5 top benefits of having a garden shed

Whether it’s a bike, a piece of gym equipment or those Christmas decorations that only need to be out one month of the year, storage space is very much needed in the home.

Storage space is often of huge importance to house buyers, so having as much of it is as you can is essential for making your home appealing when you come to sell it.

But if you struggle with space in your home, having a garden shed can actually resolve many of those issues for you.

From increasing the value of your property to help you find a hidden space for your belongings you can’t bear to part ways with, there are many great reasons to build a shed in your garden.

Have a look at our list below and find our top 5:


Storage is the most obvious benefit of having a garden shed.

When you have extra space in your garden it is easily filled with garden equipment, bikes, barbeques and all other oddly shaped objects that are otherwise hard to place.

With a secure shed, not only can you keep them protected from thieves, but you can also ensure that they will be less prone to rust if stored way in an outbuilding.

Property value

Adding an extension, conservatory or orangery can add a lot of value to your home. But this additional space does come with a hefty price tag.

But, extra storage space can easily be obtained by investing in a shed.

Not only could it add some value to your property, but it could even make a great external office, playroom or workshop for a family who is looking to make an offer on your home.

Open up living space and garage

Our garages are, of course, designed to protect our cars overnight, but how often do they have to be kept outdoors due to items building up in the space.

Well, having a shed can open up this space by transferring all of your large equipment or belongings to it, again adding value to your home.

Your garage can therefore be used for its real purpose, while your living space will appear much tidier and easily enjoyable.

Create a space for activities

A garden shed can also be a great space for activities.

If you need a man cave to hide in or a space that is dedicated to arts and crafts or even a gym, look no further than building a garden shed.

It can become a summerhouse

Turn your storage shed into a summerhouse and add an extra room to your property.

Whether you have many guests coming and going or you want to give your children some privacy when they come and visit, a summer house is a great way to make everyone happy.

Still not convinced about adding a shed to your garden? Well the experts at Timber Shiplap Cladding can provide you with all the information you need to ensure you can make a decision that’s right for you.

Why not contact us for more information about shed cladding to allow any questions you may have to be answered.