How to Pick the Fully-functional Backyard Shed for You?
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How to Pick the Fully-functional Backyard Shed for You?

How to Pick the Fully-functional Backyard Shed for You?
Jan, 2022

Planning to use your backyard is a good decision if it isn’t used for long. With time, you require additional space to park your variety of equipment. However, converting your backyard into a parking lot is challenging. Adding an equipment shed in your backyard is a smart investment that can enhance your property aesthetics.

Adding a dedicated metal equipment shed is advantageous from various aspects.

Add Value to Your Property: most common benefit of adding an equipment metal shed is that it adds value to your property. Moreover, it enhances the overall aesthetics of your house.

Get Perfect Parking Shed: Every homeowner requires a dedicated parking lot for their costly vehicles. Converting your backyard into a parking lot is a smart investment to use open space, give a dedicated shelter, and protect your vehicles/equipment from harsh weather.

Increase House Resale Value: If you plan to resale your property in the coming years, adding an equipment backyard shed will increase the resale price. Interestingly, the increased resale price will be higher than what you invest in an equipment steel shed.

With these advantages, you can proceed further to start your search for the right shed. Metal and wood are two prime options for homeowners. Nowadays, steel equipment sheds are in huge demand as it has multiple traits that include:

  • Moisture and Weather Resistance
  • Versatile
  • Adaptability
  • Light in Weight
  • Fire Resistance
  • Pest & Insect Resistant
  • Ductility
  • Strength and Durability
  • Flexibility
  • Design
  • Easy & Quick Installation

Now, Viking Steel Structures gives you detailed knowledge about how you can choose the right equipment shed for your backyard. You will put your hard-earned money in a one-time investment; hence, it’s crucial to take every step wisely.

Know Your Appetite to Spend: Firstly, know your budget and threshold before buying prefabricated equipment shed. Most metal building dealers let you order a custom backyard shed with a small upfront. It’s essential to consider building price, delivery charges, and installation cost to calculate the overall budget for your shed.

Check Buying Options: Budget planning is essential before placing your order, but you should know available buying options before you checkout. Most metal shed dealers offer Rent-to-Own and Financing options to lessen your financial heck. With these options, you can book your custom metal shed with a small upfront and pay the rest via monthly EMIs.

Consider Local Weather Conditions: Local weather conditions strongly impact your equipment garage shed. There are areas where heavy snowfall, high winds, rainfall are common. Local authorities have set building codes for such locations to ensure your structure stands still against harsh weather conditions. So, before you finalize your shed, check for local building codes and take permits before the installation team arrives at your land.

Finalize Your Design: Metal buildings come in various designs that you can choose based on your area and prices. Most standard metal building designs are metal carports, metal garages, metal warehouses, etc. You can check out our catalog and choose the best-fit shed for your backyard. Select design and dimensions before placing your order.

If you are unsure about the right design for your backyard metal shed, use our 3D metal building estimator to customize and visualize your design.

Prepare Your Foundation: Before metal shed installers reach your land, prepare your foundation. Give enough time to strengthen the foundation as it will handle the load of your entire building. You can choose from four types of foundation, i.e., concrete foundation, asphalt foundation, gravel foundation, and soil foundation. You can consult with metal building experts to know more about the right foundation for your backyard.

What if You aren’t using Backyard shed for Equipment storage?

Commonly, a backyard shed is used for parking various equipment like Rake, Shovel, Wheelbarrow, Garden Machine, Brushcutter/Weed-cutter, Earth Auger, Lawn Aerator, and more. Yet, some homeowners don’t have such equipment to store. For such homeowners, a prefab metal backyard shed can be used for various other purposes listed below.

  • Lofted Garage
  • Garden Shed
  • Golf Cart Storage Shed
  • Man cave / She shed
  • Utility Shed
  • Artists/Writers Shed
  • “Work from Home” Shed

With these myriad uses; you can book a perfect steel shed for your backyard and use it to the fullest.

Buy Metal Backyard Shed from Viking Steel Structures

Regardless of your use, Viking Steel Structures is the right place if you are all set to book a prefab shed for your backyard. We provide you with best-in-industry shed buildings that easily meet your expectations and fit your budget criteria.

We have a dedicated team of metal building experts that provides you with budget-friendly, robust, and sturdy steel structures. You can choose from a wide range of prefabricated steel buildings at best-in-industry prices. So, without further delay, explore our comprehensive range of products and book a tailor-made metal shed today.

Zoe Tomaino
Zoe Tomaino
I LOVE my Viking Steel Building, it is everything I hoped for. A well built building that was installed by an excellent crew. I have recommended Viking Steel Buildings to anyone who ask.
Willie Baker
Willie Baker
I was very happy with your office personal & man-power in the field. I could not have been more pleased with the men that were on my new garage project. Everyone had a good attitude ,when I ask any questions pertaining to my garage. It was a pleasure having them on my property. Thank you for a job WELL DONE.
Paul Legg
Paul Legg
Seth and the team were great throughout the whole process! Very pleased!
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Angie Smith
Seth Stanley is a great salesman. Customer service was great! He was so helpful and flexible to meet our schedule and got our building up very quickly. Thank you so much to Seth!!
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Ryan Singh
Amazing company and amazing products. I worked closely with Seth Stanley who helped me design my dream building. Seth was amazing! He was patient and super helpful. He even helped my concrete guys with the perfect slab for my building. I HIGHLY recommend Viking Steel - Seth Stanley!
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Duane Scheivert
Awesome service !! From beginning to end.juan was outstanding as well as the installation
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Dan Collins
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Karen Dickerson
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