Gravel shed foundations are vital for every shed or small garage. This is because a gravel shed foundation provides an even surface to prevent any shifting that may happen with time. A gravel shed pad also provides a drainage system that helps prevent rotting and even catches rainfall that runs off the shed.
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Gravel Shed Foundations in PA, MD, DE, & NJ
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Gravel Shed Foundation FAQ’s
You can install a shed on foundation blocks however it is not recommended. Placing your shed on blocks may result in straining the base causing damage.
We recommend adding 2′ to the length and the width of the foundation. For example, a 12×20 shed should sit on a 14×22 foundation.
A gravel shed base is not required for a shed installation however it is highly recommended. Without a gravel shed pad, your shed will be sitting directly on the ground where it can rot and decay over time/
Yes, you can build a shed foundation on uneven ground. If your ground is uneven, you will need to grade the site and measure the new pad to ensure it will sit perfectly even.
Crushed stone is what is usually used for a gravel shed pad. Since it is easily compacted, this makes for a sturdy foundation and a great drainage system.