Milwaukee Shed Design Specifications

Custom storage shed construction

Custom Shed Walls

  • All walls are 2x4s 16" OC stud spacing unless something else is specified
  • Pressure treated bottom plates when building on concrete slabs
    *regular lumber all other times
  • Double top plates on all of our walls
  • We use 5/8" LP smart panel for our siding
  • Gable buildings come standard with 6" soffits on the eaves, freeze board on the gables
  • Barn roof buildings have a 5-1/2" soffits on all sides
  • Quakers have 5-1/2" soffits on all sides as well

Storage Shed Floors

  • All sheds have 2x4 floors with 12" OC (on center) spacing
  • 8' wide buildings have two pressure treated 4x4 runners
  • 10' wide buildings (delivered) have four pressure-treated runners
  • 12' wide buildings (delivered) have four pressure-treated runners
  • 10' buildings built on site have three pressure-treated runners
  • We use 5/8" LP Prosrtuct for our shed floors
  • Our floor joists are pole barn nailed to the 4x4 runners
    *not toe-nailed like most other shed builders
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Storage Shed Roof Structure

  • 2x4s 24" OC for roof rafters
  • We use 1/2" OSB for our roof sheathing, not 7/16"
  • All buildings get H-clips between the plywood seams where applicable
  • 5/8" plywood gusset plates at the peak of all rafters
  • Hurricane clips at no charge when required by local municipality
  • 2x4 collar ties on every other rafter

Shed Roof Shingles

  • 35-year dimensional shingles standard on all of our buildings
  • 15 lb felt is standard on all of our buildings
  • Galvanized metal d-edge standard on all roof edges
  • 2 gable vents included on all buildings
  • 9 colors to choose from
    *or we can match your house's color

Milwaukee Storage Shed Hardware

  • Powder-coated black hardware is standard
  • Doors come with a keyed t-handle type lock
  • Spring-loaded barrel bolts keep non-active doors closed when not in use
  • Windows can be added to the shed or the doors to achieve your desired look

Custom Shed Siding & Trim

We use 5/8" LP Smart Panels that come pre-primed from the factory for siding.

3/4" LP Smart Trim boards for corner boards and fascia. Also pre-primed from the factory. 

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Atlas Roofing Shingle Colors

Black Atlas Roof Shingles
Burnt Sienna Atlas Roof Shingles
Desert Shake Atlas Roof Shingles
Dove Grey Atlas Roof Shingles
Hearthstone Grey Atlas Roof Shingles
Hearthstone Grey
Heather Blend Atlas Roof Shingles
Heather Blend
Pewter Atlas Roof Shingles
Weatheredwood Atlas Roof Shingles
Weathered Wood
Woodland Green Atlas Roof Shingles
Woodland Green

Storage Shed Doors

We use 6-panel fiberglass doors or roll-up doors for our storage sheds.

Fiberglass doorsFiberglass doorsRoll up shed doors

Contact the Milwaukee shed builders at Mainus Construction for spacious and reliable equipment storage.
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