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12/01/2018
Steel Garden Shed

Metal Sheds

Choosing a shed is a big decision. It is advisable to make an informed decision as you have to live with it for a long time. Your decisions may be based on main concerns which are security price, the frequency of maintenance or how easy it is to assemble.

Metal Garden Sheds Ireland

If you are looking for a heavy duty shed, then you need to go for the metal garden sheds. Metal garden sheds are ideal for security reasons. You can sleep at night knowing that your precious assets like a bicycle or lawn mower is safely locked in the shed and won’t go anywhere. Metal sheds are also fire proof which makes them ideal for use in any setting. Metal sheds generally cost less compared to other types of sheds.

Metal garden sheds can either be made of steel or galvanized aluminum. Many worry about rust but galvanized aluminum does not rust. The maintenance for metal sheds is very minimal, unlike other sheds. The metal does not rot, doesn’t leak and as a consequence does not need repainting. The metal sheds cannot be affected by insects, woodworms or rodents hence they are ideal for storing seed or animal feed.
The downside to having a metal shed is that the metal is susceptible to denting and resting especially in frequently used areas like the door.

Metal shed assembling can also be very complicated. Depending on the nature of metal, customizing the interior of the shed can also be a challenge. The roofs of metal sheds generally do not hold much weight, this should be a concern when it is snowing. Reinforcements can be added to the roof structure to prevent the roof from caving in. condensation in the metal structure can also pose a problem to clueless first-timers. The condensation problem can be simply prevented during construction by using a damp proof course in the foundation.

You can not compare the aesthetics beauty of metal garden sheds to that of wooden garden sheds. But over the years manufacturers are becoming more and more creative. But they will find it a challenge to achieve the wooden shed look. Many manufacturers now produce green sheds which are more attractive than the traditional metal sheds. You also don’t have to worry about the foundation of the metal shed as it goes with basically anything. When buying a metal shed you should remember that cheap is expensive. Go for the high-quality metal material which is a bit expensive but will guarantee durability and strength.