Do you use your home’s driveway for parking an extra vehicle? It’s true that the average American family owns about two light-duty vehicles (cars, SUVs, pickup trucks, and vans) according to recent statistical data, which means that your home’s attached garage should be able to accommodate your parking needs. But, it’s also true that many families use their home’s integrated garage space to store other items, or even as a living area, displacing the cars that were supposed to “live” there.
The point is, if you’re parking your car, truck, or even your boat or camper outside on your driveway, you’re doing a disservice to both your vehicle and the pavement (and your wallet, too)! It’s time to consider how you can save your driveway and your money over the long term. We’re here to tell you that a detached, single-car garage is a great solution. Let’s take a closer look. Continue reading
The right shed style for you and your property has plenty to do with personal taste and aesthetic preferences, but there are distinct advantages to each style in terms of functionality, too. Some excel at storage while others are suitable for spending quality time inside relaxing or working on projects.
Today we’re taking a closer look at how to choose between the wide variety of shed models, each nearly infinitely customizable, that we proudly build here at Backyard Unlimited. With the amazing number of possibilities, your perfect shed can become a reality with just a few thoughtful decisions. Continue reading
If you’re reading this, it is likely that you’ve already been dreaming about constructing a new multi-car garage on your property. Maybe you’re thinking about finally using your garage for its intended purpose – providing a secure, sheltered place to protect your most valuable mobile possessions. Or perhaps you just like the flexibility of a detached garage space to use as a large workshop, studio, or for overflow storage (those large overhead doors really can’t be beaten for access.) Whatever your reasons, there are some distinct advantages to constructing a new, detached multi-car garage on your property. Have you considered them all? Continue reading
As more people work from home or venture into the world of creating their own business, having a home office or studio is becoming increasingly more important. A recent trend has seen many of those additions being created right in one’s very own backyard. That’s right: a backyard office or studio. The benefits are many, and we’ve highlighted the core advantages to going the backyard studio/office route.
Keeping your home and garage clean and organized can feel like a struggle sometimes as more and more people succumb to busy work schedules and hectic family life. While you probably rise to the occasion and keep your house in working order, maybe you can’t say the same for your yard or garage.
We’ve all seen that one yard, covered in overgrown grass or littered with bicycles, toys, and random lawn care equipment. Don’t forget about the driveway cluttered with a basketball net, months’ old fertilizer, and sport equipment.
Maybe it’s a neighbor’s yard, or even your own; but the disorganization can get out of hand if left alone for too long. Improving your curb appeal doesn’t require a huge, expensive makeover. Sometimes it just takes a little bit of extra storage to get your yard in presentable shape. Not to mention, if you’ve been using your garage as “storage overflow” then you definitely want to look into a shed.
A storage shed keeps everything you want kept outside organized. Dirty equipment, gardening tools, lawn maintenance essentials—lawn mower, hoses, weed killer, etc. Basically everything you wouldn’t want to store inside your home for lack of space, or just a fondness for clean floors.
Practicing good home organizational skills doesn’t just mean keeping your desk or bedroom tidy. Your entire property can benefit from being organized, and storage sheds can be your best friend when it comes to outdoor storage. Combine that with the customizable nature of sheds and you’ve got the unsung hero of home organization.
With spring on the horizon, almost everyone is anxious to get outside and enjoy the warmer weather! As the days get longer and the breeze loses it chill, it’s time to start dusting off those winter blues. Dark days holed up inside the house will soon be behind you, giving way to evening cookouts and outdoor playdates.