Pour crushed stone over the prepared area for the base of the storage shed. The crushed stone should be no larger than a half-inch in diameter and should be even with the ground when finished.
Well, whether you buy a shed or a carport, the area needs to be properly prepared for the arrival of the storage structure. I thought I would spend this week's blog explaining how to level your yard and prepare it for a carport or shed. Foundation for a Garden Shed
Add pea gravel until it is nearly flush with the ground. Next, place masonry blocks on top of the pea gravel. Use a level to make sure the blocks are level. Use a hammer or rubber mallet to level the masonry blocks if necessary. Repeat these steps until the ground is level.
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Pick a spot for your shed that's close to level and doesn't collect water. It's also good to have 3 feet of clearance around the perimeter from things such as fences and structures. Larger sheds — 160 square feet and up — need 4 feet of clearance. This area gives you room to build the shed.