Whether you’re seeking a compact outdoor storage solution or looking to design a backyard sanctuary, a 10x16 storage shed is your go-to. This versatile shed size is an excellent pick for utility, from storing your gardening tools to securing smaller motorized vehicles like ATVs, riding lawn mowers, and dirtbikes.
However, more and more people are also opting for 10x16 storage sheds as a recreational space – whether it be a reading nook, hobby shed, artist’s studio, or meditation den. Ideal for small yards and creative homeowners, this storage shed size is sure to meet your needs.
The material you select for your 10x16 storage shed depends on a number of factors. Local climate, intended use, and budget all play a role in determining what finish is best for your portable storage building. From siding to roofing, we offer three diverse material options for our 10x16 storage sheds that excel in durability and longevity.
Although metal sheds tend to be a preferred option among our customers, wood storage sheds provide the benefit of a more traditional aesthetic. Those looking to convert their shed into a tiny home or habitable structure may find that our sheds constructed from yellow pine wood provide a more welcoming look.
While our 10x16 wood storage sheds will require more maintenance, they’re also easier to match to the main structure of your home. This allows you to achieve a more uniform feel on your property.
Our 10x16 metal storage sheds are by far the most popular material among Keen’s customers. These are our most durable and long-lasting structures, with a wind load rating of up to 160 mph.
Typically constructed out of steel, our metal storage sheds feature thick, 29-gauge wall panels. As a result, they are impenetrable, weather-resistant, and immune to denting or scuffing. For enhanced security, a metal storage shed is the way to go.
Though not as sturdy as steel, many homeowners choose a 10x16 aluminum storage shed for its affordability and convenience. They are ideal for casual use, such as storing tools or gardening equipment. The thinner wall gauge makes them more lightweight than steel, therefore allowing for better portability and heat dispersion.
Some choose aluminum roofing due to its ability to reflect heat off the structure, keeping it cooler in the summer. However, be mindful not to place your structure underneath any trees, as falling debris and branches could dent this material.
There are several configurations you can choose for your 10x16 storage shed. Get to know each type, and you will find the one best suited to your needs. The kind you choose will depend largely on how much storage space you require, how you plan to use your shed, and the overall aesthetic of your home.
Our basic 10x16 Workshop Storage Shed configuration is just the right layout for your workbench and power tools. With room for a double door and two windows, it is ideal for work, storage, or relaxation. Simple and budget-friendly, it’s a customer favorite.
This gable-style workshop shed is renowned for its versatility, blending with all architectural styles for a structure that sits beautifully on your property. Great for first-time homeowners seeking a starter shed.
Featuring barn-style doors and shuttered windows, the Classic 10x16 Workshop Shed is a slightly higher-end model than the standard one listed above. This shed type has a more old-fashioned aesthetic, with its A-frame roof giving the entire structure a cabin-like feel.
While still economical, its enhanced appearance lends itself to more specialized applications like a painting studio, home office, and more. When you’re ready to take your structure beyond storage, this is the style you’ll want to choose.
The higher roof pitch on our Standard 10x16 Storage Shed allows for more overhead space on the interior of this structure. This makes it easier to equip with light fixtures and loft-style storage.
Not only does it allow space for more windows, but it also comes with oversized door options to complement its advanced utility. This combination of extra space and natural light makes the Standard 10x16 Storage Shed an ideal pick for hobbyists and craftsmen.
Maximize your interior storage with our Classic Gambrel 10x16 Backyard Shed. This barn-style shed combines a modern aesthetic with old-world charm. Featuring plenty of overhead room for a loft, you can get more square footage with a smaller footprint.
The dramatically-sloped roof on the Classic Gambrel 10x16 Backyard Shed makes it suitable for colder climates. Rain, snow, and debris slide easily off the structure, so that roof load is never a concern.
One of our most spacious 10x16 shed configurations, the Dutch Barn creates plenty of room for overhead loft storage and wall shelving. Furthermore, you can also get more creative with the exterior configurations of this shed. Add an oversized double door, up to four large windows, and even a transom window for plenty of natural light.
With proper permitting and utility hookups, you can even convert this structure into a barndominium!
The Vinyl Sided 10x16 Shed is a popular pick among homeowners. It is both economical and low-maintenance, making it a great starter shed for those on a budget. Many choose vinyl siding for its customizability, as it opens itself up to a large variety of color choices.
Our vinyl siding is installed over an oriented strand board for increased durability. We also recommend adding pressure-treated floor joists to this structure for better weight load and heavier storage capabilities.
When it comes to designing a shed exactly to your needs, Keen’s Buildings has you covered. Our sales reps will work one-on-one with you to help you create the Custom 10x16 Storage Shed of your dreams.
All of your configurations – from door and window placements to wall height – can be personalized to your liking. Choose from 16 different colors for your exterior, and let us help you choose the right siding for your purposes.
Whether you opt for steel or aluminum, it’s no secret that our Metal 10x16 Storage Sheds are some of the best in the business. This industry-standard material enhances the longevity, security, and durability of your portable storage building.
Our metal storage sheds are ultra-customizable, wind load approved, expert-engineered, and built to last. Equipped to handle turbulent weather and keep out pests, these structures take quality construction to a whole new level.
When you purchase a portable storage building from Keen’s Buildings, you are receiving an expertly constructed shed with an extensive list of customizability options. Our structures are designed to exceed your expectations and serve all of your needs.
Our 10x16 metal storage sheds come with:
With over 100 square feet of storage space, the possibilities can seem endless when it comes to figuring out how to organize your storage shed. Take advantage of all of your shed’s features, such as overhead lofted storage and wall shelving, to maximize the capacity of your portable storage building.
Some ideas for storage and organization include:
Our 10x16 storage sheds provide unparalleled versatility. On the one hand, they can serve as a storage space for all of your important tools, gardening equipment, and similar essentials. On the other, they can also be converted into an area for recreational use – whether it be a hobby farm, home office, man cave, she shed, or even just a private escape.
There are a number of factors that contribute to the cost of your 10x16 storage shed. The materials you select will be the largest contributor, with finishes like vinyl leaning on the more affordable side and steel leaning on the more expensive side. Roof type also plays a large role, with traditional, A-frame, and boxed eave roofs serving as a more midrange option. Meanwhile, gambrel-style roofs and vertical roof panels typically cost more.
Based on these factors and more, the general pricing for a 10x16 storage shed starts at $4190 for a standard unit. For an entirely custom structure, this price will differ.
We offer some of the friendliest and most flexible financing options in the industry. Just fill out our simple General Financing Application and we’ll help you work out a payment plan that best fits within your budget. Based on your financial situation, you’ll either be eligible for our Rent-to-Own program or zero-down financing.
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With more than 20 years of experience designing top-tier portable storage buildings, it’s no wonder customers rely on Keen’s Buildings time and time again for their shed needs. Our knowledgeable sales staff is always available to answer any questions and help you design the storage shed of your dreams. Each member of our team is highly qualified to configure a custom metal shed for your space.
Furthermore, our established in-house financing programs make portable storage buildings more accessible for everyone. With options for zero-down financing and rent-to-own with NO credit check, we eliminate the worry that comes with making a large purchase.
Beyond that, you will be the proud owner of an expert-engineered metal storage building that is wind load approved, blocked and anchored to code, and delivered pre-built right to your home. We offer more than 40 sizes for you to choose from – so no matter how your needs change throughout your lifetime, Keen’s Buildings has got your back!
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