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3 x 4m Insulated Garden Room

First Added - August 4 2022
Last Updated - August 4 2022 - 0 Data Points Updated - 44 Data Points Added
Reviewed & curated by a panel of garden building experts. Using methodology 1.1

Product ID: MPN: ESDXL-ECOHOME3X4

Size: 10' x 13'

Merchants Checked: 12

Available From: 1

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£8,929.99
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90
Amazing! Ranked in the Top 17% of Sheds.
Position 883 of 5459 Sheds - Up 883 places from previous update.
Quality of materials
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See how our panel of industry experts helped create the impartial judging criteria used to calculate the Expert Score.

Our verdict on the 3 x 4m Insulated Garden Room

The 3 x 4m Insulated Garden Room comes with a pent style roof, holds a 10 Years guarantee, and fit with double doors.

Our experts say this has 3 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 72mm thick cladding like the one used on walls of this shed is one of the best rated by our experts.

3. A floor that is 16mm thick is something our experts say is one of the best available for this kind of shed.

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

Cladding

Great, 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 walls and is the only type [1] 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 [2], as well as being used on 42% (185 of 436) of the top 10% of sheds [3]. You’ll also find the shiplap tongue & groove cladding showing up on 45% of 10′ x 13′ sheds (90 in total) [4], and when taking the average Expert Score of those 10′ x 13′ sheds (87), the 3 x 4m Insulated Garden Room is just above the average with an Expert Score of 90.

The walls are 72mm thick and we rate this the best thickness out of the 4 found on same-size sheds [5]. It is used on 1% of all sheds [6] and after analysing the top 436 products that make up the top 10% of sheds [7], we don’t find this thickness present on any of them. 2% of 10′ x 13′ sheds (4 in total) use 72mm thick walls [8], and when taking the average Expert Score of those 10′ x 13′ sheds (86), the 3 x 4m Insulated Garden Room is just above the average with an Expert Score of 90.

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Roofing

Osb is the of construction method used for the roofing, our experts rate this one of the best forms of roof material out of the 3 types we’ve found on same-size sheds [9]. This roofing material is used on 18% of all sheds analysed, and 8% of the top 10% of sheds. 2% of 10′ x 13′ sheds (5 in total) use osb construction for the roof, with this product having an Expert Score 7% higher than the average in this regard.

A 12mm thick roof boarding was used on this shed which is one of the best thicknesses used for a roofing material out of 4 thicknesses identified on same-size sheds [10]. It’s used on 29% of all sheds and 48% of the top 10% of sheds. 44% of 10′ x 13′ sheds (88 in total) use a 12mm thick roof boarding, and when taking the average Expert Score of those 10′ x 13′ sheds (88), the 3 x 4m Insulated Garden Room is just above the average with an Expert Score of 90.

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Flooring

The manufactures of this shed chose osb for the floor construction, we rate this an about average form of floor construction out of 2 types found on same-size sheds [11]. This type of floor construction is used on 20% of all sheds we analysed, and 5% of the top 10% of those sheds. 5% of 10′ x 13′ sheds (11 in total) use osb construction for the floor. Additionally when taking the average Expert Score of those 10′ x 13′ sheds (86), the 3 x 4m Insulated Garden Room is just above the average with an Expert Score of 90.

A 16mm thick floor boarding is used here, this is the best floor board thickness according to our experts out of 4 found on same-size sheds [12]. It’s found on 3% of all sheds and used on 3% of the top 10% of sheds. 5% of 10′ x 13′ sheds (10 in total) use 16mm thick floor boarding, with this product having an Expert Score 7% higher than average.

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Doors

The door height is 1,850.00mm (6′) tall which is 3% or 62.02mm (0.2′) taller than the average 10′ x 13′.
The door width is 1,500.00mm (5′) wide which is 9% or 128.23mm (0.4′) wider than the average 10′ x 13′.

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You Might Also Consider

We found 201 10′ x 13′ sheds with comparable specifications. The 3 x 4m Insulated Garden Room has an Expert Score that is 4% higher than average and is £102 more expensive than average. If you are looking for the best value or highest expert scoring sheds out of the 201 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 £8,310 with this Yardmaster 10x13ft Apex Roof Metal Shed. It is priced at £490, this is 1696% less than this and has an Expert Score of 82, 7 points less than the 3 x 4m Insulated Garden Room.

