Shelters and Sheds

  1. 9 Ways That Municipalities Can Use Portable Garages, Carports, and Buildings

    9 Ways That Municipalities Can Use Portable Garages, Carports, and ShelterTech Buildings

    A growing number of municipalities are recognizing the value of using portable storage buildings and other outdoor structures like garages and carports to meet their needs. Not only is this a cost-effective solution, but these structures are also versatile enough to be used for a wide variety of purposes. They're also durable, reliable, safe, and reusable. This makes them ideal for cities, states, and local municipalities of all sizes. 

    While many outdoor structures work perfectly as-is, customizing your portable storage solutions can make them even more useful. In fact, there are many creative applications that may not have crossed your mind. Following are some of the most common ways municipalities across the country are taking advantage of portable outdoor structures.

    Portable Storage Space


    Insufficient storage is a common problem that plagues many municipalities. From overflowing filing cabinets to cluttered shelves and closets, the lack of space creates problems with efficiency and even possible safety issues. Due to the extra space needed to maintain social distancing, many offices and classrooms are finding that they need temporary storage solutions now more than ever. 

    A portable storage shed is ideal for holding extra furniture, equipment, and other items that may currently be crowding municipal offices and other buildings. Since storage sheds are available in so many different sizes, they’re practical for both small-scale and bulk storage needs. Placing them on the property instead of storing items off-site is far more practical, as this makes it easy to access the items i

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  2. How to Choose a Fabric Building for Home, Work, or Play

    Choosing a Fabric Building as a Temporary or Semi-Permanent Structure

    Are you looking for a quality storage or workshop space for your home or business, that won’t break the bank? A versatile, durable fabric building can be erected in less time for less money than a permanent structure and offer additional benefits such as portability and flexibility.

     

    A fabric building is a fabric-covered steel-framed structure that is meant to be a temporary or semi-permanent structure. There are a few ways that they differ from permanent structures. For example, the materials used to construct a fabric structure are different. While a permanent building could consist mostly of bricks, concrete, and lumber, a fabric building typically uses lighter-weight materials.

     

    Fabric storage buildings can be customized in many shapes and sizes to suit your needs. Whether you require a small building to store sports equipment, a bigger building to store a car or a boat, or a large building to warehouse goods, there’s a fabric building for every need.

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  3. ShelterLogic Garage Options: What They Are and Their Uses

    ShelterLogic Garage Options: What They Are and Their Uses

    ShelterLogic backyard garages give you the means to maintain an outdoor lifestyle and protect the investments you can't take indoors. Depending on what you need in a backyard garage, i.e. the kind of vehicles or supplies you want protecting and how big of a space you need, the best product for you will vary.

    Think critically about the capacity you would like to use this portable garage for, the kind of weather and climate it needs to stand up against, and the space you have for it before investing. It is an investment, both in the quality and aesthetics of your outdoor space, and the protection you provide for the things you value.

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  4. Creative Backyard Garage Solutions

    Creative Backyard Garage Solutions
    Are you considering building a backyard garage or shelter? A backyard storage space is the perfect way to keep your belongings safe and organized. These structures are also incredibly versatile. You can use an outdoor shelter for standard uses such as car parking or equipment storage, and you can even try out one of these creative backyard garage ideas
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  5. COVID-19: Temporary Buildings Will be Needed for Mass Vaccine Clinics

    COVID-19: Temporary Buildings Will be Needed for Mass Vaccine Clinics
    Cities, counties, and states from coast to coast are upping the ante on lockdowns and restrictions due to an uptick in positive COVID-19 cases, but the light at the end of the tunnel can be seen. As more news of successful clinical trials of a vaccine are being reported, temporary vaccine clinics will be needed to handle the demand for vaccinations. The demand for temporary fabric buildings, portable party tents, and commercial-grade canopies are going to be on the rise as pharmacies and medical facilities look to create short-term and long-term solutions for vaccine clinics. These structures can be quickly assembled and anchored* to a variety of surfaces and allow vaccine clinics to be set up quickly.
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  6. Finding the Right On-Site Storage for Landscaping Equipment and Supplies

    Finding the Right On-Site Storage for Landscaping Equipment and Supplies

    Whether you run your own landscaping business full-time or you just mow a few lawns on the side, a place to store your landscaping equipment and supplies is a must.


    Properly storing landscaping equipment is as critical as correctly maintaining it to keeping your operation running smoothly. Landscaping equipment storage is a year-round issue and keeping it safe while it’s being stored is even more challenging.


