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What Type of Workspace Storage Should I Opt For?

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It may be that you're already in possession of all the gardening kits you'll ever need, and probably accumulated it over a period of time. Unless you just woke up one day and decided it was about time you got down and dirty with your outdoor plot, having stared long and hard at what once was a garden (and being constantly chastised by your nearest and dearest for not doing something about the wilderness it's become - or you inherited when you moved in). In which case you've probably recently gone out to the local hardware store and blown an entire month's salary on the latest garden equipment, with a view to getting stuck in at the weekend. And a few more weekends thereafter. Or at least until the novelty has worn off and/or you've reached your talent limit.

House All Your Garden Tools under the One Roof
But have you thought about where you intend to store all this new found garden equipment? Yes you have a garage, but it's full of your car. You also have a basement, yet that's full of what your family refer to as junk, yet what you speak of as heirlooms. So where exactly do you envisage the lawnmower, strimmer, hedge-cutter and an array of rakes, brushes and hand-held tools are going to fit in? It's at this point your mind turns to extra storage and in particular, workshop space. You've always hankered after a workshop anyway, so now you've been gifted the perfect opportunity to stop thinking and start doing for the greater good.

Compact-design Steel-built Workshops Provide Excellent Storage Space
So what are the options available to you? Which size, shape and material should you be looking at for a workshop construct? It's got to be big enough to house not just your newly (or soon-to-be) acquired garden equipment but a host of other things which until now have been lost under other items in said garage or basement. Power washers and tools, tool boxes, work benches, numerous DIY items (including paintbrushes, rollers, spare wallpapers), et al. Even though you're not necessarily a gardener, you consider yourself a practical person, and are pretty handy around the home. So the addition of a dedicated workshop would really allow you to expand your horizons and flourish.

Outdoor Storage Solutions allow you to Get Your House Back in Order
Thankfully there are a range of workshop storage solutions out there to choose from, manufactured from a number of different materials and fitting within the parameters of the outdoor spaces you have to work with. From garage extensions to standalone units, workshop storage facilities can be built around individual expectations (and local planning restrictions) as, where and when required by you, the client.

One such purveyor of mini-storage and workshop storage solutions is Colorado-based Armstrong Steel. Their choice of durable pre-engineered steel buildings and units are both easy to erect and offer significant energy efficiency, courtesy of insulation being far more effective than comparable wood-framed steel buildings.

Just imagine what a storage space like that would help you achieve. Pretty much everything to hand at all times and housed under the one roof; freeing up much-needed family space in the basement and meaning your kid's bikes could finally go in the garage rather than in the hallway of the house. Sounds like a win-win situation for all, doesn't it.


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