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More Than a Shed: 5 Ways to Reimagine Your Backyard Storage

Monday, October 26, 2020

Does your backyard need a shed?

Maybe you've run out of space for all of your outdoor materials or want more storage or even a separate space to make your workshop.

Whatever your reason, sheds serve as fantastic spaces to make your own. Yet, you might wonder how to get the most out of your shed.

After all, making a shed is a time-consuming endeavor and costs a lot. You want certainty that you can make good use out of it.

So in what ways can a shed be fantastic backyard storage?

Read on to find out!

1. Create a Tool Haven

Right now, you might be thinking in a thoroughly practical manner. 

But let's let our imaginations run a little bit wild here. Wouldn't you like a place you could putter around with your various projects? 

The beauty of sheds lies in their versatility. If you really needed to, you could store your lawnmower and any other needed gadgets in your shed.

And right alongside them, you could have a workstation, built for the days you need to work on something. 

2. Make a Play House

This is a great option if you already have a small backyard shed and don't know what to do with it.

Go through the shed and make sure it's completely safe for children (no jutting out nails or loose boards). Then, create a space that fits your kids' interests.

If your children routinely love to play house, create them a miniature home. Decorate the interior according to their tastes and personalities. If they're old enough, involve them in the decorating and ask for their input.

3. Create an Office

Don't have an office in your home?

In 2020, more people than ever have been working from home, either by choice or because of COVID-19. Either way, these people usually find themselves overwhelmed by both work and their need to run the house, care for the kids, etc.

If you need a place to get away and work, consider building yourself an office in the shed. Make sure you have a desk, a couch, wi-fi, wall art, and anything else you need to be comfortable and productive.

This is especially helpful for freelance writers who prefer to have their spaces to work.

4. Massage Therapy

Are you a licensed massage therapist?

Then, you know the pain of trying to afford renting a space and paying for your bills.

Fortunately, you can convert your backyard storage space into a little massage room. This allows you to fully customize your room to your taste and give your clients a relaxing experience.

5. Studio

Do you have a gifted artist or musician in your family?

Make your shed their favorite part of the house! Design the interior in a way that encourages their creative juices and move their instruments or art supplies in!

Looking for Some Fantastic Backyard Storage

No matter what you choose to do with them, backyard sheds can greatly enhance your backyard storage opportunities.

Whether you want to use them for their traditional storage use or create a unique space separate from your home, the possibilities are endless.

Are you ready to reimagine your backyard? Contact us today to learn more about the sheds we offer!

Whether you’re looking to make your outdoors a little more functional or a lot more fun, Montco Fence does it all. From custom fences and storage sheds to hot tub spas and playhouses, we’re the only consultant and contractor you need. Our friendly and knowledgeable team works with you every step of the way, providing not only practical solutions and attractive structures but affordable prices as well. 

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