For many livestock owners, wood is the preferred choice of building material. Lumber is very versatile and is easily customizable. With the right plan and design, a wooden loafing shed can be very durable. You have to make sure though that your roof is weather tested and is capable of enduring heavy weather conditions. So, if two or more persons are building the shed, you can simultenously build the foundation and the shed itself. Also in some states if a structure is not permanent, you won t need to apply for a permit, eliminating the fees involved and the time spent in waiting for your permit. There are some disadvantages though when using a skids foundation. Lay the bricks around the base and when you are finished on all four sides, lay down some mortar and place the next layer. Make sure that the second layer of brick is centered on the top of where two bricks on the lower layer meet. This is so that your brick wall will be stable. Continue until you have reached the desired height. Or maybe your garage doesn t have enough space for your car anymore, in any case, the solution to all these dilemma is getting yourself a shed. Even a small shed will be able to house many of your stuff if it s properly designed. It s easy for anyone to assume that building a small shed will be a piece of cake, that will be an assumption that s true, but, it can easily turn into a nightmare as well. If you live in an area where there is heavy snowfall and frequent snow storms, building a steep pitch will help remove excess snow as it can slide off easily. Excessive snow accumulation can weaken even the strongest roof structure. Aside from this, your choice of wood will also determine whether your roof will be able to stand the test of time. Put a child in a yard along with a mysterious shed, and you can do the math. All parents would do all that they can to keep their child safe and away from accidents, that s why, we childproof our home, keep debris out of our yards, remind them to be careful when playing and tell them to stay away from strangers.