When buying a shed for your backyard, you’re probably shopping for one that you can store specific items in. With that being said, it’s important to know what types of products aren’t safe to store in a shed so that it may help you narrow down your options. There are three different factors that you have to watch out for when using your shed for storage. Those three factors include temperature, moisture, and creatures.
When summer hits and the weather is extremely hot, a variety of stored items have the possibility of getting damaged in your shed. If you plan to store items like seasoned candles in your shed, you may want to reconsider your options. Make sure you organize your stuff when placing it into your shed so that you know that whatever is going in there will not be damaged.
Moisture is another thing that you have to look out for when storing inventory in your new shed. If you live in a place that gets very humid, you’ll want to make sure that items you plan to keep in your shed are sealed properly. You’ll also want to make sure that when you design your shed with Golden State Buildings that you ask for it to be properly ventilated. This will help reduce the condensation that can build up from humidity.
You’ll also want to look out for those pests and little critters that like to make their way into places where they don’t belong. Sheds aren’t designed to keep these bugs out of your building, so keep that in mind when you go to store your stuff.
Belongings such as food, paint, important photos and documents, and clothing are items that you should avoid storing. With other items, you will want to make sure that they are stored properly in sealed containers to avoid condensation and bugs from damaging them.
Although there are several things that shouldn’t be placed in your new shed, there are still countless items that can be! You just have to be smart about the items you choose to store. Belongings that are safe for your new shed include lawn tools, lawn equipment, gasoline, propane tanks, tools for building, furniture that belongs outdoors, seasonal decor, and so much more!
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We would love to help you find a shed that fits your budget and your design goals. Give us a call today at (559) 351-1626 or email us at [email protected] We also offer a live chat feature on our website if you have any specific questions about the types of sheds we offer and their sizes.