Simply put a shed is a single storey roofed structure that is used as a storage space or workshop. The location of the sheds varies and they range from being inside a building, adjacent to buildings or even in a back garden. The location of the shed is often determined by the use for which it is intended for. For example most garaports or car ports or locomotives are built beside houses. These types of shed consist of a roof extending from the side of a building and supported by posts. They are meant for storage of locomotives and automotive vehicles.

The sheds also come in different shapes and sizes depending on their usage. For someone with a farm who is rearing livestock or large agricultural land with machinery that he or she needs protected from the effects of weather, one can consider constructing or to buy rural storage sheds. These rural sheds are structures designed for farming and agricultural practices. They are often constructed with an open front and they are ideal for storing machinery, farming equipment, even crop produce from the harvest and even animal supplies feeds such as hay, grains and fodder. This is because they are often tall and wide thus ensuring that if the farm produce stored are kept in an airy place.

Depending on the magnitude of the need of the client, he or she can get a shed that satisfies his or her demands. A large farm or organization for example that has large machinery and equipment might need large outdoor storage sheds for storing their machinery, equipment or agricultural farm produce. These large outdoor sheds can be as large as the client utility need demands are, and they are often made of metal materials. Some are built with an open front; however most large storage sheds are enclosed with a garage door to ensure safety of the stored materials and equipment. The door also provides maximum protection form adverse weather conditions such as rain, scorching sun, corrosion and rust.

While for someone with limited space or budget is still able to get a small outdoor storage sheds that fits or serves their purpose. These small outdoor are often made of materials like plastics, wood such as cedar and pine making them not only provide additional space for storage of the car or garden equipment but also enhance the aesthetic beauty of the yard. Most companies that manufacture storage sheds often deliver to their client’s premises fully built and most often than not they compliment the pre existing structures.

If one desires a shed that has extra benefits other than just the need for storage size, one can to buy commercial shade structures. This are sheds made out of a pre painted color bond steel products. They sheds are strong, secure and easy to clean and maintain since they are smooth; they do not corrode, rust or be eaten by termites. Lastly these types of sheds come in different sizes and color which does not fade. Lastly some storage sheds are already assembled while others such as the DIY steel storage shed have to be assembled or set up on site. These sheds often come in kit form which includes simple to follow instructions manuals and easy to use tools.