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  1. Creative Backyard Garage Solutions

    Creative Backyard Garage Solutions
    Are you considering building a backyard garage or shelter? A backyard
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  2. 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...

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  3. 6 Landscape and Garden Accessories to Give Your Backyard a Fresh Look

    6 Landscape and Garden Accessories to Give Your Backyard a Fresh Look
    In the spring, the trees begin to bud, birds start to chirp, and crocuses poke through the ground. Despite the natural beauty, when you look at your backyard, you might not like what you see.

    Spring is a time for renewal, and that includes your backyard. It may be nice to add some annuals to your mix of perennials and other greenery. But you don’t have to replant everything to give your backyard a fresh look. Sometimes it just takes the right accessories to spruce up your backyard landscape and garden.

    Your backyard is the natural outdoor extension of your home. You can change the look of your yard by adding practical accessories for storage, shade relaxation, and more. Also, you don’t have to break the bank to give your backyard space a facelift!

    Here are six items you can use to freshen up your backyard and garden landscape this spring:
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  4. Backyard Getaway: Turn an Outdoor Storage Building into a Man Cave

    Backyard Getaway: Turn an Outdoor Storage Building into a Man Cave
    There’s an old saying that a man’s home is his castle. Truth be told, it really isn’t. If you’re a married man, it means you share your home with your wife, and most likely your kids. That means you can’t hang your posters in the living room, which is probably overrun with children’s toys. You may no longer have privacy in your home, so why not gain your own space with a man cave in your backyard? You can convert a portable garage, shed, or other outdoor storage building into your own backyard getaway. All it takes to build a backyard man cave is some creativity and ingenuity. Once you assemble it, your backyard man cave can be the home-away-from-home you’ve always dreamed of.
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  5. Creating the Ultimate She Shed: New Ways to Use Your Garden Shed

    Creating the Ultimate She Shed: New Ways to Use Your Garden Shed
    With the hustle and bustle of daily life, it can be hard to get away from it all when you simply want to relax. Yet carving the perfect space just for you is easier to do than you might expect! A she shed is the perfect space to call your own and escape from everyday life, dive into your favorite hobby, or simply curl up with a good book. And the most shocking tidbit is, all you need to create your very own is a typical backyard garden shed. That’s it! There are so many things to consider when it comes to designing your ideal retreat, such as what you’d like the exterior to look like or how you would furnish it. Have you been dreaming about a rustic she shed, or a more minimalist space? Perhaps you’ve even thought about a picturesque she shed with porch! The options are endless once you have a shed in your backyard that you’re ready to work with. Here are some she shed decorating ideas for repurposing the interior of this often-overlooked space:
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. How to Turn Your Storage Shed Into the Ultimate Man Cave

    How to Turn Your Storage Shed Into the Ultimate Man Cave

    While you already use your shed to store tools, motorcycles, and other outdoor gear, it’s becoming more popular to transform a shed into a man cave. With a little e...

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  10. From Blah to Ah: These Backyard Sheds Transform a Cluttered Yard Into a Relaxing Oasis

    From Blah to Ah: These Backyard Sheds Transform a Cluttered Yard Into a Relaxing Oasis
    This week we'll focus on backyard organization, look at the benefits of backyard sheds, and introduce you to a few of our favorites... Few things are quite
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