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Anyone with eclectic hobbies and DIY inclinations knows that storage is always going to be a problem. While you might be hesitant about the benefits of a storage shed, many people with a penchant for being handy are already enjoying the ease it brings. If you remain unconvinced about what a shed can do to revolutionize your home and hobbies, read on. We’re going to talk about some of the reasons you might need additional storage space. 

1. It can declutter your home

Having a designated storage space outside the home can be a space to keep all the things that don’t belong in the house anymore. Anything from power tools to old paraphernalia that you just don’t want to see lying around anymore can go immediately in the shed. You can move the mess out of the home and right into that extra room you now have. 

2. It can save time looking for certain things 

One of the best ways to keep organized is to designate a space and place for everything, which is understandably difficult if you have more stuff than space. With a storage shed, you could designate a space for all the stuff and tools that you need, making it easier to find them if you ever need them. 

3. It can serve as protection for your more expensive toys

By more expensive toys, we mean your jet skis, motorcycles, ATVs, and so on. More often than not, these are stored in the garage. The thing about toys like these is that their frequency of use might not be in the same range as your cars. As such, it might be better to set them aside while you don’t need them in their own designated space. The best thing about this is that they would have some protection from the elements in a storage shed. 

4. It can be a specialized storage space

If you have sensitive storage needs, you could designate a specialized storage space for these items. So long as you make sure to follow local codes and zoning requirements, you might even be able to run power to your storage space in case you want it to double as some kind of workspace. 

This specialized storage space can even be designed for greater protection from the elements. The average storage shed, for example, does not come with insulation or lighting. You could even level up the security of your shed with better locks and stronger walls. Expensive and sensitive items, such as paintings and bulk amounts of food, could have their own designated space if that’s what you want. 

5. It can help keep the family safe

One thing about power tools and the like is that they are dangerous when found by children. Nail guns, drills, and jigsaws are all deadly in the wrong hands, potentially causing intense injuries. With a locked storage shed, you could put all the dangerous tools in there, keeping your children safe.

6. It can boost your property’s value

If you ever decide to sell your home, a storage shed can add great value to it. You will likely be able to negotiate a higher price so long as the shed follows all the local regulations and zoning laws. 

Final thoughts

The additional storage space that an outdoor shed can offer can revolutionize the home. With creativity, imagination, and just a little elbow grease, you could lighten the load in your home, making it more spacious and easier to live in.

If you’re finally convinced that you need the benefits of a storage shed, send us a message at Barnyard Utility. We build storage sheds and utility buildings in Charlotte and have over 17 years of experience.