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How Garden Sheds Can Keep Your Home Spic and Span

Garden Shed ideas organize your garden tools

 

Having a backyard is a blessing! Not everyone can afford to buy a property that has space for gardening and many other outdoor activities while in their vicinity. If you are one of the lucky ones you probably are happy to take care of it for your enjoyment or to add to the aesthetic appeal of your house (and to prevent it from becoming an eyesore for your neighbors!) If you don’t have a space for organizing your lawn and garden equipment and supplies however, your backyard might look cluttered and neglected.  If you want your property to look “spic and span,” read on to see how garden sheds can be beneficial.

 

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Organization of Tools and Equipment

If you are a homeowner, then you certainly own a few tools and equipment that are essential in keeping your home clean and tidy. One way to keep things organized is to store your tools, lawn care products and equipment in a garden shed. Usually, garden sheds are a lot smaller than a garage or outdoor storage building, so you need to restrict the things you store there to tools, equipment and a few cleaning supplies.

 

Teak Garden Storage #gardenhouseshed

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Your tools and equipment such as rakes, shovels, lawn mowers, and other gardening implements will have a space inside the shed, and it won’t be too cramped with large items. If you are also a boat owner, there’s a great boat storage option on Spacer. They’ll give you boat storage that’s nearest to you with access to cleaning wash bays, so when you need special services, you won’t have to look too far.

 

Access to Cleaning Supplies

Maintaining a clean home is one of a homeowner’s main responsibilities. Whether inside or outside, everything should have it’s place, keeping messes to a minimum. When you have a garden shed, it can be the designated location where you can keep cleaning supplies such as washers, chemical cleaners that you don’t want indoors, buckets, hoses, and many other items.

 

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You can even store some of your indoor cleaning supplies that you may not use very often in your garden shed to reduce clutter and free up space indoors.  Your garden shed can be the main place where you keep all the extra cleaning supplies so when you need them, they will be easy to find and not scattered all over your home. 

 

Create a Private Office Space

A She Shed Office Refresh! - Cotton Stem

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If you don’t have a designated office space in your house and you do a lot of business work from home, then you probably already know how all the tech equipment and extra papers and files can clutter up every room in the house. Why not create an office space in your garden she shed where you can prioritize your plans enjoy some solitude? Running elecricity to the shed would be essential. Decorate the inside of the she shed the same as an indoor office in your favorite decor style. Add a simple desk, office chair and some shelves and you will have a positive place to work while keeping your indoor spaces clean and tidy. 

 

 

Freeing Up Space

Garden sheds can free up space for kids and pets to roam and play while keeping your yard looking clean and tidy. Here are three different ways to feature a garden shed on your property:

 

  • Open AreaEasyShed Garden Sheds range from small to large, with different widths, heights, and depths. Depending on how large or small your garden is and how many tools and equipment you need to store, you’ll have a wide range of options. Then you’re free to have an open space to make your home look clean and minimal without too much stuff in it. You can use that space for special occasions such as birthday parties or barbecues.

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  • More Decorative Items – If you’d like to have an outdoor entertainment area, having a shed can free up some space for you to set it up. You can add a deck, gazebo, or canopy with chairs and tables, where you and your guests can enjoy being with nature. Hire a local deck builder to helpy make your she shed dreams come true.

 

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  • More Garden Space – If you want to start growing your own vegetables and herbs, having more garden space by having a shed will allow you to do that. (Plus you’ll eat healthier and will save on some grocery bills, and you’ll be confident  that what you’re eating is safe from any dangerous chemical fertilizers.

 

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A garden shed is beneficial for every homeowner who has a backyard or garden. A shed can keep your yard clean and organized because everything has storage space. It also makes your lawn safe for kids and pets since all your sharp tools, dangerous equipment and any hazardous chemicals will all be safely stored inside it.  If you have a greenhouse, now is the perfect time to give it a clean down ready for the spring. Wash the outside with hot soapy water and disinfectant to get rid of the layers of winter grime and muck and remove algae and moss that has grown.

Sweep out the floor of the shed and disinfect it – a good slug of Jeyes Fluid will help leave it clean and bacteria-free and wash out pots, seed trays, and benches. Don’t forget all the little nooks and crannies – it is amazing what unwanted things can grow in there if neglected!

 

 

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Garden She Shed~ Home Is Where The Boat Is

 

As a gardener who loves to maintain a neat and clean home and garden, I dream of having a  usable and organized shed, especially a “she shed” where I can mix my love of gardening and antiques! Maybe one day…

 

 

 

 

Do you have a functional garden shed or have you been considering placing a shed on your property? I love hearing from you, dear readers!

 

Thanks for visiting today!

Amber

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