7′ x 4′ Keter Oakland Plastic Garden Shed
Product ID: SKU: 245686BUN
Size: 7' x 4'
Merchants Checked: 12
Our verdict on the 7′ x 4′ Keter Oakland Plastic Garden Shed
The 7′ x 4′ Keter Oakland Plastic Garden Shed comes with an apex style roof, holds a Limited Lifetime guarantee, and is fit with lockable double doors that use a lockable locking system. The windows window used on this particular 7′ x 4′ use a acrylic glazing material (Thickness was not specified).
Base material: plastic
Our experts say this has 1 stand out feature. 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 metal panels roof covering found on this shed is rated to be one of the best by our experts.
Below is a brief overview of how some of the key points of this shed fairs across the market.
On a plastic shed, the guarantee that the manufacturer offers is usually a very good indicator of the quality of the building. The longer the guarantee the more the manufacturer believes in the quality of the building they have produced. Typically we see manufacturer guarantees for plastic Sheds ranging from zero right up to a limited lifetime guarantee.
This plastic shed comes with a limited lifetime guarantee. Most plastic shed come with a 10 years guarantee (36.47% of them) .
For this particular brand (Keter) they offer 12  different types of guarantees on their plastic sheds, with the limited lifetime guarantee on this being the longest they offer. The limited lifetime guarantee is found on 18.75% of Keter plastic sheds , with a 5 year guarantee on 18.75%, a 15 year guarantee on 31.25% and a lifetime guarantee on 12.50% of its plastic sheds. It is great that this shed was given one of the highest guarantees offered by the brand, and this shows the manufacturer has a lot of faith in the overall quality of this part of their product range.
When looking at comparable 7′ x 4′ plastic sheds (we found 146 of them) the most popular guarantee length offered by manufacturers was 10 years . 60.96% came with a 10 year guarantee, 24.66% came with a missing guarantee, 9.59% came with a 15 year guarantee, 2.05% came with a 30 year guarantee, 1.37% came with a 12 year guarantee, 0.68% came with a 1 year guarantee, 0.68% came with a limited lifetime guarantee and 0.00% came with a lifetime guarantee.
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The plastic cladding(walls) used here is an about average form of construction for shed walls out of the 2 types  we’ve identified on same-size sheds, that you’ll also see getting used on 2% (84 of 4,360) of all sheds analysed , as well as being used on 1% (4 of 436) of the top 10% of sheds . You’ll also find the plastic cladding showing up on 8% of 7′ x 4′ sheds (11 in total) .
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Polypropylene is the material used for the roofing, our experts rate this one of the best forms of roof material out of the 5 types we’ve found on same-size sheds . This roofing material is used on 1% of all sheds analysed, and 1% of the top 10% of sheds. Out of all 7′ x 4′ sheds we find this is actually the only one to use a polypropylene roofing.
Metal panels is used as the roof covering, and out of 2 types identified on same-size sheds , is said to be the best roof covering material. It comes fitted on 2% of sheds and used on 6% of the top 10% of 7′ x 4′ sheds. While the Expert Score of the average metal panels covered 7′ x 4′ shed is 5 points higher than this item (80 vs the average of 85), you can be sure it’s not the roof covering bring the score down as this one of the highest scoring roof coverings found on 7′ x 4′ sheds. 3% of 7′ x 4′ sheds (4 in total) make use of a metal panels material as a roof covering.
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The manufactures of this shed chose polypropylene for the floor construction, we rate this an about average form of floor construction out of 5 types found on same-size sheds . This type of floor construction is used on 1% of all sheds we analysed, with none of the top 436 sheds making use of this kind of floor material. The data we have on all sheds shows us that this is the only 7′ x 4′ shed that comes with a polypropylene floor material.
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Acrylic windows come installed on this shed. As a glazing option, we rate it one of the worst out of the 3 glazing types found on 7′ x 4′ sheds . This particular type of glazing is used on 1% of all windowed sheds and 4% of the top 10% of sheds with windows we analysed. 2% of 7′ x 4′ sheds with windows (2 in total) use acrylic windows.
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The height of this shed is 2530.0mm (8′) which is 38% more than the average 7′ x 4′ shed, giving you 701.0mm (2′) extra headroom.
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The door height is 1,842.00mm (6′) tall which is 29% or 414.80mm (1′) taller than the average 7′ x 4′.
The door width is 1,412.00mm (5′) wide which is 30% or 325.80mm (1′) wider than the average 7′ x 4′.
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We found 13 7′ x 4′ sheds with comparable specifications. The 7′ x 4′ Keter Oakland Plastic Garden Shed has an Expert Score that is 7% lower than average and is £2 less expensive than average. If you are looking for the best value or highest expert scoring sheds out of the 13 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 £550 with this 6′ x 5′ Palram Canopia Grey Skylight Plastic Shed. It is priced at £400, this is 138% less than this and has an Expert Score of 87, 7 points higher than the 7′ x 4′ Keter Oakland Plastic Garden Shed.
Highest Expert Score – With an Expert Score of 95 vs 80 for this product, the 6′ x 5′ Palram Canopia Rubicon Double Door Premium Plastic Shed Dark Grey is the best 7′ x 4′ shed with comparable specifications, and is priced at £450, that’s £500 less than the 7′ x 4′ Keter Oakland Plastic Garden Shed.
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 6′ x 6′ Shiplap Modular Pent Bike Shed
Oren 10′ x 4′ Shiplap Pent Bike Shed
Oren 6′ x 6′ Shiplap Pent Bike 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.
6′ x 5′ Lotus Anthracite Grey Apex Metal Shed
6′ x 5′ Lotus Heritage Green Apex Metal Shed
6′ x 5′ Palram Canopia Rubicon Double Door Premium Plastic Shed Dark Grey
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.
Redlands 6′ x 6′ Shiplap Modular Apex Bike Shed
Redlands 6′ x 6′ Shiplap Modular Pent Bike Shed
Redlands 5′ x 8′ Shiplap Modular Pent Bike 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.
Oren 4′ x 8′ Shiplap Modular Custom Apex Security Shed
Oren 6′ x 6′ Shiplap Modular Custom Apex Shed
Oren 4′ x 8′ Shiplap Modular Custom Apex Shed
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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.
9. Roof material types identified: abs, high-density polyethylene (hdpe), plastic, polycarbonate, polypropylene ↩
10. Roof covering types identified: metal panels, plastic ↩
11. Floor material types identified: abs, high-density polyethylene (hdpe), plastic, polycarbonate, polypropylene ↩
12. Glazing material types identified: acrylic, single glazed, styrene ↩