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How to Prepare Your Gravel Shed Pad

We recommend a Gravel Pad for Portable Sheds

Storage Shed Pads and Garage Gravel Pad Preparation

Preparing for your storage shed from Sheds Unlimited is an important procedure. We recommend placing your shed on a gravel storage shed pad as outlined below. Please follow the storage shed pad or car garage pad instructions as outlined. On larger two, three of four car garages and two-story buildings we provide directions on preparing a concrete pad. As always, feel free to call us at 717-442-9055 or email us if you have any further questions.

SHEDS UNLIMITED is NOT responsible for structural problems if one fails to follow the instructions. Failure to follow instructions will VOID the Sheds Unlimited WARRANTY and may incur extra delivery charges!

Follow These Instructions For Storage Shed Pad Preparation with a Gravel Pad

1. Measure the Space for your Building

Please ensure that our “MULE” can bring the shed fully assembled into your backyard (if the area is tight, please request a “built on site” shed)

2. Build a Perimeter for Your Storage Shed

Build a 4″x4″, 4″x6″ or 6″x6″ pressure treated perimeter. The STONE AREA of your SHED PAD should be at least ONE FOOT WIDER and ONE FOOT LONGER than the actual size of the building. See Photos Below. 

3. Fill in With Stone

Fill the area inside the frame with 4-6 inches of 3/4 INCH CRUSHED STONE – DO NOT USE RIVER BEAD STONE or a SMOOTH ROUNDED STONE!!

4. Check for Level

Please MAKE SURE that the pad is PERFECTLY LEVEL and SQUARE

Find a Pad Contractor

For Gravel Shed and Garage Pads Contact:
Better Built Pads and have your shed or garage pad custom built
Gideon Stoltzfus Jr. Honey Brook, PA 19344 – 610-273-2571 – 717-629-0968

For Concrete Shed and Garage Pads Contact:
Firm Foundations and have your shed or garage pad custom built
Jake Lantz: Phone: 717-629-0689 – http://garagefoundations.com/

For Any Type of Shed or Garage Pads Contact:
Bedrock Foundations
COATESVILLE, PA – (484) 712-8828 or (717) 587-7062
461 Old Wilmington Road, Coatesville, PA 19320
Visit the Bedrock Foundations Website

 

 

 

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Sheds Unlimited Customer Reviews...

Over 450 Reviews

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From the very first conversation to the final delivery. This company is great. They worked with me through everything to get the building I needed. Thanks Sheds Unlimited!

Steven De Jacimo from Point Pleasant, New Jersey

There was not a single interaction that wasn't outstanding with Sheds Unlimited. I was forced to delay delivery TWICE. That's an issue for a business wanting to clear space of the shed built for me, but they were VERY understanding. When they delivered, it was the exact time frame stated. The delivery guy was OUTSTANDING...like a family member the way he was concerned with proper placement. It was VERY difficult spot to manuever and he took his time, was very patient and fantastic attitude, in spite of the challenges. He wanted it to be placed correctly almost if not more than me!! He took time to talk about the shed, gave me the keys to my new structure and even allowed me to pay by credit card. Such a great person to work with and outstanding representative of this outstanding company. The shed itself is OUTSTANDING. Such fantastic quality built (12x8 Workshop). Paint is perfect, everything is perfect!! I could NOT be the price anywhere locally, even INCLUDING the additional cost for delivery, the price was still FAR lower than quotes near me. The is NOTHING you should be concerned about buying from Sheds Unlimited. I've already recommended them to a friend, who is about to order having seen the quality build. I would recommend them to ANYONE (who I liked!!). No worrys. Buy with confidence. Thank you so much Sheds Unlimited, for your quality build, your outstanding people and the pricing that you offer in these tough economic times!! All the best to you!

It has been a pleasure working with Shed Unlimited. They installed a barn for me in less than 2 days. Mark and his two journeymen were amazing to watch. Wish I had a few employee's like them. The workmanship and quality was outstanding. Would recommend Sheds Unlimited to all. Thanks for your hard work.

Curt Dubac from Catlett, Virginia

I only have one negative comment about my experience with Sheds Unlimited and that is that I was told my shed would be delivered between 3 and 5 p.m. and it didn't arrive until 7:15 p.m. and it was very dark by then. The police came and nearly gave the driver a citation for being on the road after dark. I wish I had been given a phone call to tell me how late the driver was running so I wouldn't have been sitting around for so long. Because of the darkness I had to use my painters lights to allow the driver to guide the shed into my back yard, the shed was not put on the pad evenly and I had to level it myself the next day. The shed itself is perfect and I am very happy with my purchase.

Fred McGuire from Shelton, Ct

Wonderful experience in ordering, and installing the shed in my yard. Really talented people who brought it and put it up. They were courteous, fast and willing to do the job right.

Salem Mekuria from Massachusetts

Good shed, good quality, but the best was the driver who managed to get my shed dropped and delivered in a tight city backyard. He was awesome.

Bob from Philadelphia

Great place to get a garden shed. Very pleased with my 12x16 purchase.  Great quality, nice workmanship, done on time and for a very reasonable price.  Delivery was fantastic.  Thanks.

HS from Ringoes, NJ

I ordered a 10'x16' shed for motorcycle storage. Price was competitive, delivery on time. Request for custom changes such as larger door opening no problem. A well constructed, good looking building. Friendly cooperative staff, a painless process.

We couldn't be happier with our workshop shed! Friendly service from the beginning. Quality workmanship! It was delivered ahead of schedule and the delivery was more than impressive! Thanks for everything SHEDS UNLIMITED!

Randy from Newark DE

I thank sheds unlimited for a great experience with a great looking building and a very pleased price I've checked several shed companies in md. and pa and sheds unlimited was my chose by far,great personnel and guidance in choosing my my shed,Thanks again and i'm already looking to have a two garage built next.

Thank U. John M.Shiner

john shiner from Edgewood md.