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 means that steel can also be used for farm sheds or loafing sheds. 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. For some, a shed ramp is also necessary if you decide to store a large grass mower. Barn sheds this is usually the largest. Many barn sheds utilize packed dirt flooring which can accommodate small heavy machineries. Inspiration and motivation is what drives the human spirit to go where they have never gone before, so even if you have never built a shed, you can build one with your own two hands, but an extra pair would not hurt. Your motivation in this case is an attic bursting to its seams and a garage that can t fit in a car. This is utilized underneath the grade and the supports that the sheds rests on, keeping your construction away from the floor and providing a durable support for the cement footing. Also, if you are able to divert potential water flow away from the footing and try to elevate the area where you plan to build your shed to ensure that water won t settle around or beneath it. Another way to ensure that you won t have any difficulties in building your lean to shed is to guarantee that the foundation where you plan to build your shed is level and the walls of your shed is even to the wall of the main structure. You will have fewer problems attaching your walls later on if you are able to make sure that everything is leveled. To protect your shed from moisture and ensuring that it will last a long time, it is recommended to use pressure treated wood. It is also essential that your flooring is leveled and all your corners are squared. Seventh step: You will now be able to build your walls. Raise your walls into position and make sure that the braces are sturdy.