Here are those factors. Slope of the ramp when choosing the location of your shed, you should put into consideration the space where your ramp will be placed. The length of your ramp is dependent on the slope that you have chosen. Choosing the slope of your ramp is very critical as this will be the determinant on the ease of use and its safety. Instead of having to build a whole new structure with four walls, you will already use one side of the wall of your present structure as the fourth side and just have to build three walls to complete your shed. This will cost less and save you some time when constructing it. To make this project work, and by that I mean make it serve its purpose and also make your shed look complimentary to your existing home and other structures, there are some essential factors that you need to keep in mind. They have been the first choice for many homes, garages, buildings, and different other structures designed for strength and for durability. 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. It is imperative that you follow these guidelines. Children are naturally curious and you should never take for granted that even though you already warned them that they would not still go to the shed and touch your things. And it s not just your child; it could either be the neighbor s child or your child s playmate. Also, ensure that you are able to square your walls perfectly before nailing them together. Eight step: Your roof is now your next priority. This part of your shed is very crucial. They should be able to protect the contents of your sheds and also be able to withstand harsh weather. Your plans should be very detailed as to the rafters and beams and also the type of roofing material. To further prevent moisture from seeping into your firewood, you should put a layer of plastic on the floor and to allow good airflow for drying, under your woodpile stack your firewood on off-cut lumbers. Most firewood shed are not really that big, they are easy to make and don t require as much cost as most typical storage sheds.