The garden shed combined with a greenhouse is a great idea for many gardeners. It provides extra storage and an area for growing lovely garden produce so you will find that the Diamond Graffham 10ft x 6ft Greenhouse-Shed Combination could be the answer to your needs.
You have a superb 6 ft x 6½ ft greenhouse, naturally with toughened glass for safety, and a super 6 ft x 3½ ft shed for storing your tools, seed trays and garden accessories away from prying eyes. By combining the Greenhouse with a garden shed you have a visually pleasing potting shed which is very functional and eco-friendly – just think of the lovely tomatoes, strawberries which you will be able to enjoy. Also available in longer lengths – please ask
With a large choice of greenhouse and garden shed suppliers you need to make the right choice so ensure you do your homework. You may find cheaper greenhouse-shed combination buildings but ensure that you check what is included.
It’s vitally important that only toughened glass is used for safety but many cheap greenhouse-shed combos use horticultural glass (effectively second-grade glass) which may get by on a small garden shed but have no place on a greenhouse.
It’s also good to know a little about the company you are buying from to get a feel for the service they offer. An independent review site Whitespark has many comments from 1st Choice’s earlier customer where you can take a view on what they are saying. In this day and age where customer service is important, it’s good to check this out.
The quality of materials used in greenhouse sheds can vary tremendously so check out before buying. Many buildings are made using fast-growing whitewood timber as it’s much cheaper than redwood deal timber.
However redwood deal, because it grows slower, is a more stable material and is more likely to stand the ‘test of time’. It’s more expensive than whitewood but the benefits are worth every penny. Toughened glass is the standard for safety, not cheap horticultural (potentially dangerous) glass or unsuitable plastic, acrylic or perspex which scratches and rattles in the wind.
Check out the thickness of the framing (effectively the skeleton) of the greenhouse shed and some cheap greenhouse-shed makers use only 1in x 1in (25mm x 25mm) thick timber. Not very strong at all. The best option is 2in x 2in (nominal thickness) vertical framing for the best results.
Another product used to keeps cost down to produce a cheap greenhouse – shed combo is chipboard, OSB board, wafer board or Sterling board. None of these products will enhance your new greenhouse combo and will put it at risk if these boards get wet – and your new building is going outside to face the British weather.
They may be OK for making kitchen cabinets but be very wary if you are offered these on your new building. You may also find these boards described as ‘sheet materials’ which is done to hide the fact you are being supplied with these cheap inadequate boards. Be careful before signing on the ‘dotted line’. Take a look on this page for advice on what to look out for – you won’t regret it. And you will nearly always find that the cheap shed is not the best value.
Greenhouse – Garden Shed Combination buildings, by their very nature, are more involved when they come to be assembled. This is why 1st Choice Leisure Buildings offers these building with free assembly to ensure they are installed correctly. This is important for the longevity of these combo’s and to ensure you don’t get any problems in the future.
Many internet companies claim they are easy to build which is not really true. It’s also can be hard work beside it being vitally important that they are built in the correct manner. One of the reasons these other companies say it’s easy is because they don’t offer that option. So the best advice is for the experts to take the strain and build it for you. Give your back a rest.
You will mostly find that most internet companies don’t offer an option to view because they claim it’s cheaper for them and you. However, you can never be sure what you are going to get delivered until it arrives at your door. By then it’s too late.
Take a trip to 1st Choice Leisure Building’s display sites near Guildford and Woking in Surrey and see what in situ. This will give you an opportunity to make YOUR mind up before splashing out. Even if you can’t visit the fact that these greenhouse-shed combos and potting sheds are normally on display to the public should give you confidence in the products being offered. Surely this must give you a little peace of mind
- Sizes From 10×6 Including Free Fitting
- 10ft x 6ft to 14ft x 6ft Greenhouse-Shed Size
- Greenhouse Section is 6ft x 6½ft – Garden Shed is 6ft x 3½ft – Longer Lengths available
- Quality Redwood Timber
- 2″ x 2″ Heavy Duty framing
- Glass door on Greenhouse end
- Door with handle & key lock in Shed
- FREE erection of Greenhouse-Combo
- All Cladding Treated as Standard
- Opening Windows & Timber Staging
- Greenhouse-Shed Nails are Rust Resistant.
- Coach Screwed Construction for Strength
- Toughened Glass THROUGHOUT Building
- Very Versatile and Attractive.
- Timber Bases Built
- On display for you to view
- Prices for following sizes are usually online. If not please ask. Also, other sizes by request.
10×6 | 6×10 | 12×6 | 6×12 | 14×6 | 6×14 | 16×6 | 6×16
|Sizes:||Available in 10 ft x 6 ft. Greenhouse section is 1.8 x 1.98m (6ft x 6½ft) and the Garden shed section is 1.8 x 1.06m (6ft x 3½ft). Longer models possible.|
|Cladding:||16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G Shiplap (Redwood deal not cheap whitewood). Treated externally. Coach screwed construction.|
|Vertical Framing:||50 x 45mm (2″ x 2″ nominal) as standard. Effectively thicker in corners when erected (about 70 x 45mm.|
|Roofs:||16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G timber (no chipboard, sterling board or OSB board) and covered with heavy green mineral roofing felt on the shed section. Toughened glass on the Greenhouse section..|
|Floors||16mm (12mm finished thickness) T&G boards set on 50 x|