Crossland Sheds FAQ
Please plan ahead and learn as much as possible about our process after you study the Crossland Sheds FAQ on Vancouver Island, BC. Once you choose a shed and outbuilding design style, you can start preparing the site for the day of construction. Q: Do I need to get a building permit?
A: Generally no, but we advise that you check with your municipality.
Q: What kind of site is required for a shed?
A: There must be a three-foot clearance around the building and also overhead. Additionally, electricity must be available within 50 feet. If electricity is not available, you must rent a generator for the building crew.
Q: How should I prepare the build site?
A: Mark out where the shed is to be built with five stakes. Four of the stakes are in the corners, and one is at the door location.
Q: Does the site need to be level?
A: The customer will provide 12 “x12” x2” patio stones to assist in levelling.
Q: Will builders excavate the site for the building?
A: No, builders do not excavate. Please have the site ready when the builders arrive.
Q: How and when do I pay?
A: A 50 percent deposit is required upon acceptance of the order. Balance due at the completion of the shed. We accept checks, E-transfers, and credit cards.
Q: How soon after I order can I expect my new shed?
A: The exact build date will be arranged between you and Crossland. The usual wait is about two to three weeks from the order date. Once scheduled, you won’t be contacted again until three days before the build. The build date is TENTATIVE. Weather and other obstacles beyond our control may cause a delay in delivery.
Q: Will I need to paint the shed?
A: Yes, you should paint and caulk the shed within 180 days of construction. The best paint to use is acrylic latex paint.