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. If you do decide to build it yourself, then kudos to you, building a garden shed is one of the simplest task in rudimentary carpentry. Chemically, steel is made from iron and carbon, Iron is soft and is easily cut, carbon makes the steel hard, making it more durable and strong. Different combinations of the two elements allow manufacturers to make different types of steel, and this allows them to make structures for a steel shed. As your shed design grows in size, then you would certainly want stronger steel, you can check out their grade. A good set of plans, whether you downloaded it for free, bought it, or created it yourself should have a complete and detailed list of all the materials you will need, including their exact measurements. The options you would want to do, have a step by step guideline, a drawing of the structure, preferably 3D, and illustration along with the step by step instructions. Most shed roof would use a 5/8 inch roof decking, normally plywood, to hold together the roof trusses. After screwing or nailing the plywood and the trusses, you can then cover it with either tar paper or asphalt shingles. Like in any other roof, any destruction like a strong gust of wind or accidentally dropping a shingle can lead to an accident. But if you really want to protect your shed and make it last, a concrete slab used as a foundation would be more ideal. 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. Also, ensure that you are able to square your walls perfectly before nailing them together. Eight step: Your roof is now your next priority. This part of your shed is very crucial. They should be able to protect the contents of your sheds and also be able to withstand harsh weather. Your plans should be very detailed as to the rafters and beams and also the type of roofing material.