Equiptment Storage Building

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by Lynden-Jeff, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. Lynden-Jeff

    Lynden-Jeff LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,405


    This has been my first year mowing. I have just been tarping my trailer which hasen't been the best nor has it been secure. I was going to store my equiptment in my friends garage (owns the property, I own a unit in a house) but he needs the space. However he has said I can build my own storage area. I have figured on a 16 by 8-10-12 foot shed type building. 2 4 foot dorrs (8 ft total space) and no windows. Does anyone have any suggestions? Althought I won't be pulling the trailer in it will atleast give me winter storage and storage for the summer.

  2. Total.Lawn.Care

    Total.Lawn.Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 840

    I say build a single car garage, but a bit longer than the trailer so that you have some store space around it. That way, you can back your trailer in it for night time security and you still have the extra storage space.
  3. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    Find some one with unused garage space and barter with them. I found 2 different garages where this worked.
  4. coolbreeze

    coolbreeze LawnSite Member
    Messages: 53

    i'm in a similar situation since i use an open trailer. i was thinking about a storage building like the u-haul places. has anyone tried this? i have seen a few that allows 24 hour access with cct.

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