Nine things you should never store in your shed

Electronics, paint and wine are three common items that should actually never be stored in garden sheds, according to experts

Monday, 29th April 2019, 12:01 pm
Updated Monday, 29th April 2019, 1:05 pm
There are things we keep in our sheds that we actually shouldn't.

Experts have revealed which items homeowners often do keep in their garden outbuildings but really shouldn't if they want them to stay in good condition.

When subject to extreme temperatures, paints and glues will break down or become lumpy and unfit for use
When kept at inconsistent temperatures, wine can take on a metallic taste, so you should always store win somewhere dark and cool.

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Any food container that contains metal will be subject to rust, causing holes and making the food spoil.
Insects are notoriously good at ruining clothes and fabric could wind up smelling musty after prolonged storage in your garden building too.
Again, humidity is not a friend of paper and storing important documents in a shed could result in mouldy or illegible paperwork.
Exposure to humidity in a shed can badly affect wooden instruments and cause brass instruments to corrode.
Humidity and high temperatures will cause photos to stick together, and they could also develop mould.
Plasma television screens, in particular,will go bad if under the duress of temperature mood swings while rust can completely ruin the internal wiring and humidity can cause water damage.
When storing any kind of edibles, you run the risk of not only spoiling it but also attracting other animals.