Frequently Asked Questions

A-Shed USA prides itself on having the highest quality of customer service and satisfaction. Below you will find a list of frequently asked questions about our products, services, as well as manufacturing and installation processes. Can’t find the answer you are looking for? Use the form to the right to submit your question.¬†Commonly asked questions will be added to this list for future reference.

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Do I need a concrete slab for a shed or a garage?

FOR SHEDS: No in most cases. The steel joist system has more than adequate strength to support your shed on almost any type of soil, gravel, or lawn. Only when your shed is to be located in an area that is below the grade of the rest of your yard shall a concrete pad be considered for extra height and drainage. If your intended use for the building requires a concrete floor due to the weight or type of materials to be stored in it, a concrete pad may be ordered through us. FOR GARAGES: Yes in most cases. The point of a garage is more than just storage, but an area to work and park. A concrete pad is a good idea.

Are there any assembly costs?

All prices include installation. A delivery charge may apply to buildings built or delivered further than 30 miles from our location.

What about accessories?

A-SHED offers multiple accessories that can accommodate most customers specifications. (i.e. Multple types of doors, windows, vents, shelving etc.)

What kind of siding do you use?

Engineered to Perform – A-SHED storage buildings feature LP Smart Side siding. LP Smart Side is a high quality treated engineered wood panel designed to out perform traditional plywood siding. This panel is pretreated with smart guard process, which protects against fungal decay an wood destroying insects and is factory primed and ready to be painted. As a result, LS Smart Side siding resists warping, checking, splitting at the ends, shrinking and delimitation. Manufacturer’s warranty 50 years. We then wrap this with a product designed specifically for exterior trim. LP Smart Side Trim comes factory primed to resists moisture and delamination. Manufacturer’s warranty 50 years. We also have many other siding options such as vinyl, lap, stucco, brick, rock, etc…

What kind of roof will I get on my shed?

Our standard roof is Owens Corning 30 year architectural shingles. These are twice as thick and last longer than the 20 year 3-tab shingles used by others.

How long must I wait for my building to be delivered?

Once you place your order, we can usually get your building out to you within two to four weeks. Call us for a schedule date.

How many hours will the builders be on my property?

A small shed usually takes under four hours for us to build. Larger sheds will take between six to eight hours. With Garages, the actual build is usually done with the concrete and garage doors on separate days.

Will I need to get a permit for this building?

Call you’re A-Shed representative or your local building department to find out if your building is going to require a permit. Typically, smaller buildings do not require a building permit.

What should I do prior to delivery?

The area that your building is going to be placed, should be clean and level unless other arrangements have been made. This will be discussed at your on-site consultation.

How long is the process from order to completion?

Sheds two to four weeks. Garages four to eight weeks.

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