The Benefits of a Detached Workshop Far Outweigh the Cost of the Shed or Building

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The benefits of a detached workshop cannot be underestimated. It can provide a welcome reprieve for the rest of your household, especially if you like working with your hands and use loud power tools. Whether you intend to use the space as a hobbyist's sanctuary or a place of business, work sheds that are detached from a main structure can keep disruption to a minimum, comply with zoning laws, and provide extra storage for your belongings. If you anticipate a short run for your project, you can even convert the space so that it can be used in a new way after you've achieved your current, task-related goals.

A clear benefit of an outdoor workshop shed is the control of potentially irksome sounds. Typically, in garages or other structures attached to a home, loud sounds can easily reverberate from their source to the interior of the home, disrupting the rest of the household. When you buy a prefab workshop, you can place it as near or as far away from your home as you see fit. A strategic location can keep all members of your household happy and contribute to a more serene home atmosphere.

What Is the Best Material for a Storage Shed?

Most storage sheds are made from wood, metal, or plastic. Wood is strong and looks great, but metal is more durable and a little lower in price. Alan's Factory Outlet supplies both wood and metal shed kits.

Workshop Shed Prices

If you plan on buying a sturdy metal garage to use as your workshop, here are the prices you'll pay for one with a regular-style roof: *Prices subject to change without notice.

Size
Price

12x21

$2,955

12x26

$3,350

12x31

$3,735

18x21

$3,275

18x26

$3,670

18x31

$4,055

18x36

$4,410

20x21

$3,685

20x26

$4,180

20x31

$4,665

20x36

$5,120

22x21

$4,105

22x26

$4,630

22x31

$5,145

22x36

$5,640

24x21

$4,415

24x26

$5,010

24x31

$5,595

24x36

$6,050

Prefabricated Workshop Buildings: Design Options and Plans

After you purchase a storage shed workshop from Alan's Factory Outlet, you have the choice to use the structure as both a storage facility and a work space. While it can be easy to organize your space to accommodate both of these purposes, some shed owners prefer to keep their stored items separate from their work and projects. If you're interested in putting a little bit of distance between your storage area and your workshop but still want both areas to be easily accessible, consider investing in one of our two-story structures for sale. This design plan can be especially beneficial to those who own a large number of tools or who elect to use the top story for work-specific tasks, such as those associated with greenhouse growing.

Keeping a workspace separate from the home can be advantageous, especially when the type of work done inside the structure is dangerous or hazardous. Welding and tasks that require the handling of toxic chemicals, for example, would be better suited to portable workshops than attached garages to reduce the potential for accidents. By virtue of their portability, our sheds allow their owners to position them according to their needs. For instance, it can be easy to stay within the requirements of zoning laws with a portable shed.

If your interests change as time goes on or you simply expand your hobby horizons, an outdoor workshop can easily be converted into a new type of space with a different purpose. While your shed may currently be used to hold tools, ten years from now, you can alter the interior of it so that it functions as a serene reading room. The uses for these types of sheds are limitless. An added benefit of these structures is that they can increase the value of your property if you position and use them in ways that can be attractive to buyers.

At Alan's Factory Outlet, we're sure to have the perfect prefab workshop to fit your recreational or professional needs. Our workshop sheds for sale are made from the highest quality materials and can remain your dependable partner no matter what you choose to create. Browse the wide variety of work sheds we carry online to find the best structure for your property. Contact us today if you need help selecting a prefab shed that can double as the greatest work tool you've ever had at your disposal.