If you are looking for a no-frills garden shed on a budget, the attractive yet simple design of this model may tick all of your boxes. Excellent for those garden essentials, this shed is suitable for those smaller items such as gardening tools, watering cans, plant pots and the like.
What we rate
Constructed out of solid sheet material
10 year anti-rot guarantee
Comes complete with a Turn Button to ensure security
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How We Rate It
Ease of assembly8.1/10
Quality of construction10/10
Longevity of material8.1/10
Let's Take a Closer Look...
3’ x 5’ Waney Edge Budget Shed – Our first impressions
This 3 x 5 budget shed has plenty of features that make an attractive proposition for any garden. The floor and the roof are laid with solid sheet, which means that you have a very durable building. The cladding that runs around the building is 5 mm, so you have protection against rainwater and the accompanying damp. To back this up there is a 10 year anti-rot guarantee, subject to the timber preservative being applied. For your added security, the door does come with a turn button to ensure that it is closed properly. A wonderful little shed, which makes it easy to store your garden tools all year round. Shelving and wall hooks could be added to the interior walls or door to create hanging storage and leave the floor space free for larger items. The 10-year anti-rot guarantee means that your shed will be providing an effective storage solution within your garden for many years to come.
3’ x 5’ Waney Edge Budget Shed: Questions you may have
With so many sheds to choose from on the market today, all offering a multitude of features for the modern garden to enjoy, for those looking for a simple, no-frills garden shed, the decision making process can be overwhelming. In this section we have a look at what makes this particular model ideal for those looking for a basic shed to hold those essential items, keeping your garden neat and tidy in the process.
Exterior: The waney edge styled timber cladding gives the shed a very natural look, allowing it to blend into the natural environment of the garden. The shed comes with a 10-year anti-rot guarantee from the manufacturer, provided that the timber is regularly treated.
Interior: The 3x5ft interior is comparatively small compared to the average shed, however for storing those essential items or as secondary storage this is a great little storage solution. Further storage can be created by adding internal shelving or hooks to hang equipment from, thereby freeing up floor space for larger items.
Door: There is a single door entryway which is wider than the average doorway, allowing you to get a complete overview of the interior contents when opened. Easy access to equipment is provided, although there is no ramp to aid with wheeled or heavier items. The door stays firmly shut once the latch is applied, meaning that everything remains dry and secure whilst not in use.
Security: The door comes complete with a turn button to keep it firmly shut. Although no security fixtures are included, one could be purchased independently and fitted at a modest cost. There is also the chance to add a deluxe security alarm kit to your order during the purchase process at an additional cost.
3’ x 5’ Waney Edge Budget Shed: How easy to build?
Building the budget shed is made as straight-forward as possible with the set of comprehensive instructions provided. The step by step guide with easy to follow diagrams will keep you on the right track, even if you have limited DIY experience.
Although this model is smaller than most sheds, it is recommended that two people assemble it together, for safety reasons and due to the size of the panels and parts. The shed will arrive flat-packed with all the necessary parts required for assembly. We expect that this could be built within an afternoon by those with basic DIY knowledge.
3’ x 5’ Waney Edge Budget Shed: What is the overall quality like?
The waney edge shed that uses good quality construction and attractive styling despite being inexpensive. This timber shed uses waney edge cladding to give a charming and natural effect to the exterior. Both the floor and roof are made of solid sheet board, the roof also being covered with felt to protect from the elements and water damage. The building is supplied with a 10-year anti-rot guarantee from the manufacturer to ensure that it proves to be an effective storage solution throughout its natural life. This guarantee is subject to a timber preservative being applied both on assembly and annually thereafter.
3’ x 5’ Waney Edge Budget Shed: Technical Information
Size when assembled:
W = 1.58m (5ft1)
D = 1.40m (3ft4)
H = 2.02m (6ft8)
3’ x 5’ Waney Edge Budget Shed: Our final thoughts
The 3’ x 5’ Waney Edge Budget Shed is a small yet perfectly formed, traditional garden shed. Whether you are on a budget or simply have only a few items to store, this charming building is a great size for those garden essentials. Keep your garden organised and clutter free with this excellent storage solution which is ideal for smaller pieces of equipment such as tools and garden accessories. A great shed at a fantastic price with no compromise on basic features.