By adding this 'Cookham' contemporary summer room to your garden you will create an excellent feature in your garden. This tranquil haven away from the house can be shared with your family for quality time together. The contemporary full length double doors with black antique hinges & handle as well as the full length fixed windows alongside the door and on both side allows light to flood inside. The stylish 18 inch roof canopy further adds to the desirability of this building. Also available with Georgian windows. Five different sizes available.
These 'Cookham' Summer Houses being clad in redwood deal T&G SHIPLAP for long life and not the less durable cheap whitewood normally used by other internet sites, are deigned to last. They all have a strong internal vertical framework which is 50mm x 38mm (nominal) enabling it to stand up to the most extreme of weather. The floor and roof being made from 'proper' T&G timber boards - rather than the unsuitable chipboard, OSB or 'sheet' materials used on the 'cheaper' summerhouses available elsewhere are deigned for long life. Also features toughened glass for you family's safety as standard rather than the potentially dangerous horticultural glass used on cheaper buildings.
These Sapphire 'Cookham' Summer Rooms will be erected for you free of charge and this should give you the confidence that it has been erected correctly. This is important for the durability of these buildings. While it may be possible to save a few pounds elsewhere why take chances with this important job. Just put your feet and let the experts take care of it.
Conveniently situated just off the M25 near Guildford we have a summer buildings display site and normally have at least 2 or 3 examples of the Sapphire summerhouses on display. We believe that you should be able to view the quality of our buildings. Do NOT rely on just a brochure or computer screen. UNLIKE most of the competitors who DON'T give you the opportunity to view at all.
Our background in summerhouse manufacturing, starting in 1979, gives us the know how about the quality of materials which should be used. Our Ethos is 'Make to a Standard - NOT down to a price'.
|Sizes:||Contemporary 'Cookham' Summerhouses in four sizes - from 8x6 right up to 10x8 in Pent (Lean-To - Sloping Roof) styles.|
|Cladding:||This summer house is available in claddings - 16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G Shiplap OR 22mm (18mm finished thickness) T&G Loglap. (Redwood deal not cheap inferior whitewood). Primer Coat Treated externally. Coach screwed construction.|
Upgrade to the Pressure Treated Option at 25% extra and the garden shed cladding will be protected against rot for up to 15 years FREE of charge.
|Framing:||50 x 38mm (44 x 32mm finished size) solid vertical framing on these 'Cookham' pent summerhouses as standard. Effectively thicker in corners when the shed is erected.|
|Roofs:||16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G timber (no chipboard, sterling board, OSB board or any sheet materials - as these are unsuitable for outdoor use) and covered with mineral roofing felt. Includes 485mm (19 inch) roof canopy.|
|Floors:||The 'Cookham' summer house floor has 16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G boards set on 47 x 25mm (2x1 nominal) treated joists for long life. (no chipboard, sterling board or OSB board - as these are unsuitable for outdoor use). Option for floor bearers, if required.|
|Doors:||Well made contemporary full length glass double doors hung on black 'ornate' hinges. This summerhouse is complete with black ornate handle with three lever lock. Toughened glass is standard in the doors for safety, no cheap glass used here, unlike some summerhouse manufacturers. Size approx 1780 x 1092cm wide (70" x 43"). Beware of doors with NO framing.|
|Windows:||Contemporary fixed windows. 1647 x 515mm (64½" x 20¼"). Solid and safe toughened glass at no extra charge. (Not cheap scratchable plastic or perspex). One either side of the door and on both sides set towards front.|
|Lower Wall Height:||1950cm (76½") extra high walls on all pent summer rooms.|
|Higher Wall Height:||2170mm (85½") high. Extra height available at 10% for each extra 90mm (3½")|
|Treatment:||All 'Cookham' pent summerhouses are treated externally with a primer coat timber treatment. This makes it ready to take your timber treatment after delivery. **Optional Tanalised treatment or paint finish (paint finish extends lead time)|
|Tanalised Treatment:||Optional tanalised pressure treatment for extra long life. Includes all framing, walls, floor and roof. NOT just the walls which some garden sheds companies offer.|
If you choose the tanalised pressure treated option then the thickness of the summer house walls will be increased to 19mm (15mm finished size) instead of 16mm (12mm finished size) FREE of charge. and this will protect against rot for up to 15 years.
|Nails:||These are all rust resistant to ensure long lasting good appearance to your summerhouse. NO staples are used as these are not suitable for a quality building.|
|Installation:||All our 'Cookham' contemporary pent wooden summerhouses are installed FREE of charge, provided you provide a solid level concrete or paving slab base or timber decked area, or possibly could be built on your timber bearers. Optionally, we have an option for building a timber subframe for you. These summer houses are assembled using coach screws for ease of taking it down again if you decide to move. You need to allow, ideally 150mm (6") all around for the roof overhang.|
|Optional Extras.||Pressure treatment, heavy duty shed floor, extra height, ramp for summerhouse door. Extra or no windows. - Please Ask|
|Support UK:||These pent summer rooms are made in the UK by experienced craftsmen for over 20 years. Support our British workers.|
|Sizes:||Unless specified as finished size then sizes quoted are before machining which reduces the size quoted by about 3mm. BEWARE. Many summer houses manufacturers quote BEFORE machining sizes making them APPEAR larger (without telling you)- ALWAYS check & don't be fooled.|
How To Choose the Roof Style on your New Garden Shed
The roof on garden sheds and summerhouses is a crucial part of your new garden shed so it is important that the right materials are used in its construction. The main purpose of the roof is to protect your valuables from rain and snow thus keeping them dry. Besides this is helps to ventilate the shed and aids the long life of your building.
There are several designs for a shed roof such as an apex roof, sometimes referred to as a gable roof which looks like an upside down 'V'. This design is very popular in Britain as it is quite attractive when situated in your garden. The basic design consists of two roof sections meeting in the middle of the shed or summerhouse. This roof can slope in either direction, certainly the better garden shed manufacturers would be able to offer this. The pitch, or angle on the apex shed roof tends to be in the region of at least 15 degrees up to about 25 or 30 degrees. This allows water to flow easily off the roof and away - Continue reading --
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