Shop set up

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Red Wagon, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. Red Wagon

    Red Wagon LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Does anybody use 2 storage containers with some sort of roof set up over the 2 as their garage. If so do you have any pictures?
  2. grassman177

    grassman177 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,795

    we are getting storage containers to put fertilizer and seed into cause our once big shop is full of mowers, haha. trying to do it in a non trashy sort of way.
  3. LawnGuy73

    LawnGuy73 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,946

    It sounds like alot of guys on here are using mini storages as a shop.
  4. paolaken

    paolaken LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 699

    i slid rr ties under one they were setting yesterday. i was looking at it and it would be very nice shop/storage. might get one my self behind the shop to free up space inside the shop. the one yesterday was 48' long. very roomy.
  5. IMAGE

    IMAGE LawnSite Bronze Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 1,134

    We did that in Iraq. Spaced them about 30' apart. One was set up as the office, we had it plumbed with AC, lights, and a phone. The other was set up as storage with shelving. We covered the middle with camo netting. Worked damb slick.

    So yeah, find yourself some camo netting. lol

    Or you could get trusses cheap from a building supply store and build a flat roof up there, would make a nice place to relax on cool days. Depends what your view is though.
  6. Red Wagon

    Red Wagon LawnSite Member
    Messages: 41

    Bump to the top
  7. shepoutside

    shepoutside LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    The company that dose the plowing for the mall here, has that, and uses a arch roof to cover the salt they keep in it, for the winter. will try to get pic's in a few days.

    I have been thinking of using one for storage, and putting one on the top for an office. This is a pic , of what I mean, except the bottom would be the barn door type.


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