A continuation of the roof structure, commonly to the front of a garden building, where the extent of the roof overhang is greater than the minimum necessary. A canopy is often seen and used in tandem with a verandah below.
A practical, quality hardwood used to construct selected models within the furniture range Shedstore offer. Acacia trees are typically grown in the Southern Hemisphere, African and South American countries are the main producers.
A composition name often used in the garden building sector for clear plastic glazing sheets for windows. Perspex or Styrene are similar references. Acrylic is a synthetic material made from a polymer. Ideal as a safety glazing.
A granular crushed stone or water-worn gravel material, supplied in a loose or bagged form. Ideal for use as a decorative stone for pathways, patios, weed-suppression and in some cases driveways.
Aluminium in its metallic sheet form is a silver, lightweight yet durable metal, commonly used for the framing of greenhouses within our industry. Aluminium is used for external construction due to its ability to resist corrosion.
Also known as balustrades, balusters in their true form are shaped vertical members extending from floor level to a handrail or lintel. Used more loosely for garden buildings, it defines any vertical member (straight or shaped) used within verandah railings for example.
Commonly of a standard timber board construction, but can also be found formed from recycled materials. Used to create the surface of a decked area. Top surface is usually shaped, notched or lined to provide grip under foot.
For the purposes of garden buildings and the data given, the eaves are the point where the walls meet the fall of the roof. The eaves measurements Shedstore list are thus the vertical height to the junction of the roof and walls.
Vents placed on product to allow air to enter and flow through the building.
Overlapping boards sliced straight from the tree.
pent roof, the maximum height in the building runs centrally, providing useful
space to work more comfortably. An apex roof type is constructed with two
wooden sections which meet at the highest point forming an upside down V shape
as, polypropylene. Polypropyene as a roof type reduces build time by two
thirds and is UV stabilised, therefore protects your belongings from typical
British weather.One main
benefit to this roof type is that the material is maintenance free and acts as
an insulator for the building.
benefit: NO ANNUAL RETREATMENT required. A pressure treated timber has a more
natural, pale, wood-look to it, which a lot of customers will prefer. This
treatment method consists of treatment being forcefully injected into the
timber and it will hold a 15 year guarantee against rotting and fungal decay.
process of dip treatment is within its name, the item is dipped into treatment,
coating the timber with a golden/orange tint which will hold a 10 year
guarantee against rot and fungal decay. Unlike the pressure treated option, you
will need to retreat this dip treated item annually.
This is a
small rectangular bolt which attaches to another small piece, which then
restricts the doors movement.
shed, is quite simply a shed without windows. A non window building provides
extra security due to not being able to see inside. Belongings are kept safe.
The flat, boarded member that is typically fitted to ends of the roof at the gable end of a garden building. In the main, square-edge unshaped boards are used, but on occasion some shaping may occur. Designs vary.
Woven PVC coated polyester fabric which is completely weatherproof.
a variety of different types of felt, used for different things such as
industrial, technical, designer and craft applications. It is a protective
layer which is installed on top of the shed.
A basic description of a gable would be the piece above the door, when the roof profile can be seen. Upon an apex (as shown) the gable is triangular, but upon a pent it is wedge shaped. Full sections are gable ends.
stable is another security locking system whereby 2 pieces are fastened
together. There is a hinged piece which is called the hasp and that part closes
on top of the staple creating a secure fix.
Coating iron or steel with a thin zinc layer, by immersed it in a bath of molten zinc - protecting the steel below from the elements.
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