Blooma Overlap Wooden Bin and Bike Shed – Our first impressions
The Blooma Overlap Wooden Bike Shed is just as good for storing your bins. The 7×3 shed it is strong and sturdy as it is made out of hard wearing and long lasting wood with shiplap tongue & groove cladding and has wide double doors for easy access and a smart apex style plastic roof which withstands all weather and will complement an outdoor space perfectly. It also has a 10 year anti rot guarantee and is delivered to your home and assembled for you.
A great size for lining all of your bins up, rubbish, recycling and compost bins will now be within easy access, keeping everything neat and tidy. Also suitable for a family of bikes, the shed’s long and narrow dimensions make it accommodating to those particular needs. With the potential of adding bike hooks to hang some bikes on the walls, you could also add extra shelves for all of your helmets and accessories for the ultimate bike storage solution.
Blooma Overlap Wooden Bin and Bike Shed: Questions you may have
When looking for a Blooma bike shed suitable for a specific purpose i.e. for bins or bike storage, you may have certain features or requirements that you are looking for. Below we identify and discuss features and aspects of this shed that make it particularly suitable for the purpose of storing bins and bikes securely inside.
Exterior: The wooden shiplap tongue and groove cladding give this shed an aesthetically pleasing appearance. The unique feature of a plastic polycarbonate roof gives your items the protection they need against the elements outside. With a manufacturer’s 10 year guarantee against rot, you can be assured that your shed will be long lasting.
Interior: The 7x3ft floor space combined with the height of the apex roof makes this shed perfect for a line of bins or long and thin objects such as bikes or sailing equipment. You have the option of adding hooks or fittings to hand smaller bikes or helmets on the wall or back of the doors to create a neat storage solution.
Double doors: The double doors provide a particularly wide access to the shed, making sure that all items stored inside are accessible and easily moved in and out when needed.
Security: This particular model comes complete with a hasp and staple door closure locking mechanism to keep your items secure and giving you peace of mind that your equipment is safe.
Blooma Overlap Wooden Bin and Bike Shed: How easy to build?
If you fit into the category of the DIY terrified then fear not as this bin and bike shed is easy to assemble, even for a DIY novice. Whilst assembly can be achieved by an individual, we do recommend teaming up with another DIY hand to build this shed with ease as parts may be large and difficult to handle as well as being a tall height. With a set of instructions to guide you every step of the way, we expect that you could have this shed assembled within a day.
Blooma Overlap Wooden Bin and Bike Shed: What is the overall quality like?
Blooma’s product range consists of stylish and well-designed products for the garden, ranging from sheds to garden furniture and accessories. Products are of a superb quality and combined with the aesthetically pleasing designs, they are guaranteed to last for many years to come within your garden. In fact, Blooma are so confident of their products performance that they provide a 10 year guarantee at the time of purchase.
The shiplap tongue and groove wooden panels provide a solid and durable structure for this shed. Along with the well-designed apex roof constructed from polypropylene plastic, this shed mixes modern and traditional shed materials to create a new species of shed designed to a high specification. The FSC approved timber comes pre-treated to ensure its longevity within your garden.
The bin and bike shed has an attractive appearance that you will want to maintain to keep it looking smart. To clean your shed simply hose down with water to rid the surface of any dirt it may acquire throughout the winter season.
Blooma Overlap Wooden Bin and Bike Shed: Technical Information
Size when assembled:
W = 2.12m (3ft9)
D = 85cm (7ft)
H = 1.61m (5ft3)
Blooma Overlap Wooden Bin and Bike Shed: Our final thoughts
A uniquely shaped shed that has been well-designed for its target market of bins and/or bikes. Forget those ugly bins cluttering up your garden and keep your exterior space free of bikes with this superb storage solution. At this fantastic low price you can afford to have this as a secondary shed to keep your garden neat, tidy and ready for relaxation and picturesque views. An excellent buy and great value for money!
Quality of construction 9.5/10 Longevity of material 9.2/10
Prices around: £163
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