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.

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.

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.