10 x 8 Waltons Groundsman Tongue and Groove Apex Garden Shed

Prices Around: £659.95
Size: 2.44 X 3.05m
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The shed that provides the storage solution you’ve been looking all along. Created by the industry leader, ‘Waltons’, this 10 x 8 premier Apex shed is one of the largest sheds available in this range. Now that cluttering lawn mower can be easily stored in this spacious shed and there’s still some space left for the gardening tools. Barbecue season is over? No worries. The 12.22 Cubic meter interior can store all your stuff without having to cram everything in the ordinary garden sheds. The large double doors give you immediate access to all your equipment. It also makes storing large equipment quite easy, there’s no worry of damaging the wood while you push and pull to fit everything inside.

The shed will protected your tools from rain, heat and humidity and comes with a 10-year guarantee against rot. The windows are glazed with ‘styrene’ for added protection. A special rim lock is included to keep your belongings safe and the sturdy 12mm tongue and groove cladding ensures that your shed lasts longer than the ordinary sheds do.

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What we rate

  • Rim lock included
  • Spacious interior
  • Wide double doors
  • Styrene glazed windows
  • 10 year anti-rot guarantee

What we slate

  • High cost
  • Only suitable for large/spacious gardens
  • Requires immediate and annual treatments
How We Rate It
8.5
Quality 10/10
100% Complete
Longevity of Materials 9/10
90% Complete
Storage Size 8.5/10
85% Complete
Ease of Installation 7.5/10
75% Complete
Value for Money 8/10
80% Complete

Let's Take a Closer Look...

This review must help make up your mind that this shed is what your garden requires to get that complete look. So, let’s take a closer look to see what features you’ll be getting with this 10 x 8 Apex garden shed. Something worth this kind of money is sure to provide the high quality that you are looking for. And since you are paying this much, you should get the satisfaction of knowing that this is the best shed in the market.

Shed Type and Roof Size

10 x 8 Waltons Groundsman Tongue and Groove Apex Garden Shed Wall and CeilingThe tall structure of this garden shed is specifically designed using sturdy materials that ensure the durability of the shed. The apex roof, measuring 2.07m in height, has been constructed in a way that will help combat rainwater damage. Its v-shape easily sheds off water so that it doesn’t have any place to settle down and damage the roof in any way. The 1.65m eaves along with the tall roof, provides plenty of internal head space. The head bumping incidents that happened in your old shed are in the past. This feature allows moving around freely and also storing tall equipments and tools.

The roof is protected by a heavy duty mineral felt that protects the building from winter weather conditions. Especially effective during rainy season, the felt will keep your shed dry and clean. You can also upgrade to the Superior Duty felt to keep the shed from harm during harsh weather. Just think of the extra cost as an investment that’ll give you added piece of mind.

The shed measures 2.44m in width, 3.03m in depth and its doors measures 1.70m in height and 1.32m in width.

Cladding, Frame and Floor

10 x 8 Waltons Groundsman Tongue and Groove Apex Garden Shed Cladding BoardThe shed is clad using 12mm thick interlocking tongue and groove boards. The cost of this shed encompasses the added security and protection against bad weather, which this building provides. This is the most expensive and durable cladding available in the market and can only be found on high-end outdoor buildings.

It provides maximum strength to the structure during extreme changes in weather because the room between boards allows them to expand without causing damage to the structure. There are fewer chances that it will warp and thus lasts longer than overlap sheds.

Double frame corners also add stability and strength to the structure. The internal framing is planed and rounded so that you don’t get any splinters to hand. The feature makes the frames resistant to moisture making sure that your shed remains dry throughout the year. Planed timber is used for the floor joists that provide a sturdy support to the base of the shed. You can also upgrade to Extra strength floor support pack for additional strength and stability.

Treatment Requirements and Warranty

The shed comes with a 10 year warranty against rot, but read the manual first so that you are aware of the terms and conditions to avail this feature. The shed must be periodically treated; the first treatment to be applied after it has been constructed. The frequency of future treatments will depend on the type of treatment used. It is recommended that you use a high quality, spirit based, timber preservative. This will protect the timber from weathering and will need to be repeated accordingly in relation to manufacturer’s instructions if you want to qualify for the warranty.

Doors and Windows

10 x 8 Waltons Groundsman Tongue and Groove Apex Garden Shed Door SecurityThe large double doors provide the freedom to move around the shed without getting tangled up with the garden equipment. Moving large and bulky machinery is not a problem anymore. The rim lock will provide security to your stuff.

The windows are glazed with styrene to give them a professional finish. They are the source of natural light. Just open them wide and you can work in your shed without having to invest in an electrical pack.

Security and Privacy

Maximum security is what this 10 x 8 shed provides. The sturdy structure makes storing your expensive machinery quite easy. The rim lock provides security and privacy. You can spend a peaceful day out in the garden and now worry about anyone disturbing the serenity.

Customisation Options and Extras

You can customize with a Weatherproof Padlock with Hasp and Staple to get maximum security for your stuff. The window panel can be placed on either sides of the building. This allows you to place the shed anywhere you like, even against a wall, as long as the windows are placed on the free side.

So, How Does It All Stack Up?
Quality 10/10
100% Complete
The quality of the shed cannot be matched by another shed in the market. The strength, security and stability can’t be faulted.
Longevity of Materials 9/10
90% Complete
The building is durable and will remain so if you use the right treatments in the right frequency. The mineral felt and floor joists will be helpful in maintaining the quality of the structure.
Storage Size 8.5/10
85% Complete
The spacious interior makes storing bulky equipment quite easy and the tall eaves facilitate tall tools and equipments.
Ease of Installation 7.5/10
75% Complete
The building will require some efforts in putting it together. It is recommended that 2 people do the job.
Value for Money 8/10
80% Complete
The strength and security of the building makes it great value for money. But its periodical treatment requirements may cost you a bit more.
8.5
Overall Score
Final Thoughts: If the price seems high, just take a look at all the impressive features described above. The high quality gives you the peace of mind that other garden sheds fail to provide. SO get a 10 x 8 Waltons Groundsman Tongue and Groove Apex Garden Shed and wave your storage problems goodbye.

Prices around: £659.95
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