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Backyard Storage Sheds in Ontario

Our Products

We offer a variety of shed and garage styles and sizes to suit every backyard. Select from one of our standard styles or share your vision with us and we’ll work with you to build the structure of your dreams.

Whether you are looking for a lofty garage, simple storage shed, a custom lifestyle shed such as an outdoor office, artist studio, potting shed, or even a bunkie for your cottage, we’ll bring your project to life.

Quality Materials

High Quality Materials

Honest, Affordable Prices

Services

Outstanding Service

Family Owned & Operated

Family Owned & Operated

Pool Sheds and Cabanas

Pool Sheds and Cabanas

Pool sheds and pool cabanas are popular spaces built near swimming pools. These structures are additions that can elevate the aesthetic appearance of your house. Do you need a simple storage solution, or are you looking for a relaxing space near the poolside? Choosing between the two depends upon your needs. These structures offer versatility, allowing you to choose between practicality and luxury. With the growing trend of creating outdoor living spaces, pool sheds and cabanas can transform the appearance of your ordinary poolside.

Choosing Your Pool Shed Design

Pool sheds are generally used to store pool equipment. They have a simple structure with shelves, hooks and storage spaces to keep your items organized. It provides a safe space for storing chemicals and other pool cleaning products There are different types of pool sheds, such as:

Sheds

Sheds

Our 5 standard outdoor wooden shed styles are fully customizable to suit your specific needs. The most popular sizes customers choose are the 10x8, 12x8 or 10x10 shed, however any size can be accommodated. Depending on your municipality, a permit may be required for sheds that are greater than 160 square feet.

Many options and accessories are available to enhance each of our wooden shed designs. (Many of the Shed pictures shown include additional options and accessories as chosen by our customers.)

PLEASE NOTE: Wood supplies and costs continue to be greatly impacted due to world events. As a result lumber pricing may increase and lumber products may be in short supply. Therefore, shed pricing is subject to change and may affect the final quote price. We are doing our best to keep pricing reasonable during these trying times. Thanks for your understanding and continued support.

Kawartha Single Slope

Kawartha Single Slope

Muskoka Barn

Muskoka Barn

Highlands Gable

Highlands Gable

Haliburton Cottage

Haliburton Cottage

Algonquin Single Slope

Algonquin Single Slope

The Bobcaygeon

The Bobcaygeon

Outdoor Shed Accessories and Upgrades

Outdoor Shed Accessories and Upgrades

Backyard Sheds FAQs

What is a backyard shed?

A backyard shed is a small, freestanding structure typically found in residential properties. It's used for various purposes, such as storage, gardening, or as a workspace.


What are the common uses for a backyard shed?

Backyard sheds are commonly used for storing garden tools, equipment, bikes, and outdoor furniture. They can also serve as workshops, hobby rooms, or even as a small office space.


How do I choose the right size for my backyard shed?

The shed's size should be determined by your specific needs. Consider what you plan to store or use it for, and ensure there's enough space for those items and any future additions.


What's the average lifespan of a backyard shed?

The lifespan of a shed depends on its construction materials and how well it's maintained. Typically, a well-maintained shed can last anywhere from 10 to 30 years or more.


What materials are backyard sheds typically made from?

Backyard sheds can be made from various materials, including wood, metal, plastic, or vinyl. The choice of material often depends on durability, cost, and personal preference.


Do I need a foundation for my backyard shed?

Most sheds benefit from a solid foundation, which can be a concrete slab, gravel pad, or pressure-treated wood skids. A proper foundation helps level the shed and protects it from moisture.


Can I move or relocate my backyard shed if needed?

Yes, it's possible to move a shed, but it can be a complex and costly process. Smaller sheds may be easier to relocate than larger ones, and professional assistance may be required.


Garages

Garages

At In The BackYard, we also build custom prefab garages. Shown here are 6 of our most popular garage models which can all be easily customized to your size specifications and needs. There are many upgrades we can incorporate into every garage design, including additional windows and vents, workbenches and work tables, storage lofts, man doors, double doors, roll-up doors or an extended overhang.
The Caribou

The Caribou

The Simcoe

The Simcoe

The Rosseau

The Rosseau

The Buckhorn

The Buckhorn

The Huron

The Huron

The Fraser

The Fraser

Backyard Garages FAQs

What is a backyard garage?

A backyard garage is a standalone structure used for parking vehicles, typically located in the rear or side yard of a residential property.


What are the common uses for a backyard garage?

The primary use of a backyard garage is to shelter vehicles like cars, motorcycles, or bicycles. However, it can also serve as a storage space for tools, equipment, and seasonal items.


Do I need planning permission to build a backyard garage?

The need for planning permission or permits varies by location and the size of the proposed garage. Local regulations and zoning laws should be consulted to determine if permission is required.


How do I choose the right size for my backyard garage?

The garage size should be determined based on the number and size of vehicles you plan to park inside. You should also consider any additional storage needs or workspace requirements.


What maintenance is required for a backyard garage?

Regular maintenance includes cleaning, inspecting for damage, repainting or resealing as needed, and ensuring that the garage door operates smoothly.


What's the average lifespan of a backyard garage?

The lifespan of a garage depends on its construction materials and maintenance. A well-maintained garage can last for several decades.


Is it possible to convert a backyard garage into a living space?

Converting a garage into a living space may be possible, but it often requires compliance with building codes and regulations. Check with local authorities and consult a professional for guidance.


Are there any security considerations for backyard garages?

To enhance security for your backyard garage, invest in strong locks and reinforced doors, install motion-activated lighting, consider alarms and security systems, and use security cameras. Regular maintenance and vigilant neighbourhood watch participation can also help deter potential break-ins and theft. Additionally, avoid leaving valuable items in plain view, and keep remote controls and spare keys secure.


Custom projects

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