Benefits of Owning a Swingset

Prior to the times of Facebook and cell phones, it once was simple to get children outdoors and moving. My mom oftentimes had to shout to get me to come back indoors. Today, sadly, this is more challenging. Our children are getting on cell phones and iPads earlier than ever, and the days spent outdoors is in decline. However, here’s […]

What’s the Difference Between Gazebos, Pergolas and Pavilions?

In the broad world of structures outdoors, two which are constantly confused for one another are gazebos and pergolas. The difference in gazebos and pergolas is that pergolas often are attached structures that have open-lattice roofs, whereas gazebos are freestanding structures that have closed floors and roofs. Each may be an array of sizes and will serve a variety of […]

Why Amish-Built Sheds are Less Expensive But Not Cheaper

A shed is just a shed, isn’t it? It’s a little building for storing tools, lawn equipment, bikes, and random things that don’t fit in your house. And it sits in your backyard where no one see it. So where’s the best place to find the shed you need? A short drive away at the nearest home improvement warehouse. You […]

Time for a She-Shed!

For many years’ men have had their places to go and “be men”; In the 1800’s men would commandeer the parlor to smoke cigars and discuss politics, while the women were shuffled off to the drawing room. In the 1950’s and 1960’s it was the den which became the boys room for watching football games or hanging out with the […]

Introducing the World’s Safest Trampolines!

Capitol Sheds is proud to offer SpringFree Trampolines to our customers. Trampoline safety has come a long way over the last 15 years. With the addition of safety catch nets to padding over the traditional spring trampoline systems. SpringFree Trampolines take safety to a whole new level with the use of space age technology and a little old fashioned common […]

Do I Need a Building or Zoning Permit?

It seems like these days one must get permission from the government to do anything, and putting a storage shed into your yard is no exception.  At Capitol Sheds we build our storage sheds and other structures to meet Virginia building codes, not only so that the building will withstand the test of time, but also so that when then […]

Storage Shed Designs

There are many things to consider when purchasing a new shed. What size shed will meet your needs? What siding would you like to use? What options to add? What storage shed design works best for you? You can choose from several different siding materials, including, Vinyl, SmartSide, Duratemp, Pine Board & Batten, Smart Lap, Pine Lap, Cedar Lap, and […]

Rent-to-Own Portable Buildings

Storage Sheds are easy to rent-to-own at Capitol Sheds. For those who wish to purchase portable buildings over time, but either do not qualify for traditional financing or do not wish to have a credit check done, then this rent-to-own program at Capitol Sheds is for you. No Credit Check In order to qualify for storage building space, With Rent […]

Portable buildings dealers don’t want you to know this!

1. Make sure before purchasing storage buildings you ask what the charge is for leveling the shed. Some portable building companies advertise free delivery then charge you for blocking and leveling of your storage building!  2. Ask if delivery is done by the employees of the shed dealer! Some storage building companies hire outside contractors to deliver for them! If damage is done to […]

Five Things to Know Before You Buy A Storage Shed

Everyone has important questions and concerns when making a major purchase like a storage shed. Here are five helpful tips, facts, and overall useful knowledge to know before you invest in your storage shed. #5 When purchasing a storage shed it is often useful to research local companies’ websites before visiting their sales lots. Search the online rating of each […]