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How about this tiny “lean-to” shed as a tiny house, or guest house?

Sheds April 6, 2017

Impressive Lean-To

These little sheds, which, when we look at them, we’re also considering using them as cabins, backyard cottages, guest houses, and even perhaps tiny homes, is called the “Lean To” and it’s by Social Sheds, who we’ve featured here a couple times before, because they have a range of small sheds in various types.

From the builder about this particular design:

“Lean-To sheds have the versatility to fit into tight spaces while remaining a great looking shed in its own right! The single direction sloped roof lends itself to narrow spaces such as your side yard while shedding water away from the house. The height and roof slope can be easily altered, as needed, to fit below eaves of your home or even mobile home awnings.”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Quality Sheds and Garages, and other unusual dwellling builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more unusual dwellings,click here.

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Tall Gambrel: Fast Becoming One of the Most Popular

Sheds February 6, 2017

Tall Gambrel A Big Space for You

These little sheds, which, when we look at them, we’re also considering using them as cabins, backyard cottages, guest houses, and even perhaps tiny homes, is called the “Gambrel” and it’s by Social Sheds, who we’ve featured here a couple times before, because they have a range of small sheds in various types.

From the builder about this particular design, the 10′ x 12′ Tall Gambrel:

“This shed is rapidly becoming one of our most popular models. With standard 8′ sidewall height (most of our competitors charge extra for this) and a classic barn profile that means a high ceiling and lots of storage volume. This model also allows for the addition of storage lofts up high for added storage area without using up all your valuable floor space. With a modified floor system you can even park a tractor or other vehicle inside!”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Quality Sheds and Garages, and other unusual dwellling builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more unusual dwellings,click here.

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Porch Sheds could really be Cheap Tiny Homes or Guest Houses

Sheds November 4, 2016

Porch Sheds could really be Cheap Tiny Homes or Guest Houses

These little sheds, which, when we look at them, we’re also considering using them as cabins, backyard cottages, guest houses, and even perhaps tiny homes, is called the “Porch Shed” and it’s by Social Sheds, who we’ve featured here a couple times before, because they have a range of small sheds in various types.

The thing about this particular model is because it has that porch and a house-like look, especially the front of the building, you could probably really see using this as a tiny home.

From the builder about this particular design:

“Porch Sheds are popular members of our shed family.  We originally started out with the Western Porch only but have added new styles over the years and now have four distinct styles which are listed below.  Browse through them and pick the one that’s right for you!

“The Peak Porch style is our most popular porch model  with a contemporary design, steeper roof pitch, and higher sidewalls.

“The Western Porch style is our original classic with a design that gives that western town feeling while suiting your modern needs.

“The Tack Shed is a newer design improvement on the Tall Peak shed.  Don’t let the name fool you, this shed has many uses.  Use the porch area for dry hay and feed storage or turn it around and use it as a front entry.

“The Barn Porch is our newest in the porch family.  It combines the extra storage of the Tall Gambrel with the character of a porch shed to give you a real all around winner!”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Quality Sheds and Garages, and other unusual dwellling builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more unusual dwellings,click here.

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How about this tiny ‘lean-to’ shed as a tiny house or guest house

Sheds November 4, 2016

How about this tiny 'lean-to' shed as a tiny house or guest house

These little sheds, which, when we look at them, we’re also considering using them as cabins, backyard cottages, guest houses, and even perhaps tiny homes, is called the “Lean To” and it’s by Social Sheds, who we’ve featured here a couple times before, because they have a range of small sheds in various types.

From the builder about this particular design:

“Lean-To sheds have the versatility to fit into tight spaces while remaining a great looking shed in its own right! The single direction sloped roof lends itself to narrow spaces such as your side yard while shedding water away from the house. The height and roof slope can be easily altered, as needed, to fit below eaves of your home or even mobile home awnings.”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Quality Sheds and Garages, and other unusual dwellling builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more unusual dwellings,click here.

