What are the key features one should consider when looking for a quality storage shed for the backyard or garden? Securing your valuables like tools and gardening equipment would be a high priority for most people. Something that will provide such protection to keep thieves and vandals at bay would be important. It must have sufficient space to house all your storage needs. While this may all seem obvious to most folk, finding a shed that meets all your needs can be a more difficult than you think.
Traditionally folks relied on a wooden build garden shed to serve their needs but this more often than not can turn into a big project and cost thousands of dollars. These days there are more modern solutions that can solve the problem in less than a day if you’re properly organized. One of them being a Vinyl shed. The vinyl shed has become very popular with many home owners, mainly for their durability and ease of assembly. Duramax sheds are a renowned company providing vinyl sheds to the US market place. Here we take a look at their iconic Duramax 4×8 sidemate vinyl shed which proves to be a popular model in their range of small garden sheds.
The Duramax sidemate 4×8 vinyl sheds popularity is mainly down to its versatility. This shed can be placed alongside any wall or boundary fence of your property and will complement any space. It is particularly useful where one has a narrow space to work with due to its slim profile. The vinyl panels on the sidemate shed ensure a complete weather proof structure that will stand up to all the elements. Vinyl sheds in general overcome the problems associated with wooden sheds as in they will not rot or metal sheds in that they will not rust. Duramax vinyl sheds are even fire retardant.
With 8′ of depth, the Duramax Sidemate is calculated to give some 190 cubic feet of storage space, a sizable amount for medium sized storage sheds. The pent roof design provides maximum storage space and ensures no pooling of water occurs, preventing damage or sagging. A nice benefit of this Duramax shed is the metal reinforced construction. This provides not only a sturdy structure but allows for the hanging of shelves or heavier hanging loads on the interior walls, improving the possibilities of storage. Every column is reinforced with galvanized metal. For added structural stability, the roof truss is reinforced with galvanized steel.
Unlike many other types of diy shed kits the Sidemate shed comes with a foundation floor kit that makes it pretty easy to assemble. Once the floor kit is assembled and placed in position and levelled, assembling the actual shed is relatively easy as this provides the perfect footprint for your building. When one has the shed erected it will be necessary to place a sheet of 3/4 plywood ( not included with kit) to complete the job. This ideally elevates the floor c.2 inches and will help to keep your contents of the ground.
While many sheds have wide doors very few of them have the option to place the door on either side of the shed as needs dictate. This is unique to the Duramax 4×8 Sidemate vinyl shed which makes it suitable to almost any backyard or outdoor storage need. The 30″ inch wide door is also pre-hung and door handles will accept a padlock to keep your contents safe from intruders going inside giving you peace of mind when you are away from home.
Overall, the Duramax Sidemate is a well constructed vinyl shed. It can be used in all climates, the hard vinyl walls provide ideal resistance to the elements and shielding from damages, the reinforced construction is sure to remain sturdy and uncompromising for long periods. Where other discount vinyl sheds compromise their quality and integrity, the Duramax Sidemate never falters in its quest to provide a high quality storage space. The result? An ideal storage solution for all types of goods, easily installed where ever it maybe needed.
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