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The best shed is designed around your specific needs, so be sure to consider how your shed will be used - both today and five years from now - when beginning your design process. Some important ideas to consider:

1. Opt for a shed design with large doors

If you plan to store lawn mowers, snow blowers, tillers, wheelbarrows, bikes or other large items in your shed, be sure that doors are at least a foot wider than the width of the items you’ll be bringing in and out. You will never regret wider doors, but will often curse narrow ones as your fingers get crushed in the doorframe.

2. Invest in a tall storage shed

Height is an easy way to increase the storage space of a shed. Many areas limit the size of the footprint of sheds, but have no such restrictions on height. A taller shed allows for high shelves or even a small loft space. Add pegboard and hooks to lift tools up and clear floorspace for bulky items.

3. Consider a backyard barn shed design

Somewhere in between the farmyard barn and the suburban shed sits the backyard barn. This is an oversized shed that is large enough to store riding mowers or ATVs. If you have a few acres or just don’t have room in the garage for all of your toys, scaling up to a backyard barn might be the perfect storage solution.

4. Be savvy and opt for a half-sized storage shed for practicality

Half-sized storage sheds are great for storing bikes, long tools, and gardening essentials. Half-sized storage units are typically taller but with a smaller footprint that lets them sit in tight corners of the yard. A half-sized storage shed should easily accomodate all of your yard and garden hand tools, though is likely too small for mowers and wheelbarrows.


Browse through Houzz’s large collection of shed ideas and designs. You are bound to find backyard shed ideas, garden shed design ideas, and more that resonates with you. Sort through a number of shed pictures and put them into an ideabook. Houzz has all the shed ideas you need all in one source.


Whether you want inspiration for planning a shed renovation or are building a designer shed from scratch, Houzz has 34,765 images from the best designers, decorators, and architects in the country, including Premier Home Services, Inc and NOVA INSTALLATIONS, INC.. Look through shed photos in different colors and styles and when you find a shed design that inspires you, save it to an Ideabook or contact the Pro who made it happen to see what kind of design ideas they have for your home. Explore the beautiful shed ideas photo gallery and find out exactly why Houzz is the best experience for home renovation and design.

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