Wooden sheds had been quite around for quite some time. And their ability to naturally blend in any garden environments is one of the reason why most homeowners and gardeners prefers them over other sheds type. Gordon Thorburn in his book “Men and Sheds” mentioned that sheds serves as the place of solitude in which men longs for it as it gives them peace especially during retirement years. But aside from this reason, its appeal is another reason why wooden sheds are becoming a necessity not just for gardeners but for homeowner’s alike.

The traditional look and feel it gives

Wooden sheds are more pleasing to the eyes as compared to plastic or metal sheds. Blame it to the richness of the wood. Although modern designs for sheds are available on the market, still the natural and traditional charm and look of wooden sheds defies time. In fact, an old looking wooden shed is still pleasing to look at and still there is a certain personality attached to it like a vintage shed. But since wood can be weathered by harsh elements, a scheduled maintenance such as varnishing or repainting can help preserve a longer life. Other prefers wooden shed due to fact that it is made from renewable resource.

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Even an old wooden shed has innate charm and personality that is hard to deny.


Wooden shed serves a certain purpose

Another reason why wooden sheds are popular is because of its versatile storage options they offer. Bits and pieces that are found cluttered in our garden vicinity can be tidied-up inside the wooden sheds. Even those stuff that are seldom used in our house can be stored and kept neatly inside the shed such as garden machinery, golf clubs, bike, lawnmower and the list is endless. Toxic chemicals like insecticides and fertilizers can also be stored in shed instead inside the house; this will keep those kids safe from ingesting them.

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This lovely wooden shed can be seen with ample storage option making your home and garden stuff organized.


Wooden sheds can be found almost anywhere, in the backyard, garden even with commercial or institutional settings like schools, hospitals, restaurants and prisons. This only shows that sheds are versatile enough to be placed virtually everywhere. In fact in other countries, there are wooden sheds that had been transformed into restaurants, police and mail stations. And the good thing about wooden sheds is that they are easily customizable. This means that homeowner’s can add extra windows, repaint any color he wishes to and install the type of roofing he prefers or even construct a veranda which makes a perfect place to sit and rest after a hard day’s work.