So, whether you want to create a working or living environment within your yard, or seek for a garden building to store your tools and equipment, here are the things you should be looking for in a plastic shed.

What to Look For in a Plastic Shed 

1. Maintenance-Free


Most high-quality plastic sheds at present use high-density polyethene (HDPE) or polymerizing vinyl chloride (PVC) vinyl. These types have been developed to withstand extreme weather conditions in the UK.

Hence, you should look for the watertight, weatherproof, and UV resistant sheds that can store and protect all your gardening equipment, bicycle, and outdoor chairs from several weather conditions.

In terms of the roofing, the plastic shed you must avail should be able to resist heavy snow that melts when the warm weather kicks in. Make sure that the water will merely run off the outside rather than penetrating the shed which can happen among timber and worn-felted roofs.

Garden Building Direct’s plastic shed roofs are made of UV-resistant poly resin that is designed to endure any weather condition for British homes.

3. Durability 


Although plastic sheds look less stylish when compared to wooden storage, various models still offer contemporary and functional designs. You just have to determine what colour and style would match your outdoor setting.

For example, a lot of plastic sheds come in earthy tones. They range from pure-neutral colours such as black and white to near-neutral hues like grey and brown. Among the available colours, these shades are the safest choice for a natural garden vibe.

In terms of size, choose one that will fit your demands, but make sure to allot extra space in case you need to store more equipment or use the shed for other purposes. Garden Buildings Direct offers its largest BillyOh Pro Apex Outdoor design in 8ft x 6ft and 10ft x 8ft options.


Plastic sheds are one of the best storage and living space solutions you can consider in your home. So make sure to invest your money in the best quality shed that will not only aid your storehouse needs but spare you from strenuous assembly and costly maintenance as well.