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  1. Small Shed Ideas to Maximize Compact Storage

    Small Shed Ideas to Maximize Compact Storage

    One of the most popular reasons people buy a shed is to organize and de-clutter their back yards. No one likes to see gardening equipment or other items piling...

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  2. Safety Tips for Storing Chemicals

    Safety Tips for Storing Chemicals

    It is common for many shed owners to keep pool cleaners, pesticides, or even fuel in an outdoor shed. It can be a convenient place to store some of these more harmful chemicals to keep them away from children and pets. But there are some safety tips you should think about when you’re storing chemicals in a shed.

    Storing Chemicals in a Shed

    First, let’s point out that storing chemicals in your shed shouldn’t be a long-term practice. It could cause deterioration... and a shorter life for your shed. But i
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  3. How to Prevent Car Rust

    How to Prevent Car Rust

    If you’re trying to keep your car in perfect working condition, you probably make sure to get the oil changed regularly and rotate your tires. But often times, you may not think about how important it is to prevent rust. Not only is it unsightly, it can also badly damage your vehicle. Here are some tips and tricks to use to learn how to prevent car rust.

    What Exactly is Rust, Anyway?

    By definition, rust is a reddish or yellowish-brown flaky coating of iron oxide formed on iron or steel by oxidation. Rust occurs when iron reacts with oxygen and water. It’s something you certainly don’t want to see on the beautiful shiny paint job on your car. And it’s not only a cosmetic problem: left untreated, it can actually damage the integrity of the structure, according to Metal Supermarket. That’s why it’s so important to learn how to prevent car rust.

    How to Prevent Car Rust Before It Starts

    By now, you know oxidation can wreak havoc on your vehicle. What's the easiest way to prevent rust? You should keep your car out of the elements. Parking your car in a storage garage is the most important step to take first. No matter what vehicle you own, the ShelterTube Garage... is the ultimate fabric cover shelter that will keep your car safe in a harsh environment. If you’re wondering how to prevent car rust, this is your answer. The best part about this storage solution is the customization. The 12 ft. wide shel
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  4. Creating the Perfect Potting Shed

    Creating the Perfect Potting Shed
    A potting shed is an important tool for any gardener, and often becomes the focal point of your backyard area. It’s where you pot plants, and often a p
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  5. Decorate Your Backyard with These Fall Landscaping Ideas

    Decorate Your Backyard with These Fall Landscaping Ideas

    When fall arrives and leaves are changing, it’s the perfect time to begin preparing your yard for winter. You can take stock of what thrived through the last season, while planning what’s next for your garden. Here are some fall landscaping ideas that will make your yard the envy of the whole neighborhood!

    Fresh Start for Fall

    When beginning the fall landscaping process, ...
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  6. 10 Creative Shed Uses

    10 Creative Shed Uses

    You already know so many amazing ways you can utilize an outdoor storage shed. Keeping your car or truck inside to shield them from the elements, or tucking away garden tools are just a few common shed uses. But have you thought outside of the box when it comes to your storage shed? Here are 10 innovative and creative shed uses for when you’re ready to breathe new life into your storage solution!

    Shed Uses for Quiet Time

    Let’s face it. Sometimes, we can’t find that quiet space inside the house that we need. Whether you want to watch television without fighting anyone for the remote, or maybe you need that meditative space to work on a hobby, a ShelterTech shed can make it happen! A spacious option like The Commander Series Storage Building will allow you plenty of options to customize. Here are some innovative shed uses for sneaking away to your own special hideout:
    1. Man Cave: Create your own home away from home. Check out our past blog for fun ideas on how to make it your own.
    2. She Shed: That’s right ladies, men don’t get to have all the fun! Whether you want to create a relaxing oasis to relax, or take up a hobby, this is a woman’s answer to the ever so popular man cave.
    3. Artist’s Studio: Backyard Buildings and More suggests to transform your shed into a quiet spot to paint or work on your glass blowing project. What a great place to get your creative juices flowing!

    Storage Has Never Been So Fun

    Sheds don’t always have to stow away items to keep them away from the elements. If you’re ready to retire your outdoor storage solution from doing the dirty work, think of some shed uses that would bring a little extra fun to your family. While this Red Barn Steel Storage Shed is an ultra-strong option to store just about anything, it’s also an imaginative way to create fun spaces like these:
    1. Kid’s Playhouse: Give your kids a safe place to keep their toys and use their imagination using your outdoor shed.
    2. Haunted Halloween Hideout: Create a spooky space for ghouls and goblins on All Hallows Eve! Check out our past blog for more Halloween inspired ideas.

    Shed Uses to Get Work Done

    Sheds can become an extension of our homes, and even our lives. Your imagination is the only limit to how you can use your storage solution. Why not use it to get some extra work done?
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  7. Motorcycle Sheds: Solutions for Storing Your Bike

    Motorcycle Sheds: Solutions for Storing Your Bike
    If you own a motorcycle, you know there’s nothing more exhilarating than hitting the open road on two wheels. You also know how important it is to maintain a
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  8. Easy Storage: 5 Fast-Assembly Sheds

    Easy Storage: 5 Fast-Assembly Sheds

    Easy Assembly Sheds Make Your Life  A Lot Easier

    If your belongings have started to pile up in the back yard, chances are you've already
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  9. Halloween Party Ideas and Accessories

    Halloween Party Ideas and Accessories

    Looking to create the perfect Halloween party for kids and / or adults this year? If you're a Halloween enthusiast, or a parent looking to create spooky fun for...

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  10. Outdoor Storage Cleaning and Organization Tips

    Outdoor Storage Cleaning and Organization Tips

    Buying a steel shed for your property is a great way to keep the...

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