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More than just a home, a COLORBOND® steel shed home perfectly blends together durability, versatility, and aesthetic charm, offering you not only a place to live but a truly unique way to express your style!

At Fair Dinkum Builds, we create tailor made COLORBOND® steel shed homes that are ideal for anybody looking for something beyond the ordinary. This, combined with the strength of COLORBOND® steel, our Shedsafe accreditation, and our 30-year system warranty, also means that you can rest assured you'll be getting a shed house that can stand the test of time.


Customisable COLORBOND® Steel Shed Homes

It's easy to believe that a shed house is a one-size-fits-all kind of thing, but with our customisable COLORBOND® steel shed homes, we'll work closely with you to ensure you're able to create something that suits both your tastes and your specific requirements.

From the colour to the size and the finishing touches, it's never been easier to design your dream home. Check out our Shed Designer App to see what's possible!

Stramit® Corrugated roof and wall cladding
  • An excellent budget option for liveable shed owners,
  • Uses modern design and methodologies to create a traditional and iconic look
  • Corrugated cladding is lightweight and easy to handle.
Corrugated cladding on a skillion shed with lean-to
Stramit Monoclad® roof and wall cladding
  • A perfect balance of water-carrying capacity, wind-load durability and design
  • Facilitates single pane long-run roofing through Stramit’s compatible Monolap® joint system.
Close up of Stramit Monoclad wall cladding
Stramit K-Panel® wall sheeting
  • K-Panel® cladding is a wide-covering, low-profile cladding
  • Ideal for smaller liveable sheds as its lower profile requires smaller flashing
  • Its conventional fastening makes installation quick and easy
K-Panel shed with glass sliding door
Stramit Longspan® roof and wall cladding
  • Longspan® cladding provides versatile design options for your liveable shed
  • Can be a great option great for liveable sheds on a budget where you want to achieve an architectural finish
  • Easy to install and lightweight.
Close up of Stramit Longspan profile
Stramit Monopanel® wall cladding
  • Clad your new home in style with this sleek, uniformed cladding
  • Monopanel® cladding is available in an extensive range of different colours
  • Not currently available in Westen Australia, Northern Territory or Queensland.
Close up of Stramit Monopanel wall cladding
Stramit® C-Clad 280 wall sheeting
  • Easy to install with traditional, clean lines
  • Concealed fixing for a sleek architectural look
  • Lower profile to allow for smaller flashing
  • Can be installed horizontally and vertically.
Stramit SharpLine® architectural wall cladding
  • SharpLine® cladding casts a distinct and stylised profile
  • Bring your liveable shed to life with this design-heavy cladding
  • Installs vertically and creates different combinations of light and shadow as the day passes.
Close up of Stramit SharpLine wall cladding

The large range of COLORBOND® steel range of designer colours offers a classic and contemporary palette to enhance the beauty of every build.

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Bluegum®

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Southerly®

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Night Sky®

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Surfmist®

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Shale Grey™

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Evening Haze®

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Dune®

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Woodland Grey®

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Monument®

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Gully™

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Jasper®

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Wallaby®

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Ironstone®

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Deep Ocean®

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Windspray®

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Basalt®

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Pale Eucalypt®

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Cottage Green®

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Manor Red®

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Classic Cream™

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Dover White™



Colour lead times may vary on certain finishes in some areas. Check with your Fair Dinkum Builds representative before ordering.

The COLORBOND® steel colour swatches displayed have been reproduced to represent actual product colours as accurately as possible. However, we recommend checking your chosen colour against an actual sample of the product before purchasing, as varying light conditions, screens and devices may affect colour tones and finishes.

COLORBOND® steel and ® colour names are registered trademarks of BlueScope Steel Limited. ABN 16 000 011 058.

We believe in putting the customer first here at Fair Dinkum Builds. That’s why we tailor the dimensions of every liveable shed we create to fit each customer’s needs perfectly.

