Wide Span Sheds Blog

If you are after the latest news, product information or DIY tips for everything to do with your shed or kit home, read over our latest blog posts below.  

Farmers Value Open Front Farm Shed

We Love Steel Farm Sheds

Posted on 2 July 2015

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The team at Wide Span Sheds are known for providing Australian farmers with quality steel farm sheds of all shapes and sizes. We are a trusted steel building supplier, and that is because we have a genuine love and appreciation for rural buildings of all kinds. 

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Caravan Garage Storage

Organise your Garage

Posted on 25 June 2015

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Chances are you purchased your garage to store your property and to organise your life. Don’t let your new steel shed get cluttered and lost to the mounds of possessions you accumulate each year. Instead, get your garage set up properly.

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Back on the Farm Hay Shed Zincalume

Why Many Farmers Opt for ZINCALUME® Steel

Posted on 18 June 2015

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ZINCALUME® steel is a popular choice for many farmers, and why shouldn’t it be? It is a high quality galvanised steel that has the lifespan of up to four times that of other galvanised steel products. It is a product of iconic Australian brand, BlueScope Steel and it simply looks amazing.

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Suburban 2 BLUE

Shed Delivery Process

Posted on 11 June 2015

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Wide Span Sheds believes in providing an efficient service and when it comes to the delivery of your new steel building, we don’t want to keep you waiting. In most cases, you should receive your shed within 4 – 6 weeks from when your building goes into manufacturing. 

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Custom Industrial Building

Understanding Construction Bracing and How it can Effect your Shed

Posted on 4 June 2015

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Wide Span Sheds supply our steel buildings in kit form, which allows our customers to either erect the shed as an owner builder (permits may be required), or to employ the professional services of a qualified shed builder. 

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Suburban 4

Steel Garages and Hidden Costs

Posted on 28 May 2015


The price of your steel garage will depend on a range of things; such as the layout you select, the design criteria, whether or not you make changes, optional extras, right through to the design and delivery (if you are located outside of our delivery zones). We do not hide these costs from you, and our sales representatives will make sure you are aware of any additional fees throughout the sales process. 

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Hay Cover with Tractor and Man

Local Building Certifiers vs the Council

Posted on 21 May 2015

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One of the things Wide Span Sheds strongly recommends is that you find out what is required by council before you purchase a new garage, shed or kit home. You may need to submit a development application or apply for a building licence; the requirements can differ greatly depending on where you are located. 

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Large Farm Storage Shed

Take an Online Tour of our Virtual Steel Building Displays

Posted on 14 May 2015

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The smartest of investors like to do their research first – that’s why we have created our online virtual tours. Potential customers can look through our buildings in the luxury of their own home, in their own time.

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Commercial Workshops Divide Rent

Structurally Strong Industrial Steel Buildings

Posted on 7 May 2015

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The evolution of the industrial steel shed or commercial premise has been extraordinary, and these buildings have really evolved over the past 50 years. We’ve seen many iconic buildings made from this powerful building material, and we have witnessed firsthand these buildings withstand strong gale-force winds and immense pressure from the natural elements. 

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Steel Buildings Engineered for Cyclone Prone Regions

Posted on 30 April 2015

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Australia has seen it’s fair share of cyclones in recent years, and Cyclone Yasi is one that changed the shed industry forever. The absolute devastation it caused called for a review of steel sheds designed for cyclonic regions, and the building standards in these areas were significantly increased. 

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