Tips for Buying a Garden Shed Online
Date Posted:23 January 2018
Are you shopping around for a garden shed? Nowadays, the internet has made it easier for anyone to find an ideal garden shed. You can easily compare sheds online and securely buy from the comfort of your home.
But with thousands of garden shed models to choose from, how can you make sure you buy the right one?
Consider these tips for buying a garden shed online. These tips will help you get the right shed that will meet your storage requirements and budget.
The intended purpose of your shed
What will be the main purpose of your garden shed? Would you like to extend the livable space in your home and transform it into a gym, man-cave, workshop, etc.? Or will it solely be for storing equipment, tools, and your other goods? What items do you plan to store?
Knowing the purpose will give you an idea of the size, colour, design, and possible accessories that you will need in a shed.
Getting the right size
Now that you’ve determined its purpose, find out how much available space you have in your backyard.
Calculate this by listing the items that you plan to store. You can then lay them on the ground, then measure them.
Remember to add extra space to your calculations for your future items that will build up over time. You may also need the extra space to freely move around inside your shed.
Getting a bigger shed now will save you money in the long run. It will be cheaper than investing in a new garden shed once you’ve run out of room.
Choosing the right colour
Your garden shed will have an impact on the overall appearance of your home and property. So, make sure you choose a colour that compliments them. Keep in mind the exterior colours of your home or the colour of your fencing when choosing a colour.
Grey is currently a favourite choice for most Australian backyards. We have those, the Slate Grey colour, available for you here at ShedsDirect.
Our EasyShed garden sheds can also come in Mist Green, Smooth Cream and Zincalume. Have a look at our colour sheds here. We make it easy for you to get a garden shed that matches your home and showcase your personal style.
Getting what you paid for
When browsing for garden sheds online, don’t let the cheap price be the only clincher. While they are great for your budget, they may be poor in quality. In the end, they may cost you more.
EasyShed makes 0.35mm-thick steel garden sheds from BlueScope Steel. They come standard with a lifetime warranty for your peace of mind.
Browse our Specials here. We provide FREE home delivery for all our non-discounted, full-priced sheds to metropolitan Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, and Adelaide.