'Shepton' Garden Sun Rooms Uk For Your Garden
This 'Shepton' sun room allows masses of light to flow in meaning you can use this as a garden potting shed and for growing fresh produce, or you could use is as an hobby room. The great amount of light flooding in means it could be used for painting or any manner of hobbies. Or you could just use it for sitting in and enjoying the sun. The clever design is the key to its success so well worth considering for your garden and can be used by all your family.
'Shepton' Sun Rooms are Well Designed for Long Life
Besides the great design of these sun rooms you will find they are very well made on sturdy 50 x 38mm (nominal) framework. Included as standard are a window on both ends of the building which allows air to flow through making it a pleasant place to be. Under the window there is slatted staging for bringing on those young plants making this into a very versatile potting garden shed. The strong door is ledge and braced for strength and there is a good height inside for working in comfort. Soundly made from redwood deal and not the cheaper whitewood used on 'run of the mill' garden sheds these sun rooms are very well constructed. Where as whitewood can do the job to start with it's important that the shed will be there for the long term and this is where redwood scores. Don't accept second best!
These 'Shepton' Sun Rooms Shed are Built With Solid Timber Throughout
It was important that all the proper steps were taken in designing these sun rooms so the use of 'proper' timber was the way to go. In short this meant that all the timber had to be T&G boarding throughout for greater strength. The T&G boards mean that all the timber boards work together as one and make the sun room shed as strong as possible. Chipboard and OSB board (or any other sheet materials) are not used as they are not suitable for outdoor use. And most importantly is the roof as well as the floor. Using T&G timber means these potentially weak areas can withstand all the elements through at them. Proper T& G timber should be the order of the day on your new sun room shed if you want it to stand the test of time.
FREE Installation is Included - Creating More Garden Time for You.
As part of the overall package these Sapphire 'Shepton' garden sun rooms - garden sheds are built free of charge. This includes the laying of the roofing felt on the roof, which is crucial for the lastability of your new sun room - potting shed. It also ensures the best protection from rain and snow and will keep all your valuables safe and dry. Other garden shed maker claim, usually ones which don't offer a garden shed assembly service, that it's an easy job to build a sun room - potting shed. It can be done but it's not especially easy - and you can be sure it's hard work. Why bother when it can be done for you?
View the Sapphire Range of Buildings near Guildford
It's always a good idea to view some of the range of sun rooms - potting sheds offered before buying. We have a sun room - potting shed display site situated just off the M25 not far from Guildford, for you to see and touch these buildings before making your choice. We would normally have a sun room - potting shed on display so you can see the quality as well as the possibilities. By doing so you can be the judge and you can make an informed choice about the qualities of your new sun room - potting shed. Don't risk buying from a flashy web site where the first time you see your new sun room is when it turns up in your garden. At that stage it too late to change your mind if it doesn't look the part. Peace of mind is priceless.
Sapphire 'Shepton' Garden Storage Solutions from a Forward Thinking Company
These Sapphire 'Shepton' sun rooms - potting sheds are made by a forward thinking and progressive company. Behind their beliefs is their interest in environmental issues. They are FSC registered and use a water based ECO friendly shed treatment on all their products. They also ensure all the timber used on their garden potting sheds are FSC and, or, PEFC registered.
|Sizes:||Sun Room potting sheds sizes from 6x6 to 10x8 in Pent (mono-pitch or lean-to) styles.|
|Sizes:||Two basic pent sun room potting sheds styles. Door in either end. Ask about alternatives./td>|
|Cladding:||This garden shed 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:||44 x 32mm (50 x 38mm nominal) solid vertical framing on these 'Shepton' pent sun room-potting sheds 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.|
|Floors:||This garden shed floor has 16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G boards set on 47 x 47mm (2x2 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:||High quality ledged and braced wooden shed solid door hung on 'zinc plated' hinges. Size approx 1765 x 762cm wide (69½" x 360") Beware of sun room - potting shed doors with NO bracing as they will drop.|
|Windows:||Double bank of windows. Proper glass. (Not cheap scratchable plastic or perspex). The number varies with the size of potting shed. i.e 6ft wide will be 1645 x 905mm, 8ft will be 2220 x 905mm and 10ft will be 2805 x 905mm|
|Eaves Height:||1860cm (73") extra high walls on all pent sun room potting sheds.|
|Ridge Height:||2057mm (81") Extra height available at 6% for each extra 90mm (3½")|
|Treatment:||All Shepton Sun Room - Potting sheds are treated externally with a primer coat timber treatment. This makes it ready to take your timber treatment after delivery. **Optional Tanalised treatment|
|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 shed 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 garden shed. NO staples are used as these are not suitable for a quality shed.|
|Installation:||All our 'Shepton' pent sun rooms - potting sheds are erected 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 potting sheds 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, stable doors, ramp for shed door, reverse apex garden sheds. Extra or no windows. - Please Ask|
|Support UK:||These 'Shepton' pent sun rooms potting garden sheds 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 garden shed manufacturers quote BEFORE machining sizes making them APPEAR larger (without telling you)- ALWAYS check & don't be fooled.|
How To:- Choose Materials for Sheds & Summer Houses Floors
Different garden shed manufacturers use different types of materials for their shed or summerhouses floors. Whilst some are suitable for outdoor use there are many which should not be used as they are not designed to stand up to the wet British climate and are likely to fail quite soon after delivery.
Chipboard floors:- These are made from wood chips, as its name suggest. These are stuck together and compressed to make a solid material. Absolutely ideal for kitchen cabinets or anything used indoors but outdoors are susceptible to damp. Just a small amount of damp can make the boards fail. As soon as water gets into the shed floor it will be absorbed into the chips making the board swell and then disintegrate. There is nothing you can do to repair this and your garden shed floor would need replacing, or at the very least, a floor section - Continue reading --
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