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.  

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Wide Span Sheds are GEN-U-WIN™ Winners

Posted on 28 October 2015

Wide Span Sheds and Northern Territory customer, Krystal Withers, are celebrating GEN-U-WIN™ success, each having been awarded $2,000 in the latest COLORBOND® GEN-U-WIN™ promotion.

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Do you Want your Steel Kit Building Delivered Before Christmas?

Posted on 26 August 2015

While you may not be thinking of the Christmas period just yet, now is the time to get moving with your kit building purchase to make certain you will receive delivery prior to the holidays.

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How Does Terrain Affect my Shed?

Posted on 20 August 2015

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The wind speed in your region is made up of a number of factors, and the terrain plays a significant part in how the wind speed, and the direction it flows will affect your building. The terrain is broken down into five categories:

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Becoming an Owner Builder in NSW

Posted on 13 August 2015

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Planning on buying a steel building kit from the team at Wide Span Sheds and considering erecting it yourself? To be an owner builder in New South Wales, you will need to apply for a permit from the NSW Department of Fair Trading. 

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Single Garage with Storage Space

Dimensions for your Shed or Garage

Posted on 6 August 2015

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There are so many details we need to consider in order to select a shed that is right for you and the site it is intended to go on. That’s why your Wide Span Sheds representative will ask you lots of questions. They are basically trying to understand your needs, and get accurate information so they can give you an accurate quote. 

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Why we put our Trust in BlueScope Steel

Posted on 30 July 2015

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BlueScope Steel is a trusted Australian brand; an icon that has been producing high quality steel to the Australian market for half a century. BlueScope Steel take what they do very seriously, and they conduct regular testing and analysis on their steel products, working tirelessly to better improve and align their products with Australia’s changing climate. 

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Shielding Factor and How it Affects your Shed

Posted on 23 July 2015

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As with Terrain Category and Topography Factor, the Shielding Factor also plays an integral part in determining the site design criteria for a particular location. As the name suggests, it looks at structures that will potentially ‘shield’ your shed or garage from the wind.

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Impress with a Steel Framed Home

Posted on 16 July 2015

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Steel framed houses are all the go in Australia right now; in fact, they have been for quite a while. They look great, are super strong, affordable, can withstand Australia’s unpredictable climate and won’t be attacked by termites. These buildings certainly have a lot of integrity in the frame of the building, which is an extremely important aspect when building your new home. Let us explain. 

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Single Garage with Carport Extension Eucalypt

Understanding the Various Garages Available in the Market

Posted on 9 July 2015

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There are a whole lot of choices out there when it comes to garages; they come in an assortment of designs and sizes. You can get a garage connected to the house, detached buildings, detached garages with connecting carports and also garages with workshops. There really are so many options to choose from. 

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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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