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14′ x 10′ Shed Republic Ultimate Combination Workshop Single Door

First Added - February 27 2022
Last Updated - August 4 2022 - 26 Data Points Updated - 2 Data Points Added
Reviewed & curated by a panel of garden building experts. Using methodology 1.1

Product ID: SKU: SSSHS1410TCSDAPEX

Size: 14' x 10'

Merchants Checked: 12

Available From: 2

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85
Good Ranked in the Top 22% of Sheds.
Position 1155 of 5459 Sheds - Down 211 places from previous update.
Quality of materials
Construction quality
Ease of construction
Value for money

See how our panel of industry experts helped create the impartial judging criteria used to calculate the Expert Score.

Our verdict on the 14′ x 10′ Shed Republic Ultimate Combination Workshop Single Door

The 14′ x 10′ Shed Republic Ultimate Combination Workshop Single Door comes with an apex style roof, holds a 3 Years guarantee, is fit with lockable single doors that use a rimlock locking system, and is treated using a dip treated process [1]. The 2 windows used on this particular 14′ x 10′ use a 4mm toughened glass material.

Base material: wood

Our experts say this has 6 stand out features. A stand out feature is something found on over 70% of the top 10% of products in a particular category or is an exceptionally good feature as rated by our panel of experts.

1. The shiplap tongue & groove cladding used on this shed is one the best available for sheds rated by our experts.

2. A 12mm thick cladding like the one used on walls of this shed is one of the best rated by our experts.

3. The tongue & groove construction like the one used on the roof of this shed is rated one of the best by our panel of experts.

4. The mineral felt roof covering found on this shed is rated to be one of the best by our experts.

5. Our experts say this the tongue & groove floor material used here is one of the best available on all sheds.

6. This toughened glass glazing material is one that our experts say is one of the best available for windowed sheds.

Below is a brief overview of how some of the key points of this shed fairs across the market.

Cladding

Outstanding, our experts say most of the cladding options used are among the best.

The shiplap tongue & groove cladding(walls) used here is one of the best forms of construction for shed walls out of the 4 types [2] we’ve identified on same-size sheds, that you’ll also see getting used on 31% (1,373 of 4,360) of all sheds analysed [3], as well as being used on 42% (185 of 436) of the top 10% of sheds [4]. Even though the Expert Score of this particular shed is 2 points below that of the average shiplap tongue & groove clad 14′ x 10’s (they have an average Expert Score of 87), with it being on 42% of the top 10%, its use here is a reassuring sign of a high quality cladding. You’ll also find the shiplap tongue & groove cladding showing up on 43% of 14′ x 10′ sheds (94 in total) [5].

The walls are 12mm thick and we rate this the best thickness out of the 9 found on same-size sheds [6]. It is used on 54% of all sheds [7] and is also used across 58% of the top 10% of sheds [8] we analysed. Even though the Expert Score of this particular shed is 2 points below the average 12mm clad 14′ x 10’s score of 87, the fact that 58% of the top 10% use a cladding this thick is reassuring as a sign of quality. 50% of 14′ x 10′ sheds (109 in total) use 12mm thick walls [9].

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Roofing

Tongue & groove is the cladding used for the roofing, our experts rate this the best form of roof material out of the 3 types we’ve found on same-size sheds [10]. This roofing material is used on 34% of all sheds analysed, and 57% of the top 10% of sheds. Even though the Expert Score of this particular shed is 2 points below the average of 87 for 14′ x 10’s using a tongue & groove roofing, with it being on 57% of the top 10%, you can be assured that this is a quality roof material. 52% of 14′ x 10′ sheds (114 in total) use tongue & groove construction for the roof.

A 12.0mm thick roof boarding was used on this shed which is one of the best thicknesses used for a roofing material out of 9 thicknesses identified on same-size sheds [11]. It’s used on 3% of all sheds and 5% of the top 10% of sheds. Even though the Expert Score of this particular shed is 1 point below that of the average for 14′ x 10’s that use 12.0mm roofing (85 vs the average of 86), you can be sure it’s not due to the roof thickness as this one of the highest scoring thicknesses available on 14′ x 10′ sheds. 7% of 14′ x 10′ sheds (15 in total) use a 12.0mm thick roof boarding.

