Window considerations for custom designed sheds

Depending on what you're using your custom-designed shed for, windows can take on different levels of importance. For instance, if you're constructing a space to store heavy equipment, chances are letting in natural light won't be much of a priority. However, if you're looking to build a commercial shed that can be used as a retail outlet […]

The importance of insulation

One building component that often gets overlooked by consumers is the importance of insulation. According to Living Greener, half of the energy Australians use to heat or cool their buildings can leak out without insulation. That means that not only can insulation keep hot or cold air in your space, it can reduce the need […]

How can you tell if you're getting thin tin?

Are you getting thin tin? Insist on Base Metal Thickness (BMT) to manage your risk. The steel used in your shed should be measured as BMT (Base Metal Thickness), which is entirely structural material. Some suppliers give measurements as TCT (Total Coated Thickness), which includes coatings, about 0.05mm of extra thickness. This means that a […]

Looks can be deceiving, beware of imitations!

Not all steel is created equal. Look for the BlueScope steel brand on the steel to ensure the steel in your shed meets Australian standards.  While other products may look the same, they won't necessarily perform to the same standards. Fortunately, there's a few things you can do to make sure you're getting the genuine […]