Or else, they have the tendency to shrink when the moisture is gone. If this happens, the strength and durability of your shed is greatly reduced. Another option for a shed siding is vinyl. A vinyl siding is a great option as they are effective in resisting the elements and they don t require much maintenance. Painting your shed is also another great option, just make sure that it will compliment your existing structure found around the shed. When it comes to your roof, wood is also a good option. You may either use plywood decking or wooden shingles. But, your roofing material should be determined based on the pitch of your roof. This mistake has led to many half finished projects and frustrations. Like in any project, building a shed, even a small one, would require preparation, and the single most important aspect of preparation that is to have a plan, and the biggest mistake one can do is to not have one. Not having a plan or a blueprint can run you up on costs and eventually lead to many construction blunders. You don t want a shed door that is not leveled. The top half may either be hitting the frame and there s a gap on the lower half, or vice versa. Not only will you not be able close your door and lock it properly, but you can also cause damage to your door frame. When choosing lumber to use for building your door, you can either use a rough cut or a finish cut. And to those that did not make the cut, they are relegated back to the attic or to the garage, in which case causing clutter still. The sure fire way of clearing up this space is to build a shed, whether for your tools, your garden equipments or your mementos. Whether you decide to buy or build one this is by far your best option. Garden shed built usually near a garden. This shed serves as storage for all the items that are needed to maintain a beautiful garden. A garden shed would need good storage areas such as shelves, cabinets and chests for storing chemicals and fertilizers as well as a safe area for storing sharp garden tools.