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Lakewood 12 ft. x 18 ft. Wood Storage Shed Kit with Floor

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  • Sturdy-built truss endures up to 40 lbs. snow and 170 MPH winds
  • Equipped with a large loft for additional storage
  • Comes with instructions for easy installation
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Product Overview

The Lakewood DIY shed kit by Sentry Buildings provides a large amount of space to store and organize your items or can be used as a workshop or a backyard getaway. Featuring a large loft for additional storage, work area or sleeping loft. The loft is 12 ft. x 10 ft. with 6 ft. 1 in. of headroom and has a view to the first floor through an 8 ft. x 6 ft. opening. For customers wanting a cabin, man cave or she-shed the Lakewood is an excellent choice to make into a unique retreat. This DIY kit is designed for the homeowner who wishes to build for their individual needs. Building the kit yourself saves the cost of labor associated with hiring a contractor. 6 Windows are included for installation in the dormers and gable ends. First floor placement of windows and door are not pre-determined because they are not included. This allows the homeowner to purchase the quantity, size and type of windows and entryway of their choosing. During construction the homeowner will rough-in openings in the locations desired. Detailed instructions are included and provide guidance on a suggested layout for the first floor. Be creative and configure the first floor as you see fit. Check with your local permit authority before placing your order. Building is shipped directly to you via curbside delivery. Building is shown with included dormer and gable windows. First floor windows and door are not included. Floor is included. Metal roof or shingles purchased by homeowner.
  • Before ordering check with your local building, zoning or neighborhood association to obtain all applicable permits
  • 6 windows included for installation in dormers and gables
  • Customize first floor by adding windows and doors to suit your needs
  • Sturdy-built truss system provides for 40 lbs. snow load and 170 MPH max wind loads
  • Premium LP smart side paneling grooved 8 in. O.C treated to resist fungal decay and insect infestation carries a 50-year limited warranty, siding is primed ready to paint
  • All required nails, hardware, glue are provided along with detailed easy to follow step-by-step instructions
  • Assembly required, some cutting required during assembly
  • Shingles or metal roof not included, purchasing roofing locally allows the homeowner to match existing buildings
  • Deluxe floor with 3/4 in. plywood floor sheathing and treated 2 in. x 4 in. floor joist 16 in. O.C and 4 in. x 4 in. runners included
  • 8 ft. to 1 in. high wall height; 15 ft. peak height
  • 15 year limited warranty
  • Delivery is curbside at end of driveway
  • California residents

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Approximate Depth (ft.)
Approximate Width (ft.)
Assembled Depth (in.)
216 in
Assembled Height (in.)
180 in
Assembled Width (in.)
144 in
Coverage Area (sq. ft.)
Door Opening Height (In.)
Door Opening Width (ft.)
Door Opening Width (In.)
Exact Width x Depth
12 ft x 18 ft
Sidewall Height (in.)


Assembly Required
Capacity (cu. ft.) - Total
Color Family
Door Type
Foundation included,Loft,Windows
Floor Options
With Floor and Runners
Foundation Included
Manufacturers Recommended Assembly Time (hours)
Manufacturers Recommended Tools needed for Assembly
Glasses, Hammer, Screwdriver, Level, Ladders, Scaffolding, Tape Measure, Square, Drill, Circular Saw
Maximum Roof Load
Maximum Wind Resistance
Number of People Recommended by Manufacturer to Assemble
Number of Windows
Product Weight (lb.)
Roof Color Family
Roof Material
Not Included
Roof Material
Roof Pitch
Roof Shape
Shed Type
Siding Color Family
Storage Capacity (cu. ft.)

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
15 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers


what is the weight of the building?

Asked by Building April 23, 2021

Unfortunately the Lakewood is discontinued and will not be produced again. Richard Best Barns

Are the doors and windows included?

Asked by KatieJo May 6, 2020

Six windows are included for the loft area. Doors and windows for the lower walls are not included. This allows you to buy the style, type and size that suits your needs best. Richard Best Barns

Do you have this in 16’x24’

Asked by Doug December 14, 2019

Doug, The Lakewood is only available in a 12 ft. width. Richard Best Barns

What size of window fits easily on the first floor? What is the standard spacing between the joi...

Asked by BellaD March 2, 2019

The Lakewood storage building has 24" o.c. stud spacing. Any window of your choosing can be installed on the first floor. Material for headers and rough opening framing will need to be purchased for installation of doors and windows. Richard Best Barns

Do the windows that are provided with the kit open and close or are they fixed?

Asked by BellaD March 2, 2019

Yes, the windows that are provided with the kit can be open and close

will the outside have to be painted or does it come already set.

Asked by day February 18, 2019

Yes, the unit comes primed and ready to be painted.

I dont understand what it means with and without floor. pls explain

Asked by day February 18, 2019

Sheds can come with or without the floor. If it does not come with the floor, the shed will stand on the ground or its foundation as is. You will be able to see a dirt floor for example if it is set on that surface.

what kind of rent to own options are there?

Asked by jacob July 31, 2018

Please contact Home Depot Customer Service directly for financing options. Richard Best Barns

What is the cost of the metal roof kit?

Asked by Fcircuit April 19, 2018

Whether you choose a metal roof or shingles to complete the kit these items would be purchased from your local Home Depot.

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