The full length (¾) double doors and windows on this Ketton Garden Office gives it a very modern and stylish appearance. The modern and stylish appearance will enhance your garden and make working from home in this office a pleasure due to the amount of natural light pouring in through the delightful windows. Toughened glass is standard with an option to upgrade to 14mm double glazed units for maximum comfort in your new garden room. Solidly constructed using top quality redwood deal (not cheaper whitewood), in a choice of two claddings, which all has been fully pressure treated with Tanilith treatment against rot for total peace of mind. Surely a contender for the ultimate home office.
Built in as standard are top grade materials which ensures that these Ketton home garden rooms are built to last. By adding in the optional double glazing as well as the lining and insulation pack you will be able to work in comfort all year round. Keeping warm in the winter and cool in the summer. There is a great internal height as standard, which can be made taller, if required. There is even an option for plywood lining or a waterproof vapour barrier if that is what you would like. The roofs are made from solid T&G stained boards and covered in a heavy duty long lasting polyester based green roofing felt with option for felt tiles or Onduville tile effect. This makes this a very attractive building.
The strength of these Ketton modern garden rooms comes from the solid 75x38mm framing on all buildings 10ft wide and over. The 8ft models are built on 50x38mm framing. This is further enhanced with very strong diagonal bracing in all corners which gives the Ketton office a great deal of strength as these are designed to last. The extra thick superb floor is also pressure treated using Tanalith meaning you can expect a very long life with these superb garden offices.
The best thing about these Ketton garden rooms besides their modern looks is that they can be made to any size to suit you and your needs. A different size, extra or less windows, an internal partition then no problem. Whatever your needs then let us know. Provided your garden office is square or rectangular then we can help you get the garden office to suit you. Even if you are not sure whether it can be done then just ask. We will do all we can to help.
To get the most from your new garden room consider adding double glazed doors and windows with the fully insulated option. This combined package will ensure that the running cost in keeping the building warm in winter or cool in summer is kept in check. This will also ensure that your working day will be a pleasure and you can be secure in the knowledge that you and your office are protected from all 'Mother Nature' throws at you. What peace of mind is that?
It's very easy to be swayed by a colourful brochure or flashy web site but nothing beats seeing your proposed garden office up 'close and personal'. This is one of the reasons we have a large garden rooms display site which you can examples of the Platinum buildings for you to inspect and feel. You can then make an informed judgment on something solid and 'real' and not an image in cyber space. There will also be examples of garden rooms on display but not necessarily this one. However you will see other Platinum home offices at our garden offices display site for your inspection.
It's also with taking a look at independent customer feedback such as independent feedback site (opens new page)this one. However, we do have examples of other Platinum garden buildings on display so you examine the quality and pedigree of the manufacturer.
|Size:||The standard Ketton garden room sizes are 1.5m x 2.1m (5' x 7') - right up to 3.6m x 3.6m (12' x 12') as standard, but larger made to measure garden offices can be made so please ask if you need any other size or layout to suit you.|
|Cladding:||Redwood deal T&G cladding is used as standard (NOT the cheaper, inferior whitewood) and available in 19mm (15-16mm finished thickness) tanalised T&G, 22mm (20mm finished thickness) T&G Loglap or 23mm to 6mm Rebated & Lined Weatherboard. Option to line with plywood and bitumen paper between the home office framing and cladding for extra strength and damp-proofness.|
|Framing:||As standard the framing on all buildings is superb 75x35mm (2¾" x 1½" nominal). Diagonal bracing in fitted in ALL corners for extra stability. Effectively thicker in corners.|
|Roofs:||Stained 16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G timber boards covered with heavy duty green mineral felt. Further options for felt shingle tiles or for a Ondulvilla tile effect roof. (NO chipboard, plywood, OSB, sterling board or sheet materials as these are unsuitable for outdoor use DESPITE what other garden office companies might say.) Vents added to the underside (soffits) of the roof to allow for free flow of air.|
|Floors:||A heavy, extra strong duty floor is made from 19mm (15mm finished size) T&G timber boards as standard and set on 50 x 50mm (2x2 nominal) pressure impregnated joists for long life.|
|Doors:||Double Doors 4' 0" wide x 5' 10" (106 x 178cm) high on all garden rooms. Glazed with 4mm toughened safety glass. Optional double glazing.|
|Windows:||Four joinery made 18" wide x 65" high (46 x 165cm) windows which are glazed with 4mm toughened safety glass. Option for opening windows, extra windows or double glazing. No windows next to doors on 7ft apex front buildings|
|Height:|| Eaves height 6' 5" (195cm) eaves on all Ketton garden rooms cum offices. Ridge height varies depending on width of home offices. Normally about 7' 10" (240cm)|
Option for extra height to suit. Note standard height is below 2.5m to avoid planning permission issues.
|Treatment:||The renowned Tanalith pressure treatment is standard which has a design life of 15 year guarantee against rotting. Although the timber is protected against rotting it's important that you apply a coat of waterproof treatment within 3 months of delivery to ensure the fullest life for your new building.|
|Assembly:||All our Ketton wooden home garden rooms and offices are assembledFREE of charge in your garden. All you need to is to provide a level and solid concrete or paving slab base or timber decked area. We do have an option for building a timber subframe (some areas) for you. These garden offices are assembled using coach screws for ease of taking it down again if you decide to move. Discount available for delivery only (self assembly).|
|Insulation:||It is recommended that you line and insulate these Ketton garden rooms to make best use of these buildings for all round year use. This insulated garden officehelps to keep them cool in summer and warmer in winter. We offer this as an option - the supply and fitting insulation and lining.|
|Alterations:||All sizes of garden office, can be made with extra doors, windows or partitions provided the building is square or rectangular If not sure please contact us for your personal quote|
|Support UK:||These Platinum Garden Home Offices are made in the UK by a family firm employing British workers.|
|Optional Extras:||These include double doors, extra windows, 3¾" x 1¾" framing, lining & insulation, guttering, double glazing, extra height.|
|Sizes:||Unless specified as finished size then sizes quoted are before machining which reduces the size quoted by about 3mm. Overall sizes of the Contemporary Garden Home Office are nominal METRIC sizes which are slightly smaller than imperial. Beware of other garden rooms with before machining measurements. Always check.|
|Delivery:||Most of England has free delivery with the exception of Cornwall and Devon. Also Norfolk, Suffolk and deepest Kent. Cost for delivery to these areas varies according to your location.|
The garden shed or summer house door needs to be designed to work for a very long time so it is important it is made correctly. You will find decent shed and summer house manufacturers take their responsibilities seriously and will ensure they will stand the test of time.
As well as the importance of having ledges AND braces on the garden shed door it is important to have THREE hinges as this will help to transmit the weight of the shed door across and onto the door frame. If there is only two then the door may bulge slightly in the middle. With a joinery made door then only two hinges are required as the weight of the shed door is supported by the jointed frame.
There are various ways for the garden shed door to be kept closed. The very minimum you want is to have a pad bolt with a turn buckle top and bottom on your door. The pad bolt is a sliding bolt and when closed you can put your padlock onto it to protect your valuables. The turn buckle is simply a flat piece of metal with a hole in the middle. This is screwed onto the garden shed frame and when turned will hold the shed door tightly into position. This will help to stop any movement on the door when there are large changes in weather conditions through the year. - Continue reading --
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