No matter how many technological advancements we make in the world, some things never change. If you compare a picture of most tools from 50 years ago, most of them would look the same. Your storage needs still remain and unfortunately, our garden and pool maintenance tools aren’t getting any smaller. So, what is the right solution for this storage problem?
There is one particular shed that is booming in popularity and that is the 10×12 shed. But why has this outdoor structure gained so much traction lately and how can it benefit you? A 10×12 shed might be lower on the size scale but that does not take away from its might. The 10×12 is actually perfect for most backyards and size would not be an issue for most people. To explore this exceptional shed even further, keep reading to get an in-depth look at the 10×12 shed.
What Can You Fit in a 10×12 Shed?
Although a 10×12 shed is one of the smaller options for sheds, it is still a great shed for most homeowners. Not only is it large enough to store a riding mower, but you will also still have room to store rakes, hoes, push mowers, and power washers. For heavier tools and items, you can customize most sheds to include a ramp to make your life easier. If you’re savvy with planning and organizing, you’ll have plenty of room to store whatever else you might need.
How Will a 10×12 Shed Look in My Backyard?
If you’re worried about a 10×12 shed sticking out in your backyard, or not being able to fit a shed in your backyard, you can put those thoughts to rest. Considering how small of an area is needed, 120 square feet, the 10×12 shed is very space conservative. 120 square feet is roughly the size of two cars side by side. You can even do the measurements yourself, find your tape measure and see how easy it would be to fit a 10×12 shed in your backyard!
Do I Need a Permit For a 10×12 Shed?
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Although bigger sheds will need a permit from your local township, a smaller backyard shed such as the 10×12 will not require you to get a building permit. Because of this, getting the 10×12 will be less of a hassle to deal with. Most townships will not require a permit but, at most, you will have to ensure that water runoff coming from the shed is contained. Regardless, you should still check with your local township to make sure.
How Much Does a 10×12 Shed Cost?
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The average 10×12 shed will cost you around $2500-$3800. The price fluctuates depending on the style of your shed, what your market looks like, and lastly, what features you choose for your shed. We build our outdoor sheds with the highest quality lumber available and create them to be one-of-a-kind. Our most affordable model starts at $3100 with rent-to-own options. We believe in fair prices for all of our customers and want to provide you with the best shed you can buy and one that’ll last you a lifetime.
How Can I Save Money With a 10×12 Shed?
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Because of its smaller stature, the 10×12 requires fewer materials for construction. Being able to save money and go the economical route while still fulfilling your storage needs is the perfect scenario. The 10×12 checks all the boxes in this regard. A low-cost, small, yet mighty shed. Premier Structures offers the Economy A-Frame Metal Shed for the cost-efficient customer. Built with a wooden frame, covered with our world-class sheet metal siding. Not only is this an affordable outdoor storage solution, but it is also durable and lasts longer than most sheds.
DIY Finishing Touches For Your 10×12 Sheds
Another thing you can consider is working on your shed yourself. We’ve come up with a list of DIY projects you can do to boost the functionality of your shed.
- If you plan on converting your 10×12 shed into a she-shed or a man cave, the most important step is to insulate and work on the interior of your shed. You can do this on your own time, whenever you want.
- Depending on the shed style you’ve decided on purchasing, you might already have a built-in loft but if you don’t then it’s the perfect project to work on. Plasticine House has a great in-depth guide on how to build a loft in your shed. You’d be surprised at how useful a loft is and how much you can fit up there. You can also alternatively add a loft with our extra features options!
- Extra decor can be a great way to spice up not only your shed but your backyard! Things like DIY flower boxes and cupolas add a special touch to your shed and make it homier.
Shed Organization Tips
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To get the most space in your 10×12 shed, here are some organizational tips. By making the most out of your wall and floor space, you can be sure to never run out of room.
This is an easy solution to most of your storage problems. Instead of throwing tools and other small-sized items on the floor, you can take any old shelving you have and put it in your shed to clear up space.
This tip is very useful and fairly simple to set up. Making sure your tools are organized will not only grant you more space to use in your shed, but it will also save you time when you’re looking for them. Instead of rummaging through your shed, you can simply walk up to the pegboard and pick up the tool you need.
Using old pallets is a very unconventional way to maximize storage space but it is a very creative and effective solution to get more storage space. They can help you store garden tools, lumber organizers, and even bike racks.
10×12 Sheds For Sale in Virginia
A-Frame 10×12 Storage Shed
The wooden A-Frame possesses a timeless design to spice up your backyard. It features rugged utility, but in its own beautiful way. Some specialties of this shed include its 7.5 foot high walls, its standard double doors, it’s double screened windows. The A-Frame sheds are built with high-quality materials and offered to you at affordable and fair prices.
Barn Style 10×12 Storage Shed
Barn Style Sheds are one of the most classic and loved shed designs in the United States. But don’t be fooled by its beauty, the Barn Style still have high functionality and versatility. With different options like the Mini Barn or High Barn models, you can choose a 10×12 shed that will work for you and your space. The Barn Style 10×12 Shed is sure to level up your backyard design and give you space for life.
What Can a Shed From Premier Structures Do For You?
Premier Structures offers customers quality built outdoor structures like barns, sheds, carports, and portable garages. Our goal is to make the country’s best outdoor buildings available to people in our community. For over a decade, we have been working our hardest to make sure that every customer that walks through our doors gets their storage problems solved.
We believe in “Quality Products at Reasonable Prices” and that’s why a 10×12 shed from Premier Structures means that you’ll be getting an outdoor structure that is high in quality, durable, and stylish, all at a fair price. Check out our shed styles and other outdoor structures to find a solution to your storage needs today!