Storage Buildings of Birmingham
The Utility Building, Shed or Garden-house
The utility storage building or shed can feature a simple
gable roof, a single or double doors, and optional side and
rear windows for natural lighting. Electrical lighting and
receptacles are also available. On the other hand a utility
building can be very unique in styling, materials and
architecture. With full-height walls and
doors, there's ample room for storing large items or
creating a comfortable work space, or utility height walls
make for a less conspicuous presence. An optional wood ramp
helps in moving lawn mowers and other heavy equipment.
Building Options & Choices
shed or utility is available in many different sizes making
it especially adaptable for different uses. For example, you
can easily frame in additional windows—to use the shed as a
workshop or potting shed—or omit all of the windows and
devote the space entirely to secure storage.
materials for the basic shed can be true to its name:
asphalt roof shingles, T1-11 plywood siding, and simple trim
details or you can match your home as to color, siding and
style. Doors can be prehung house doors or over-sized
Each utility building is handcrafted by a master carpenter, which helps to insure that the building you receive is of a high standard of quality. Handcrafted workmanship is just one of the many advantages to owning a
Storage Buildings of Birmingham quality built building. This hand built process allows for customization when changes are needed to match special requirements of you building.
Building Foundation & Flooring
The utility building or shed can be on a concrete slab
foundation or a wood floor on a block foundation. A utility
of up to 12' wide can even be built on 4x6 pressure treated
skids so that it can be moved. The standard wood floor is
the framed using pressure treated 2x6s with a 12" on center
spacing to allow for maximum sub-floor strength and
integrity. Standard flooring is 3/4" pressure treated
plywood, giving you a floor system that will stand the test
of time. Other flooring options are available.
Building Walls & Exterior Siding
Aesthetics and durability are the two major functions the
siding and wall framing serve. In order to fulfill these two
requirements our standard walls are constructed using the
finest grade siding available. The wall framing utilizes 2x4
studs on 16" centers. Utility buildings can be sided in pressure treated T1-11 siding, painted house siding,
vinyl, or many other options. Siding panels are screwed as
well as nailed to provide added strength.
To insure the longest lasting defense form rain and the
elements while giving the most uniform appeal Storage
Buildings of Birmingham standard roofing is high quality 30
year asphalt shingles or a high grade metal roof that
carries a 20 year warranty. Internal moisture can also cause
damage in our Alabama climate and through the use of ridge
vents, and custom cross ventilation vents protection is
installed to insure the release of the excess moisture.
Are you ready for your new utility building, shed or
garden house? Give us a call at (205)-821-7056 today or
request a quote online and let us give you a free
estimate. We serve all of Birmingham and north Alabama
including Tuscaloosa, Jasper and the over the mountain area.
What if you rent?
What if you rent or lease and want a utility building,
shed or garden house?
That need not need to be a problem. While if you build a
permanent structure on your landlord's property it becomes
his, we can build you a portable utility building, shed or
garden house, up to 12' wide.
That way when you move you simply move your building.
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