5 Reasons Owning Portable Buildings Will Change Your Life


Whether you believe in going for big open spaces or living the minimalist lifestyle - a portable building is always a happy investment. It’s so versatile that you can use it for anything – an extension of a hobby, passion, or your personal office space. Some families use it as additional home space on their property like a sunroom, or playroom for kids.

And because of its mobility, you can even travel with it for work, camping, and more!

Whatever your reason for wanting a portable building or shed, it will change your life for the better. And with proper maintenance and care, it will serve you well for many years.

If you’re still not convinced, here are 5 reasons that you need a portable shed.

1. It’s mobile

Do you like the idea of a tiny house on wheels? Or the idea of a simpler life with more space, freedom, and peace of mind? Then a portable shed is a perfect solution to go where you want when you want.

2. It reduces your carbon footprint

Having a smaller space to live in will force you to think long and hard about which appliances to keep. With fewer appliances, you’ll lower your carbon footprint.

Not to mention, your portable wooden shed will require fewer materials to be constructed, meaning fewer natural resources are consumed. And because your house is on wheels, you’ll never have to worry about driving home, saving both time & petrol.

3. It’s a great home space addition

Sometimes, it’s more convenient to set up a separate home shed if you need some extra space or are having guests over. It also allows for more space and design flexibility. You can use it as a sunroom, or playroom, or design it as an outdoor kitchen where you can entertain guests.

Related: 10 Custom Wooden Shed Ideas

Portable buildings can also be your holiday home when you travel. It will be cheaper than paying for accommodation, plus it adds to the adventure.

4. It can be a separate office building.

When you need some peace and quiet that is not so easily accessible to other people in the house, then crafting a home office out of a wooden shed is the solution you’re looking fora. If you are working with a team or inviting clients over, it’s better to have a separate private space than just a room in the house.

A portable office shed also provides you with that mental distinction between personal and work life. It can boost your productivity and balance. And, stationing a small backyard office can bring you closer to nature and inspire a better work mindset.

5. It’s an outlet for creative work

Whether you are building a workshop, a garden shed, or simply a space for creative work, having that personal space away from your domestic environment can play magic with your senses.

Finally, you can have an outlet for creative work where you can design the interiors, store your tools, and spend hours working on your favourite projects. It is a life-changing decision to have a portable shed that is meant for your hobbies and passions outside of work and home. It gives you something to look forward to on the weekend.


There are many benefits to owning your own portable building. It can radically enhance your mobility, work-life balance, and overall life satisfaction. It’s highly environment-friendly, too. So it’s no surprise that more and more people are building portable sheds to transform their lifestyle.

To learn more about the different types of sheds you can build at home, check out our variety of wooden sheds here. You may also request to have a custom shed built for your needs.

Related Reads:


Contact Us

Phone: 027 441 4010
Email: info@thewoodenshedco.co.nz
Address: 875 German Road, Starvation Hill 7495, New Zealand