Highest Expert Score – With an Expert Score of 100 vs 90 for this product, the 10′ x 13′ Yardmaster Metal Shed 1013GEYZ is the best 10′ x 13′ shed with comparable specifications, and is priced at £590, that’s £8,210 less than the 3 x 4m Insulated Garden Room.

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.
Redlands 12′ x 12′ Hot Tub Shelter
16′ x 8′ Shed Republic Ultimate Combination Workshop Double Door
Oren 20′ x 8′ Shiplap Modular Custom Pent Security Shed

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 Metal Shed 1013GEYZ
10′ x 12’4 Yardmaster Balmoral 1012WGL Metal Shed
10′ x 13′ Yardmaster Castleton Anthracite Metal Shed

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 12’4 Yardmaster Balmoral 1012WGL Metal Shed
10′ x 13′ Yardmaster Castleton Anthracite Metal Shed
10′ x 12′ Yardmaster Shiplap Metal Shed

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
14′ x 10′ Shed Republic Ultimate heavy-duty Reverse Apex Workshop Double Door
Oren 20′ x 8′ Shiplap Modular Custom Pent Security Shed

Product Details

Building Type
Double Door Sheds, Garden Rooms, Garden Sheds, Insulated Garden Rooms, Insulated Summer Houses, Large Sheds, Pent Sheds, Summer Houses
Metric Size (Meters)
10' x 13'
Roof Style
Pent
Door Type
Double Door
Cladding Type
Shiplap Tongue & Groove
Cladding Thickness
72mm
Treatment Type
Untreated
Guarantee
10 Years
Floor Material
OSB
Floor Thickness (Imperial)
16mm
Floor Thickness (Metric)
16mm
Persons To Assemble
Fully Fitted
Depth At Base (Imperial)
13' 6"
Depth At Base (Metric)
4.11m
Door Height (Imperial)
1850mm
Door Height (Metric)
1850mm
Door Width (Imperial)
1500mm
Door Width (Metric)
1500mm
Roof Material
OSB
Roof Thickness (Imperial)
12mm
Roof Thickness (Metric)
12mm
Width At Base (Imperial)
10' 3"
Width At Base (Metric)
3.12m
Internal Depth (Imperial)
13'
Internal Depth (Metric)
3.96m
Internal Width (Imperial)
9' 8"
Internal Width (Metric)
2.95m
Depth (Imperial)
15' 10"
Depth (Metric)
4.83m
Width (Imperial)
10' 5"
Width (Metric)
3.18m
Building Type
Garden Room
Cladding Material
16mm Shiplap+ Tongue & Groove
Metric Size (meters)
3 x 4
Window Size (Metric)
nan x nan
Door Size (Imperial)
6' x 5'
Door Size (Metric)
1850mm x 1500mm

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Expert Score 9390908585
Price £5,474.00£4,734.00£9,331.89£4,335.00£13,135.07
Size 15' x 7'11' x 7'7' x 5'12' x 7'12' x 8'
Brand RedlandsRedlandsMarlborough Insulated BuildingsShireMarlborough Insulated Buildings
Material WoodenWoodenWoodenWoodenWooden
Cladding Thickness 16mm16mm12mm20mm12mm
Guarantee 15 Years15 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 1 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.

Waltons – 231 products checked, found 1 match.
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.
Buy Sheds Direct – 1635 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.
Shedstore – 1373 products checked, found no matches.
Tiger Sheds – 635 products checked, found no matches.


1. Cladding types identified: shiplap tongue & groove 

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

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

4. 10′ x 13′ cladding data sourced from: 201 10′ x 13′ shiplap tongue & groove sheds 

5. Cladding thickness types identified: 12mm, 72mm, 100mm 

6. Global cladding thickness data sourced from: All 72mm sheds 

7. Top cladding thickness data sourced from: Top 436 72mm sheds 

8. 10′ x 13′ cladding thickness data sourced from: 4 10′ x 13′ 72mm sheds 

9. Roof material types identified: osb, polycarbonate, tongue & groove 

10. Roof thickness types identified: 12mm, 16mm 

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

12. Floor thickness types identified: 12mm, 16mm 

Product ID: MPN: ESDXL-ECOHOME3X4

Size: 10' x 13'

Merchants Checked: 12

Available From: 1

Waltons
£8,929.99
See Deal

Support WhatShed: by making a purchase after clicking a link above, a portion of the sale supports this site.