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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.
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Setting up Your Office in a Steel Shed

setting up a steel shed office

When you think of your typical office, you don’t think of it being set up in a steel shed. However, for those who want to work from home without distractions, backyard shed offices could be an amazing option. Shed offices could also be great for worksites where an office needs to be in the mix of everything that is going on.

Steel shed offices can also be a great way to create an office when you are on a budget. Here are some great ways that you can fortify, decorate, and make your steel shed office a place to relax and focus on your work.

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ShedBlog Produces a New Cladding Identification Guide

wall & roof cladding guide

It’s rare when you get to build your very own shed. In most instances, you’ll be forced to use the one you were left with unless you rebuild everything from scratch. This is most likely perfect for the majority of the population who don’t have an interest in their shed.

If you’re different it means you’ll want to fix it up, which can actually be a lot tougher than it sounds. This is because all sheds vary and it’s hard to spot the exact make/type of cladding used. Luckily you now have a guide to help you out.

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How Insuliner has the Power to Save Your Building from Raging Fires

You can’t go back in time to safeguard your building from fires, so it’s pointless dwelling on the past. If you want to limit the damage a fire can cause you’ll have to look at all the options available to you now. At the moment the hottest option seems to be retrofitting your building with Insuliner.

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Why You Should Use Insuliner When Lining Your Food Processing Shed

Whether you have a simple shed in your backyard or a commercial scale building, it’s a good idea to line the inside of your shed to keep the heat out or the cool in. Sheds that are used for food processing are somewhat different from those used to grow plants or as workshops because cleanliness is a major consideration as food is involved.

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How To Save Your Shed From The Next Mouse Plague Ready To Hit Australia

mice running around corrugated tinMice might be lovely little pets if they’re tucked away safely in a cage, but when they’re on the loose it’s a completely different story. Legend says when you’re in cities like New York you are only a couple of metres away from a rat at any given moment. Scientists are saying Australians might have the same kind of epidemic in a while thanks to a plague of mice about to strike.

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How To Turn Your Old Garage Into A Beautiful Craft Room In 6 Steps

Are there any interesting hobbies you’d like to try out? Sometimes people reject the idea because they don’t have enough room inside their home. A simple solution is to turn an old and unused garage into a beautiful craft room. If you’re interested it’s easier than you think, but there is some work you’ll have to do. Let’s break down the big steps you can’t ignore if you want the job done properly.

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Retrofitting Some Insulation

If you keep your car in your garage insulation doesn’t matter too much. It will only take you a few seconds to jump into your car. If you’re going to be spending hours and hours in your craft room the opposite is true, so make sure your walls and ceiling are insulated correctly to keep you comfortable in both summer and winter.

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Should You Choose InsulShed 50 Or InsulBreak 65 For Your Steel Shed?

You already have a beautiful steel shed, but at the moment there is something missing. It’s a common problem and everyone wants to know which type of insulation they should choose. InsulShed 50 and InsulBreak 65 are the most popular options available, but it’s difficult to pick between the them.

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First of all, you have to remember they’re both popular for a reason. Both types of insulation have so many amazing qualities in common, but they also have their differences. Let’s focus in on what those differences are and you’ll be able to decide which one is right for you. Continue reading

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