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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND FACTS

There is a lot to know about building a shed, so we've given you some answers here to questions that we get asked on a frequent basis. If you still can't find an answer here, just give us a call on 1300 662 429 or drop us an email. We're only too happy to help you get all the answers you need to get your perfect shed solution.

Q1. Why choose a Real Aussie Shed?

All sheds are not the same. A Real Aussie Shed is made differently from the others, with fully bolted frames with C Section purlins, not tophats, in the walls and roof.

Need something bigger? At Real Aussie Sheds, we aren’t limited to building sheds and garages… we can engineer and build large span open truss buildings such as warehouses and factories in different structural material including tilt-up slabs.

Q2. How do I order a building?

Please call us or request a quote and we will be in touch with how we can help!

In the Shoalhaven area? Simply contact us to arrange a visit to your property, or come by our showroom and have a look at the possibilities for yourself.

Q3. Do I need approval to construct a Real Aussie Shed?

In most cases, the answer is yes. Real Aussie Sheds buildings are designed to meet the relevant building codes and full engineering documentation will be provided. On receipt of a deposit and signed order, these documents will be prepared for issue.

Real Aussie Sheds designs and engineering is constantly cross checked with the current building code requirements. You can be assured that Real Aussie Sheds buildings will meet the demands of local building authorities.

Q4. What if I need to obtain council approval before I build?

You can still place your order with a nominal deposit of 10% of the purchase price allowing us to release the Engineering Plans and Specifications for you to submit to Council for approval and provisionally place your building into our production schedule.

Q5. How do I pay a deposit?

After your tax invoice has been raised you can pay by cash, cheque, direct deposit, EFTPOS or major credit cards.

Q6. What type of vehicle access doors can I have?

On projects in the Shoalhaven area, we use only the best quality Gliderol roller doors. There are options on colour, whether they are keyed alike or electrically operated. On larger commercial, industrial or farm buildings we offer the choice of horizontal external sliding doors or large size vertical rolling doors. For our Nationally Distributed Shed Kits, these will use the best roller door supplier in your area and the brand will depend on which one of our 30 distribution centres you are nearest.

Q7. What maintenance is required?

ZINCALUME and COLORBOND high tensile steel has been specially developed to withstand Australias harsh climatic conditions. It therefore requires minimal maintenance. Regular washing with water will enhance the life of your building and also maintain its appearance. The application and process takes only a few minutes. After approval, we will send the application and you will receive a confirmation letter detailing the dates and amounts of each direct debit.

Q8. Can I have a building designed to my specifications?

Real Aussie Sheds specialise in customised solutions to suit your requirements. We can design and engineer and coordinate the Council Application, and construction of your Shed/Garage/Factory/Studio/Cabin/Granny Flat

Q9. Are your building designed for concrete footings or a slab?

Real Aussie Sheds are usually fastened to an engineered piered concrete slab, or in some case on piers only. With either Dynabolts, and Chemsets. For larger construction we use J Bolts.

Q10. Are there guarantees on Real Aussie Sheds?

All Real Aussie Sheds buildings are designed in accordance with the Standards Association of Australia building codes and come with up to 15 years BlueScope Steel warranty on framing and cladding. As licenced builders, if your building is constructed by a Real Aussie Sheds team we give a 6-year builder's warranty and a 2-year workmanship guarantee.

Q11. Will your sheds match my existing buildings?

Real Aussie Sheds extensive range of colours, cladding profiles and roof styles will suit all existing buildings. Contact us for a site visit today.

Q12. Will my shed fit my equipment?

Because each Real Aussie Shed is individually designed and engineered, whatever it is you need to house, we can design a building for it.

Q13. What does the kit price include?

All materials necessary to complete your Shed are factory packed, sealed then delivered to site. Standard kits contain:

  • Galvanised steel framing, roof and wall sheeting, and flashings
  • Full size guttering with brackets, sealant and down pipes
  • Hi Tensile, zinc plated bolts, nuts, screws, rivets, and cleats
  • Certified engineering plans and specifications
  • Installation and member connection details

Q14. Can you deliver everywhere?

Real Aussie Sheds has 30 dispatch locations and can deliver to anywhere in Australia.

Q15. How long does it take to have a building delivered?

If your shed is delivery only, full payment is required 10 days before delivery of your Real Aussie Shed.

Q16. Are your sheds easy to build?

Many of our clients erect their own garage and farm shed kits. Because our shed frames are bolted together and by consulting our installation and member connection details, you should not have any difficulty in erecting your building.

Q17. How long with the building last?

All our buildings are designed to meet the current Australian building standards. All frames and claddings are manufactured from the range of roll-formed products produced by BlueScope Steel, and carry a warranty of up to 15 years (conditions apply).

Q18. What wind rating is the building designed for?

Real Aussie Sheds can supply buildings designed for any region in Australia including cyclonic and sub alpine areas. The design criteria will be clearly shown on the quotation form.

Q19. What if I don't want to build it myself?

We are registered and licensed builders with experienced erection teams on call. Our builders are trained in the erection of our buildings and have all the equipment and experience required to complete your shed to the highest standard.