Entry Residential Doors
  • Our designs can incorporate a residential door of your choice from another supplier – you just let us know and we can include in our to-spec designs for local government approval.
Taurean Windstrong®
  • Windstrong® roller doors provide unrivalled protection in strong winds regions
  • Its wide-access doors are perfect for residential use
  • Utilises a built-in sealant strip to prevent dirt or leaves from entry.
Taurean NovaTaur®
  • NovaTaur® roller doors effortlessly combine style with durability and strength
  • Uses a spring system tested for 25,000 uses
  • Its smooth and subtle performance mechanism makes it ideal for residential areas.
Taurean Pr1me Sheds roller door
  • The Pr1me Shed Roller doors provide all that a liveable shed will need
  • A balanced combination of durability, security and style
  • These roller doors can be fitted to entries as large as 3100mm x 5400mm.
5 degrees
  • A straight, modern-looking roofline
  • Perfect for liveable shed owners looking for a contemporary aesthetic
  • Can only be used on monopitched roofs.
Garage render with 5 degree skillion roof
11 degrees
  • A go-to for residential use, making it perfect for liveable sheds
  • A subtle and timeless roof-gradient
  • Works equally well on both gable and skillion roofed liveable sheds.
Garage render with 11 degree gable roof Garage render with Skillion 11 degree roof pitch
15 degrees
  • A sizable internal clearance area, ideal for larger liveable sheds
  • A robust and distinguished roofing profile that’s easy on the eye
  • Performs efficiently in rain.
  • Both gable and skillion roofs can be used.
Garage render with 15 degree gable roof Garage render with 15 degree skillion roof
22 degrees
  • The ideal roof pitch to fix solar panels onto your liveable shed
  • Performs well in all climates and weather conditions
  • Can be suitable for both gable and monopitched roof liveable sheds.
Garage render with 22 degree roof pitch and lean to Garage render with 22 degree gable roof Garage render with 22 degree skillion roof
30 degrees
  • 30º roof-pitches provide ample internal clearance for your liveable shed
  • Is large enough to accommodate large vehicles and mezzanine floors
  • Suitable for gable-roofed liveable sheds, and perfect for creating a strong architectural profile.
Garage render with 30 degree gable roof
45 degrees
  • An unusual roofing profile that closely resembles a church roof
  • Excellent performer under snow and heavy rain
  • Perfect for heritage-listed liveable sheds.
Garage render with 45 degree gable roof
Step skillion
  • Add some additional storage space or shelter to one side of your liveable shed
  • Can be used in a mix of roof-pitches between 5º and 22º
  • Creates a modern roofline to make your new home or getaway stand out.
Garage render with step skillion roof pitch
Eave overhangs
  • Eave overhangs protect the entry points of your liveable shed
  • One of our more popular options for liveable shed owners who enjoy a modern aesthetic
  • Works well in both hotter and colder climates.
Eave shed with skillion roof
Lean-to side walls
  • Can be left open to add outdoor areas or fully clad to extend your main building
  • Add an extra bit of shade and protection to one or both sides of your liveable shed
  • Can be used as a veranda, BBQ space, carport, storage or anything you can think of
  • Lean-tos can be attached to either skillion or gable-roofed liveable sheds.
Garage  render with lean-to with no drop
Personal access doors
  • Enter and exit your liveable shed quickly without requiring roller door access
  • Can be fitted to a wider-access size to accommodate wheelchairs or prams
  • Our access doors come in our full range of COLORBOND® steel colours and COLORBOND® steel Matt options.
Man holding open the personal access door on his COLORBOND steel matt garage with a four wheel drive parked inside
Windows
  • Let the sun shine in through our high-performance AMIA window options
  • Increase the ventilation throughout your liveable shed
  • Our shed-specific and weather tight windows are fitted with aluminium trimming for a more cohesive, professional finish.
Man walking through a shed home office with plants and computers
Insulation
  • Avoid overheating in your liveable shed through heat-reflecting panels
  • Don’t let the weather impact your comfort within your liveable shed
  • We offer a range of Fletcher Insulation options to match every budget, with optional R rating.
Interior shot of a fully insulated shed
Whirlybirds
  • Prevent condensation from damaging the interior of your liveable shed or your belongings
  • Make your liveable shed more ‘liveable’ – even in the height of summer
  • Swap out stale, hot air for a more relaxed, fresher breeze.
Corrugated shed roof featuring whirlybirds
Glass sliding doors
  • A versatile option that puts the usability of your liveable shed in your hands
  • We offer two sizes of glass sliding access door to suit your preferences
  • Increase both the natural light and the ventilation to your liveable shed.
Sliding doors seen from the inside of a shed
Mezzanine floors
  • Make the most out of any available storage space
  • Remove any clutter from the main living areas of your habitable shed
  • A mezzanine can also double-up as a home office space or extra room/s.
Interior shot of a shed with a boat parked below the mezzanine floor
Stairs
  • Get to and from any mezzanine floors safely and quickly
  • They can be made from wood, or – for extra durability and strength – steel
  • The stairs we build are supplied to suit the height requirements and needs of your shed.
Internal stairs inside a shed
Partitions
  • Partitions put the floorplan of your liveable shed entirely in your hands
  • Easily divide a large space into as many smaller ones as you see fit
  • Gives you complete control over your liveable shed’s layout.
Internal shed wall creating one large open bay and one smaller bay
InfinitiLine® gutter
  • The InfinitiLine® gutter is skillfully designed for optimum overflow protection
  • Prevent any risk of flood or water damage to your liveable shed in heavy rainfall
  • Give your liveable shed roof a clean, aesthetically pleasing appearance with the InfinitiLine® gutter’s concealed overflow slots.
Close up of the Stramit InfinitiLine Gutter showing the concealed overflow slots
Other gutters
  • Our gutters are designed to comply with multiple state and regional requirements
  • Choose the right size and style for your shed and local rainfall requirements
  • Match or complement your shed colours with a wide variety of COLORBOND® steel colour choices on offer.
Shot of the underside of eaves showing the downpipes and gutters
Skylights
  • Let the natural glow of the Aussie sun into your liveable shed
  • Save on lighting and heating costs during the day
  • All our skylights are crafted from either fibreglass or durable polycarbonate sheeting.
Inside of a gable roof shed with translucent skylight panels
Open bays
  • Remove a wall from your liveable shed to allow for an open-bay
  • Perfect for sheltered outdoor areas or parking space
  • Increase easy-access and ventilation to your liveable shed.
Rural shed with 3 open bays