Mineral felt is used as the roof covering, and out of 4 types identified on same-size sheds [12], is said to be one of the best roof covering materials. It comes fitted on 22% of sheds and used on 49% of the top 10% of 14′ x 10′ sheds. 15% of 14′ x 10′ sheds (32 in total) make use of a mineral felt material as a roof covering, and when taking the average Expert Score of those 14′ x 10′ sheds (85), the 14′ x 10′ Shed Republic Ultimate Combination Workshop Single Door is the same with an Expert Score of 85.

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Flooring

The manufactures of this shed chose tongue & groove for the floor construction, we rate this the best form of floor construction out of 2 types found on same-size sheds [13]. This type of floor construction is used on 36% of all sheds we analysed, and 59% of the top 10% of those sheds. Even though the Expert Score of this particular shed is 2 points below the average of 87 for 14′ x 10’s using a tongue & groove flooring, with it being on 59% of the top 10%, you can be assured that this is a quality flooring material. 51% of 14′ x 10′ sheds (112 in total) use tongue & groove construction for the floor.

A 12mm thick floor boarding is used here, this is one of the best floor board thicknesses according to our experts out of 9 found on same-size sheds [14]. It’s found on 31% of all sheds and used on 54% of the top 10% of sheds. Even though the Expert Score of this particular shed is below the average 14′ x 10’s that use 12mm flooring (85 vs the average of 88), with it being on 54% of the top 10%, this should give you confidence in its quality. 45% of 14′ x 10′ sheds (99 in total) use 12mm thick floor boarding.

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Window

Toughened glass windows come installed on this shed. As a glazing option, we rate it the best out of the 5 glazing types found on 14′ x 10′ sheds [15]. This particular type of glazing is used on 12% of all windowed sheds and 58% of the top 10% of sheds with windows we analysed. Even though the Expert Score of this particular shed is 1 point below the average of 86 for windowed 14′ x 10’s use toughened glass windows, with it being on 58% of the top 10%, you can be assured that this shed is using a quality glazing type. 13% of 14′ x 10′ sheds with windows (18 in total) use toughened glass windows.

The windows on this shed use a 4mm thick glazing, we rate this one of the best thicknesses for window glazing out of 6 different thicknesses found on same-size sheds [16]. Glazing this thick is found on 17% of all the windowed sheds we analysed and used on 11% of the top 10% of windowed sheds. Even though the Expert Score of this shed is 2 points lower than that of the average for 4mm glazed 14′ x 10’s (85 vs the average of 87), you can be sure it’s not due to the thickness of the windows because this one of the highest scoring available on 14′ x 10′ sheds. 32% of 14′ x 10′ sheds (43 in total) use 4mm thick glazing.

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Height

The height of this shed is 1956.0mm (6′) which is 21% less than the average 14′ x 10′ shed, giving you 414.0mm (1′) less headroom.

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Doors

The door height is 1,803.00mm (6′) tall which is 3% or 57.12mm (0.2′) taller than the average 14′ x 10′.
The door width is 889.00mm (3′) wide which is 8% or 74.47mm (0.2′) narrower than the average 14′ x 10′.

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You Might Also Consider

We found 15 14′ x 10′ sheds with comparable specifications. The 14′ x 10′ Shed Republic Ultimate Combination Workshop Single Door has an Expert Score that is 2% lower than average and is £31 more expensive than average. If you are looking for the best value or highest expert scoring sheds out of the 15 with comparable specifications the following might be of interest.

Best value – If you are looking for something comparable that costs less, then you could save £2,130 with this 15′ x 10′ Mercia Shiplap Apex Workshop. It is priced at £2,119, this is 101% less than this and has an Expert Score of 82, 2 points less than the 14′ x 10′ Shed Republic Ultimate Combination Workshop Single Door.

Highest Expert Score – With an Expert Score of 90 vs 85 for this product, the 16′ x 8′ Shed Republic Ultimate heavy-duty Rev Apex Workshop Double Door is the best 14′ x 10′ shed with comparable specifications, and is priced at £3,189, that’s £1,060 less than the 14′ x 10′ Shed Republic Ultimate Combination Workshop Single Door.

