Barns, Hangers, Sheds, Warhouses, Garages & Kit Homes

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Why should I buy from Hardware2u and Big Shed?
Answer: Hardware2u and Big Shed have years of experience in the shed Industry.We can supply all our buildings Australia wide and offer the best buildings using Australia's best award winning building system.We are wholly Australian owned and use only top quality materials from Australian suppliers.

Question: Do I need council approval?
Answer: For most buildings you will need council approval around Australia. We will allow you the Engineers details of the building with a 10% deposit. Your job will then be held until you notify us with the council’s approval letter. We then need a further 40% deposit will get your job manufactured. We work with you and the council to get the best result or your deposit is refunded (minus a small admin charge).

Question: Are there any hidden costs?
Answer: All costing is fully explained on the quotation, no surprises when buying from Hardware2u or Big Shed.

Question: Will the wind rating be correct?
Answer: The wind rating will be determined by your location and will be the correct rating for your area as determined by the council. Please note your local council will specify the wind rating and it is a good idea to check with them first.

Question: Will my building need a slab?
Answer: This is a personal choice but all our buildings need footings and the designs will be given out with the quote. Concrete floors can be added at a later date if necessary.

Question: Can I have a building designed to suit my needs?
Answer: Yes - Hardware2u has a award winning design software and can design to your own specifications, but it must be within reason.

Question: What guarantees come with the buildings?
Answer: All the materials are covered by manufacturing warranty. All our sheds are made from 100% Australian Blue Scope Steel, no imported materials are used.

Question: Are the sheds easy to build?
Answer: The majority of our customers erect their own sheds following our easy step by step instructions supplied. Help is available from our customer service department and additional assistance from the Engineers department. We can also provide you with a preferred builders list and the full turnkey costing.

Question: Do you deliver?
Answer: Yes - Delivery is an extra if it is not requested to be priced on the quote. Delivery may only be possible to a depot of your choice depending on the remoteness of your site. We only supply the building in Kit form.

Question: How do I pay for deposit?
Answer: We accept credit cards (Visa & Master Card), cheques and direct deposits