Shed Type And Roof Size
We have been very impressed with this line of sheds from Duramax and this one right here the 10′ x 8′ Duramax Woodside Plastic Shed really is something special. This is a shed for those of you who want to add a vast amount of storage space or even perhaps as a space to carry out some of your own DIY style projects. 10 feet 6 inches of width along with 7 feet 10 inches of depth make this one very spacious shed that will allow you to store pretty much anything you want. The height of this shed is also very impressive with the height along the ridge being 7 feet 7 inches. This is an amazing amount of headroom and even at the eaves there is just over 6 feet of height. We have seen more than a few supposedly large sized sheds be let down by having not enough headroom. The dimensions of this shed before we even start to talk about the overall build quality is something that makes this well worth considering.
The roof is made from this very strong and durable PVC vinyl clad plastic that is supported with a steel frame underneath it. The roof has an apex design to make this a shed that looks fantastic, but also is not going to allow any rain inside to rust or just generally ruin anything you have stored in here. One of the best things about the roof is the design of it. Really Duramax could have just used flat roof panels, but instead they have gone that extra mile by moulding the plastic so that it looks like a slate roof.
Cladding, Frame And Floor
This shed is made from some very nice PVC plastic that we know on paper may not sound like the first choice of materials when it comes to making a shed, but this is very strong and is a good thickness and Duramax have moulded the plastic in a shiplap style to give it a great look, but also to really make this a shed that will say no to letting any rain sneak its way inside.
We have seen quite a lot of sheds that are made from plastic not use a frame. To be honest for the most part this is fine as if the walls a strong enough and put together right then a frame is not essential. Duramax though want to make sure this a shed that is going to be able to take a bit of abuse and last for lots of years. They have built this shed around a galvanised steel frame which really did surprise us by just how strong it was.
The flooring that has been used inside the 10′ x 8′ Duramax Woodside Plastic Shed is more than up to the job of taking a lot of weight from whatever it is you have stored inside or even if you are going to be walking around inside of here using it as a workshop.
Treatment Requirement And Warranty
The fact that this shed is so low maintenance is another reason we really love it. This type of material will never rust, rot or show any signs of decay. Best part is that you will not have to give it a coat of treatment once per year or really do any other form of maintenance. If you want to keep it looking good then a wipe down or a good wash with the hose is all that you need to do.
Duramax are offering a very impressive 15 year warranty with this shed and that just shows how proud they are of their design and how much faith they have in it. We think that it is easily going to last the 15 years your warranty covers you for and many more after that.
Doors And Windows
We have a set of very large double doors on the 10′ x 8′ Duramax Woodside Plastic Shed. This makes getting your items in and out no problem at all. Something as large as a mower would be able to get in here without any kind of trouble. At 6 feet high and 5 feet wide this is a door that we are very happy with.
There are no windows on the shed, but there are some air vents to let some air flow into the shed. The lack of windows we feel does not really affect the shed in anyway.
Security And Privacy
Your items will be very safe inside of here. The shed does not come with a lock, but one of the doors does have an internal locking mechanism and you can easily add a padlock for as little as a pound.
One thing that we are sure many people are going to like about this shed is the amount of privacy that it offers. With no windows even the nosey neighbour and their telescope cannot see what you have inside here.
Customisation Options And Extras
We love the PVC plastic that the shed is made from, but this means you cannot change the colours of the shed in any way. Still the vast amount of room that you have inside allows you to customise the shed to your exact specifications and really make this a place you love to store things or get some work done.
Impressively the 10′ x 8′ Duramax Woodside Plastic Shed does not require any extras. It comes with everything you need so there are no sneaky, hidden extras that you need to buy to get the best out of the shed. The only extra that you would need to purchase would be a padlock which you can find in your local pound shop.
This type of plastic is something that we had a hard time coming to grips with and not because there was anything wrong with it, but because of just how high quality and impressive it is.
Longevity Of materials 8.5/10
This shed has been very cleverly designed so that it is going to last you a lot of years. One awesome thing about this is just how little you have to do in order for it to last all those years.
At 10 X 8 the shed is offering you more than enough room for taking care of your belongings. It is not just the floor space of this shed that we like, but the fantastic headroom that it offers as well.
Ease of installation 8/10
As well as being low maintenance a shed made from these types of materials is also not too hard to build. Because of the size of the shed though, you will need another person on hand to help you or at the very least grab you a coke from the fridge when you are thirsty.
This is not a budget shed, but with the huge storage space it offers and the fact that these materials are going to make it so the shed is still standing a couple of decade from now make this something which we feel offers amazing value for money.
Final Thoughts: Look we know that when your eyes glance at that £699.95, you may initially be put off or be looking for a reason to think that purchasing the 10' x 8' Duramax Woodside Plastic Shed is not a good idea, but honestly we cannot think of a single reason as to why buying this shed would be a bad idea. It looks amazing, has lots of storage space and it is going to last you for many years. It is not an exaggeration to say that this will be the only shed you ever need to buy. We are very impressed with what Duramax have done with this shed and feel that if storage that looks good is what you are after then this is the shed for you.
Prices around: £619
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