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SHED SECURITY – KEEP YOUR STUFF SAFE

Is your shed home to valuable equipment? Do you store any vehicles, tools, materials or even prized family possessions? How hard would it be for a thief to roll your motorbike out into the night? How much did that drill set you back? Sheds may be made of tough steel and concrete, but would-be thieves can be a resourceful lot when motivated by a big payoff. So, it pays to make your shed a less […]

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PLANNING A SHED? AVOID THESE PITFALL

The planning phase is by far the most important stage when it comes to building a shed. This is where all your ideas and your vision get put down on paper. It’s tempting to rush through the process when you’re excited to see your new creation take shape on your property. However, the decisions you make here will affect everything that comes next. And ultimately, it’ll influence your satisfaction when it’s finished and your enjoyment […]

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HOW TO BUILD A SHED WITHOUT LIFTING A FINGER (ON THE SHEDBOSS APP)

So you want more space. Maybe to give you a place to store your tools, or somewhere for the kids to do their thing. Perhaps you want a space to start a side-business that will fulfill a lifelong dream. Whatever the case, you’ve decided that a shed will add to your enjoyment of your place and the value of your property. Now comes the questions. What kind of shed? How big will it be? Where […]

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SHED LANGUAGE – 20 WORDS YOU’LL FIND USEFUL

Thinking of a new Shed? There are many new words and terms that are thrown around in the process of design, quoting and construction. As such, we thought it would be a good idea to create a short glossary of 20 shed words you’re likely to hear to help you understand and make better decisions when looking for a Shed.   Apex This is the topmost point of the shed where two sides of the […]

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THE TOP 8 REASONS YOU SHOULD GET A SHED

If you’ve never owned a shed you might be wondering what all the fuss is about. What’s so great about owning a big out building anyway? Isn’t it just a place for cardboard boxes and things you don’t have a place for? Or is there more to it than that? At Shedboss, we like to think of it as an extension of your lifestyle. Today we’d like to list a few reasons why a shed […]

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10 WAYS A SHED COULD SAVE YOU MONEY

Would you like some extra cash? Thought so! Everyone likes to save so here’s 10 ways a shed can help you hang onto your moolah and have more fun at the same time. 1. Saves on storage costs This is a no brainer. Storage is big business today. In fact, Australians spend over $1 billion on it every year! A small self-storage unit in Sydney will run you about $150 per month. That’s $1800 per […]

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SHED SPACE: THE AMPLE FRONTIER

Exploring the true space within your shed. Humans love to explore. We spent centuries charting the planet and, in the process, discovered the vast land mass that Australians today call home. We roam the depths of the ocean, building steel tubes to meander through deep sea canyons and trenches. We turned our eyes to the skies and began to search the emptiness of space with high-powered telescopes and immense rockets. There’s almost nothing we won’t […]

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VALENTINE’S DAY WITH A DIFFERENCE

Hollywood has a flair for the romantic. We’ve probably all seen a scene in which the hopeful hero sweeps the leading lady off her feet with a surprise romantic dinner date. It’s a moment made for the movies and it’s especially cool if the space is somewhere very unexpected like a street or a store room. There’s the rooftop date scene in Kate & Leopold, which sees a drab apartment roof transformed into a breathtaking […]

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FROM CAVE MEN TO MAN CAVES

In Old English the words “shedde”, “shadde”, and “shad” meaning “separation” or “division” have been part of our language for centuries, but the shed’s history goes back a lot further than that. Sheds have been part of our society since pre-historic times and today they cast light on how we lived thousands of years ago. Since the dawn of humankind, every culture has had its own way of sheltering from the elements. Early shelters were […]

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THE NAME GAME: TOP SHED NICKNAMES

We love our sheds. Whether they’re hardworking tool sheds or hard partying man sheds, they’re part of our lives. Some of them are such a big part of the family, it’s hard to imagine life without them. And just like the family dog has a name, some owners have a habit of christening their sheds with all sorts of weird and wonderful monikers. Some are crude, some are simple, some are downright hilariously clever. All […]