Sheds, Buildings and Storage Buying Guide

Sheds, Buildings and Storage Buying Guide

Get Started with Our Leonard Storage Buying Guide

Whether you need a custom-built shed or want a rent-to-own option for a great monthly rate, you’ve come to the right place at Leonard Buildings & Truck Accessories. Here you’ll find purpose-built utility buildings and storage solutions that suit your exact needs, space requirements and budget. This guide will provide you with everything you need to know about storage building sheds, from sizing to materials to customization.

Leonard storage buildings are made in the U.S. with premium materials so they last. No matter if you need extra square footage for an onsite workshop or are seeking an affordable solution for on-premises storage, Leonard sheds are a fantastic option. Reference our shed buying guide for answers to common questions about shed sizing, selecting the right materials, shed delivery, shed rental and much more.

Have specific questions? You can always reach out to us via phone at (877) 458-1001 or via email for personalized advice.

  1. Getting Started on Your storage building or shed project

  2. Selecting the size of your storage building or shed

  3. Choosing the best building or shed shape

  4. Understanding Proper Floor construction of storage buildings, sheds

  5. Steel Frame vs Wood Frame Storage Buildings and Sheds

  6. Choosing from storage shed siding materials

  7. Storage Shed and Utility Building Roof Material Options

  8. Choosing the colors(s) for your Storage Building or Shed

  9. How much does a shed cost?

  10. Why Rent-To-Own Sheds Win every time over Storage Units

  11. Should You Choose a Shed Kit vs A Custom Built Shed from a Manufacture?

  12. How is a storage building or shed delivered?

  13. Free Site-Check

1.Getting Started on Your storage building or shed project

Start by answering this question "How do I plan to use the shed?" It is not always as obvious as it seems. It is worth examining because anticipating all

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2. Selecting the size of your storage building or shed

When selecting a size for your backyard storage building, there are several questions to ask yourself. Use this list as you start your research 

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3. Choosing the best building or shed shape

The shape of the shed will affect the cost, look, usefulness, and possibly the placement. Leonard offers 3 distinct storage building shapes.

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4. Understanding Proper Floor construction of storage buildings, sheds

Sturdy pressure treated 4"x6" skids are notched so that the 2”x6” pressure treated joists 

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5. Steel Frame vs Wood Frame Storage Buildings and Sheds

For most customers, a storage building's frame material is one of the most important decision factors. 

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6. Choosing from storage shed siding materials

When it comes to choosing the right siding material for our shed there a number of factors to consider. Do you have an HOA?

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7. Storage Shed and Utility Building Roof Material Options

Leonard offers the widest selection of roofing material in the industry: Standard Shingle, Architectural Shingle, Corrugated Metal, Heavy Duty Metal Panel, and Cedar Shake. 

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8. Choosing the right color(s) for your Storage Building or Shed

The siding and trim material of your storage building or shed will determine the available options for color.  Siding materials are broken into four groups

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9. How much does a shed cost?

Sheds come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and materials. All of these affect costs in different ways.

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10. Why Rent-To-Own Sheds Win every time over Storage Units

We Americans love our stuff. We love activities that involve tools, memorabilia, boats, bikes, holiday decorations, and hobby supplies.

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11. Should You Choose a Shed Kit vs A Custom Built Shed from a Manufacture?

Shed kits are quite popular for promising new sheds for an unbeatable price. For just a few hours of work, you can get a great storage building. But is that the best option?

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12. How is a storage building or shed delivered?

Leonard offers FREE Delivery. Your shed will be delivered to your backyard, blocked & leveled, and set up for you to start moving your stuff in simply.

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13. Free Site-Check

If you don't think a shed will fit in your backyard. We are here to help. 

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