Historic Shed™ Standard Construction Features & Options

All Historic Shed™ outbuildings are engineered to meet Florida Building Codes. Plans are provided by Historic Shed as part of the building project.
Foundation Options
Wall Construction
Siding Options
Exterior Trim
Roof Construction

Foundation Options

  • PT wood deck @16" oc w/ AdvanTech Gold or LP ProStruct floor w/30"anchor tie-downs (standard for sheds)
  • Reinforced concrete slab foundation available for all projects
  • Wood deck on reinforced concrete block piers available for all projects

Wall Construction

  • #2 southern yellow pine wall framing, 2x4 @16" oc
  • PT sill plate
  • Double top plate
  • Hurricane strapping from foundation to roof
  • 8' walls standard
  • BoraCare applied by a registered professional

Siding Options

  • LP SmartSide smooth lap siding over structural sheathing/ vapor barrier (standard)
  • SmartSide panel w/ batten overlay for Board & Batten finish 
  • Wood siding to match your historic home, including pressure treated Patent 105, Dolly Varden

Exterior Trim

  • SmartSide Trim with traditional detailing
  • Cypress accents
  • Various wood vent styles available in gable sheds, all custom built: triangular, rectangular, custom
  • Pressure treated eave brackets & outriggers
  • Can be modified to complement your home

Roof Construction

  • #2 southern yellow pine roof framing @24" oc
  • Engineered trusses in garages - standard
  • Exposed rafter tails w/ eaves up to 24" on Gable and MiMo Sheds
  • Beadboard soffit on hipped sheds with eaves up to 24"
  • Framed for cathedral ceilings in gable sheds
  • 1x6 roof sheathing for Gable Sheds, exterior grade plywood for Hipped Sheds
  • Dimensional asphalt shingles standard
  • 5-V crimp metal panels available as an upgrade

Door Options

  • Cedar batten shed doors w/ heavy duty black hardware standard for sheds
  • Several styles available to complement various architectural styles
  • French doors available as an upgrade in wood or fiberglass (Therma-Tru or ProPlast brands)
  • Mission style doors available
  • Transoms can be added over doors in Gable and some MiMo Sheds

Window Options

  • Jeld-Wen wood windows with Auralast wood, standard
  • Vinyl windows also available a variety of sizes and styles
  • Impact windows available in wood and vinyl


  • 2 coats primer and paint applied prior to delivery
  • Unlimited color choices (up to 3 colors per building)
    • Siding Color
    • Trim Color
    • Optional 3rd accent color for doors, windows
  • Additional paint applied after delivery for finish/ touch-up