Sheds built with LP®
products are an attractive and versatile solution to your storage needs. A storage shed can be designed to your unique requirements, and can range in size from a small doghouse to a large, two-story garage or a hangout area
. With the genuine cedar grain texture of LP engineered wood, your shed can also have a beautiful appearance that complements the architecture and look of your home.
There are several factors to consider before buying a shed
. How the shed will be used is one of the most important. Another is how your shed structure should be designed. The overall shape of the shed will have an effect on cost, usefulness, curb appeal and even where the shed can be placed. Here are four distinct shed building shapes to consider.
feature a gambrel-style roof. Because the rafters are raised, the barn shed
offers the most storage space in the attic when compared to a shed with a gabled roof. The extra overhead loft space is convenient for storage of tall items, and can even be converted to an extra room as seen in this episode of He Shed She Shed
are A-frame sheds that have the door located on the side, which is a wall that runs parallel with the roof ridge. This design is desirable when a front-facing entrance is needed, as seen in Susan’s shed
, and works well with partial porch configurations.
Once you have decided how your shed will be used and which shed shape you prefer, LP’s size selector tool
can help you evaluate shed sizes and determine what size best fits your needs. We also advise that you consult a shed dealer for information about the type of shed foundation you need. To see outdoor sheds
built with LP products, find a shed dealer near you