The Shedstore Blog

  1. Shedstore’s Log Cabin Buying Guide

    Shedstore’s Log Cabin Buying Guide

    Buying a log cabin will probably be the biggest purchase that you’ll ever make for your garden. Therefore, it’s essential to get it right.

    If you do your homework, your log cabin will open up a whole new world of possibilities and add value to your property, because a log cabin is a true garden building in every sense of the word.

    Our log cabin buying guide addresses the questions that you need to ask yourself before buying a log cabin.

    Do this and your new garden cabin will exceed your expectations in such a way that you’ll be able to look back, with satisfaction, at the best purchase you ever made.

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  2. Why Gazebos Benefit Any Outdoor Area

    Why Gazebos Benefit Any Outdoor Area

    A garden gazebo offers something special to any outdoor area.

    Eye-catching, attractive and practical too, owning a gazebo is a real statement of intent and shows that you like to make the most of your outdoor space.

    What’s more, a gazebo can be used in more circumstances than you might initially imagine.

    Consider the following scenarios and you’ll see what we mean.

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  3. What Is Cladding Thickness?

    What Is Cladding Thickness?

    Cladding is the material that makes up the outer structure of a garden building; in other words, the walls, floor and roof.

    The measurements given in shed, summer house and log cabin descriptions, relating to these features, are referring to their thickness.

    Here we guide you through all you need to know about cladding.

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  4. Container Gardening for Autumn

    Container Gardening for Autumn

    Just because summer has fizzled out doesn’t mean you can pack everything away and hibernate. Leave that for the bears in the woods.

    Clean down and plant up your containers for instant colour and continued interest until 2020 brings whatever 2020 fancies. Read on to find out all you need to know about autumn container gardening.

     

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  5. The Best Security Sheds

    The Best Security Sheds

    Some sheds are expressly designed and marketed as security sheds, while others offer excellent levels of security as part of an all-round high-quality build.

    If you want an exceptionally secure shed, some of the features you should look for are a robust structure, a strong lock or padlock fixing, an absence of accessible windows, security bolts and hidden hinges.

    This list is by no means exhaustive and different manufacturers frequently develop new ways of ensuring their sheds offer high levels of security.

    These are 5 of our favourite market-leading security sheds. Read on to find out why…

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  6. A Fresh Look at Garden Seating

    A Fresh Look at Garden Seating

    Garden Seating Has Moved On

    Garden seating has changed immeasurably from the days when most people used to relax outdoors on a pair of rusty, old deckchairs.

    Nowadays, there are a whole host of beautifully designed outdoor seats available, suitable for almost any occasion.

    We believe that garden seating should be as well-made and stylish as the furniture in our lounges or dining rooms.

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  7. The Shedstore Blog's Gardening To Do List - September

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  8. The Shedstore Blog's Gardening To Do List - August

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  9. Using Solar Power in Garden Buildings

    Using Solar Power in Garden Buildings

    Add power to your shed or summer house without an electrician

    To make the most out of any shed, workshop, summerhouse or log cabin, you need to have lighting and power.

    This does not mean paying the high costs of an electrician laying cables under the lawn and wiring the outdoor building up to the mains. Instead, the easiest and most cost effective choice is to use solar power in garden buildings.

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  10. Why Should I Buy a Summer House?

    Why Should I Buy a Summer House?

    There are many reasons to buy a summer house - all involve adding space to your lifestyle

    Buying a summer house is the most attractive and cost-effective way to solve various space-related problems - all without the need for a home extension.

    Let’s take a look at the most popular reasons to buy a summer house, alongside examples of our fantastic range of summer houses for sale. 

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