High Wind Area – If you live in a particularly exposed or high wind area then having a shed with a thicker cladding and higher than average frame thickness can be preferable. We found at least 3 sheds that have a combination of features that can make them more suited to higher wind areas.
18’x8′ Tiger Garden Studio Plus
16′ x 8′ Shed Republic Ultimate Combination Workshop Double Door
16′ x 8′ Shed Republic Ultimate heavy-duty Rev Apex Workshop Double Door

Coastal Consideration – If you live in a particularly wet or harsher environment such as by the coast then you might want to consider something with a more robust pressure treatment or something made from metal or plastic, both materials that are particularly suited to such harsh environments. We’ve found at least 3 sheds that have a combination of features that can make them more suited to higher wind areas.
10′ x 13′ Yardmaster Castleton Anthracite Metal Shed
10′ x 13′ Yardmaster Metal Shed 1013GEYZ
10′ x 15′ Lotus Anthracite Grey Double Door Metal Garage

Public-Facing – Extra security measures might be more of a concern if you’re placing your building in an area that is more public-facing than a garden. Features such as security windows or even having no windows at all, and the ability to lock all opening doors are usually much more important when you have something that is more public-facing. We found at least 3 sheds that have options that you might find a better fit if this is a concern you have.
10′ x 13′ Yardmaster Castleton Anthracite Metal Shed
10′ x 13′ Yardmaster Metal Shed 1013GEYZ
10′ x 15′ Lotus Anthracite Grey Double Door Metal Garage

More Child Friendly – If you have children and you are looking for something that has that little extra in terms of durability then tougher glazing options might be a better option. Here we have at least 3 other options that will fill those needs.
11′ x 13.1′ Palram Canopia Yukon Dark Grey Skylight Plastic Shed
16′ x 8′ Shed Republic Ultimate Combination Workshop Double Door
Oren 20′ x 8′ Shiplap Modular Custom Pent Security Shed

Product Details

Building Type
Apex Sheds, Garden Sheds, Large Shed Workshops, Large Sheds, Large Wooden Sheds, Shed with Windows, Shiplap Sheds, Solid Sheds, Wooden Sheds, Workshop Sheds
Metric Size (Meters)
14' x 10'
Material
Wooden
Roof Style
Apex
Number of Windows
2
Door Type
Single Door
Cladding Type
Shiplap Tongue & Groove
Cladding Thickness
12mm
Treatment Type
Dip Treated
Guarantee
3 Years
Locking System
Rimlock
Floor Material
Tongue & Groove
Glazing Material
Toughened Glass
Roof Covering
Mineral Felt
Glazing Thickness (Imperial)
4mm
Glazing Thickness (Metric)
4mm
Floor Thickness (Imperial)
12.0mm
Floor Thickness (Metric)
12.0mm
Construction Type
Pressure Treated Timber
Eaves Height (Imperial)
1956.0mm
Eaves Height (Metric)
1956.0mm
Ridge Height (Imperial)
2692.0mm
Ridge Height (Metric)
2692.0mm
Depth Including Overhang (Imperial)
14'
Depth Including Overhang (Metric)
4379.0mm
Width Including Overhang (Imperial)
10'
Width Including Overhang (Metric)
3188.0mm
Framing Size
44 x 44mm
Depth At Base (Imperial)
14'
Depth At Base (Metric)
4291.0mm
Height At Highest Point (Imperial)
9'
Height At Highest Point (Metric)
2692.0mm
Height At Lowest Point (Imperial)
6'
Height At Lowest Point (Metric)
1956.0mm
Door Height (Imperial)
1803.0mm
Door Height (Metric)
1803.0mm
Door Width (Imperial)
889.0mm
Door Width (Metric)
889.0mm
Roof Material
Tongue & Groove
Roof Thickness (Imperial)
12.0mm
Roof Thickness (Metric)
12.0mm
Width At Base (Imperial)
10'
Width At Base (Metric)
3072.0mm
Window Size (Metric)
nan x nan
Door Size (Imperial)
6' x 3'
Door Size (Metric)
1803.0mm x 889.0mm

