Bedford, PA
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Site Preparation for Sheds and Garages

Site Prepe

Gravel Pad Specifications

Gravel pad should be 2' longer and wider than structure.

Example #1 14x24 Garage requires a 16x26 Level gravel pad.

Example #2 24x24 garage requires a 26x26 LEVEL Gravel pad

Gravel pad should be within 1 " of level

Site preperation
Finished Gravel Pad

Shawnee Structures recommends gravel approximately 1" stones.

In Pennsylvania they are typically called 2B or 2B modified.

Maryland and West Virginia quarries often cal them #53 Stones

Level
LEVEL PAD REQUIRED

Gravel pad should be within 1" of perfectly level.

If gravel is not level, your garage door or shed door to malfunction. (This will void the warranty)

Site prep grass
Digging out the Sod for Site Prep

The sod can be dug out if you want the shed or garage to sit closer to grade. This step is optional depending on your location.

Site prep for grass
Adding Stones

Shawnee Structures recommends about 1" gravel

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Compacting Stone

Compacting stones with a skid loader or truck is recommended.

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Last updated on February 14, 2018 info@ShawneeStructures.com

6231 Lincoln Hwy., Bedford, PA 15522