Frequently Asked Questions

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Adding a shed or outbuilding to your property will extend your property use and value. There are limitless potential uses for the outdoor structures built for you by Crossland Sheds. From additional storage for gardening equipment, tools, or workshop, to a comfortable space for an office, overnight guests, or craft studio.

How are Crossland sheds built?

Crossland sheds are built with quality construction products including: Wall Framing: 2" x 4" construction-grade dimensional lumber @ 24" o/c Floor Framing: 2" x 4" construction-grade dimensional lumber @ 12" o/c Floor Sheeting: 1/2" plywood Runners: 4" x 4" pressure treated wood suitable for ground contact Wall Sheeting: LP® SmartSide® ...

What does the inside of the shed look like?

Crossland Storage Sheds uses 2x4 framing and LP® SmartSide® for the sheathing. This product that acts as both sheathing and ...

Can I buy a custom shed?

If you don’t see the exact style you want from our standard shed offerings, the Custom Shed may be the right choice for you. Built on your land, our custom sheds are unfinished and ready for further customization. Learn more about custom sheds and request a quote |

Do I need to get a building permit?

Crossland Storage Sheds do not usually require building permits.* However, we ask that you check your municipality and neighbourhood bylaws before placing your order. *Crossland Storage Sheds are built on your land. They are designed to be foundation-free with 4 x 4 pressure treated runners on cement pavers. Crossland Storage ...

What kind of site is required for a shed?

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.

How should I prepare the build site?

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.

Does the site need to be level?

The customer will provide 12 “x12” x2” patio stones to assist in levelling.

Will builders excavate the site for the building?

No, builders do not excavate. Please have the site ready when the builders arrive.

How and when do I pay?

A 50 percent deposit is required upon at time of order. You can order your storage shed online on our website with credit card. The balance will be due due at the completion of the shed build and can be paid by cheque, e-transfer or credit card. For custom ...

How soon after I order can I expect my new shed?

The exact build date will be arranged between you and Crossland after you place your order. The usual wait is about 6 to 8 weeks from the order date. Once scheduled, Crossland will contact you again three days before the build. The build date is TENTATIVE. Weather and other obstacles ...
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Will I need to paint the shed?

Yes, you should paint and caulk the shed within 180 days of construction. The best paint to use is acrylic latex paint.