If you need a shed you can purchase them at any diy store as a kit that you take home and put together. This one is a shed you build from the beginning. With no kit. It is made of wood and doe long lasting durability weather treated wood is probably the best way to go. In about a week and for 500 in 2012 maybe still under 800 or so now you can build this one. It is 12 x 16 so there is a good amount of room in it. Plenty of room for both the snow blower and the lawn mower along with the bikes and yard tools. How To Specialist shares free plans for building this one so you can get started without buying a kit or paying someone to build one for you. He does suggest pre drilling holes for the galvanized screws to prevent the wood splitting.