This will be a great way to save some money. Other benefits that skids foundation provide include the ability to build your shed faster.In fact, you can even pre-build your shed from another area and just place it atop the skid foundation. So, if two or more persons are building the shed, you can simultenously build the foundation and the shed itself. So if steel is good enough for a skyscraper, then what more for a shed? Steel as a building material is not as expensive as one would think. Considering that they offer less maintenance needs, they pay for themselves in the long run. Think about it, steel buildings and homes have been used to house human beings, so wouldn t it be sensible that it too would be safe not only in storing your belongings, but even animals? This though would be more costly and to be honest, not too many homeowners are able to work with cement. But you can be rest assured that this, in the long run, would give you less problems and worries. It is essential though that if you decide to use a concrete slab foundation, you should know that cement soaks up water and can potentially add moisture inside your shed. You should also choose only quality shed roofing materials to ensure that they will be able to guarantee you that they will be able to withstand any harsh weather, plus many of these quality materials have warranties, like the 20 year shingles. With any structure, the roof is the most critical part, it should be able to withstand a heavy load, protect against the sun, rain and winds, and equally important, look good as well. After you have finished placing all the wood truss, you can now place your roof decking for the trusses to be tied together to provide support for the roof load. Depending on your choice as roof material, you can now finish your roof placing your chosen material as per manufacturer s instructions. Safety is always the key, as you would be working on the roof, there is a chance that you may fall off. Draw an outline of the dimensions of your brick shed, you can do this by using paint in a can, spraying the outline on the soil. Step 3. After clearing up the soil, dig inside your outline with a depth of about eight inches. For the base, transfer inside sand, about two inches will do. Compact the soil and make sure that it is leveled.