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Building Spotlight

12’x26′ White River Garage w/ 10′ Enclosed Lean-To

The White River garage is a wonderful building for someone who may be limited on space, and would like to make the most of it. These buildings have a hinged roof system, allowing you to have a loft without loosing out on the headroom downstairs. The lean-to is a great option to add a lot more space with not a huge price increase. This is a very traditional New England looking building with its steep 12 pitch roof. The white pine board & batten siding gives the building a classy barn like appearance. Our building spotlight is a 12’x26′ White River Garage w/ 10′ Enclosed Lean-To.

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Building Factoid: Roof Styles

There are many things to consider when choosing a roof line for a building. If you are looking for your structure to be symmetrical on the gable end you could go with an A-frame, Cape, Gambrel, Monitor, or Hip roof. If you would like to be able to place your doors on the soffit side of a building you may choose a Quaker style. Another aspect to think about in a cold climate is snow fall. Certain roof lines shed snow more easily than others. All of our buildings come standard with architectural shingles, you can always upgrade to a metal roof. Each of our vendors have their own version of each base style roof line.  Let us help you decide with our building factoid: roof styles.


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Top 4 Effortless Siding Types

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 Envious neighbor wishes he had bought an effortless shed.

If you are looking for a type of siding that has a lot less upkeep than natural wood, manufactured siding is a wonderful option. It is made to look like natural wood without having to paint or stain it as often, if at all. Take a look at the top 4 effortless siding types the The Carriage Shed offers.

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Top 5 Natural Wood Siding Types


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If you are trying for a classic look on your building natural wood siding is a wonderful way to go. Certain types of wood can be easier to maintain, staining or painting helps to protect the wood. Other types of wood can just gray and will look fabulous for years to come. Here is a list of the top 5 natural wood siding types that The Carriage Shed offers.