New England Outdoor Products
42 Winthrop Street (Rt 44)
Rehoboth, MA 02769
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Shed FAQ

Sheds

  1. How are the walls of a shed framed?

    The walls are framed with 2X4s, 16” on center. Vinyl sheds are sheathed with ½” exterior plywood and low maintenance, durable vinyl siding. Wood sheds (T-111, Pine Shiplap, & Cedar) are nailed directly to the 2X4s. 

  2. What is the standard height of a shed's walls?

    Our sheds’ walls are 74". Walls can be increased at 1' incredments. 

  3. How is the roof of a shed framed?

    The roof of a shed is framed with 2X4s, 16” on center, with time-proven gussets installed. Roofs are sheathed with a 1/2" exterior grade plywood. 

  4. What is used to build a shed's foundation?

    The foundation is built using two pressure treated 4X4 foundation beams for extended life.

  5. How is the floor of a shed framed?

    6’ wide and 8’ wide sheds are framed with pressure treated 2X4s, which are nailed to the foundation beams.

    10’ wide and 12’wide sheds are framed with pressure treated 2X6s, which are nailed to the foundation beams.

  6. What type of flooring is used in a shed?

    The flooring in our sheds is 5/8” CDX exterior grade plywood.

  7. What type of doors do the sheds have?

    Vinyl sheds come standard with fiberglass four-panel doors with three heavy-duty hinges and a keyed door handle.

    Wood sheds come standard with a wood door with three heavy-duty hinges and a keyed door handle.

  8. What type of windows do the shed have?

    Vinyl sheds come standard with white aluminum single-hung windows with screens, white vinyl flower boxes, and black vinyl shutters.

    Wood sheds come standard with brown aluminum single-hung windows with screens, wood flower boxes, and wood shutters.

  9. How many doors and windows come with a shed?

    The number of doors and windows per shed varies based on the dimensions of the shed.

    6’-long and 8’-long sheds come standard with one single door and one window OR one 4’ or 5’ wide double door.

    10’-long sheds come standard with one 4’ or 5’ wide double door and one window.

    12’-long sheds come standard with one 4’ or 5’ wide double door and two windows.

    14’, 16’, 18’, 20’, and 24’-long sheds come standard with one 4’ or 5’ wide double door, one single door, and one window.

  10. Is there an additional charge for delivery?

    As of 2020 we are now charging a delivery fee.
    It is based on your location.
    Please call the shop for pricing

  11. What are the benefits of using plywood for flooring or for sheathing walls and roofs?

    Plywood is solid, strong, and not prone to warping, thus making it an ideal choice to prolong the life of your shed. 

  12. Who is responsible for permits if required?

    Permits requirements are different for all towns and as such are the responsibility of the buyer. We will however  provide information needed about the product upon request.

  13. Is site work like concrete, sonitubes or levelling of the land included in the price of the shed?

    No. We only require a fairly level peice of ground to install and level your shed. Any extra details you may wish or need are the customers responsibility. 

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