Essentially Maintenance-Free Sheds

You want to buy a shed to solve your storage issues — not to be another backyard chore you need to worry about every year. We completely understand that, which is why we build for low-maintenance longevity. At The Backyard Showcase, we craft a variety of essentially maintenance-free sheds that last for decades and look amazing — without requiring much work from you.

Whether your shed is a chronic headache or a rock-solid investment depends entirely on how it was built and the materials used. In today’s blog, we’re highlighting our different lines of low-maintenance sheds and the little work they require. Keep reading to see just how easy it is to own one of our basically maintenance-free sheds — or reach out right now to place your order!

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Our Low-Maintenance Shed Options

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Let’s start off with some good news: a well-built shed will require next to no maintenance over the course of owning it. Both our wooden sheds and vinyl options certainly qualify as low-maintenance sheds, but there are some key differences you need to keep in mind to help you decide:

  • Wooden Sheds — Our more budget-friendly option, wooden sheds are slightly more affordable than their vinyl counterparts but still provide great weathertight storage. A wooden shed may require repainted once every ten or fifteen years in order to maintain its looks and prevent rot or mold. However, we consider one big cleaning job every decade or more still low maintenance. The architectural shingle roofs on these sheds are very similar to those found on most homes and contribute to the ease of owning this low-maintenance shed.
  • Vinyl Sheds — Built of the same vinyl siding as most suburban homes, this premier type of shed provides maximum ease of ownership along with a wide range of shed styles. Vinyl siding will never need to be painted, yet is completely impervious to any kind of rot or mold that could damage the integrity of the shed. You can count on a vinyl shed to never require any type of major maintenance over its 25+ year lifespan.

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Shed Maintenance Tips for Our Quality Sheds

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While we always say that our sheds are practically maintenance free, there are a few small things you can do to keep them looking and performing their best. These are the simple shed maintenance tips we recommend for our wooden and vinyl sheds.

Other than the full re-painting that a wooden shed will need once in a lifetime, the maintenance needs aren’t particularly demanding. The most shed maintenance for a wooden shed is to keep an eye out for exposed patches of wood where the paint was rubbed away. When you find any of these areas, you’ll want to touch it up to keep the protect paint layer strong.

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On the other hand, a vinyl shed is even easier to keep looking brand new. Simply wash the exterior with dish soap and a garden hose to keep the siding looking clear and bright. Even if you skip washing your vinyl shed, it won’t hurt the longevity of it whatsoever! That’s why vinyl is our recommendation for a truly maintenance-free shed.

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The right shed is the one that satisfies your sense of style, has enough space for all your stuff, hardly requires any maintenance — and comes at a fair price. At The Backyard Showcase, all of our Amish-crafted sheds check each of these boxes. Skilled craftsmen build every single one of our sheds by hand, guaranteeing careful attention to quality and all of the custom touches you need. When you’re ready to start shopping for an essentially maintenance-free shed, our team is ready to help.

We encourage you to reach out right now to discuss your options and get prices. Start the conversation today!

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