Our industry-leading system warranty offers you peace of mind and security. All Fair Dinkum Builds designs are engineered using our unique software solutions and backed by our technical expertise, meaning we'll guarantee they'll withstand wind conditions for 30 years.

That's over and above any materials warranty you get from our suppliers.

Our system warranty is subject to the limitations and qualifications set out in the Warranty Terms and Conditions available here.

Our products are engineered to the highest safety standards and therefore comply with all national, state and territory building code requirements.

Our sheds are also ShedSafe accredited – an industry recognised stamp of approval, so you know that your shed will protect you, your family and your investment.

 

Designed specifically with you in mind

A rustic farm-stay, architectural home or something else …you’ll find the ideal solution at Fair Dinkum Builds. All our liveable sheds are fully compliant with all relevant legislation and built to withstand the harsh Australian environment.

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What are the Benefits of Building a COLORBOND® Steel Shed Home?

You'll be unlocking multiple benefits when you build a COLORBOND® steel shed home, making it a smart and stylish choice for creating a modern living space. These include:

  • Durability: Because COLORBOND® steel is known for its strength and resilience against harsh Australian weather conditions, including extreme heat, heavy rain, and strong wind conditions, you're offered peace of mind that your shed house will remain sturdy and secure for years to come.

  • Versatility: Whether you're envisioning a sleek contemporary design or a rustic retreat, COLORBOND® steel, along with our optional extras, means that you're offered the perfect solution for creating your dream home.

  • Energy Efficiency: COLORBOND® steel is designed to reflect the heat, which, in turn, helps to keep your home cool in the summer and reduces the need for air conditioning. This thermal efficiency doesn't only lower your carbon footprint, but also helps keep your energy bills as low as possible.

  • Fire Resistance: This Australian steel is also fire resistant, which is vital in areas prone to bushfires and offers you extra peace of mind over your personal protection and your belongings.

  • Quick and Easy Construction: As COLORBOND® steel shed houses are prefabricated, the construction process is quick and easy compared to traditional homes, and this means that there is less disruption to your life and gives you a quicker transition into your new home.

  • Low Maintenance: COLORBOND® steel shed homes don't need as much maintenance as those made from traditional materials either, as they are resistant to rotting, warping, and termite damage.


FAQs About Building COLORBOND® Steel Shed Homes

How much does it cost to build a COLORBOND® steel shed home?

The total cost of building a COLORBOND® steel shed home will ultimately depend on the design options you've chosen, as everything is fully customised to suit your needs. Contact us today for a quote.

Do I need planning permission to build a COLORBOND® steel shed home in Australia?

You are likely to need planning permission from your local council to build a COLORBOND® steel shed home in Australia, and this is something we can help you navigate and obtain.

Where can Fair Dinkum Builds build a COLORBOND® steel shed home?

Fair Dinkum Builds has multiple outlets across Australia, and you can find your nearest here.