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Outdoor sheds are currently in high demand. The global market for outdoor storage sheds is projected to grow from $6.8 billion in 2022 to $11.95 billion by 2032, with a compound annual growth rate of 5.8% over the next decade. The appeal of steel sheds with waterproof resin coating and prebuilt convenience is driving this demand. Customers are using sheds for more than just storage, repurposing them into workspaces, gyms, and more.
In this article, we’ll focus on the rise of smart sheds and how technology transforms these outdoor spaces. Smart sheds are traditional outdoor storage sheds with added technology. They offer features such as smart lighting, security cameras, climate control, voice controls, customized storage solutions, solar power, and keyless locks with passcode or fingerprint access. These features make smart sheds extremely popular and easy to add to any shed.
Here are some of the top smart shed capabilities: sensors for monitoring temperature, humidity, motion, etc.; predictive maintenance; reduced energy use; improved efficiency; increased productivity; optimized resources; and secure remote access to control and monitor the shed from anywhere using a smartphone or computer. The integration of technology into a traditional storage shed is a straightforward process, and with careful planning and the right tools, your shed can be integrated with smart technology for increased functionality.
Equipping your storage shed with smart capabilities offers numerous benefits, transforming it into an intelligent assistant that keeps conditions right and helps maximize space usage. Technology integrates easily with standard sheds using simple gadgets that can be installed over a weekend, providing high-functioning smart capabilities to enjoy outdoor living spaces better.