How a Backyard Shed Can Improve Your Home


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Often our house can’t hold everything we want them to, whether it be due to space or functionality, a shed can help solve this problem. Not only are they cost effective and simple to install, they are a good storage option for all those things you want to keep but are not always needed inside the home. More traditionally, they are used to store tools and other hardware that don’t belong inside the home, or don’t fit inside your garage. Garage’s are often used as workspaces and don’t always have the room for all your tools, so a shed is a good option to keep your belongings safe and dry, while keeping your garage clear for all the work.

Likewise, they can also house all your gardening tools, pots and even plants. Some plants are too weak in the early stages to withstand strong sunlight or high winds, so you can keep them sheltered in your shed until they are mature enough to enter the guardian and withstand the elements.

If you don’t already have a garage or extra storage inside your home, a shed can be an attractive addition to your land if you are looking to sell, even increasing the sell price due to the convenience. Companies such as National Sheds have many options that allow you to customise your shed to your requirements.


These are just a few reasons to get a small shed, but there are also larger options that can be used as a garage or even an extended outdoor area that your family can use for everyday convenience and to host large gatherings of family and friends, even a nice venue for a kids birthday party. There are a variety of options available to cater to your needs; such as the number of doors, height, type of door, and a variety of sizes to cater to your backyard.


I'm a mother of 2 who likes to get involved in too much! Besides writing here I started a non-profit, I'm on the PTO board, very active in my community and volunteer in the school. I enjoy music, reading, cooking, traveling and spending time with my family. We just adopted our 3rd cat and love them all!

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  1. We were just shed shopping a couple weeks ago. I am ready to get some of the clutter out of the house.

  2. My husband wants us to buy a shed too

  3. Our HOA doesn’t allow anything over the fence line. We sure could use one though.

  4. My dad loved having a shed.

  5. The shed in my back yard is put to very good use.

  6. I want a shed. Right now I have too much children’s equipment in my yard.

  7. I would like to have a shed so that we can free up some space in the garage.

  8. We are renting… but our next home we own… a shed is a must 🙂

  9. We really need to give our shed a makeover!

  10. This post brings back a great memory of mine. It’s something really cute with my Grandpa. I should blog it.

  11. I would love to have a shed, but our backyard is way too little for one!

  12. Hubs built a small shed in our backyard for all the reasons you listed!

  13. We need to replace our wooden one. THe vegas sun is making it fall apart.

  14. We rent but I hope to have a Yard one day!

  15. We love our shed!

  16. We need a shed so bad!

  17. We’re looking to get a shed for our backyard.

  18. We really want to get a shed to store some of our stuff.

  19. I am considering getting a shed, but I feel like this is what a garage is for.

  20. They are nice to have!

  21. These are so cute! I want one. A red one.

  22. I would love to give my backyard a makeover and put a shed in the back to keep stuff in.

  23. My husband LOVES having a shed — frees up his garage!

  24. My husband and I each have a shed for all our stuff!

  25. I know a lot of people who own sheds and garages too. I luv the red one super cute

  26. I was just helping a friend shop for one last week.

  27. These are nice looking sheds!

  28. Those sheds are really cute!

  29. Our shed has been a lifesaver when it comes to storing all our things we cannot house inside. I just wish it was in better condition. It can definitely use an upgrade.

  30. we absolutely need one. I just don’t want to deal with our HOA in getting approved for one.

  31. I wish we had a shed!

  32. We need a shed here.

  33. My sister has one. We could really use one for storage!

  34. We need to get a backyard shed.