    For business owners who work out of their homes, there’s an additional hurdle that comes with the storage of landscaping equipment. Keeping trucks, trailers, and mulch piles out in the open on your property can lead to complaints from neighbors. At the same time, the monthly cost to rent an offsite garage or space at a storage facility can add up and cut into your profits.


    Both fabric and metal storage buildings are perfect solutions for landscaping equipment storage. Not only are they an affordable investment for your business, these outdoor storage buildings are great for keeping all your landscaping equipment organized and out of your neighbors’ sight.

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  7. Essentials for Fall DIY Backyard Projects

    Essentials for Fall DIY Backyard Projects

    Is there a more perfect time of the year than the fall? The temperature is comfortable, the leaves are changing, and everyone wants to be outside. It’s also a great time to get to all those DIY backyard projects before the winter weather starts to roll in. Before you get started on your to do list, here are some essential products you need to make your tasks that much easier.

    Organizing the Patio Ahead of Winter...

    One of the most popular DIY backyard projects is cleaning up your pool, patio, or d
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  8. Garages and Sheds: How to Make the Best Choice for Your Storage Needs

    Garages and Sheds: How to Make the Best Choice for Your Storage Needs
    When you need to declutter your house or find a place park a new ATV, motorcycle, or mower, garages and sheds are the ultimate storage solutions. But what if you’re unsure of the difference between a storage shed and a garage, and which structure is best for your needs?

    There are many things to think about before you choose between a garage and a storage shed. Your decision can’t be based solely on what you need to store. You also need to consider the amount of space, and even your budget, before you choose.

    Find out more about these distinct but similar structures, and which will be the best option for you.

    What’s the Difference Between a Garage and a Storage Shed

    Garages and storage sheds are similar by nature. Both are outdoor storage buildings that are primarily used to store a variety of items. However, garages and storage sheds are not one size fits all solutions. Also, while each building for storage serves different purposes, they do have similar features.
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  9. 6 Major Benefits of Owning a Fabric Building

    6 Major Benefits of Owning a Fabric Building
    Are you running out of work or storage space in your home, office, or business? Putting an addition on a home or a commercial business can be an expensive proposition, and construction can be inconvenient. However, you can save a lot of time and money by investing in a fabric building for your expansion needs.

    What Is a Fabric Building?

    A fabric building is a fabric-covered structure that is meant to be a temporary or semi-permanent structure. There are a few ways that they differ from permanent structures. For example, the materials used to construct a fabric structure are different. While a permanent building could consist mostly of bricks, concrete, and lumber, a fabric building typically uses lighter-weight materials.

    Fabric structures consist of sturdy all-steel frames and durable fabric or tarp covers that often don’t require zoning permits or local building codes to adhere to*. These structures provide heavy-duty protection, storage space, and more for a wide range of needs.

    Although fabric buildings are temporary structures, they are built to last. Some fabric buildings are even wind and snow load rated**, which means they are ready to take on tough weather. Also, while they should always be anchored for safety’s sake***, fabric buildings do not need to be built atop a concrete slab or a wall foundation.

    Fabric buildings are versatile, and there are several ways you can use them on your property. For example, a fabric building can be used as an on-site workshop space for manufacturing, masonry, or carpentry. Likewise, you can use a fabric building to store equipment for your construction, landscaping, automotive, home improvement business, and more. Additionally, you may want to add electricity and ventilation and use a fabric building as office or meeting space.
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  10. What is a Temporary Garage, and Why Do I Need One?

    What is a Temporary Garage, and Why Do I Need One?
    Are you looking to store and protect your car, truck, SUV, boat, or other vehicle? Are you running out of storage space in your basement, attic, or garage? Do you need at-home or on-site workshop space for a variety of projects? If your answer is “yes” to any of the above questions, then the answer is to get a temporary garage.

    What is a Temporary Garage?

    A temporary garage, also known as a portable outdoor building or a portable garage, is designed to offer reliable, low-maintenance shelter for various types vehicles or items that need protection. They can also be used to store and protect construction and landscaping equipment and provide bulk storage.

    Although portable garages are considered temporary buildings, they are not constructed cheaply. They are made with sturdy steel frames and have rugged covers made of ripstop-tough materials.

    Portable garages also offer flexibility. You can move one from your driveway to your backyard and back again, depending on your needs.

    Temporary garages and portable buildings should always be anchored to a foundation. For more information on anchoring your temporary garage, click here. For information on how to properly anchor your building, please refer to your product manual.
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