Do you need a foundation for a shed?

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asked Nov 3, 2020 in Do it yourself by Chijesjones (870 points)
Do you need a foundation for a shed?

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answered Nov 4, 2020 by Wendell (28,100 points)
You can build a shed without a foundation.

If it's a small shed you can just build the shed on skids which would make the shed a portable shed.

When you build the shed as a portable shed you make it so that it becomes personal property and not real estate property.

Your taxes are usually lower on a portable shed than a permanent shed.

Also you don't need permits to build a portable shed whereas sometimes you need a permit to build a shed with a foundation.

Another benefit of the portable shed on skids is that you can easily move the shed to a new location or hire someone to move it for you.

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