Free information to save you time and money!

All the best information you need about buying and building a Steel Shed in one spot.

Shedblog.com.au is a website designed to help people make informed  decisions when looking for a Shed, Garage or Carport to buy and it’s also for when you’re planning to improve, renovate, upgrade or extend your shed. 

  • What you should know about buying a shed.
  • What you should ask before buying a shed.
  • What to watch out for and what do those shed words mean?
  • Finance options for your new shed.

Head to our Shed Products Shop (see the menu – top left of the page) where you can buy all sorts of extras for your steel building including…

  • Insulation,  Shed Windows, Personal Access doors, Purlins & Battens
  • Vermin proofing, Knee & Apex Plates, Roof & Wall Sheeting.
  • Ridgeseal, Retroseal, Eaveseal, Rat proofing,
  • Stable Panels from Equistall, Garden Sheds,
  • Security locks for Roller Doors & more.

We hope that this FREE! site will arm you with the appropriate knowledge when looking to buy a shed and avoid any traps or pitfalls that can occur when buying a shed, garage or carport and help connect you with suitably accredited Shed Sellers.

Please read through the topics and past posts, use the site map, archive, search function or glossary and you may just find the information that you are looking for and if you can’t find the answer to a question please contact us and we shall answer as soon as possible.
If you already have a shed or a friend has then don’t forget to enter our “Shed of the Month” competition.

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Our Shed Windows – Rob from Adelaide’s Builder says They are the Best

Robs two new windows installed in his shed.

Robs two new windows installed in his shed.

It’s always nice to get feedback from customers and post some pictures of their completed projects. We were most pleased to get this email from a customer just the other day.
It said… Continue reading

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All You Need to Know About a Dressage Arena


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It is important to use a company with a lot of experience in equestrian builds rather than just a “shed company” when you decide to build your dream indoor dressage arena.

Dressage arenas are not sheds by a long stretch of the imagination and have very specific requirements to successfully accommodate the varied needs of equestrians.

Before you start the build you need to make a number of decisions but the first is your size requirement. Your dressage arena layout is determined by available space, budget and planning conditions. The industry standard indoor dressage arena size of Continue reading

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New Product! Corro Mount Plates for Corrugated or Custom Orb Sheeting

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Check this out! How cool are these?…You need these plates if you are building in Corro or Custom Orb. They fit your standard corro or custom orb profile sheeting, 16mm deep profiles. You can shop for these here.

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New Website for Getting the Best Shed Quotes

We’re in the process of creating a new website for people to get quality shed quotes from multiple dealers by entering your details once. That’s right. Create a Shed Project on the web and qualified accredited shed sellers will contact you with quotes.

shedproject.com.au website designed to get you multiple quotes for your new shed.

shedproject.com.au website designed to get you multiple quotes for your new shed.

It’s called ShedProject and is designed to allow you to create a ‘Shed Project’ of your own detailing what you want for a shed, where you want it and what it should encompass.

Soon we will have a tool that allows you to keep track of your budget and quotes on your user account page.

On ShedProject.com.au you will find a comprehensive glossary of terms used in the shed industry to help you understand your quotes and the shed sellers lingo.

As an incentive to create your own Shed Project we’re offering people who list the job for quoting a Free ‘Wallet Ninja’ for doing so.

List your quote request on Shedproject.com.au and as a thank you they'll send you a Wallet Ninja for Free!

List your quote request on Shedproject.com.au and as a thank you they’ll send you a Wallet Ninja for Free!

Go to www.shedproject.com.au and get creating today for a new shed

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3 of our most popular blog post pages on ShedBlog

We’ve been going for over 4 years now and love sharing our experience and the awesome shed products that we discover around the place to help you repair, rebuild, improve, renovate or extend your shed. These following articles are three popular blog posts on the ShedBlog. If you enjoy them please help us get them out by sharing on your social media.

Can you Live in a Shed?
This article discusses some of the issues that can arise out of wanting to live in a shed.

steel shed portal frames

 

Insulating Your Shed – Retrofitting Shed Insulation
This post talks about the hows and why to fit insulation to your shed. It shows a few plans on installing after the shed has been built and supplies some links to where you can buy some shed insulation to fit to your steel building.

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Building Steel Shed Portal Frames
This shed blog post deals with what is a portal frame, what are the names of the sections and where you can buy the parts needed to fabricate your own postal frame.
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180km Winds and a Falling Tree Damages Shed at Crackenback Eco Community

The shed at Crackenback NSW just after tree vs shed and ute incident.

The shed at Crackenback NSW just after tree vs shed and ute incident.

The faithful old shed suffered severe damage to the cladding and frame in 180 km/h winds last year when a tree fell onto the top corner. The manager’s ute was completely flattened by the same tree. The Crackenback valley is renown for winds stronger than 180km/h due to a funneling effect generated by the alpine topography. The best picture we have of the damaged shed is the one below which was taken just after the tree had been cut up. Continue reading

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Colorbond Steel Gen-u-Win Product Competition $150,000 Major Prize

colorbond image from competition pageJust by selecting genuine Colorbond for your shed, garage, carport or home you could win big. Spend $1500.00 or more and your in the draw. There are fortnightly prizes and a major prize.

Colorbond Page for Competition

CREATE A FUTURE FOR YOUR FAMILY

Whatever you’re creating for your family, when you make an eligible purchase of any roofing, guttering, fencing, pergola, garage door, shed, carport or any other home improvement product made from genuine COLORBOND® steel to the value of Continue reading

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