With the right plan and design, a wooden loafing shed can be very durable. You have to make sure though that your roof is weather tested and is capable of enduring heavy weather conditions. Even if you already have a barn, a loafing shed is still a good investment as this can be placed in the pasture where your horses graze. Making a beautiful and effective wooden pallet shed can be the answer to your storage woes. Not only are they widely available, they don t really cost that much, you might even get them for free. Wood pallets can be found most anywhere. Any commercial buildings, groceries and supermarkets would just have them lying around, all you have to do is talk to them and have something to haul the pallets home. So if steel is good enough for a skyscraper, then what more for a shed? Steel as a building material is not as expensive as one would think. Considering that they offer less maintenance needs, they pay for themselves in the long run. Think about it, steel buildings and homes have been used to house human beings, so wouldn t it be sensible that it too would be safe not only in storing your belongings, but even animals? Not all storage sheds are created equal, with many different types of sheds that you can create; each of them has their own strength and weaknesses which serves different purposes. These differences are based on their use, finish and design. Their sizes also vary. Types of sheds: Tool shed as its name suggests, the tool shed is where a respectable DIY handyman stores his hardware. If you already have a foundation such as a patio, a small shed may be able to fit on it eliminating the cost for laying the foundation. If you have cut some wood, don t just throw away the bits and pieces left behind. You can use this for trimmings and maybe even for shelves and window sidings. Drive around your town, renovations and demolitions are a good source for reclaimed materials. While most of us already know that a storage shed is a necessary addition to our property, many of us have dillydallied because of the fear that we may not be able to do it right, plus we don t really have the extra cash to have someone do it for us. While some do have the skills to create their own shed, many of them have the tendency to forget to ensure that their shed is secure and durable.