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How to Find & Buy the Right Garden Shed for Your Backyard

by Dakota Storage Buildings, on July 15, 2020

Finding & Buying the Right Garden Shed for Your Backyard

To find the right garden shed, look for one that was built to meet your specific needs.

Finding a backyard shed has never been easier. You can find an outdoor storage shed at Costco, Lowes, Walmart, and even Amazon. It’s even easy to find DIY shed plans and shed kits online. 

With so many options, how do you know which is the right shed for your needs? 

We suggest looking for a shed that’s intended to meet your needs (workshop, overflow storage, she shed, man cave, etc.), and worth its price

If you're looking specifically for a garden shed for your backyard that’s worth every penny, look no further.

The Go-to Backyard Garden Shed

We have a Garden Shed package that has been designed for backyard gardens and gardening hobbyists. This garden storage shed includes the square footage and features that are ideal for lawn equipment, gardening tools, garden supplies, and garden-related projects.

Features of our Garden Shed package include:

 Roofline choice (Ranch Gable, Classic Gable, or High Barn)

 Size options ranging from 10x12 to 12x16

 Flooring that won’t warp or mold when wet

 Sturdy aluminum ramp for easy and convenient access 

 High-quality, low-maintenance wood paneling or wood lap siding 

 Attractive color contrast trim and window shutters 

 Interior storage system that utilizes the vertical space between studs

 Fiberglass double doors 

To customize our Garden Shed package to meet your preferences, click the button below. You can save as many Garden Shed variations as you’d like and get a quote for each. When you’re ready, you can purchase your Garden Shed by checking out online, or you can call our sales team at 605.202.7079. Whether you buy online or through a sales team member, you can choose your payment method: buy outright, finance (0% down, 0% interest, and 0 payments for 12 months), no-credit-check loan, or rent to own.

Customize Your Garden Shed

An Extra-large Garden Shed Option

Our Garden Shed XL package meets the same need as our Garden Shed package — it’s just bigger and comes with a few more features, including a second door and built-in loft. This shed is ideal for storing large lawn & garden equipment, housing starter plants, garden supplies such as large pots, bags of soil, hand tools, and so much more. This shed package even comes with a built-in workbench for additional tabletop workspace or storage, and a loft that’s great for an out-of-the-way stow zone. 

Features of our Garden Shed XL package include:

  Roofline choice (Ranch Gable, Classic Gable, or High Barn)

 Size options ranging from 12x20 to 12x32

 Extra room for all gardening gear and necessities

 Built-in workbench

 Built-in loft 

 Flooring that won’t warp or mold when wet

 Sturdy aluminum ramp for easy and convenient access 

 High-quality, low-maintenance wood paneling or wood lap siding 

 Attractive color contrast trim and window shutters 

 Interior storage system that utilizes the vertical space between studs

 Fiberglass double doors 

To choose the size and siding material for the Garden Shed XL package, click the button below. You can save as many Garden Shed XL variations as you’d like and get a quote for each. When you’re ready, you can purchase your Garden Shed by checking out online, or you can call our sales team at 605.202.7079

Customize Your Garden Shed XL

Like the Garden Shed package, you can choose your payment method: buy outright, finance (0% down, 0% interest, and 0 payments for 12 months), rent to own, or no-credit-check loan. Make a secure payment online or call our sales team at 605.202.7079

A Fully Customizable Garden Shed

If you don’t want to start with a semi-customizable package, you can create your own garden shed design from scratch using our online configuration tool. 

To begin creating a customized shed, click the button below. Our user-friendly configuration tool will lead you through the selection process step-by-step. At the end, you will be able to see what your building looks like inside and out. You can save as many variations as you’d like and get a quote for each. When you’re ready, you can purchase your fully customized shed by checking out online, or you can call our sales team at 605.202.7079

Design Your Own Garden Shed

Remember, whether you pay online or with a sales team member, you can choose your payment method: buy outright, finance (0% down, 0% interest, and 0 payments for 12 months), rent to own, or no-credit-check loan. 

How to Buy A Garden Shed from Dakota Storage Buildings

You may have already clicked through to view and customize your desired Garden Shed option above, but if not, here’s a summary of how you can buy a Garden Shed from us.

Shop Our Stock Sheds Online

Visit dakotastorage.com and click on the “Shop Pre-Built” button at the top of the page. You’ll be directed to a list of in-stock pre-built sheds for sale in South Dakota and Minnesota. You can filter the list based on location (e.g., Aberdeen, South Dakota; Alexandria, Minnesota; Mankato, Minnesota) or shed type (e.g., Garden Shed, Garden Shed XL, Modern Backyard Shed). When you see a shed that you like, click on the image or select “Quick Shop” to view the details. If it’s the one you want, click the “Reserve” button. When you’re ready to purchase, you can begin the checkout process online or by calling our sales team at 605-202-7079.

Garden Shed Stock Sheds Online

Choose a Semi-customizable Shed Collection Package Online

If you don't want to build a shed or buy one that will fall apart a year after purchase, our Shed Collection offers: 

  • Speciality Shed Series (e.g., Man Cave Shed, Cabin Shed)
  • Standard Shed Series (e.g., Garden Shed,  Garden Shed XL)
  • Utility Shed Series (e.g., Basic Backyard Shed)

Click on the series that most interests you. From there, you can customize your shed choice. You can save as many shed variations as you’d like and get a quote for each. When you’re ready, you can purchase your shed by checking out online, or you can call our sales team at 605-202-7079.

Design Your Own Shed with Our Configurator Online

To design a custom shed, use our online configuration tool. Choose a building style and size that suits your needs and preferences. You can even choose siding color, window boxes, built-in workbenches, skylights, cane bolts, and more. Save as many variations as you’d like and get a quote for each. When you’re ready to purchase your fully customized shed, you can check out online or call our sales team at 605-202-7079.

Visit A Shed Display Lot In Person

Explore our storage buildings in person at any of our other South Dakota or Minnesota display locations. We invite you to see our quality construction up-close and take as many pictures and measurements as you’d like. All of our storage buildings are unlocked and open for exploration. 

At each display lot, we have an information shed that’s stocked with catalogs and product brochures. It also has contact information and instructions for placing an order. If you’d prefer, you can reserve the shed you want to purchase through our online store. To find the shed you want to buy, find the shed’s display location under the “Location” dropdown. Once the results are displayed, you can browse the list for the specific shed you want and reserve it immediately. 

Garden Shed Display Lot

Why Buy a Shed from Dakota Storage Buildings?

It’s our mission at Dakota Storage Buildings to make high-quality buildings that exceed your expectations — and make the buying process as simple as possible. 

People who shop with us are delighted by their shed buying experience. Most will agree that Dakota Storage Buildings is the best place to buy a shed. From selection to delivery or on-site construction, we take pride in helping our customers through the entire process. 

In addition to our durable products, a 10-year top-to-bottom limited warranty on our standard and specialty series, and stellar reputation, we also have:

  • Above-and-beyond customer service
  • Honest prices for premium storage buildings
  • Convenient payment options
  • The choice of on-site construction or delivery
  • Shed display locations for up-close exploration

But don't take our word for it, read the customer reviews on our Facebook page.

If you have any questions, contact us today! We would love to hear from you.

Happy Garden Shed shopping!

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