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Platinum Timber Buildings
Diamond Sectional Huts
Pent Garden Buildings
Apex Sectional Outbuildings
Please take a look at our Platinum and Diamond ranges of large sheds workshops with apex or gable style roofs. Both are made by established family businesses where the intelligent use of quality material in the buildings is paramount. Both companies can offer any size or style to suit your needs, so don’t be afraid to ask and ensure you buy a building to suit your needs.
Made from sturdy redwood timber these buildings use no unsuitable materials, such as chipboard etc., and are designed for the long haul. Free installation is included as standard on these buildings and included as standard is toughened glass for safety. Fully insulating and lining options for all year round use on these Platinum premium workshops. To see how good they are? Be amazed when you take a look when you inspect them at our Surrey display sites. You will get a family welcome.
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Should I Choose An Insulated Garden Building In The UK?
The garden building is used traditionally through the warmer months and then, maybe, used as a storage place throughout the winter. Well, how about being able to use it all year round? With a little added investment and then deciding intelligently on an insulated garden workshop, you can use this wonderful building all year round. Your children can be out from under your feet and they can use it as their own with their computer games, music or chilling with their friends. Mum or Dad could use it as a ‘man cave’ or ‘she den’ for their own hobbies or pastimes. Or an insulated garden workshop or shed could be used as a home mini-factory for your business and if so, the cost would be tax deductible which is a ‘win-win’ for you.
Can I Insulate My Outbuilding After Delivery?
It’s reasonably easy to fully insulate a garden workshop or sectional building if you have semi-reasonable DIY skills. You would need to buy fibreglass insulation, purpose-made material or polystyrene and then cut this to size and fit it in between the internal framework. The fibreglass insulation will need tacking into place to stop it moving before you fix the inner skin. This can be plywood, hardboard (which you can get with an attractive veneer on it) or even T&G boarding. This is OK for the walls but the roof can be a little tricky as you have to put the insulation into place, but you have gravity working against you, making fitting the inner skin fiddly. You would, ideally, need 2 or 3 people to do the roof. After you have completed that it would also be a good idea to use cover strips over the joins to finish it off making it the ideal outdoor man cave.
What Other Options Do I Have?
On all our outbuildings, insulated workshops and sectional buildings (only timber or wooden) we are able to offer a full range of insulation options. All our Platinum buildings can have their roof and walls lined and then insulated enabling you to benefit from all year round use. We normally use a Kingspan quality insulation which is a solid composition with foil backing. There is a range of different internal linings. Before finishing the building they will have internal trims fitted ensuring a delightful finish. With a choice of internal cladding, you can choose one to suit you.
Will These Insulated Workshops Be Warm In The Winter?
If your wooden outbuilding is insulated either by yourself or through our service then it will be nearly as warm as inside your house. Like your house during the colder spells you will have to have some form of heating inside. Ideally, an electric radiator, but never a Calor gas heater. Besides the flammability of it – these types of heaters give off a lot of moisture and can make the building damp. Avoid at all costs!
Besides keeping your new garden house (or man cave or she room) warm in the winter it will help to keep it cooler in the summer. And this is something which not many people think about. And to be honest I never used to think about that but on our show site we had a normal uninsulated building next to an insulated one and I was checking them over. When I went from the uninsulated into the insulated one I could not believe the difference in temperature. I had to go back into the uninsulated one to check, so well worth doing so it would be an intelligent decision to add the insulation.
How Much Will Insulation Cost For My Wooden Workshop?
All of our Platinum pages have links to the prices of the basic buildings and on the order form, you will see the cost for that particular model. On some, there is even an option to insulate the floor for even better protection from the elements. One of the questions is whether you can afford it. Well, if you would like to use your new garden building all year round then it’s worth working out what this all year round use is worth to you. To be able to have an all year round office or hobby room is a great asset and a little piece of calm away from our mad world. Or call us directly and we will be glad to provide a no obligation personal quote for you.
We are, of course, very happy to supply you with a firm quote to meet your needs.
Just call us on (0333) 800 8880, (01483) 237550 or (01252) 311085 use our contact form or visit our display sites near Woking and Farnham.
How Do I Choose The Right Heavy Duty Building?
We have home workshops on display near Guildford & Farnham so come and see for yourself. Fully pressure treated option & toughened glass, free assembly and in any size or design. So when buying garden workshops, heavy-duty sheds or sectional workshops it might seem to be very straight forward – just click on the ‘web’ by maybe typing ‘garden workshops near me’ finding the building in the size you want and then search for the best price. ‘Easy Peasy – YES? Well, as there are so many different heavy-duty workshops, large & small, available from the ‘cheap and possibly nasty’ right up to ones which would feel at home in a posh country home the answer is ‘not really’. To ensure you make the right decision you need to do your homework to ensure you make the right choice and buy the right one for YOUR needs. Any Questions? Call Right Now!
1st Choice Leisure Buildings, A Family Business Since 1979, ONLY Offers High Quality Timber Buildings To Suit YOU.
Help With Planning Permission For Wooden Garden Buildings
If you need help about planning permission take a look at our page about planning requirements for wooden garden workshop on our web site or go direct to the Planning Portal Official Site
General Help And Advice for Buildings in the UK Garden
How Qualified Are We To Offer Advice?
We, being a family business, have been involved in the manufacture of quality garden workshops for sale since 1979 when Robin started his first production unit. Craig, Robin’s son, joined in 1990 and trained at Guildford College in joinery. And for over 20 years we ran one of the largest UK garden building companies in the south of England, and make very strong timber workshops, and made the conscious decision to only deal with quality materials which we knew would last the test of time. This intelligent ethos probably comes from our upbringing. Robin’s father and grandfather were Master Butchers in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire and Quality and Customer Service was always the keyword behind their businesses.
Craig is a key member of the business and is helping 1st Choice to embrace the challenges of the 21st century. And with his two children, Daniel and Rebecca, the future looks very promising. So as you can see we are not just salespeople selling a range of products who know nothing of little about the products but have the history behind us to ensure that when you choose ‘1st Choice’ then you know that your wooden workshop, man cave, or sectional building will actually be ‘1st Choice.
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Platinum Fully Bespoke Garden Workshops
Why be forced into choosing between a workshop, storage shed, summer house or garden room when you can have any combination of these to suit your requirements?
We understand that every family – and every garden – is totally unique. Hence, we are happy to offer a range of buildings which are made to measure without incurring any financial premium.
You won’t want to be limited to three or four standard designs so we allow you to tailor any of our standard four-sided buildings to your requirements; you will be amazed at the number of different combinations that are possible.
Simply choose any Platinum summerhouse, workshop or home office and, with the addition of one or more partitions and some extra doors (either externally or within the partition itself) you will soon design a striking building that is practical, long-lasting and unique to your specific taste and configuration.
By taking your time and thinking about what would work for you you can be sure a bespoke building would be perfect. No half measures or ‘making do’. That is the best way. And all the Platinum buildings can be insulated for all year round use.