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The She Shed: A Backyard Retreat for Women

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two small sheds, one with painted green arches, wood endwalls and red french doors, one with multicolor wood siding and arch black door
You’ve probably heard of a “man cave” by now, but what about a “she shed”?

The she shed is essentially the man cave’s female counterpart—a place to retreat from the everyday stresses of life. She sheds are smaller buildings detached from the home and reflect the owner’s hobbies and interests.

Easy to Assemble

SteelMaster’s Quonset hut sheds are the perfect buildings to house your backyard oasis. Our prefabricated she shed kits are easy to assemble, especially because they are usually smaller buildings. Anyone with minimal building experience can put together one of our steel she sheds—it’s the ultimate DIY project.

SteelMaster customer Vickie B. assembled her 30’ x 30’ steel woman cave with the help of a few friends.

“Five of us put the arches up. Mind you, two of us are women in our 60s,” Vickie said. “We decided to put up half an arch at a time because it was easier to handle. We assembled the sections on the ground. It took only five days to get all 15 arches up. The back wall took one day.”

Unleash Your Creativity

Once you’ve put together the arches, you can create custom endwalls for your building. While the open ends may seem intimidating, they actually give you the opportunity to get creative. Your endwalls can be built to match the exterior of your home, or look completely different—the choice is completely up to you!

Our steel she sheds have an open floor plan, which allows you the freedom to design the she shed of your dreams. When coming up with the interior design, it’s important to think of the purpose of your she shed. Will you use it to craft or simply as a cozy place to hang out? If you need some design inspiration, Pinterest is a great place to start.

In addition to their unique look, SteelMaster’s metal she sheds require very little maintenance.  This is because of a special organic coating on our arches called Galvalume Plus. Galvalume Plus prevents our Quonset Huts from rusting and keeps them energy efficient. Not only will you save money on maintenance costs, but you’ll be able to focus on the rest and relaxation you deserve!

Overall, your she shed should be a reflection of you—after all, it is your space! The goal of a she shed is to create a place where you feel happy and relaxed.

Contact one of our building specialists to get started on your she shed today!