Top 5 Tips For Good Stable Maintenance

It’s not called ‘mucking out’ for nothing!  Cleaning out your equine friend’s home isn’t the cleanest of jobs, but with some organised planning and a good attitude, you can have a stable maintenance routine that everyone is happy with. Check out these five tips for good stable maintenance: Tip 1:     Have all the right equipment ready Providing a safe, clean environment for your horse is your main priority, but in order to do that, you need to have the right equipment at the ready.   … [Read more...]

Aussie Barn Design Vs American Barn Design

When is an Aussie barn not a barn?  When it’s an American barn, of course! The word ‘barn’ is the umbrella term used to describe the large steel constructions which are such a common sight on rural properties all around Australia, but there are actually some clear differences between an American barn and an Aussie one. That said, one design isn’t superior to the other.  When it comes to building a barn, the choice of design usually depends on the desired functionality and individual … [Read more...]

Shed prices Perth – What does it cost to build a new shed?

If you're looking for a new shed, Action Sheds has you covered. We offer durable, top-of-the-line sheds in a variety of styles and sizes that are sure to fit any budget or location. We construct each of our sheds with heavy duty brackets and higher gauge materials. Our staff are trained to deliver and install them to the highest quality & standards so you know you are getting a shed you can depend upon. Shed Kit Sizes and Pricing At Action Sheds, we offer a higher quality with competitive … [Read more...]

Building a Shed on Sloping Land

Just because your land is sloped doesn't mean building a workshop, storage, agriculture, or another type of shed is impossible. There are a few more steps and considerations, but done properly, it could end up being the best use of that otherwise wasted space. Here's what you need to know. The paving slab and timber sleeper foundation can accommodate a small slope if you cut a little on one side of the slope and build up crushed stone on the other. For this article, though, we are focusing on … [Read more...]

What You Should Know About Shed Approvals in WA

Sheds can meet a wide variety of needs for homeowners in Western Australia. From storage space to housing machinery, sheds can offer some additional covered space for possessions or hobbies without the more expensive and intricate requirements of other buildings. The process of getting approvals for sheds may also be easier, or completely unnecessary, depending on several factors. Do I Need Shire Approval to Build a Shed? In many situations, you do not need shire approval for your shed. In … [Read more...]

Determining Your Shed’s Wind Rating, And Why It Matters

If you're looking at putting up a shed, you're likely considering a number of factors. One detail you may not have thought of is a wind rating. Keep reading to learn what a wind rating is, how it affects the shed you choose, and why it matters. What Is a Wind Rating? The explanation is simple: a wind rating is assigned by your council to certain areas. The rating itself is determined based on a number of factors, including the geographic region, topography, shielding, and terrain. Wind … [Read more...]

Storing Agricultural Chemicals and Pesticides? Read This First!

Barns and farm storage sheds in the Perth area are often used for storing agricultural chemicals and pesticides. Unfortunately, not every barn or shed is up to Australian Standard AS 2507-1998 and not every owner adheres to the Dangerous Goods Act of 1985 or the Dangerous Goods (Storage and Handling) regulations set forth in 2012.   At Action Sheds Australia, we are compliance experts with years of experience of providing sheds that are fully compliant with all regulations. In … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Choosing the Best Spot for Your Shed

When we do consultations for storage sheds in the Perth area, we often find that little or no thought was put into where to actually put the shed. One of the main advantages of sheds is that they provide the ultimate in flexibility, but a lot of people fail to fully utilise that flexibility. Here are five tips for choosing the perfect place to build a storage shed in your yard, farm or commercial property. 1. Terrain Do you want to walk over rocks to get to your shed? Do you want to trip … [Read more...]

Get Your Shed Summer Ready Now

As all who own sheds know, summers in Perth can be harsh. They produce temperature extremes that can make a shed very uncomfortable to work with. Whether it’s a barn, storage shed, garage or industrial shed, the Perth climate can make it dangerous for work and damage its contents if not properly ventilated and insulated. Insulation The choice of materials in a shed can make a huge difference in how well it is insulated. If your shed is too hot in the summer, there is a good chance that … [Read more...]

Protect Your Crop from the Elements

Farm storage sheds are replacing silos as the preferred choice for storing crops in the Perth area and across WA. As profit margins become slimmer and slimmer for many farmers, it is important to maximise every crop. One of the best ways to do this is to make sure that the storage medium is perfect for your crops. That way, you can ensure less spoilage and higher quality, which can fetch a higher price at the market. For years, most farmers used silos for crops such as wheat. In an era … [Read more...]