Shed Type And Roof Size
The 6 x 8 Trimetals Titan 680 Metal Shed is one of the most expensive 8 X 6 sheds that we have seen, but before you write it off, we must tell you that the galvanised and PVC coated steel that this is made from is very, very high quality. It has a very industrial kind of look and some may even think that the way it has been finished does make it in a small way resemble wood. The depth is 8 feet and the width 6 feet so you do have a decent amount of room to store items in here. This is also not going to take up a ton of space in any garden that it sits in. The headroom is something that impressed us as along the ridge the headroom is 6 feet 11 inches and even the eaves at 5 feet 9 inches is respectable.
The roof is made with the same kind of metal as the rest of the shed and they have gone for an apex roof. Now this is a rather shallow apex roof and we do think that it first of all looks great, but it will also force the rain to run off at the sides. This is something we always like to see. Just under the roof there are three air vents which will help keep things just right inside the shed.
Cladding, Frame And Floor
The cladding used for the 6 x 8 Trimetals Titan 680 Metal Shed is galvanised steel that has been coated with PVC. This makes for one very strong shed. A shed that simply does not have any kind of nooks or crannies for rain to get inside. We really like this cladding and feel that it has a very workshop kind of look.
As this is a metal shed, you do not have a frame like you would have inside a wooden shed. Instead the panels are placed together in such a way that you do not need a regular kind of frame. The panels are supported with some very thin framing, but you do not have a frame sticking out from the walls of your shed.
Now we already said that this is one of the most expensive 8 x 6 sheds we have seen, but it still does not come with a floor. The idea is that you will install this onto a concrete surface so you do not need a floor. But if you want to put this on grass or if you just do not want to put your items directly on the ground, then you will have to add a floor which costs £73.99. This is not all that expensive for a floor to be fair, but it is a hard pill to swallow when the shed is already costing you over a thousand pounds.
Treatment Requirement And Warranty
The steel panels that make up this shed do a great job in looking good and keeping your belongings safe, but they will not require any kind of help from you to do so. A huge benefit of a shed like this is that it requires no looking after. If you do not mind a dirty shed then you can literally go its whole life without even touching the outside. If you do want to clean it then a blasting with the hose is all it takes.
The 6 x 8 Trimetals Titan 680 Metal Shed comes with a 25 year warranty that is just incredible. The steel panels used to make this shed are made to last and that is why they are so confident to give such a lengthy warranty.
Doors And Windows
As standard, this shed comes with a 2 feet 3 inches wide single door. This is a good size for a single door and we feel for most people this will be good enough. The door is not made in the same style as the rest of the shed. It is just a plain colour and to be honest with you we feel that they could have done a little more to make the door a bit more easier on the eyes. In the grand scheme of things does the look of the door matter? Well no, but at this price we feel they could have made the door a bit nicer to look at.
As standard this shed does come with one small acrylic window. This goes at either side of the door and will do a good job in providing the shed with some natural light. It is worth noting that you do have the option to have the shed fully boarded so you can do without the window if you want.
Security And Privacy
This is a very solid shed in its design and while we may have had an issue with the style of the door, the security it offers is something we are very impressed with. You see the 6 x 8 Trimetals Titan 680 Metal Shed actually has a proper lock on it. This means that what you put in here will be safely locked away and there is no need for you to purchase a padlock or some other kind of locking mechanism.
The window is on the front of the shed so it is easy to have a cheeky peek inside, but as it is not large we do not see it really being an issue. But as we said just before you can have this shed fully boarded, which if you have some very expensive items or just plan on spending some time in here in the nude, might be something you want to look into.
Customisation Options And Extras
Most metal sheds do not offer much in the way of customisation, but this one actually does. You can have a say in the colour. You can go for the two tone olive and green finish. Or you can just go for a single full olive finish.
We already mentioned the floor, but there are a couple of other extras for the 6 x 8 Trimetals Titan 680 Metal Shed. They actually allow you to upgrade to a set of double doors. This adds £66.99 which is not a bad price to be fair. They also have an extra window kit which is for those of you who want a bit more natural light in the shed. This extra window costs £35.99, which again is a fair price.
Longevity Of Materials 9.5/10 Ease Of Installation 8.5/10
Final Thoughts: The 6 x 8 Trimetals Titan 680 Metal Shed is one of the high end 8 X 6 sheds that is on the market right now. The galvanised steel that they have used is just fantastic and the PVC coating they have used is really going to give you a lifetime of use. The storage space that it offers is fine, especially the headroom so we are sure you will be able to fit many things such as tools, toys, bikes or whatever you need. The only issue we have is the price. If you can handle the high price tag then we are sure you will be very happy with the shed. Just make sure you save enough money to add a floor or have a suitable area already to install it.
Prices around: £549.99
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