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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A backyard garage is a standalone structure used for parking vehicles, typically located in the rear or side yard of a residential property.
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.
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.
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.
Regular maintenance includes cleaning, inspecting for damage, repainting or resealing as needed, and ensuring that the garage door operates smoothly.
The lifespan of a garage depends on its construction materials and maintenance. A well-maintained garage can last for several decades.
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.
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.
I just want to say thank you to In the Backyard and to Ryan and his mate for making it all come to fruition. Other quotes were much higher and I felt “brushed off”... Ryan took the time to listen and answer my plethora of questions. He and his work mate were very friendly, down to earth, funny and professional.
A fantastic experience from the start, from being able to design my shed online and get an immediate idea of costs, to the courteous and responsive team once I was ready to start the process. Couldn't be happier with the final results!
The entire experience from my initial phone call to the final installation was flawless! Dealing with A family owned operation has its benefits. There are no surprises! A special kudos to the entire staff for making my experience so pleasant.
Once in awhile you come across a business that is truly special and @InTheBackyard is it! From the first contact, responsiveness and patience with all our questions, installation and follow-up - the team was fantastic and delivered an outstanding customer experience.
I have to say, what a great company to deal with. Everything they said they did. The whole thing was buttery smooth. I wish all companies ran like this! Thanks In The Back Yard!
Everything about dealing with this company was a pleasure. Great product and service for a fair price—I can’t recommend ITB highly enough. Thank you Peter and team!