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14 Backyard Offices, Studios and Guest Houses

Sheds November 4, 2016

14 Bright Ideas for Backyard Offices, Studios and Guest Houses

Having a backyard is almost a privilege these days. So many communities are built close together and companies want to put a house on every lot of land. But if you are fortunate enough to have a backyard there are many things you can do with that space. It is not just a place for the kids swing set or backyard BBQs anymore. You can utilize your backyard space for offices, studios, guest houses, and the list goes on.

All it takes is a bit of imagination and also a need to be filled and you can use a backyard shed for just about anything. Just imagine a backyard shed as another room in the house. If you had that room, what would you do with that extra space? We have provided you with some ideas that will help you and some inspiration that will spark your interest in making your backyard shed more than a place for tools and clutter.

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Wow Haus and other home and garden companies and builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more home and garden,click here.

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Ultimate Garden Shed DIY

Sheds September 27, 2016

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Having a garden shed or a picnic hut in your backyard can be really nice. You can spend time reading the latest novel or recently published magazine during your free hours. Weekends can also be enjoyed in your DIY garden shed. What a beautiful space to relax and unwind!

This DIY shed is something like a usual American chicken pen. The walls are made with OSB which is more economical than plywood. The tarpaper serves as a protector of the walls and roof especially during winter season.

The minimalistic design allows ample daylight and fresh air to flow naturally. And because the architectural design is simple, it can be used as a multipurpose space.

To build this garden shed, you need a sander, a table saw, a drill, a hammer, a gun nailer, a sealer and a tape measure. Other materials are the following:

• 2×6 Beams
• Hallow Blocks
• 4×4 Post
• 2” thick Boards
• 1×4 Cedar Board
• Green-treat Plywood – for flooring and doors
• Green-treated Floor Framing
• OSB
• Roof Shingles
• Deck Bolts
• Nailes
• Tarpaper
• Door Hinges
• Door Knobs
• Bolt Lock
• Window Frames
• Fascia Panels and Trim

Enjoy building your DIY garden hut and excite yourself with its versatile uses. You can also add some ornaments around it and decorate it with natural materials to make it more beautiful and cozy.

For more of Sean’s work, find them in our directory of prefab home designers and builders.

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These Guys Do Custom Shed Builds that can be Tiny Homes

Sheds June 6, 2016

Custom Sheds Specially Designed for You

A tiny home is just a small structure that, when you look at it, it gives you the idea of a home, and you can live in it like a home. So why not a shed home? These little sheds, which, when we look at them, we’re also considering using them as cabins, backyard cottages, guest houses, and even perhaps tiny homes, and they’re by Social Sheds, who we’ve featured here a couple times before, because they have a range of small sheds in various types.

Here’s a gallery of custom sheds these guys have done. It makes sense from a business perspective (and I think it might show that these guys are energetic and ambitious, because it takes work to try (and make) new things, rather than just selling existing product and designs), that they are getting imput from customers and finding things that will suit new customers … maybe new markets.

From the builders:

“Each of our builders have over 15 years’ experience with Quality Sheds and will come to your home or business usually completing your shed in one day.  We have built sheds and custom buildings for almost every application imaginable.

“We are constantly on the lookout for new designs or modifications on an existing design to meet a customers particular need.  Shown in this section are a few of those sheds we have done over the years.  If you have a special need that you don’t see on our site, please ask.  If we can figure a way to do it, we will, and maybe come up with a new design in the process!”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Quality Sheds and Garages, and other unusual dwellling builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more unusual dwellings,click here.

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Porch Sheds. These Could Really Be a Cheap Tiny Home

Sheds June 6, 2016

Porch Sheds with Different Styles

These little sheds, which, when we look at them, we’re also considering using them as cabins, backyard cottages, guest houses, and even perhaps tiny homes, is called the “Porch Shed” and it’s by Social Sheds, who we’ve featured here a couple times before, because they have a range of small sheds in various types.

