June/July 2016

Is Your Company Data Secured?

Very likely you are thinking, “Please don’t throw me more stuff to keep after, I already have more than I can efficiently handle, and by the way I’m a barn manufacturing company and you’re asking me about data security?” Yes, we hear what you are saying, but hear us out.[Read More…]

Keeping the Wood from Rotting

Exceptional business leader and motivational speaker Charlie “Tremendous” Jones says, “You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.” Think about that. Are you happy with your performance in every area of life right now?[Read More…]

Consistent Quality

Shed builders look for consistent quality lumber, and Paul McGrath knows it. That’s why his company, McGrath Lumber Co. Inc. in Greenfield, New Hampshire, strives to ensure that every truckload of 2-by-4s that leaves the shop is good, quality material. “We developed a niche, a recipe, and a brand name[Read More…]

10 Core Commitments

During my 20-plus years in the shed industry, I have seen many changes along the way. I have seen shed companies come and go, and I have seen the shed industry continue to grow and expand in ways I never dreamed. Even Hollywood has taken notice of the shed phenomenon[Read More…]

Q & A: Student Solutions

Hillyard Technical Center in St. Joseph, Missouri, seeks to provide training for the workforce of tomorrow. In the center’s carpentry department, that includes building sheds to teach and practice construction concepts. Shed Builder Magazine had a chance to talk with George Hoeffner about the tech center and the shed building projects.[Read More…]

Lumber Market Report

Two things stand out in terms of the lumber market, according to Shed Builder Magazine’s sources: supply that’s higher than demand and buyers reporting good business. First, supply is still greater than demand, given the import factor. The strong U.S. dollar continues to minimize export opportunities, supporting shipments of imports[Read More…]

The Barn Shed

doors            2 heavy-duty, 8-by-8 double doors windows     6 2-by-3 double pane windows, an octagon window dormers      4 3-by-3 barn dormers roof line      Barn style roof line exterior       LP SmartSide floor             11/8 tongue-and-groove plywood If those consumers are in Texas and work with Mega Storage Sheds, they might see the[Read More…]

Shed Products Part of New TV Series

LP® Outdoor Building Solutions® shed products are being integrated into episodes of the FYI network’s exciting new original TV series, He Shed She Shed. Each episode follows two homeowners, friends, or neighbors in the ultimate male vs. female backyard shed showdown, as they build and design a unique he shed[Read More…]

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