Weatherproof Your Shed With Four Simple Tricks

Weatherproof Your Shed With Four Simple Tricks
If your shed is not weatherproofed, it can be easily seeped in what usually causes its deterioration, as well as the items and tools that are stored there. Evidently, it’s not a good thing. Moreover, it can lead to waste of money in the near future.

But there are a few simple tricks to waterproof your shed:

Start at the Bottom

As far as possible, your shed should not be directly joined to the ground underneath it, as it should have some “breathing space” to be more essential.

To isolate the structure from the ground a concrete slab can be used. However, this demands some work like ground levelling, digging, frame building, concrete mixing, etc.

If you want to do it in some easier way, concrete blocks can be used as a backing instead. In this case, you should locate your shed in place where no water will be collected under it.

Board Up Your Shed Windows

Glass windows can be easily broken by strong winds or falling trees what usually occurs during heavy storms.  To avoid this, boarding up the windows is the best solution. Not only the exterior of your shed but also its interior should be protected as well.

Boarding up windows not only averts the break of the windows, but also prevents moisture and other elements.

Check Roofing for Leaks

Since the roof is the part of the shed that utmost gives a way to the weather and hard elements, then it is logically to expect a fair share of damage.

Thus, it would be efficient to regularly examine the roofing of your shed for any leaks and mend them as quickly as possible. This will avert the issue from getting worse and will keep your shed and items stored in it protected.

Use Waterproof paint

Accomplish your waterproofing project by covering your shed with waterproof paint. This type of paint has been created particularly for damp conditions to help your shed to be durable and long lasting. Zincalume or Bluescope Colorbond finish is the best choice for your shed as it doesn’t blister or flake in the harsh Australian climate.