The thing about this particular model is because it has that porch and a house-like look, especially the front of the building, you could probably really see using this as a tiny home.

From the builder about this particular design:

“Porch Sheds are popular members of our shed family.  We originally started out with the Western Porch only but have added new styles over the years and now have four distinct styles which are listed below.  Browse through them and pick the one that’s right for you!

“The Peak Porch style is our most popular porch model  with a contemporary design, steeper roof pitch, and higher sidewalls.

“The Western Porch style is our original classic with a design that gives that western town feeling while suiting your modern needs.

“The Tack Shed is a newer design improvement on the Tall Peak shed.  Don’t let the name fool you, this shed has many uses.  Use the porch area for dry hay and feed storage or turn it around and use it as a front entry.

“The Barn Porch is our newest in the porch family.  It combines the extra storage of the Tall Gambrel with the character of a porch shed to give you a real all around winner!”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Quality Sheds and Garages, and other unusual dwellling builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more unusual dwellings,click here.

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Modern Rustic Shed Homes

Sheds June 6, 2016

Modern Livery

These little sheds, which, when we look at them, we’re also considering using them as cabins, backyard cottages, guest houses, and even perhaps tiny homes, is called the “Livery” and it’s by Social Sheds, who we’ve featured here a couple times before, because they have a range of small sheds in various types.

From the builder about this particular design:

“A great country look. This model is very popular with horse ranches, large properties, and those who just like the western look. It has a extra high center which is perfect for storing taller items. Height dimensions vary depending on size so please ask our sales associates for specific measurements; however, all our sheds have a minimum 7′ of headroom unless otherwise noted. The door height is 6′ 4″ and can be made higher if needed. With a modified floor system it can even support the weight of a car or truck.”

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).

Find more from Quality Sheds and Garages, and other unusual dwellling builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more unusual dwellings,click here.

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These Shed Homes Start at $2,195

Sheds June 6, 2016

These Shed Homes Start at $2,195

M.B. POTTING SHED. BUILT BY M.B. & DISTRIBUTED BY AMISH BUILDINGS

Designed with a green thumb in mind, the POTTING SHED is a potter’s delight. Included are three shelves, a 6-12 roof pitch, a single door, and a full ridge vent. The perfect potter’s retreat.

M.B. POTTING SHED SPECIAL FEATURES

6-12 Roof Pitch
Full Ridge Vent
Single Wooden Entry Door

  • 3 shelves
  • 2×6 Tongue&Groove Treated Flooring
  • 7′ High Side Walls
  • Primed L.P. Smart Siding
  • 25 Year Shingles
  • 4×4 Pressure Treated Runners
    (4×6 for buildings 16’L or longer)
  • 5/8″ CDX Plywood Roof Sheathing
  • 2×4 Framing – 16″ O.C.
    (Vertical barn siding – 24″ O.C.)
  • 12″ Front and back overhang w/ 2×4 fascia
  • 6″ Side overhang w/ 2×4 fascia
  • Aluminum Drip Edge
  • Louvered Air Vents
  • Locking Door handle
  • 1×4 Cedar trim and door frame
  • Header above doors
  • Double studs on all door jambs
  • Heavy duty barn door hinges
  • All doors are reinforced with double frames and assembled with screws
  • All exterior nails galvanized

M.B. POTTING SHED DELUXE FEATURES

Includes all Special features plus additional features including:

  • 1×8 Solid Tongue & Groove Siding

M.B. POTTING SHED VINYL FEATURES

Includes all Special, & Deluxe features plus additional features including:

  • Vinyl Siding (.o44g)
  • OSB subsiding

Check out the gallery of photos below (all images on our site are expandable, even the featured image at the top).Find more from Amish Buildings, and other cabin builders we’ve indexed in our Home Designers and Builders Directory. You can search the company’s name and look builders near your area. And to see more sheds, click here.

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