Are Rubbermaid storage sheds any good?

Are Rubbermaid storage sheds any good?

Are Rubbermaid storage sheds any good?

This shed is well worth the time and money for sure. This is easy to put together. Level ground surface is a major help for best assembly. The floor design is great for keeping the contents dry as well as make clean ups super easy.

Do you need a base for a Rubbermaid shed?

All types of sheds need a level, stable base. The Rubbermaid Roughneck is a line of high-density plastic sheds. They install much like a big puzzle. The key to installing the shed and having the door work properly is to locate the shed on a level surface.

How do you anchor a Rubbermaid shed?

  1. Locate the anchor positions on the Rubbermaid shed floor. Each shed features recessed round spots in the floor for ground anchors.
  2. Drill through the recessed anchor areas with a 1/2-inch drill bit.
  3. Insert an anchor stake into the anchor hole until it touches the ground beneath the shed floor.

What kind of base do you need for a Rubbermaid shed?

You will definitely need concrete deck blocks, Pressure Treated 2×6’s (we used 9), 3” exterior wood screws, Pressure Treated Plywood, and Pressure Treated 2×4’s if you’re going to need a ramp. Most of all, you will need a shed!

Can you put a plastic shed directly on gravel?

If you are using a plastic shed base that forms a grid, the gravel that you place in between the grids will help to keep rainwater from splashing onto the bottom of your shed. This is very important if you have a wood shed as all the water will only serve to accelerate rot.

What is the best foundation for a plastic shed?

Concrete Concrete bases provide the strongest and most durable foundations for a shed.

How do I keep my plastic shed from blowing away?

Add a third strap and set of ground anchors over the middle of the shed if you have a long garden shed. Tie a thick rope around the middle of the shed right before a wind event to protect the door from flapping in the wind.

Do you need to anchor down a plastic shed?

Plastic sheds are often very light and need to be completely secured to the ground. Screws into plastic may hold in light gusts but aren’t reliable in heavy winds. Cable or straps that go over the roof and secure to anchors will keep your shed and its contents more secure.

Do I need concrete slab for shed?

If you’re getting a shed without a built-in floor you’re going to need a concrete pad. The walls of your shed will actually get anchored to the concrete pad and that will provide a lot of stability that you would have otherwise gotten with a built-in floor.

Do plastic sheds need to be anchored?