How much does it cost to move a shed?

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How much does it cost to move a shed?

The cost of moving a shed usually falls in the range of $150 to $850. Factors such as the shed's location, size, and condition affect the price. Depending on the service provider, more fees may apply, such as disposal and permit fees. For an accurate estimate, get a quote from a reputable shed removal company.

Factors affecting average shed moving costs

Have you ever wondered how much it costs to move a large shed? Here’s a list of potential factors:

Shed size

How much does it cost to move a 12x16 shed? Typically, the cost hovers between $350 and $600, with an average of $400. But how much does it cost to move a larger 12x24 shed? Given the size, it would likely start at $800, with potential added costs for oversized vehicle permits.

Move distance

Same-site transfers will cost less, as you’re not really covering a lot of ground. Taskers have rates for a certain distance, say, under 50 miles. They might charge between $1 to $3 per additional mile. It's best to consult them for accurate quotes.

Building and rebuilding

Some sheds – especially bigger ones – require solid foundations. You also need to consider the ground in your shed’s new location. If your shed becomes damaged during the move, professionals can rebuild its broken components. On average, shed repairs cost $957, with the actual range between $461 and $1,453.

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Oversized load permits

States have different load permits. What these essentially do is let you have oversized and/or overweight vehicles carry large things, like big sheds, over public roads. You can put a big shed on the back of a trailer bed, but authorities might flag you if you’re carrying something huge without the necessary permit. Here’s an overview of load permit costs in the US:


Load Permit Cost






$500 (from outside the city)




Other shed-moving particulars

Moving a shed involves more than simply ripping out the structure from its current placement and transferring it elsewhere. Depending on how you had the shed built, removing ramps will cost you an additional $25 to $50. If moving your shed would require additional skids, expect to pay $50 to $75.

Preparing for shed moving

There are a few things you need to do before having your shed moved:

  1. Empty the shed. This is also a good opportunity to organize its contents.
  2. Take note of the measurements. Include a bit of allowance, especially for height, to prevent the shed from hitting something on the road during the move.

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Demolishing a shed or any other moving task can be tedious for anyone who doesn't have the necessary skills, expertise, or experience. If you're considering the perks of a DIY project, you're better off seeking help from a professional.

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Are you ready to book a Tasker for your shed moving project? Write and post a task on our platform. Include these details to receive competitive offers matching your needs and preferences:

  • Shed dimensions. Add 36 inches/3 feet to the height for added clearance.
  • Whether the move will be same-site or long-distance
  • Condition of the shed and possible damage points in transit. 
  • Other particulars that you’d like to include during the move.

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If you’re moving a shed across the yard, yes. Still, it’s better to work with Taskers who are familiar with the moving process. This helps you use your time more efficiently and minimize potential damage to the structure.

Taskers can help you repair or replace broken shed components with little to no issue. Booking Taskers whose work is insured might give you more peace of mind during the relocation.

It depends on different factors. Are you moving nearby? How’s the traffic in the area? The process can be as short as half an hour or maybe take an entire day. It’s best to ask your Tasker and check your local traffic updates for a better time estimate.

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