So no matter how much you want to clean up and get your own storage shed, if you don t have the money, there s not much you can do. But, if you have the skills and the determination, having your own shed in your backyard doesn t have to remain a dream, how? By recycling old wooden pallets. Some would immediately think that pallets, being the way they are, would just be an eyesore, but not if you have a good set of plans. Before starting your shed roof project, check if your local building codes to see if your shed building plans conforms to its provisions. You don t want to waste your time, effort and money to find out later on that the codes does approve with it. Only after approval can you start building your roof trusses or at the least install your prefabricated ones. Aside from the outdoor kitchen and dining areas, outdoor storage structures or sheds has also increased in popularities. Not only are they practicable they have also become stylish accessories for many gardens. Not all storage sheds are created equal, with many different types of sheds that you can create; each of them has their own strength and weaknesses which serves different purposes. Six inches of space under both sides of your door opening will allow you to have an easier time to take your machinery in and out. The surface of the ramp whether it may be the surface of the wood, steel or concrete, rain and other factors may cause your ramp to become slippery thus increasing the risk of accidents. The planning stage is very crucial and you should explore all your options so that you will be able to work without any glitches later on. Another factor that should gain much attention is the roof of your lean to shed. As much as possible, make certain that in your design plans, the roof is mono pitched. Look at the stuff you need to move from your garage and determine which can be put on shelves and racks and which would require floor space. From there you will be able to have an estimate. Second step: Prepare your plans or a blueprint for the shed. This is very crucial as this will serve as your guide and instructions which will save you time and effort as you build your shed.