The Lifetime 60138 15-by-8 Foot Outdoor Storage Shed with Shutters, Windows, and Skylights is an attractive shed which can be used for storage of either household or yard items. You can also configure the shed as a place to do minor repairs on yard equipment which you are storing in there anyway. Customers who have purchased this outdoor shed have really liked the skylights which line the top, the vent-able windows on the front and vents at the peaks of both sides.
It also comes with two shatterproof windows, two sets of shutters, a side entry door and six skylights. Inside, a shelving system is included and features four corner shelves, two 90″ shelves and two 16″ peg strips with tool hooks. The shed is constructed with powder coated steel, has A-frame roof trusses and an internal wall structure of steel-reinforced double polyethylene panels. High grade metal screws ensure the shed is securely fastened during assembly. Additional airflow is provided by way of a peak screen vent cap. It also comes with low maintenance UV-Protection to help prevent fading and cracking, while weather resistant seams help keep interior dry. There is also a stain resistant finish which is easy to clean and never needs painting.
Features of the Lifetime 60138 Outdoor Shed
- Two shatter proof windows that open for increased ventilation, with shutters framing the windows providing you with an at-home feeling.
- Steel-reinforced doors offer a 56″ wide by 76″ high opening, lockable doors with internal latching mechanism, and full-length steel hinge-pin system
- High-pitched roof support A-Frame trusses provide 6’8″ of head room and the steep roof allows for quick drainage of rain and snow
- High-density polyethylene floor does not crack, chip, or peel.
- Slip-resistant surface with bevelled edge and is resistant to oil, solvents, and stains
- Place your shed on a level cement, wood, asphalt, gravel, or patio-style surface to provide the best long-term performance for your shed
Users have noted that constructing the shed is much easier if you have a level surface to work from as this will ensure all the parts will fit together easily as they are meant to. Also, customers have noted that the level surface is a key factor in being able to screw the shed down effectively so it remains stable during high winds.
Customers have also commented that the shed remains dry inside during weather events involving heavy rain. In terms of long term usage in hot and humid climates, they have also reported that the shed remains in good condition without fading or mold infestation over the longer term.
- Extra storage for household items
- Keep your yard items and tools in a weatherproof location so they last longer
- Keeps your yard free of tools
Product Dimensions: 8 feet x 15 feet
Weight – 602 pounds
Item model number: 60138
Warranty – 10 year limited warranty
- This is a massive shed
- The center access makes it really easy to get at your items on either side
- The headroom is excellent
- Some items can even be placed on the metal trusses
- The included shelving also works very well
The labelling of the parts was not the best with different number indicators are on some part bags vs. what is referenced in the instructions. You need to be aware of this and work it out so that you don’t strip threads etc.
User Ratings and Reviews
The Lifetime Outdoor Storage Shed is a popular large shed and we give it a 4 out of 5 rating. The majority of customers that purchased the shed were happy with the appearance as well as the ease with which it could be put together. It also seems to be quite sturdy and if erected correctly, capable of withstanding heavy tropical winds. One customer was not up to the task of dealing with all the pieces. You can read the reviews here.
The Lifetime shed is usually available at a discounted price. There are some significant savings to be had with this purchase off the list price. This shed also usually includes free shipping. To check for the most current price on Amazon prior to purchase, you can find it here.
The Lifetime 60138 Outdoor Storage Shed is great buy if you are completely comfortable with all steps in the process of erecting this massive shed, including laying the base flooring/foundation. It’s a job best tackled by two people, so if you are able to organize this and based on feedback from happy customers, the shed comes recommended as a great addition to your backyard landscape as an excellent storage solution.