Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 51
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Storage Good Quality
The engineering in this mega puzzle is actually quite good. The pieces fit together remarkably well and with a little ingenuity one can manage to assemble it alone providing it's not too windy.
As I read on previous reviews the instructions are some what difficult. One issue is getting the floor pieces correct in order to align the main doors. If you get it wrong you will need to tear down all the walls in order to switch one of the floor pieces 180 degrees. When I called Customer Support they were quite helpful and basically knew the problem right away. She admitted that this was a standard problem.
All in all well worth the money and I would recommend it to anyone looking to save on storage space.
November 23, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Marg Shed & Service Delivery Excellent--Directions NOT!
Purolator Delivery here in New Brunswick, Canada, brought us our shed. The driver, his name was Ali, was on time (even ahead of schedule!) and he was kind & extremely helpful. Once delivered though, then came the challenge of putting the shed together. Fortunately my husband had gone to the Lifetime website and gotten more information on building this shed, because the instructions that come with the shed (as others have said) are so poor. It is such a shame because the shed itself, when completed is absolutely beautiful. We have had so many positive comments and we are so pleased that we went ahead and ordered it. Thank you Home Depot!!!
October 2, 2012
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Bentley The quality of the product was good.
I am pleased with the finished product. I think the 2 door feature worked well for my situation. The foundation leaves you with options that the web sites can help with. I used 4x4's , 2x4's for outside frame and 1 inch plywood for the flooring. The foundation took a good part of the morning plus some. The structure took 1 1/2 days two people. The instructions were difficult and require some prior experience with some handyman expertise. My costs for the foundation etc was approximately $450.00 I used all pressure treated wood items. The structure is a decent looking bldg. and handles all my storage needs and then some. It seems weather capable - no leaks. Longevity will be the real test. Here's hoping. Good luck.
October 19, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by eberky Overall Great Product
All prior comments are on par. Surprisingly, I didn't think the instructions were as bad as mentioned. However, I wish we hadn't followed the instructions and had prepped all of the parts (specifically the doors) before we started installing the walls - this would have made the installation much quicker/ smother. Other than that, the quality from the manufacturer "Lifetime" seems to be great. I'll be able to tell in a few years, but seems durable now.
Be sure to have your foundation LEVEL! This is a key to the quality of your finished product (i.e. doors closing properly). Plan on two leisurely 12 hour days (and finish in two 8-10 hour days). Although this could be completed by yourself, two people definitely made the installation easier and faster.
September 4, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Diva Very good purchase!
Wonderful, sturdy product & a great value! The only downside is that the shed is VERY labor intensive to assemble. We ended up hiring two professionals to finish the job after spending an entire day & only getting the floor & walls up.
February 26, 2015
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by TookyOverlook Great shed!
Shed was great, Built the Base for it the weekend before, 8'X15' 2x6" Pt, with the floor 12' on center with 2x6, and 3/4" PT ply for the top.. then built the shed the flowing weekend... If you follow the instructions, you'll be fine.. they don't make sense at first, but it has you build all the sub assemblies first.. then it goes up quick... 2 of us had it up in a good 8 hour day.
September 30, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by RonP Jig Saw Puzzle
My wife and I built the foundation on a Friday afternoon (5 hours) and the assembly of the shed took another 21 hours! I consider myself a few steps above a weekend handyman and I have all of the tools necessary to do this job. This shed comes in 4 boxes on a pallet (pic attached) and is about 4' X 8' and a total of 737 LBS. We built this shed on our land in East Texas in order to store our 4 wheeler and my misc. hunting stuff as well as all of our weekend gear. As all of the other reviews have pointed out, the instructions are laughable. Even the pictures are not clear and sharp so you can see fine details. We printed out a copy and had another on a flash drive. The majority of the screws used are the same size and they were placed in a dozen different plastic packages and were NOT labeled. Yikes! Do not use a power screw driver when installing the skylights along the roof peak. You'll break off the tabs in a heartbeat. If you think you and a helper can do this in 8 hours, double the time and you'll be safe. Finished shed looks great, sturdy, plenty of room and my wife and I are still speaking!
January 21, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Gumballkv14 A fantastic shed for all seasons!!
Excellent quality. Instructions vs parts bag labeling didn't match but actual size pictures helped match
September 17, 2013