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An Advantage and Disadvantage of a Vinyl Storage Shed

A vinyl shed will outlast wooden or metal sheds in service and appearance. They remain fresh over the years and require no painting. There is no concern about the rust of the metal or rotten wood if the material is vinyl.

Remember that some sheds are advertised as vinyl when they are not. These are vinyl coated with metal underneath which can rust.

To maintain the desired look, simply spray it with a garden hose on occasion. If for some reason the shed is dirty enough to require a pressure wash, you can be sure that the color of the shed will not change. There is no paint to chip or peel, so the pressure you use to wash the canopy isn’t a problem.

These prefabricated kits will take very little time to assemble. By following the included instructions, most people will likely have it ready for storage on the first day.

You will find vinyl sheds of only 20 cubic feet, which is a perfect size for storing pesticides and garden tools. Vinyl sheds are also available which are large enough to hold a small car, or your garden tractor and all your gardening items.

The cost for smaller vinyl storage sheds starts at less than $ 200. Larger sheds can cost several thousand dollars. When comparing these costs with wooden sheds, sometimes wooden units are priced similarly, but often wooden sheds are more expensive.

When comparing the storage prices of a vinyl with metal sheds, some metal units may be cheaper per square foot. However, consider the money you will save on maintenance. It is not necessary to replace the vinyl sheds. repaired or repainted.

Accessories for vinyl mounting kits are available that will help you tidy up your outdoor items neatly. You will find garden hose hooks, garden tool clips and shelves made for these units.

Consider the money you will save by purchasing a vinyl canopy compared to the cost of wood. The initial expense can be significantly lower and there is no cost to maintain a vinyl canopy. It should never be painted or protected by termites.

by Nancy S. Orazco

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