Incorporated into these Platinum 'Stamford' summer houses are full length double doors and windows which are made from toughened glass as standard. The style of these window reflect the modern look of these bespoke garden buildings and the natural light which pours into is make it a joy to be relaxing from home. Fully pressure tanalised treatment is included as standard - this treatment has design life of 15 years against rotting - and you can choose from 2 different types of claddings, for the ultimate garden room.
These 'Stamford' summerhouses incorporate some of the best materials available to ensure that they are built for long life. With the toughened glass, the superb standard height and the long lasting pressure treated timber used the quality and thought shown shines through. Adding in as standard the very stylish and attractive 2ft roof canopy you can be sure that this garden building will grace any home, particularly yours.
The 'Stamford' garden rooms are built on a superb 75x35mm (2¾" x 1½") and can be paper lined for extra strength. The roofs on these 'Stamford' garden buildings are made from stained T& G boards covered in high quality heavy duty green mineral felt with an option for felt shingle tiles or for a Onduville tile effect. The thick superb floor is also pressure treated using Tanalith meaning you can expect a very long life from these buildings.
Whilst you can see examples of these summerhouse on this site and in our photo gallery the beauty of these buildings is that they are made to suit you. Whether you want a different size, extra or less windows or doors a partition inside then this can be done. There is no end to how much these summerhouses can be bespoke so even if you think it can't be done then please ask.
It's always good to look beyond the web page, leaflet or a shiny brochure so it's a good idea to investigate further. We have a summer houses display site near Woking and we do have examples of other Platinum garden buildings on display as well so you examine the quality and pedigree of the manufacturer. You could also take a look at this independent feedback site (opens new page) to see what previous customers are saying about them. You should be pleasantly surprised.
|Size:||The standard summerhouse sizes are 1.5m x 2.1m (5' x 7') - up to 12' x 12' as standard, but larger bespoke garden buildings can be made so please ask if you need any other size or layout. Size quoted is the nominal size of the building. The roof is about 2ft larger due to the roof overhang.|
|Cladding:||19mm (15-16mm finished thickness) tanalised T&G, 22mm (20mm finished thickness) T&G Loglap or Traditional rebated - overlap weatherboard cladding - 23mm - 6mm thickness. (Redwood deal not the cheaper inferior whitewood) Option to line with plywood and bitumen paper between the home office framing and cladding for extra strength and damp-proofness.|
|Framing:||There is superb 75x38mm (2¾" x 1½") framing on all summerhouses. All have sturdy diagonal bracing in all corners for extra stability. Effectively thicker in corners.|
|Roofs:||16mm (12mm finished thickness) stained timber covered with heavy duty green mineral felt. Option for felt shingle tiles, Ondulvilla tile effect roof, Onduline Sheets or Novislate Slate Effect. Standard roof overhang is 24". (NO chipboard, plywood, OSB, sterling board or sheet materials as these are unsuitable for outdoor use.) Vents added to the underside of the roof to allow for free flow of air.|
|Floors:||The standard extra strong heavy duty floor is made from 19mm (15mm finished size) T&G timber boards set on 47 x 47mm (2x2 nominal) pressure impregnated joists for long life.|
|Doors:||4ft wide joinery made double doors on all buildings. Glazed with toughened glass, NOT inferior horticultural glass or cheap plastic. Optional double glazing.|
|Windows:||18" wide x 65" high (46 x 165cm) joinery made. Glazed with toughened glass. Number varies with size of building. N.B. There are NO window alongside the doors on the 7ft apex models. Option for opening windows, extra windows or double glazing.|
|Height:||Standard INTERNAL LOWER eaves height is 6' 5" (1.95cm) on these Stamford building. Ridge height varies depending on width of home offices. Normally about 7' 10" (240cm). Note height will be below 2.5m to avoid planning permission issues.|
|Treatment:||Pressure treated timber using the renowned Tanalith treatment designed to last at least 15 years 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.|
|Installation:||All our wooden summerhouses are installed FREE of charge in your garden, provided you provide a solid level concrete or paving slab base or timber decked area. Optionally, we have an option for building a timber subframe (some areas) for you. These garden buildings are assembled using coach screws for ease of taking it down again if you decide to move. 10% discount for delivery only (self assembly).|
|Insulation:||If you would like an insulated building then take a look at our Platinum Contemporary Garden Rooms which are lined, insulated, double glazed and with opening windows as standard.|
|Alterations:||Any size summerhouse, can be made with extra doors, windows or partitions. If not sure please contact us for your personal quote|
|Support UK:||These Platinum Buildings are made in the UK by experienced craftsmen. You can support our British workers.|
|Optional Extras:||Double doors, extra windows, 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 Stamford Summer House are nominal METRIC sizes which are slightly smaller than imperial. Beware of other buildings with before machining measurements. Always check.|
|Delivery:||Most of England has free delivery. Cost for delivery to other areas varies according to your location.|
What Everybody Ought to Know About Garden Buildings Floors
As garden sheds and summerhouses floors are very important to the life of your new building you need to be very careful in your choice of garden sheds manufacturers. Besides the type of materials used, many of which are NOT suitable for outdoor use, you need to consider various other things to ensure your new garden shed will stand the test of time.
An important question to ask is - how thick is the floor. The very minimum size you should accept is 16mm (12mm finished thickness). This size will create a strong floor if made from proper timber, however, beware of garden shed companies offering shed floors only 10mm thick (this is 3/8's of an inch) which is smaller than a standard pencil. Just take a pencil and see how easy it breaks. This will prove to you how foolhardy it is to use boards this thin - Continue reading --
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