The Billyoh Ballington Metal Shed – Our first impressions
The deluxe Ballington is an attractive metal shed with ample amounts of floor space. Crafted from hot-dipped galvanised steel it provides rustproof and weatherproof protection making it an extremely low-maintenance choice. The deep roll formed wall and roof panels give this shed excellent strength and durability and sliding double doors makes it easy to get to your gardening equipment plus it has ventilated gables at the front and back. The Ballington’s good looks make it a popular choice for gardeners and its good size means excellent storage capabilities or a great second building.
In an attractive, natural green colour, this shed will blend perfectly into the natural surroundings of your garden or exterior space. Whatever you may wish to store in it, from spades to seeds, there is the opportunity to create the storage space that you require, maybe adding drawers and shelves for smaller items that are likely to become lost amongst the larger items.
The Billyoh Ballington Metal Shed: Questions you may have
In this section we answer any questions you may have before making a final decision on the right shed for your garden. Below we review and features that may be of interest or unique to this particular model.
The exterior: Constructed from hot-dipped galvanised steel, this shed is strong and durable, providing rustproof and weatherproof protection for your items. It is an extremely low maintenance choice for those with busy lives or who simply desire a hassle-free storage solution for their garden.
The doors: The wide sliding doors provide easy access to the shed interior, giving accessibility to all of your items whenever you should need them. The sliding function allows the doors to tuck in to the side, meaning you do not need to worry about leaving space free in front of your shed.
The interior: The interior provides a fantastic storage solution for all of your outdoor equipment, tools and garden toys and furniture. Freestanding shelving may be added to the interior to create an organised space, particularly for your smaller items.
Size: This is a medium sized shed that will fit an average household’s garden equipment and tools inside. The floor space enables you to store larger items such as lawnmowers, bikes and similar equipment comfortably.
Security: Due to the nature of the handles on the sliding doors, unfortunately a simple padlock may not be added for security, however other security systems may be suitable and meet your specific requirements.
The Billyoh Ballington Metal Shed: How easy to build?
Billyoh sheds are fairly easy to assemble. Your package will come complete with everything you need for a straightforward construction of this shed. Parts, screws, nails and fittings are all included, so all that is required of you is a basic set of tools. Even for the most inexperienced at DIY we expect this would be put together within a couple of hours. It is recommended that a team of two people tackle construction for this shed, particularly the fitting of the roof, as parts may be large and/or awkward for one person to manage alone.
The Billyoh Ballington Metal Shed: What is the overall quality like?
A BillyOh Sheds strength and durability make it an excellent choice for keen gardeners, DIYers and families alike. Ventilated gables at the front and rear of the building provide adequate ventilation to air out the interior, preventing rust and mould. With the perfect resistance to life outdoors whatever the weather, the reinforced metal provides a building that will still be standing in your garden for many years to come.
Maintenance free, this shed takes care of itself and your belongings, providing a secure and protected area in which to keep you items. Whatever the weather, come rain or shine, this attractive building is finished in a way that will still look as great in ten years’ time. For your peace of mind and showing the confidence they hold in their product range’s construction, BillyOh even includes a superb 15 year ‘no rust perforation warranty.
The Billyoh Ballington Metal Shed: Technical Information
Size of metal shed assembled:
W = 2.61m (8ft7)
D = 1.82m (6ft)
H = 1.92m (6ft4)
The Billyoh Ballington Metal Shed: Our final thoughts
Looks, durability and space, we think that this shed has it all. The Billyoh Sheds range is pretty versatile and pretty good value for money in our opinion.
Quality of construction 8.5/10 Longevity of material 8.6/10
Prices around: £269.49
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