They are now just clutter and making your home seem small. If that s the case then you definitely need a shed, especially if your garage has been regarded as an abyss of clutter and declared a danger zone. Don t feel ashamed, there are tons of people who have been known as hoarders, keeping things they don t really need. Many of these machines have an undercarriage and can just as easily ground over the threshold of the door. Six inches of space under both sides of your door opening will allow you to have an easier time to take your machinery in and out. The surface of the ramp whether it may be the surface of the wood, steel or concrete, rain and other factors may cause your ramp to become slippery thus increasing the risk of accidents. Here is a step-by-step guide that can give you an overview on how to build a shed. First step: Determine first how much storage space you need. Look at the stuff you need to move from your garage and determine which can be put on shelves and racks and which would require floor space. From there you will be able to have an estimate. Whether it be for your garden tools or some of the stuff that has been lying round your home for ages, a lean to shed is one of the most effective, and affordable ways of keeping them and protecting them as well. A lean to shed, unlike the typical storage shed is a structure that is built beside your existing home or other structures, like your garage. A garden shed would need good storage areas such as shelves, cabinets and chests for storing chemicals and fertilizers as well as a safe area for storing sharp garden tools. For some, a shed ramp is also necessary if you decide to store a large grass mower. Barn sheds this is usually the largest. Many barn sheds utilize packed dirt flooring which can accommodate small heavy machineries. Painting your shed is also another great option, just make sure that it will compliment your existing structure found around the shed. When it comes to your roof, wood is also a good option. You may either use plywood decking or wooden shingles. But, your roofing material should be determined based on the pitch of your roof.