Not only will you have a functional structure in your property but you will also have a source for great pride and joy. But, if you ve never even built a stool from scratch or even a simple paper weight, then what more with a shed. This case though is not hopeless. If you have the extra money, then by all means buy yourself a shed. So if you have found that you really need one for whatever reason, then you would most likely want one that would last a long time and won t require too much maintenance. Using steel is a no-brainer. They have been the first choice for many homes, garages, buildings, and different other structures designed for strength and for durability. Also in some states if a structure is not permanent, you won t need to apply for a permit, eliminating the fees involved and the time spent in waiting for your permit. There are some disadvantages though when using a skids foundation. Because it is only made of wood and not totally locked to the ground, your shed will not be able to accommodate heavy equipment like garden tractors. 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. After building your shed, you can now do the finishing touches. 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. Make yourself stable or get some help. If you live in an area where there is heavy snowfall and frequent snow storms, building a steep pitch will help remove excess snow as it can slide off easily. Like the tin siding, it can also be pricey. It is also not easily repairable unlike wood. But luckily, vinyl sidings don t just crumble and break and can withstand wear and tear. And because it doesn t require much maintenance, you can get your investment back in a short time. It is important that you are able to assess the pros and cons of all shed sidings that are available to you.