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Wooden Sheds: Best Choices for 2021

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Wooden Sheds

Back in the day, cheap wooden sheds were about the only choice if you needed backyard storage. They came with several variations of wood siding including T111, board and batten and then later DuraTemp siding.  But all required plenty of maintenance, the minimum of which was keeping the paint on the wooden sheds fresh.

Vinyl and Wooden Sheds

From Wooden Sheds to Vinyl Sheds

Then came the addition of economy vinyl sheds. Vinyl Storage Sheds were bragged up to be the best maintenance free storage sheds on the market.

And no doubt, a vinyl sided shed lasts a very long time! There is virtually nothing to keep up with. No paint, no rotting (if you have a pressure treated floor), and more sleep at night!

The Latest: Wooden Sheds are in Vogue Again

But fads have changed and so has the taste and design of WOODEN SHEDS. For 2021, if you want a real fancy shed (and yes, a bit more maintenance), you’re back to wooden shed choices! You can still buy the economy wooden sheds that have been around for decades and they come in much better wooden siding choices.

However, new choices in siding mean Higher end sheds come in a wood of another era. Read on to see the wooden shed siding choices from Sheds Unlimited for 2021.

For 2021, if you want a really fancy shed, you’re back to wooden shed choices!

Three Siding Choices for Wooden Sheds

Economy Wooden Sheds

1. Wooden Sheds: LP SmartSiding with 50-year Warranty

Sheds with LP SmartSide are certainly the up-and-coming popular choice when one wants an economical wooden shed that will stand the test of time.

This product has been heavily tested for standing up against the weather, heat, termites, and longevity. Unlike older T111 siding choices, this will not have trouble with bubbles under the top veneer.

SmartSide is available with three different backers

Fancy Wooden Sheds in PA

2. SmartSide Lap Siding

After the fad of vinyl siding wore off, back came the wooden storage sheds in a much more classy look that mimics vinyl siding in the exterior look...with just a bit more uppity look and technology. As mentioned, these LP SmartSide products are designed to stand the test of time.

It comes with a 5/50 Year Limited Warranty which means you should have peace of mind for a long, long time to come! If you like the look of this Premier Garden Shed, then this might be for you. 

Modern Wooden Sheds in PA, NJ, NY, CT, DE, MD, VA, WV

3. LP SmartSide Grooveless Siding

Grooveless siding is a wonderful choice if you want a really high-end look of a Modern Studio Shed. The one shown here features LP SmartSide with no grooves, but then you’ll see battens on the exterior to add a lovely touch. It’s truly a prefab wooden shed of another time! Today…

Other important things to know about wooden sheds and LP SmartSide in 2019

Wooden Sheds: What else to look for

  1. Reviews: We all know what its like to buy something online and be disappointed with the quality of the product. That’s why we all love to read reviews (never mind writing them;). Read the Sheds Unlimited reviews here.
  2. Warranty: What is the warranty being offered? At Sheds Unlimited, we stand behind our wooden sheds and all other products with a 5 year limited shed and garage warranty
  3. Delivery Equipment: It used to be that when a prefab wooden shed was delivered to a backyard, the delivery guy would bring a heavy truck and trailer into the yard. Sheds Unlimited utilizes the best in wooden shed delivery machinery available and doesn’t even charge extra.
  4. Buy Direct: There are hundreds of wooden shed resellers around. What if you could buy your wooden shed direct from the builder? Sheds Unlimited sells wooden sheds throughout PA, NJ, NY, CT, DE, MD, VA, and WV.
  5. Experience: We have been in wooden shed builders business for almost 25 years. Read more about our family and our shed building story at our storage shed website.
  6. Design and Aesthetics: Sometimes plain jane is all we can afford, and if that is the case we are quite happy to build a quality economy wooden shed. However, if you want something with more style and a wooden shed that stands out your backyard, we’re just as happy to help you do just that.
Wooden Sheds

Wooden Sheds: A Few Examples

A picture is worth a thousand words…or more. So just so you can see how fancy a wooden storage shed can look, compare the difference in the following wooden sheds from Sheds Unlimited. Note that all of these come from our A-frame or workshop series but just get fancier as you go on.

Cheap wooden buildings

Economy Wooden Shed

This is our Standard Workshop Shed. Yes, it is built in the plain country and even some of our workers are real Amish J This shed is built tough and will last a LONG TIME. This wooden storage shed uses the SmartSide technology but looks quite simple on the outside.

Classic Wooden Storage Sheds

Classic Wooden Shed

A few design tweaks make this Classic Outdoor Wooden Shed look a bit more…Classy. Note the wider overhangs, the larger windows, a steeper roof pitch which all add to the aesthetics. Tip: Add foil-backed sheathing on the roof and keep your shed much cooler during the summer!

Lap Siding Wooden Sheds

Premier Garden Shed

This is a whole step above the rest when it comes to beauty…and windows! This Premier Garden Shed comes standard with eight windows. Four large slider windows and four transom windows. Plus, the really steep roof pitch makes it look really nice! Tip: Add a shed dormer for another lovely touch!

Two Story Wooden Sheds

Two Story Garden Shed

Wow! This takes it to another level…literally! With a full second floor, this two-story wooden shed gives you almost twice the space without taking up more of the backyard! It includes a stairway with railing and all. Make sure you watch one of these take shape in just 6 hours! (sorry, it’s a vinyl sided two story garage).

