want it to be?
Now you know exactly what it is going to be used for, that will give you the size that you are going to want. Don't forget to plan for the future. Perhaps 10x10 shed plans will work. If not, search for others. If it is restricted to garden outdoor items, you will most likely be adding to your collection over the next few years, so you don't want to have to build a shed all over again.

3.Where are you going to put it?
You need to determine when is the best place for it. It has to be some place accessible, without walking through your flowerbeds. It will probably be tucked away so it doesn't interfere with your landscaping. Again, think of the future. You don't want to have to move it. The best 10x10 storage shed plans will not work if there is not enough room available. Now is the time to decide if the location you have allotted for it and the size of the shed are compatible. If they are not, then there has to be a compromise, either in the space or the size.


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4.Does it need to be insulated, made waterproof, or left open?
If you are in a four season climate then you need to decide what are the harshest seasons the shed needs to be able to withstand.

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5. Do you require a building permit?
Know what your local homeowners association by-laws and city requirements are for building a shed. It wouldn't be nice to get your project finished ,and then have city officials come along and tell you to take it down. Normally, you won't need a building permit if you stay within a specific size. However, you will have to submit building plans for approval, if you plan to construct one larger than what is allowed.

6.Now one of the most important questions, What is your budget for this project?
Everything you have decided up to now is dependent on your budget. It is difficult to set a budget when you have not yet determined the cost of materials. Your budgeting is critical in determining the size of your shed.

7.Where should you get your plans for building a shed?
You have lots of answers now. The purpose, the size, the budget, and now to answer the final question. Whether you are looking for 10x10 shed plans or others, you will need to check out what resources are available to you. Your local home hardware and building center, home planners, and of course, the internet.

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