Sheds—whether metal buildings or constructed from wood—can provide ideal storage space for any home or property. These backyard structures are incredibly versatile—they can be used as storage for garden equipment, as a workspace, or even as a personal retreat. Regardless of any shed’s purpose, homeowners first have to select which type of shed and construction material is best for their needs.
The primary material consideration is typically a metal shed vs. wooden shed, though you may also find plastic sheds for sale at the big box home improvement stores. All of these types of material can provide durable, spacious storage, but they differ in their required maintenance, vulnerability to pests and weather, possible customization, and costs.
While condensation can damage metal buildings over time, preventing condensation and the water damage that results isn’t difficult. Whether you’re considering the purchase of a new metal building or already own one, here’s what you need to know to protect your building.
As storms around the country become more frequent and
intense, many homeowners are faced with inevitable damage to their properties,
including their metal
buildings and carports.
If your metal building has been damaged by a recent storm
from wind, hail, or even a combination of weather factors, you should be able
to recoup the cost of the damage by submitting a claim to your home insurance
company. While the process for filing a claim can vary depending on your
insurance provider, it’s essential to get the details right in order to recover
the full value of your loss.
Follow these tips to maximize your chances for a successful
claim with a minimum of hassle.
Since there are many outdoor storage options on the market
today, knowing which one to select for your property may seem a little daunting.
When you need outdoor storage solutions at home, or to add a new building to
your commercial property, you need durability and design flexibility. A
metal building from Newmart Builders gives you the flexibility of
customization along with the guarantee of durability.
Today’s blog post discusses the differences between a metal
building and a pole barn—highlighting many of the positive selling points of
investing in steel buildings.
If you’ve had enough of your local gym, or you want easier
access to fitness equipment, consider adding a home gym. Don’t think you have
space in your home? Your garage could make the perfect, budget-friendly spot for
a garage gym!
As a homeowner, you want to make the most of the space in
your home. However, what happens when you have run out of space inside your house?
For many people, the garage then becomes a giant storage bin. In this blog
post, learn how to remove clutter from your garage and create an efficient home
As the season grows colder and we start hunkering
down for the winter weather, certain outdoor recreational activities get
put aside for a few months. The air and water start becoming too cold for
boating, while the snow and holidays start making RV camping difficult. But
when spring rolls around, nothing will deflate your boating or camping plans
like seeing weather damage from improper boat or RV storage.
Luckily, avoiding damage to your expensive recreational
investments is as simple as finding the proper storage
options for your boat or RV. Finding the perfect storage space may seem
daunting, but here at Newmart Builders, we want to help you make the most
informed decision when it comes to RV or boat storage.
Whether you work from home or run your own business, finding
a dedicated space to do your work is essential to achieving work-life balance.
While many homeowners consider remodeling their home to create a suitable
workspace, a garage can easily serve as a home office, without the hassle,
time, and mess of a home renovation project.
Garage spaces are separate from your home, too, providing
the perfect option if you need to meet with clients or simply want a quiet
space away from the hustle and bustle of your normal household. Adding a detached garage can
provide even more privacy.
Ready to get started converting your garage into a
productive home office? Read on for our best tips and tricks.
The garage is usually one of the most disorganized spaces in
any home. Built to hold vehicles, garage spaces aren’t designed to handle
storage, at least not without a bit of help. Yet many homeowners find their
garages filled with a wide variety of items that don’t seem to fit anywhere
If you’re tripping over a sea of boxes, need a place to
store your tools, or just want to clean up so you can park your car in the garage
again, you’ll want to check out these tips to maximize your garage space.
Most woodworkers start out with a collection of tools and a
bench in the corner of their garage or basement. However, as their skills and
supplies increase, woodworkers outgrow their corner and may need to consider
getting a dedicated
shed or workshop outbuilding. They’ll know it’s time for a woodworking shop when cars no longer fit in
the garage, or when larger equipment and finished pieces can’t be easily carried
up and down the basement steps.
Adding a woodworking shed or outbuilding is not only more
convenient but also safer for the woodworker and their family. A shed means machines
and tools can be stored securely away from children. And, sheds or outbuildings
can be surprisingly affordable, depending on their size and type.
Regardless of the shed’s size or the woodworker’s budget,
every woodshop needs these essentials: lumber and tool storage, a stationary
machine area, worktables and benches, a finishing area, dust collection system,
and safety equipment.
Whether you need to protect the family car or are looking
for a great place to keep your boat, motorcycle, or hotrod, you might be
considering both carports and garages to fulfill your needs. Both offer
advantages, so it’s important to weigh your options before making your final
To make it easier, we’ve laid out the pros and cons of both
carports and garages, so you can make your final decision with confidence.