When you intend to build a shed there comes the question of selection of building material. There are various kinds of materials around us for constructing sheds, but the most commonly used ones are wood, plastic and metal. To select the appropriate one, your own observation and consultation with experienced people is necessary. Here I would like to express my views on how a wood shed is better than a metal shed.
Satisfaction of aesthetic feeling
We always decide to purchase or exclude a specific product on the basis of its pros and cons, but sometimes we feel that inner satisfaction is more important than the apparent specifications of the product. Would you like to put a metal shed in the corner of your wonderful garden? What type of look will it create? It will create the look of a mechanical system and will not satisfy your aesthetic sensibilities.
A metal shed creates heavy noise when the wind is blowing or it’s raining outside whereas wood shed gives you pleasure through its beauty and is noise free. If someone knocks on the metal door, it seems like an emergency knock. On the other hand, wood sheds provides a noise free atmosphere.
An extra ease in wood sheds is its ventilation system. You can add windows as per your wish and requirements.
Dent Free Shed
Wood sheds are constructed with hard material and there is no chance of any dent during rain or wind storm, while metal sheds have less capacity of bearing the blow of wind so dents are inevitable.
Wood sheds are heavy weight which gives them unique resilience. My friend had a metal shed but one morning it was not standing on its original place as the wind storm had pushed the metal shed six feet away. Painting a wooden shed is like creating a scene Painting a wood shed is much easier than a metal one. Sometimes a wooden shed in a farm adds so much beauty to it that it looks like a new scene. With unique color combinations, you can also create your own look. In the case of metal sheds you will not have such liberty.
If you are going to use Pine and Cedar to construct the shed, it will leave a positive effect upon your senses. The wood of these trees gives out a pleasant smell without actually making you spend on it separately.
No Chance of Rusting
Metal sheds have the drawback of rusting which damages it totally but in case of wooden sheds there is no chance of rusting.
You Can Control Your Budget
If you are going to construct the new shed and you have limited budget then thewood shed kit is the best choice because you can build it inexpensively. Moreover, while constructing a wooden shed, you can reuse standard materials like doors, windows etc.
No Problem of Condensation
Condensation is the change in the physical state of matter and it badly affects metal sheds. In the case of wood sheds, there aren’t problems with condensation.
Easy to Blend With Surroundings
If a garden shed is constructed on a lawn or garden, a contrast or match of shed material with greenery and floral plantation can blend beautifully with your yard. Of course garden shed also contributes to the beauty of any home or property.
So, you too will realize that a wood shed is better than metal one, for almost all purposes due to its numerous benefits.
Cal Sebek is an avid do-it-your-selfer from Los Angeles who loves building custom buildings on his various properties including garden sheds in Glendale, a 2 story gambrel garage in Temecula, a custom wood shed barn in San Diego, and an outdoor storage building in Los Angeles. Cal enjoys sharing his knowledge with others about his experiences building custom wood sheds, storage shed kits, custom shed kits and storage buildings.