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Looking for ways to turn your shed into a perfect summerhouse, she shed or something more unusual? We've got great tips, advice and examples from people who've already found some fantastic uses for their shed.


How to give your garden shed a festive makeover

How to give your garden shed a festive makeover

How to give your garden shed a festive makeover
The ultimate guide to preparing and maintaining your shed for winter

The ultimate guide to preparing and maintaining your shed for winter

With winter on the way, it’s time to give your shed a routine maintenance check in preparation for the cold wet months to come. Here’s how to prepare your shed for whatever the weather throws at it.
How to turn your playhouse into a house of horror

How to turn your playhouse into a house of horror

Check out how we transformed a playhouse into a haunted Halloween hideout in five easy steps.
Shed maintenance - tips from the experts

Shed maintenance - tips from the experts

Get your shed ship-shape and ready for the summer! Here are our top tips for shed maintenance.
10 genius ways to organise your shed

10 genius ways to organise your shed

Messy shed? Take a look at our 10 genius ways to organise your garden shed and keep it tidy and clutter-free.
Why buy a plastic shed?

Why buy a plastic shed?

Plastic sheds are low maintenance, easy to install storage solutions. Learn more with our guide
How to turn your garden shed into a summerhouse

How to turn your garden shed into a summerhouse

Transform your garden shed into a chic summer house in which to relax and unwind courtesy of our handy guide. here you'll find great advice on everything from preparing and painting your shed to insulation, storage solutions and design inspiration.
The anatomy of a shed

The anatomy of a shed

Check out our infographic for a full breakdown of all the different parts that make up a shed, log cabin or garden office.
Ten favourite facts about sheds

Ten favourite facts about sheds

You may love your garden shed, but how brushed up are you on the strange history of this humble garden shelter? Here's 10 quirky shed facts that you ought to know!
Do you need planning permission for your garden building - infographic

Do you need planning permission for your garden building - infographic

Want to build your own garden office, man cave or she-shed? Most garden buildings come under 'permitted development' rights, but how do you know if you need planning permission? Check out our easy guide to find out.
10 famous companies that started in a shed

10 famous companies that started in a shed

We bet you didn't know that these global businesses started in a shed
Create a Craft Room!

Create a Craft Room!

Curious about how to transform your shed into a beautiful craft room? Read our hints and tips for the best way to turn your tool storage into something wonderful.
How to decorate your shed

How to decorate your shed

Get some inspiration to help you decorate your shed, with advice and tips from top interior designer Sally Coulthard, author of 'Shed Decor' and 'Shedchic'. Here's is the definitive guide to decorating your shed.
Luxurious reading snug wins the Grand Designs Shed Project

Luxurious reading snug wins the Grand Designs Shed Project

Take a shed load of inspiration from these fantastic creative shed spaces from the Grand Shed Project
How to get mains power to your shed

How to get mains power to your shed

Discover how to get mains power to your shed with our handy guide. We give you the lowdown on the whole process, from planning for your power needs, to choosing an electrician, through to what you can do yourself to help cut costs.
How to transform your garden shed into Santa’s grotto

How to transform your garden shed into Santa’s grotto

Take Christmas outdoors with our guide to transforming your garden shed into Santa's grotto.
Seven ways to chic your she shed

Seven ways to chic your she shed

Looking for ways to get your she shed looking chic? Check out this post for some gorgeous she shed decor ideas
How to start a shed club

How to start a shed club

Around the country, people are meeting in their sheds. Let's find out what you need to set up your own shed club
How to turn a shed into a Saturday night family den

How to turn a shed into a Saturday night family den

Check out this guide on how to create a snuggly family den out of a garden building
Shed loads of love

Shed loads of love

Turn your shed into a romantic hideaway...
Shedloads of Fun!

Shedloads of Fun!

Take a look at our ideas for turning your shed into almost anything...
The Shed of the Year Competition 2014!

The Shed of the Year Competition 2014!

Take a look at this year's entries and see which ones are our favourites...

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