It is most likely that you will be, after a few years, replacing some of its parts like the door or the roof. Also a tin siding advisable for areas frequented by rain or snow as they rust easily. If you want a more durable shed siding, then wood would also be a good option. And with this option, you have many choices. Not only are they practicable they have also become stylish accessories for many gardens. Not all storage sheds are created equal, with many different types of sheds that you can create; each of them has their own strength and weaknesses which serves different purposes. These differences are based on their use, finish and design. A Basic Step-by-step Guide to Building A Shed Roof Growing up, your father may already have built a storage shed in your home, if not you may have noticed some in your neighbor s or friend s home. Many of them may even be still standing today, but if you look at the roof closely, you may notice that the roof already has leaks defeating the point of having a shed. There are many books and websites which can help you do your plans, there are even ready made plans which you can just customize to achieve the desired size. Also, doing the frames can be consulted with carpentry books; here you can learn the different styles to ensure that you will be able to create a sturdy frame, in some localities, it is necessary to obtain a permit first before building a shed, consult your local government first. These equipment can be quite large and expensive, they need a place where they can be stored so that they are not only protected from the elements, but from intruders as well. This s where the farm shed comes in. Typically larger than the usual storage or garden shed, the farm shed is a viable solution for farmers who are in dire need of extra space. Most shed roof would use a 5/8 inch roof decking, normally plywood, to hold together the roof trusses. After screwing or nailing the plywood and the trusses, you can then cover it with either tar paper or asphalt shingles. Like in any other roof, any destruction like a strong gust of wind or accidentally dropping a shingle can lead to an accident.