Prefab Shed Construction

Steps to Building a Prefab Building

  • Read the instructions thoroughly
  • Start by building the floor frame according to directions.
  • Make sure the frame is square by measuring diagonally from each corner
  • Toe-nail the floor frame to the foundation beams.
  • Next nail down the floor boards.
  • Assemble the walls according to directions.
  • Assemble and attach the supports for the ridge vents
  • Mark the ridge beam and attach rafter hangers.
  • Cover the entire building with asphalt-impregnated felt paper to act as a moisture barrier.
  • Attach shingles according to instructions
  • Nail down skip sheathing strips to roof.
  • Tack the vapor barrier felt paper to the sheathing strips.
  • Lay double row of shingles on first row then lay shingles on entire roof
  • alternating narrow and wide and covering seams.
  • Nail up corner trim and attach doors with low profile screws.

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