As with any DIY home improvement, a few hints or tips can go a long way towards making the project a roaring success. Building a steel shed starts just as any other building project would. Steel sheds are built from the bottom up. In this case, the bottom meaning the pad or foundation. Pouring a concrete slab is a bit too strenuous a job for most homeowners. It is recommended that you hire a masonry contractor for this part of your building endeavor. Still, there are a few things you will want to do in this phase, in order to make the actual assembly of your steel shed go more smoothly.