6 x 5 Palram Skylight Plastic Olive Green Shed – Our first impressions
This 6 x 5 skylight shed benefits from polycarbonate panels. This means your shed gets the full benefit of sunlight, but also an extra element of durability. The special skylight manages to not only provide excellent levels of light, but also protection for the interior of the building. It is UV resistant.
There are wide doors for easy access, and a wonderfully useful vent at the front of the building that allows the interior to be kept cool and at the right temperature to keep your belongings safe. The shed is water resistant, and comes with a five-year manufacturer’s warranty. The shed interior is large enough to store the average household’s outdoor and garden equipment with ease. For further storage, and to keep the inside neat and organised, freestanding shelving may be added. With lockable latches, your equipment will be kept secure whilst not in use, giving you the ultimate peace of mind.
6 x 5 Palram Skylight Plastic Olive Green Shed: Questions you may have
When looking for the perfect shed for your garden there are many advantages to choosing a plastic shed over a more traditional wooden or metal shed. The Palram Skylight shed is certainly no exception and shows just how a well-designed shed can combine style and practicality to create the ultimate storage solution for your equipment. In this section we have a further look at the features that this particular model has to offer so you can make a well-informed decision on the right shed for you.
Exterior: The shed exterior is constructed from durable polycarbonate panels and a strong galvanised steel frame. The unique feature of this shed is the skylight roof which is opaque from the outside but lets a lot of natural light into the shed interior for ease of use during daylight hours. The attractive olive green colouring helps the shed to blend into the surroundings of the garden.
Interior: The 6x5ft interior gives the shed a medium-sized storage facility that will accommodate a reasonable amount of outdoor and garden equipment, furniture and bikes. Freestanding shelving could be added to create further storage space and organisation for smaller items. With front and back air vents, air is able to circulate whilst keeping items inside dry and free from damp, mould and rust.
Doors: The wide aluminium double doors provide easy access for taking equipment in and out of the shed. There is an easy access ramp for bikes, wheelbarrows and lawnmowers and the doors are lockable to keep the contents inside secure.
Security: The sheds double doors come complete with lockable latches, on which a padlock may be attached to keep items inside secure whilst not in use. A padlock may be purchased separately at a modest price.
6 x 5 Palram Skylight Plastic Olive Green Shed: How easy to build?
Assembling the Skylight shed is straight-forward thanks to the comprehensive set of instructions with easy to follow diagrams. The shed will arrive directly to your door in a flat-packed package containing all of the panels, fixtures and fittings required for assembly. It is recommended that two people assemble the shed due to the size and weight of the parts, as well as for safety reasons.
We expect that the shed could be assembled with a matter of hours by those with a basic knowledge of DIY. Alternatively, for customers convenience, a professional home installation service is available at an extra cost should you be interested in this service.
6 x 5 Palram Skylight Plastic Olive Green Shed: What is the overall quality like?
The Palram shed is constructed using high quality materials and design. Polycarbonate panels on an aluminium and galvanised steel frame give the structure a sturdiness that will keep it standing for many years to come. The building is fully weatherproof and will protect the items inside from the elements all year round. Air vents at the front and back of the shed allow air to circulate, keeping the shed interior fresh and preventing damp and mould. The skylight roof is a unique feature, whereby the roof is clear from the inside and opaque from the outside. This ensures that the interior is flooded with light, whilst visibility is reduced from the outside to keep security high. The Skylight shed is completely maintenance free, requiring no painting or treatments and is ideal for those looking for an easy storage solution for their garden.
6 x 5 Palram Skylight Plastic Olive Green Shed: Technical Information
Size when assembled:
W = 1.87m (6ft1)
D = 1.63m (5ft3)
H = 2.14m (7ft)
6 x 5 Palram Skylight Plastic Olive Green Shed: Our final thoughts
The 6 x 5 Palram Skylight Plastic Olive Green Shed would make an attractive addition to any garden. The subtle olive green colouring makes this particular model stand out from similar plastic sheds and enables the building to blend into the backdrop of your garden effortlessly. Strength and durability combine with a medium sized interior that could easily hold the average households outdoor and garden equipment. This is a great price for a shed that will last for years to come in your garden.
Quality of construction 10/10 Longevity of material 8.2/10
Prices around: £334.99
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