Installation Overview

You will get a complete manual with every order, recently updated and personally highlighted for your use.

Download Multi Shelter Solutions Installation Manual

You can download a general copy above, for a preview or to prepare for your delivery. The pages are in the order they should be read and not every point will be applicable to every order. Your personalized installation manual with key pages highlighted will be given to you upon delivery of your structure. If you have any questions about which pages you need, please contact the office when arranging your order.

You can also view the additional articles, links or videos on our how to page.

There is quite a bit of information contained in this manual that it CRITICAL to be understood. These structures are more complex to assemble than your typical Swedish Furniture.

The installation photo supplement and the step by step breakdown are included in the new manuals in full colour for ease of use. click here to download a step by step breakdown of the process in PDF format. TO BE USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MANUAL ABOVE, NOT AS A STAND ALONE RESOURCE.

Inside Structure drawing with steps

*we now use 7.2mil poly, white with a 4 year warranty and clear with a 5 year warranty, green tarp is not used much at all anymore due to the overwhelming benefits of the white

You can download our Hanley Assembly installation overview

You can download our movable structure information package 

You can download information for installing our Accordian door or Roll up door assembly

One of the most common questions we get asked is regarding installation of our structures. We have tried to create a simple yet effective solution for your applications, and recently have revamped our installation guide with more pictures, a glossary and more detailed instructions about everything to empower our customer more.

We are in the process of creating more videos, and you can see our current how tos here. These structures are supplied as kits, intended for our customer to be able to install themselves. We are available for whatever questions you may have.
Many of our customers are also familiar with a contractor or someone in their area they trust to install their structure, and we are happy to work with them to create an understanding so the customers are not required to be educators as well.
Although we used to install, the weather has become far too unpredictable and we simply do not have the man power to be able to get the structures out in a timely manner as well as install. Anyone who would be worth recommending is booking at least 3 months out.
We have confidence that you will be able to install these structures yourselves with a small team of people and are currently working on a small database of customers in various areas that are willing to coach or give advice for a small fee to new customers who are looking for guidance.
Thank you for your inquiry, but no, we do not install, or know anyone yet that could help.
ORIENTATION & LOCATION

It is generally accepted that a north/south facing building picks up the sunlight better and an east/west building ventilates easier. Therefore, unless you are into cut flowers or a similar high production item east/west is preferred. “Preferred” is the operative word. There are a number of other things that come into play and warrant consideration…. READ MORE

INSTALLATION BY MULTI SHELTERS

Multi Shelter Solutions does not have a crew that goes around to various sites. The area we supply buildings to (all over North America) is simply too large to cover with an installation crew…. READ MORE

DRAWINGS AND PERMITS

To have a full set of drawings for each structure variation would be impossible. We are slowly working through the more popular models and having an engineer review them for conformity to the building code. If your building inspector requires a specific set of drawings for your application, there will be a small fee charged…. READ MORE

WEATHER CAUTIONS

These buildings are not industrial grade shelters and, as such, some caution must be exercised under some winter storm conditions…. READ MORE