Shed reccomendations

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  1. Matt30

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    I need two sheds on my property torn down and a nice new one built in their place. Does anyone have a recommendation for someone to do this? I’m not looking for someone who wants me to help while they work, just looking to pay someone to take care of the whole project.

    I’m located in Glen Haven. Any reccomendations would be great!
     
  2. David Puddy

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    just don't have the time to do it yourself..? just asking
     
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    i did this last summer


    you are a smart man to pay someone else because it SUCKED. my old shed was 10x10x10 and my new one is 10x12. i pulled the shed down with my half ton truck once i stripped it to the frame, then chopped it with a chainsaw, put a nail through my foot, and then it took about 6 truck loads to get it to the dump

    then i had to build a new base with 2.5k lbs of crusher run, which i did in one truck load (not recommended when your payload capacity is 1700lbs )
    and then straight up 10 hours to build the new one

    ill, let me stress this next part, NEVER do it again
     
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    I hate carpentry. I’ll plumb anything, I’ll do electrical, paint, work on cars, landscape, male escort, whatever....but I want nothing to do with carpentry. I’d rather shove a pine cone up my cock.
     
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    Nope
     
  6. Matt30

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    Not my most favourite thing either. But I would rather paint 100 houses before I cut a 2x4 in half
     
  7. David Puddy

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    noted haha
    quite the opposite here. Carpentry as far as the everything you listed is high on the enjoyement factor. Masonary comes in second after that, and electrical is at the other end of that specrum
     
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    Buffer the streaming media unto me.

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    Whaaaat? New member since 2003?
     
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    Modushed. I used them. 12x12 was 3 grand with tax. It came in 4 foot sections and I put it up in 8 hrs. No carpentry skills required.
     
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    Thanks! Appreciate the info! I would still rather have someone build or assemble it, but the price is attractive for sure.
     
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    Here's the one I did, 12x12x8, total cost $5400 & ~30ish man hours. I hate carpentry, but went smoothly overall, minimal fuckups.

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    Is that a modushed?

    and thanks for the pic. I think 12x12 would be a good size for me
     
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    No, just one I drew and pieced together. Concrete was $400, gravel $100, steel was $1800 from Community Metals in Debert, 6' door was $250 @ Rona, 36" man door and window was $500, the rest was the wood. If you're good with math and figuring out angles, you wouldn't have a problem doing it.
     
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    Ah ok. That looks good but I’m aiming to be more hands off. Not that I can’t, I just really don’t want to.
     
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    I'm in the process of starting to shop for one here too. Hoping to be at least 12x12, but ideally 12x14. It'll just be storage for wheeler, ride on, bikes, etc. Planning to use our existing 12x10 entirely for firewood/kindling/etc, so need somewhere for everything else to live.
     
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    After building an 18x16 after debating a 20x18 let me tell you what my contractor neighbor told me. Never build a square and nobody EVER wishes they built it smaller. If you're debating between 12x14 and 12x12, do the 14x16.
     
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    Yeah, that's how I've arrived at 12x12 or 12x14. I actually, only need an 8x12. :lol:
     
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    The cost is so minimal to go a few feet better you might as well go bigger than you think you need. Ours is 14x20 on a slab and to be honest, I could go with bigger.
     
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    In my case, I've got the existing 12x10, and a 30x40 garage that's mainly being used as a work space. We'll add this shed to hold us over until we build a dedicated warehouse a few years out, at which point the existing 30x40 will house just about everything.
     
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    I got a 2.5x5.5 shed last weekend. It's a little too big for our backyard.
     
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    I got a 8x10 that I was hoping to build an adjacent attached 10x12 onto but I got a roof to redo this year...so that'll have to wait.
     

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