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Expert Score 8390858583
Price £1,449.00£214.99£1,329.00£1,599.00£324.99
Size 7' x 5'4' x 2'6' x 8'6' x 8'6' x 2'
Brand Shed Republic UltimateForest GardenShed Republic UltimateShed Republic UltimateMercia
Material WoodenWoodenWoodenWoodenWooden
Cladding Thickness 12mm7mm12mm12mm
Guarantee 3 Years15 Years3 Years3 Years10 Years
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Joel Bird

Joel Bird

Profile

Our resident shed building expert Joel was the 2014 winner of Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces Shed of the Year having beat over 10,000 applicants to win. He returned to the show the following year as a judge. He is also the author of The Book of Shed and has designed & built over 50 small bespoke garden builds. Joel has appeared on various TV or Radio shows include George Clarkes Amazing Spaces, Alan Titchmarsh Love your Garden, Chris Evans Breakfast Show and BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live.

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Sources

Merchants Checked

12 different sources were used to research information on this product, and 2 contained information that we were able to use to compile the data used on this page.

The following merchants were checked on the 06 August, 2022 to see if they stocked this product.

Buy Sheds Direct – 1635 products checked, found 1 match.
Shedstore – 1373 products checked, found 1 match.
Waltons – 231 products checked, found no matches.
Wickes – 19576 products checked, found no matches.
B&Q – 78905 products checked, found no matches.
ManoMano UK – 922302 products checked, found no matches.
Wilko.com – 21232 products checked, found no matches.
Homebase – 35509 products checked, found no matches.
sheds.co.uk – 1999 products checked, found no matches.
BillyOh – 1244 products checked, found no matches.
Garden Buildings Direct – 1284 products checked, found no matches.
Tiger Sheds – 635 products checked, found no matches.


1. Dip Treated: Dip treating is a temporary protective base coat treatment that is mainly designed to help protect the building during transit and for around one month after it is assembled. This water-based treatment is the least time-consuming and cheapest type of wood treatment. It involves dipping the wood in a protective water-based preservative and then leaving it to dry. The action of dipping is where ‘dip treatment’ comes from.

A dip-treated garden building is not considered fully treated with wood preservatives; it’s vital to re-treat your dip-treated building, preferably with a solvent-based (or oil-based) wood treatment. Then re-treat it on an annual basis using a solvent-based (or oil-based) wood treatment.

If you don’t want to treat something on an annual basis then a pressure treated wooden building might be a better option, this is where the wood undergoes a process called tanalisation (pressure treatment) during production. This is where the timber is submerged in specialist wood preservatives (such as Tanalith E, this is actually the origin of the word ‘tanalisation’), the wood then goes into a high pressure vacuum tank to draw out excess moisture and air and force in the preservatives. This deep penetration of the exterior wood protects it from the elements and all forms of insect attack. Wood treated this way can last many years without being re-treated. The Wood Protection Association has a good article/video on this. 

3. Global cladding data sourced from: All shiplap tongue & groove sheds 

4. Top cladding data sourced from: Top 436 shiplap tongue & groove sheds 

5. 14′ x 10′ cladding data sourced from: 218 14′ x 10′ shiplap tongue & groove sheds 

6. Cladding thickness types identified: 7mm, 8mm, 12mm, 15mm, 16mm, 34mm 

7. Global cladding thickness data sourced from: All 12mm sheds 

8. Top cladding thickness data sourced from: Top 436 12mm sheds 

9. 14′ x 10′ cladding thickness data sourced from: 109 14′ x 10′ 12mm sheds 

10. Roof material types identified: osb, structural insulated panels, tongue & groove 

11. Roof thickness types identified: 8mm, 9mm, 12mm, 16mm, 122mm 

12. Roof covering types identified: epdm synthetic rubber, mineral felt, polyester felt, sand felt 

13. Floor material types identified: osb, tongue & groove 

14. Floor thickness types identified: 9mm, 11mm, 12mm, 14mm, 16mm, 108mm 

15. Glazing material types identified: polyethylene, single glazed, styrene, toughened double glazed, toughened glass, toughened safety glass 

16. Glazing thickness types identified: 0.75mm, 2mm, 3mm, 4mm 

Product ID: SKU: SSSHS1410TCSDAPEX

Size: 14' x 10'

Merchants Checked: 12

Available From: 2

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