The 8′ x 6′ Traditional Pent Security Shed is going to offer your belongings no matter if they are something like a couple of kids bikes or some kind of fancy mower, plenty of security from the bad weather and also from thieves. The design of this shed is very different to what most other sheds are like these days. It has some very smart looking small windows which as well as having a very interesting look also prevent people being able to see inside easily. The shed has been designed to really make anyone looking to steal think twice about messing with this particular shed, but despite the tough look, you will still have a shed which looks pleasant in your garden.
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With this being a shed which is about offering security, the materials which have been used are very robust. Thick tongue and groove shiplap cladding walls and a very strong frame give the shed a very solid design which protects against bad weather and is hard to get into as the door is very solid and it comes with a protector for a padlock to make sure the door is securely closed. The floor is made with solid tongue and groove boards and so is the roof which just helps make the shed even more secure, strong and long lasting.
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How We Rate It
Longevity Of materials8.5/10
Ease of installation8.5/10
Value for money8/10
Let's Take a Closer Look...
Shed Type And Roof Size
You really can keep all of your gardening items, children’s garden toys or just things that you love nice and safe with the 8′ x 6′ Traditional Pent Security Shed. This is a shed which just has a very strong and tough look to it which we are sure is going to make any thieves walking past just keep on walking as the shed looks like it would be very tough to get into. Inside the tough looking shed we have a very decent amount of room with the width of the shed being, 6 feet and the depth 8 feet. We feel that this kind of space is ideal for families looking for a little extra space or even a person who does not have a huge garden. As the height of the shed is 6 feet 7 inches at its highest point and 5 feet 9 inches at the lowest, you will find being inside the shed is comfortable and will not see you having to be hunched over a great deal.
We love the roof that Treetops Traditional have used here. We have noticed that they seem to use this roof on many of their sheds and that is something we have no problem with as it really is a solid roof. The pent design will stop water from sitting on the roof of the shed and as the boards used to make the roof are 12 mm tongue and groove boards, snow no matter how heavy the fall is will just sit on top and not affect the roof in any kind of way. The felt covering the boards is high quality and is able to deal with any kind of horrible weather.
Cladding, Frame And Floor
Redwood is used to make 12 mm tongue and groove shiplap cladding walls which are designed in such a way that no water is going to get inside of here. The redwood does have a very robust look to it and this really does help give the shed that strong, secure look that Treetops Traditional were clearly going for.
We do love how strong the cladding looks and that we are pleased to tell you is backed up with a very impressive frame that gives the shed its strong feel and is what is going to ensure this is something which you will be able to make use of for many years. The frame is made with the same redwood as the walls and at 44 mm x 27 mm it is a very solid frame which looks great inside the shed as well thanks to those rounded edges that Treetops Traditional love.
The floor sticks with the secure theme of the rest of the shed as it is very robust and as the floorboards are made from 12 mm tongue and groove boarding, which is the same as the ones in the roof. The floor is going to feel very solid under your feet and be able to take the weight of many items, even heavy ones.
Treatment Requirement And Warranty
A free basecoat treatment will be applied to the wood before it is delivered which will protect it while it is delivered and also during construction. The 8′ x 6′ Traditional Pent Security Shed though will need to have a good coating of wood treatment shortly after construction and then yearly after that.
A one year guarantee we feel is fair and it will keep you covered just in case there is something that goes wrong with the shed.
Doors And Windows
With the door being 5 feet 9 inches high and 2 feet 6 inches wide, we do not see you having any kind of trouble when you are filling up your shed with your items. This is a shed which has been designed to keep things secure so Treetops Traditional have made sure to use the best hinges to keep the door sturdy. As well as this, one nice surprise and something you can see in the picture is that there is a padlock protector on the door.
There are some small windows on one side of the shed and we really do love these as they have such a good look, but they are of a size where it is not easy to look inside them. Rather than using standard styrene for the windows, strong horticultural glass has been used which again helps the overall security of the shed. We are sure that when you have friends over, the windows on the shed will be one of the first things that they mention when they see this shed as they do really stand out in a positive way.
Security And Privacy
Security is what this shed is all about and Treetops Traditional have done a remarkable job in making the shed something which you really will feel confident in storing your belongings inside. There is a padlock protector with the shed which is great and something not many shed have, but there is no included padlock with this shed. While a padlock can be picked up very cheaply, we still think that they could have thrown in a padlock with the shed.
As well as keeping your things safe the shed does a really good job in keeping things hidden. Those little windows which really are the standout feature of the shed make it near impossible for a person who is walking past to be able to easily look inside.
Customisation Options And Extras
There is not a whole lot of customising that you can do with this shed and that is not something we would criticise the shed for to be honest. We will say that if you do want to give the shed just a little bit more personality or even make it blend in with the rest of your garden more then use a wood treatment which is coloured.
There are two extras available to you first of all is their installation service. This costs £94.99 and will see the shed fully installed for you. There is also a set of wooden floor bearers that are £34.99. These floor bearers will be something worth considering if you have any concern over the area you will be installing the shed.
So, How Does It All Stack Up?
This is a shed that from the floor to the roof is just high quality in pretty much every way.
Longevity Of materials8.5/10
We are sure that some people will be making use of this shed over 20 years from now. The materials have been chosen very well and the maintenance required by you to make the shed last really is not all that much.
This is a very good medium sized shed which we feel would fit into most gardens very well and offer that little bit extra secure storage for a larger garden that may already have a shed.
Ease of installation8.5/10
Of course if you go for their installation service then this can be scored as a 10, but even if you have to build this yourself, you will be looking at no more than a few hours and also find this to be a headache free process.
Value for money8/10
As far as a structure that offers security goes, we really do feel that this offers very good value for money and even from a storage point of view the shed is a great deal.
Final Thoughts: The security based sheds from Treetops Traditional have really been impressing us lately and the 8' x 6' Traditional Pent Security Shed is another fantastic addition to what they have been doing. The storage that this shed provides a person or even a family is just ideal and will allow you to fit plenty of things inside, but the appeal here is of course the immense amount of security it offers. This is a shed which when you add a padlock, you will feel very confident in leaving expensive things inside during the night or even when you are away from home. We really do like this shed from both a storage and a security point of view and have no issues recommending it at all.