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What Can Studio Shed Do For You? Watch Our Animated Video to Find Out!

Choosing a backyard shed company can be an overwhelming experience. We understand there are a plethora of choices, and as a result, it can be confusing to determine which one you should go with to help you build the backyard shed of your dreams. At Studio Shed, our mission is to provide smart, flexible, and space-conscious spaces that have the…

Team Jones' DIY Adventure

Retired elementary school teacher Cynthia Jones always thought that their 2000 square-foot home outside of Murfreesboro, Tennessee had plenty of space. But when her husband Jim took three weeks off to help her recover from orthopedic surgery, she wasn’t so sure. “Just three weeks of being holed up together at home made me realize that, when we’re both retired, it…

12'x24' Studio Shed - An Installer's View

We’ve got a new angle for you on our latest Shed Story. Instead of focusing on our customer’s experience with their Studio Shed, we’re focusing on the experience of a new installation team. Whether you are a customer considering a DIY purchase, or working with your own contractor, this story highlights the ease and speed with which a Studio Shed…

An Efficient Workspace: Working Better but Less

For more than ten years Astrid ran her thriving residential landscape design firm, Astrid Gaiser Garden Design, LLC, from her home in Mountain View, California. For years, this arrangement worked well. Her open, airy Eichler house (circa 1954) readily accommodated the spreading piles of resource materials and project records, oversized printers and large landscape plans. One day, she realized, “My…

The Appeal of Doing It Himself

The project was inspired by an old storage shed adjacent to the house in Stamford, Connecticut that Enda Cusack shares with his partner. Why not convert the shed to living space, he thought? While we’re at it, we could remove a few trees from the backyard and add a swimming pool too. None of that happened. “It turned out it…

A DIY Install - Quick, Complementary, Quality

Whitewater rafting and skiing led Durango-based Kathleen C. to Studio Shed. “I had a lot of equipment but nowhere to do maintenance or projects,” said the West Point graduate and retired Army officer who now teaches adventure education at a local college and volunteers as a ski instructor and rafting guide for people with disabilities. “I needed a dedicated workshop,”…

Rob’s DIY Studio Shed Installation: 3 Guys, 2 Weekends

  When Rob Gaedtke and his wife Shayna bought their Reno, Nevada property in 2006, they felt the 1,300 square foot house was nice but unexceptional. It was the backyard that clinched the deal. The ¼ acre lot was perfect for a young couple hooked on outdoor living. To Rob, it was an empty canvas full of possibilities. In the…

Empty Nesters With Vision

With their third and last child in college, Tim and Laurie sold their 3,100 square foot Piedmont, CA home and bought a smaller property down the hill in a charming Oakland enclave developed in the 1920s. The 1,700 square foot Prairie Style house appealed to the East Coast couple who saw opportunities in the house and in the double lot…