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Keeping Clean: Tips for an Organized Storage Shed

Storage Sheds
The biggest component for keeping your shed clean is simply keeping it organized. It’s easy to keep throwing things in it, but that clutter is only going to make it harder when you need to find something. eHow has some helpful information for doing a deep clean of your shed, which involves taking EVERYTHING out, reassessing what you actually need, and then bringing things back in (but in an orderly fashion). As for some of the simplest ways to keep your storage shed tidy? Well: To start, don’t fill your shed with stuff you won’t use (this seems so obvious,…
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If you Can’t Fit the Car in the Garage… you Really Need a Shed

Storage Sheds
Maybe you (or “a friend”) have experienced this common problem: your car sits in the driveway and your garage door stays closed, so it can keep all of the various things you’ve packed away in there from tumbling out. Or, maybe you do manage to squeeze your car in, but your garage is such a mess of mismatched items that it would be impossible to know where anything else actually is. Well, there is no reason to let your car get buried in snow or covered with pollen – investing in a storage shed can provide you with a logical…
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Gazebos FAQ: What Kind of Wood is Used?

Storage Sheds
The pine lumber used in the construction of our gazebos, no matter what the shape, is a treated # 1 southern yellow pine that is kiln dried both before and after treatment. Kiln drying is crucial, as it virtually eliminates the chances of the lumber splitting or twisting. To further protect your investment, the 4″ x 4″ support posts (which have a tendency to split if used as a single piece) are actually a combination of two 2″ x 4″s and a 1″ x 4″, similar to a laminate beam. This process ensures that there will be no unsightly cracks…
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