DuraMax Building Products is a top-of-the-line manufacturer that specializes in creating strong, durable, and low-maintenance outdoor products such as vinyl sheds, garages, greenhouses, cabins, and fences. Their products are made with a combination of rigid vinyl, the most durable outdoor material available, and steel reinforcement for added strength. These high-quality materials result in low-maintenance products that come with a lifetime warranty.
All DuraMax products have been rigorously tested for high winds, heavy snow loads, fire resistance, and other adverse conditions, ensuring they can withstand the elements. Additionally, they include many features such as extra-wide doors, shelving, windows, and more to provide both functionality and aesthetic appeal. If you are in need of outdoor products that can withstand the elements and provide great value, DuraMax is the perfect choice.
Can the 4x8 shed be setup on either side of my home?
The 4×8 can be used as a stand-alone unit in the back yard if you want. However, the door only fits on one side and accordingly will open in different directions based on which side of your home you install the shed. Make sure you check the opening direction of the door before purchasing this unit.
Does the shed leak?
The shed will not leak, but after installing the roof you will need to apply silicone along the running edges of the roof ridge caps and around the washers on the roof plugs. To avoid seepage around the bottom of the shed, apply silicone to the outside or inside of the “U” channel that runs along the bottom of the shed.
Do windows come with the shed?
Windows are sold separately. The window lets light into the shed and when slid open provides air circulation.
How many windows can I have per shed?
You can fit at least 2 windows in most sheds. For every middle panel you can have 1 window. (windows do not fit on corner panels)
Does the window fit all the sizes of the shed?
The window will fit all sheds. You need to install the window in a middle panel (not a corner panel). The panel is cut using a jigsaw and the window is placed between the columns. Our windows are sliding windows.
How long does it take to assemble?
Assembly varies depending on the size of the shed, whether you have a foundation, and number of extensions. Here are some estimates for some of our basic sheds: The 10×8 takes two people 4-5 hours, the 5×3 takes 1 hour, the 4×8 takes 3-4 hours; and the 8×6 takes 2 people 3-4 hours. Your choice of foundation and the number of extensions you wish to add to the shed will add to this.
Do you have a warranty? How long?
We have a 15 Year Limited Warranty against manufacturing defects. While the shed will not pit, corrode or yellow, the color may shift slightly based on the intensity of the sun in your area. All parts are covered by our warranty and any defects will be replaced promptly.
What is your foundation kit for? What is it made of?
If you don’t have a concrete pad, a foundation is needed on which a plywood floor can be laid. We offer a galvanized steel foundation kit that elevates the shed off the ground about 2″. It provides a level structure on which the plywood floor can be laid. It’s a quicker and easier solution than building a wood foundation with 2x4s. (our instructions do show how to build a foundation from 2×4 wood)
Can I build the shed on an existing concrete pad?
Yes, you can build the shed on an existing concrete pad provided its level.
Do any of the sheds come with a complete floor?
Yes, our 5′ yardsaver series comes with a complete floor that can sit on most surfaces including grass or soil.
What do I build the shed on?
You need a level flat surface on which you can build the shed. The floor can be a level concrete pad or you can build a floor with one of 2 options: 1) build a foundation with 2×4 wood and lay a plywood floor on top or 2) purchase our ready to go foundation kit and lay a plywood floor on top. (we do not supply the plywood floor with the foundation kit)
Can I paint the shed?
We do not recommend painting the shed. If you insist you should use paint made specifically for PVC. However, the paint will require future maintenance and eliminate the advantages of our durable and maintenance free vinyl.
Can I turn down the shed and built it again?
You can tear down the shed and build again. You would need additional plugs, pins, and washers. Contact us to purchase these small parts.
Do we assemble the sheds?
No, we do not assemble the sheds. The customers will assemble the shed. It's very straightforward to assemble the shed.
Where are the sheds delivered to? Can they be sent to my home?
The sheds are delivered to the nearest shed dealer location. They can be delivered to your home but will carry a residential drop off charge. (lift gate)
If I want to add shelves what is the best approach?
Depending on the weight you want to place on the shelves, you can either place the shelves on screws mounted straight into the metal columns or for heavier loads you can build the shelves up from the floor of the shed.
Does it come with the shelves or hanging hooks?
DuraMax does not offer any shelves. Shelves can be built from the ground up. Items can also be hung from the column supports however care should be taken not to hang too much weight especially in heavy snow areas.
What are the colors available?
The sheds come in a neutral color that is best described as ivory or eggshell.
What are the advantages of vinyl versus metal?
Vinyl is a durable material that will not rust, rot or dent and never needs painting. It lasts for years. Metal rusts and dents while wood needs repainting and will eventually rot. Vinyl requires no maintenance other an occasional wipe down.
What is the shed made of?
The shed walls and roof panels are made from rigid PVC which is totally maintenance-free. Additives are added to ensure the panels will not warp, bend, peel, crack or yellow under the sun. For strength, the roof and wall panels are reinforced by galvanized, metal profiles.
What size to the shed come in?
The shed comes in 4 widths with extendable depths: 10′ wide Woodbridge comes as 10’x8′, 10’x10′, 10’x13’… 8′ wide Duramate comes as 8’x6′, 8’x8′.. 5′ wide Yardsaver comes as 5’x3′, 5’x5′, 5’x8’… 4′ wide Sidemate comes only in a 4’x8′.