Hopefully, that helps you make the best choice for a wooden shed in 2021!

Contact us at 717-442-3281 to learn more about how Sheds Unlimited can you with prefab wooden sheds. Or email us at office@shedsunlimited.net for a FREE ESTIMATE of any wooden storage building in our long line of products. We will be happy to assist you in any way we can!

Sheds Unlimited Customer Reviews...

Over 500 Reviews

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I have had the shed about two months and wish I had purchased it ten years ago.The shed is well made and the delivery process wqs quick and easy.The shed still has that new wood smell and I am amazed at how much I have been able to put in it.The shed came right when they said it would.

John Murphy from Wappingers Falls N.Y.

WELL BUILT SHED. GREAT PEOPLE TO DEAL WITH AND
THE DELIVERY EQUIPMENT IS AMAZING.

tony alesandro from Lavallette nj

Excellent service excellent quality and very professional from start to finish. Had it delivered which they were on time and accommodated our schedule would highly recommend and wouldn't think of going anywhere else

Steve from Clark nj

Our shed is exactly what we ordered and we are very pleased. We had many questions prior to ordering and all were satisfactorily answered. Shed was a tight squeeze into our yard, but all went smoothly and the shed is centered well on our level gravel pad. Everyone on the phone and at time of delivery were very professional. Thank you to All.

Eileen from Spotswood, NJ

The transaction with Sheds Unlimited was great from start to finish. The delivery was perfect and smooth Thank you to everyone from Sheds Unlimited.

Vincent from Waterbury ,CT

The whole experience was a pleasure! I highly recommend to everyone. They were so accommodating and a pleasure to talk to over the phone. They followed up when they said they would. The website had lots of pictures, but they would go over and above to help over the phone to find exactly what you were looking for. Everything came as expected and the delivery with the mule was so fun to watch! It had rained the day before so I was worried the grass might get torn up, but it was not an issue at all! The mule is an awesome way to deliver the shed. They are true professionals that know what they're doing and value their customers.

Jackie from Rumson,NJ

When we decided we needed a new shed I started looking around our area but could not believe the prices! I then decided to check the internet. The prices were unbelievable at most of those places also, until I found Sheds Unlimited! The same quality as all the others at much lower prices. We now have a beautiful shed that we love. I wouldn't buy one anywhere else!

Diane from Mechanicsburg, Pa.

After a lengthy time of looking at sheds every where , we came upon the sheds unlimited site and the possibility became a reality. We called and spoke to Steve Jr. and he worked with us to get exactly what we needed. All we had to do was prepare our site and Austin handled the rest to schedule delivery. The most magical thing of all was to see Shane remove the shed from the trailer and wheel it right to the exact site in the field where we wanted it.

Shane did tell us promptly that there was a scrape on the shed that happened during transport and the company would be calling to take care of it. The next day I spoke to Steve Jr., who kindly compensated us for the problem and sent out paint for the scrape.

We have to say, all in all, it was a pleasure doing business with such a professional company, who has such great customer service. We are very pleased with the workmanship and quality of our new shed.

We would highly recommend them!

Darlene Smith & John Nicholas from Durham, Ct. 06422

Hello Delmar;

Several reasons for this message.
First of all I must say that the entire process of doing business with you and everyone in your company that I have dealt with has surpassed my satisfaction and expectations.
From our first meeting at your office to the many many many phone calls i made to you with questions and/or changes you were always willing to take the time to answer my questions and provide the information that i needed and explained why i could or could not or should or should not do certain things. You always took the time to make sure I understood why or why not.
My site prep and your busy schedule took us to a later date than anticipated but James King along with good weather made it all happen on December 18th.
I told James several times there was no way they could get the truck/trailer to the job site ---but--- 7 a.m. the truck and trailer and three man crew are all on the site which I still don't know how they accomplished.
Speaking of the crew and the construction, myself and the entire neighborhood were beyond impressed. Three young men that are obviously very well beyond their years in knowledge and professionalism. I can't say enough good things about them. To watch them work is a treat. It's like they can read each others minds. They each know what to do, when to do it, and rarely even need to speak to each other. They just work and work and waste no time. They were kind and courteous as well. I was impressed as you can tell, and many neighbors were as well. Please pass on my best wishes to Chris who suffered the fall. Here is an example of what kind of employee he is------as I am driving him to the hospital after his fall we are having a conversation about work and he says "I love my job and this kind of work".
As you can tell I am beyond satisfied but I do have one issue with the building. There is one substantial leak in the roof. It is in the area of the dormer and enters the building in a joint between two sheets of osb very near the dormer. It drips from the roof down to the concrete floor as it is above the open area of the attic floor. I will be doing finish work to the attic area soon and obviously the leak must be repaired prior to that however I do not expect anyone to repair a roof in bad weather but please keep this in mind and handle as soon as safely possible. I was aware of the leak prior to your cashing my final check but felt no need to stop pay and hold back any portion until leak is repaired as I certainly trust you will handle it as soon as safely possible.
Thanks again for everything !

Bill Zaremba from Sugar Notch, PA

The best "legal" placement for our shed is well within view of our home, so we really wanted it to be a positive part of the landscape. Shayne was able to squeeze the shed into position with inches to spare between trees and the house. The shed is very solidly built and looks fantastic. Even our neighbor complimented it

Alec from New Jersey