Shed Type and Roof Size
This is a large, metal, steel framed storage shed with a gentle apex roof. Ensuring any rainwater runs down and onto the floor, there is a minimised risk of rust. The roof also provides aesthetic benefits and helps to give a more attractive design which is an added bonus for a metal shed.
Size wise, the depth of the building is 1.60m and it reaches 1.86m in height. It has a width of 2.39m and the doors measure 1.56m wide and 1.57m high.
Cladding, Frame and Floor
Whilst this is a metal shed, it does benefit from Shiplap style cladding. Providing the impressive and stylish look of Shiplap without any of the maintenance, this is a great feature that you are bound to love. Metal sheds don’t always have the most attractive design so it’s nice to see one that competes with the wooden varieties.
The framing is constructed with hot dipped galvanised steel. Put simply, it is extremely strong. You won’t need to worry about heavy winds or accidental knocks- this building is going nowhere thanks to its solid design.
We weren’t surprised to see that this shed doesn’t come with a floor. It’s fairly standard with metal sheds as they tend to be constructed on concrete. So when assembling this building it is essential that it is constructed on top of concrete, timber decking or paving slabs. It also must be built on an even surface.
Treatment Requirement and Warranty
We recommend this shed to anyone who hates to spend more time and money than they need to on their garden shed. This building will not need any treatments. Once you have assembled it, you can simply enjoy using it without any additional graft. It also boasts a 10 year anti-rust warranty so you are given peace of mind without having to weatherproof it.
Doors and Windows
The pad-lockable double doors create a wide, spacious entry point for hassle-free access. You don’t have to worry about manoeuvring your lawnmower or any other large, bulky item in and out of the shed. You are also guaranteed maximum privacy due to the lack of windows. As nobody will be able to see inside the building, you can store anything you want to, including valuable items.
Security and Privacy
The fact the shed has pad-lockable double doors is a great security feature. However, it doesn’t actually come with the padlock. So in order to ensure you are getting the most of this security feature, you will need to spend a little extra money getting a weatherproof padlock. The metal construction adds to the shed’s secure design, making it impossible for thieves to break through.
As there are no windows anywhere on the shed, you also benefit from a secure, private building.
Customisation Options and Extras
As the shed is created with such high quality materials, it doesn’t require any additional upgrades. The only extra available with this model is a shed anchor kit. Within the base rails of the shed you will find pre-drilled holes. The anchor kit is designed to fit into these holes, fully securing it to the concrete or paving slabs. This is a worthwhile extra if you want to have complete peace of mind in the stability of the building. The screws of the kit can always be removed at a later date if required.
We’ve given this the highest possible rating for quality due to its exceptional galvanised steel and fire retardant PVC construction.
Longevity of Materials 7.9/10
The shed comes with a lot of features which help to extend its longevity. The fact it is fire retardant, rust and rodent proof means the shed should still be in excellent condition even after 10 years.
You can store a lot in this large shed, including heavyweight machinery. It is the perfect size to store lawnmowers, gardening tools and even bicycles or motorcycles.
Ease of Installation 7.5/10
Waltons state this shed provides simple assembly and we partially agree with that. The instructions are great and the panels do fit together well. The only thing that lets it down is the length of time it will take you to build.
One of the reasons we love this shed is because it offers such great value for money. With zero maintenance and a high quality secure and durable design, this is one of the most affordable garden sheds you can buy.
Final Thoughts: We can’t recommend this shed enough if you’re looking for a long lasting building that offers excellent security and a generous amount of space. There are many things to like about this model including the integrated skylight, ventilation, Shiplap style cladding and fire retardant finish. The fact that it also boasts zero maintenance is another huge benefit. All in all this is a great model that you are bound to love.
Prices around: £389
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