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How to compare large shed quotes

When building a steel shed, you will need to compare quotes from several shed suppliers.  If you don’t know the industry terminology and the various factors that influence pricing, this can be a challenge.

In this article, we provide everything you need to know to understand your quote – from the basic specifications to the hidden expenses that may be overlooked.

How much does an industrial shed cost?

If you’re planning to build an industrial shed, the construction cost is likely a critical factor in your decision. 

From the size of the shed to the location, many variables can affect the overall cost of your industrial building. However, understanding the average cost per square metre can provide a good indication of what to expect. 

How much does a hay shed cost?

For farmers, the right hay storage is game-changing. Not only does dry hay keep livestock happy and healthy, but a well-designed hay shed will also be more cost-effective in the long term.

From size and span to future savings, there are several key factors that will influence the cost of a hay shed. To help you plan yours, we’ve covered each of these variables and the corresponding prices of different hay sheds below.

What’s the cost per m² for a steel shed?

The cost of a steel shed is a question we get asked frequently. This can be hard to answer as no two sheds are the same; in most instances, a steel shed will also be custom-designed to meet the customer's specific requirements which will drive up the price, should they choose optional extras.

The overall cost of a shed will come down to many different factors – from the size of the shed, to how many enclosed walls or bays you include, there are lots of things that could impact how much you will need to spend on a new steel farm shed or industrial building. What we can determine, however, is how much you can expect to pay on average, for a steel shed. This will then give you a good idea of how much you could expect to pay for a new shed.

How much does it cost to build a farm shed?

Just like any new shed or piece of infrastructure, the cost to build a farm shed can be a big investment. There’s a lot to consider when building a new farm shed such as what you will be using the shed for specifically, and if you need to factor in things like extra storage space for machinery. The cost of a quality farm shed can quickly add up so it’s important to know what you’re paying for, and what you could potentially look to spend when planning the build of a farm shed.

We’ve outlined the average cost of a farm shed as well as some essential considerations to give you an idea of what you will end up spending.