What’s the difference between a big Shed and a Garage?

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Knowing what you are going to use your timber building for is an important factor in deciding whether you need a big shed or a garage.

There are quite a few differences between the two, depending on what you’re storing inside.

If you’re not sure which one you should go for, this video should help you make the right decision.

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What’s the difference between a big shed, say a 16′ x 10′ shed and a 16′ x 10′ garage.

A big shed or a small garage? What’s the difference? Are they not just the same thing? Why is one so much more expensive than the other?

Well, a shed comes with a timber floor for the start and doesn’t need a concrete plinth for it to go on. Doesn’t have a triple tier wall specification and doesn’t have an automated garage door, that sort of thing.

A garage has all of those things but doesn’t have a timber floor.

It depends what you’re wanting. Do you want somewhere that you can store a car in or do you want a big shed that you can just work from, use for practicalities, store some gardening equipment, lawnmowers and gardening things in it? It’s up to you.

One comes with a floor, one doesn’t come with a floor. One comes with a single door and two fixed windows, one comes with an automated sectional garage door, a side door and two windows.

It’s entirely up to you.

Budget wise a big Shed will cost you around £3,000.00 and a single garage will cost you around £4,500.00.

One is guaranteed against water ingress, which may be an important factor if you’re thinking about storing perishables.