Looking to add a backyard shed to your property? You may already know you want a shed, but choosing the right shed for you and your needs can be a challenge! With so many options currently available, homeowners can quickly feel stuck or confused when beginning shed shopping. We know that purchasing a new shed can be overwhelming. This article will help you narrow down your options and guide you through the entire process! For more information, contact the experts at Dutch Country Sheds now!

Did you know you can buy a shed from the comfort of your own home?

What To Consider Before Buying a Shed

There are many things to consider before buying a shed. Before purchasing a shed, it’s a good idea to know what you want and need ahead of time. One of the first things to determine before buying a shed is what type of shed material will you pick? Each shed type comes with pros and cons. For example, metal sheds are rot and insect resistant, but prone to rust and leaks. Plastic sheds are low maintenance and easy to move around, but are not customizable. Wooden sheds are strong and can last a lifetime, but tend to cost more upfront.

Once you choose the type of shed material you want, you should consider how you plan to use your shed. Do you want to use it for small-item storage? As a pool house? A garden shed or workshop? How do you plan to use your shed now? 5 years from now? 20 years from now? Check out the infographic below to learn more about shed-buying considerations!

Buying a backyard shed infographic

Still not sure how to narrow down your search? You can also check out our 10 Things To Consider When Buying An Outdoor Storage Shed article for more information!

What Type Of Backyard Shed Is Right For Me?

Even after you have settled on the type of material, size, and budget, you still need to select your shed style! Even two different sheds of identical size will have different storage capabilities and usability. See below for all of Dutch Country’s different shed styles!


Utility Sheds & Barns

If you are in need of a simple backyard storage solution, then a Utility Shed, Mini Barn, Or Lofted Barn may be the best choice for you! All the sheds below feature large, double doors – perfect for maneuvering large equipment, such as lawnmowers, leaf blowers, tractors, ATVs, and other vehicles, in and out. These sheds also offer a great place to keep your tools or gardening equipment safe and organized.

The utility shed is a highly practical storage shed that does not have the look of a barn – great for those who prefer a simpler look. It is also one of the most economical choices and can easily be used to store whatever you have in mind! If you love the more traditional barn look, the Mini Barn is the perfect choice if you simply need extra storage space or want to organize and store all of your tools or gardening equipment. It can also be a great storage building to keep your seasonal equipment.

If you need a significant amount of storage space, the Lofted Barn is a great storage building for recreational items. It includes additional storage space in the loft area, allowing you to easily store items not frequently used or smaller and more fragile items

Interested in your own utility shed or barn? View The Utility Shed Here! View The Lofted Barn Here! View The Mini Barn Here!

Garden Sheds

If you prefer an attractive, traditional shed style perfect for multi-use, gardening, or even as an at-home office space, then a Garden Shed or Lofted Garden Barn may be perfect for you and your home! These two sheds are ideal for garden sheds or workshops, due to their large windows and design. Just add some shelves and hooks and you’ve got yourself a perfectly organized oasis for your summer gardening projects. Add a tool bench and a few pegboards, and you’ve got a workshop! Garden sheds are a great choice for hobbyists of any kind.

These sheds are also an ideal space for storage. The Lofted Garden Barn features a unique U-shaped loft that allows for greater versatility and storage room for seasonal items, tools, and gardening equipment. Garden sheds can easily be used as a multi-purpose building, or as an at-home office, art studio, and more!

Interested in your own garden shed? View The Garden Shed Here! View the Lofted Garden Barn Here!

Steps To Adding A Backyard Shed To Your Property

Adding a shed to your property doesn’t have to be hard! The process is often made easier when you know what to expect.  From the initial budget to the delivery and installation, every step is important! Check out a delivery video below by Classic Buildings to see our delivery process (Dutch Country is a product line of Classic Building LLC).


Most shed purchases will follow a similar step-by-step process to the one listed below. Keep in mind it may differ depending on a variety of factors, such as choosing to build your own shed, using a shed kit, etc.

Step 1: Create a budget and make careful considerations about the type of shed you want, shed size, etc.
Step 2: Choose the style of shed you want based on your budget and earlier considerations.
Step 3: Do your research. Compare prices, contact companies for more information, and read online reviews.
Step 4: Go shopping! Work with a professional company to help you find your perfect shed.
Step 5: Your shed will be delivered to your property (or you may have to arrange the transportation yourself depending on the company you choose to work with)
Step 6: The installation. Some companies install your shed for you, others require you set it up yourself. At Dutch Country Sheds, our highly trained drivers will not only deliver your shed but install it too!
Step 7: Customize and enjoy your shed! Once your shed is installed, you can customize it with shelves, hooks, pegboards, and so much more! You can begin moving in your storage items or setting it up as an at-home office. The choice is yours!

Ready For Your Own Storage Shed?

If you are ready to purchase a premium portable storage building, or have any questions about finding the right building for you, contact Dutch Country Sheds now to learn more! A storage shed can be the solution you’ve been looking for.

We even have a Rent-To-Own option to make it easy for you to own your very own shed today! Dutch Country Sheds is committed to both affordability and high-quality structures.

We take the time to listen to our customers and help them choose the best design for their particular needs and budget. We are always happy to answer any questions you may have.

We are so confident in the high quality of our product that we offer a 5-year blanket warranty.

Our 5-year blanket warranty covers any defect in workmanship, lumber, and products, including the function of the product. Dutch Country Sheds are made to last – we guarantee it with our 5-year warranty!

“I appreciate being treated as if I were your only customer,
allowing as much time as needed to reach a decision.”

– Russell J. Murrary, a Classic Buildings Customer – More Testimonials Here!

Ready To Find Your Dream Shed?



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