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How to Finish a Portable Building

Posted by Alan Bernau Jr on Tue, Aug 6, 2013

Porch Shed VA

Hello! Did you know that there are many creative ways to finish a portable building? You have the chance to make changes that will put your own personal stamp on your structure. If you are unsure how to do this, the following are some suggestions for you to consider.

Information on Building Finishes, Materials and More!

When you think of building finishing material, a can of wood stain or wood finish may immediately come to mind. This is certainly one way you can finish your portable building. Applying wood stain to a wooden batten board shed is going to give the building an extra layer of protection from rain, snow and even the sun. In addition, there are many shades of color when it comes to building finishes. Materials needed for staining a wooden building include a foam brush, plenty of stain, water, mild soap and a bucket. The water and soap are for cleaning the walls of the wooden shed in preparation for staining. Building finishing material in the form of wood stain is available at hardware stores and big box stores that specialize in supplies for home improvement projects.

Depending on the purpose of the portable storage building, you can finish it by adding items to its interior. For instance, if it's a garden storage shed, putting up a rack for gardening tools or moving a table inside it to hold flower pots, watering cans, etc. can be the perfect finishing touch. Alternatively, if the portable storage building is to be used as a garage you may put in a utility shelf where you can store car-related items such as window cleaner, oil, and tools.

Decorative Touches

Finishing a portable building can also involve adding some decorative items to the area. The types of items you add depend upon your personal tastes and how you want your building to look. For instance, if you have a porch on your shed you can add some chairs or even a small bench for people to relax on. Outdoor furniture is available in plastic, wicker, wood, and other materials.

If you enjoy having a lot of flowers around you, you can put planters of colorful blooms on the ground next to the building. Choose your favorite flowers, put them in two small planters and place them at the entrance of the building. Flower boxes are also a nice touch if you have a portable building with a railing or two. Flower boxes can also be placed at the windows of a portable storage building.

If you're looking for a few more simple items to help finish your portable building I suggest wind chimes, an interesting birdhouse, and a flag. These things are easy to put up, but add unique interest to your building. You may also want to put a sign up on the door with your family's name on it or maybe one with a memorable quote inscribed on it. Maybe it could display a funny saying that captures people's attention. No matter what changes you make, I'm sure your finished portable building will stand out from the crowd! -Alan

Topics: portable buildings, finishing a portable building

Portable Storage Buildings

Posted by Alan Bernau Jr on Sat, Jan 28, 2012

Portable Storage Buildings

portable storage buildings

Alan's Factory Outlet portable storage buildings are built by the Amish in wood storage buildings, vinyl storage buildings and board batten storage buildings in a large selection of sizes and styles to choose from.  The portable storage buildings are delivered fully assembled to your home via a truck and hydraulic delivery shed trailer.  If you have a fence or other obstacles that make it difficult for the storage building to be placed in your backyard another option you may want to explore are the wood shed kits.  The wooden storage building kits have the walls constructed with the doors and windows installed and come to you on a pallet for easy installation.  It is even painted with the shingles for the roof provided.  You get your choice of 15 different paint colors on the wood storage buildings and wood storage shed kits.

One of the advantages with the portable storage buildings is that they can be moved from one place to another if you relocate.  Because of the pressure treated foundation skids it is portable and can easily be moved to your new home.

The portable storage buildings can be made with double doors or with a garage door as shown on the picture above.  In this case the portable garages are made in wood garages, vinyl garages and board batten garages.  If your looking for even more room the 2 car garages and 2 story garages could be just what you need.

Alan's Factory Outlet Amish built wood, vinyl and board batten portable storage buildings are delivered in all of Virginia and West Virginia with free delivery in 21 local counties in VA on all of the sizes and styles of sheds and garages.

Metal storage buildings are another kind of structure if you don't need a floor on the building.  They are built on site and instead of just being available in Virginia and West Virginia, it is delivered and installed for free in 27 states in the USA.  The metal buildings are made as garages and if you just need a roof cover to protect your car or truck in steel carports.

Topics: portable buildings, Vinyl Storage Buildings, wood storage buildings, portable storage buildings

Storage Sheds Used 7 Different Ways

Posted by Alan Bernau Jr on Mon, Nov 23, 2009

Sheds, Storage Shed, Tool Sheds, Storage Buildings

 1.  Turn your storage building into a tool shed with hand tools, mowers, weed eaters, gas cans, shovels, rakes, wheel barrel and all outdoor yard supplies to protects your investments.

 2.  Organize your home by putting your seasonal decorations, boxed documents, extra furniture, clothing, kids toys, books, quilts and much more in your shed.

3.  Make your building a space for recreation such as a game room filled with your favorite games like pool, dart board and poker.

4.  Use your shed as a lovely potting shed by adding workbenches, windows and flower boxes.

5.  Utilize your prefab building for the workshop or hunting cabin you always wanted but couldn't find time to build.

6.  Escape to your shed for a quite work environment with room for all types of office equipment.  This is great for people who work from home and need more space.

7.  Discover your creativity using your shed for a hobby room such as crafts, sewing or jewelry making.

These are just 7 ways to use your storage shed but there are many more.  With some enthusiasm and imagination you can make your dreams come true with the space you have been needing.

Please feel free to share your creative ideas with us.

Topics: Storage Sheds, Sheds, portable buildings, Tool Sheds, Storage Buildings

 

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