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Dec 06, 2017

Metal shed roofing - 4 Key points you must find out before buying your materials

How to select metal shed roofing that is durable, low maintenance and looks great on your shed

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Nov 25, 2017

For Sale: 10' x 8' Maybe Winchester double door- all vinyl

I have an unassembled all vinyl used shed. looks like my Royal all vinyl shed I have installed on my property. All panels look to be in good shape - Only

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Nov 15, 2017

Hanging a Shed Door

My father has asked me to build and replace his shed door as it is falling apart and not fit for purpose. The current door is inward opening and therefore

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Nov 13, 2017

Placement of shed door

On the long wall of a 10' x 20' shed, where is the best place to place the door? Either end or the middle of 20' wall for best use of interior space?

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Nov 13, 2017

How to secure double doors on a shed

I have a large outside storage building with 2 doors which meet in the center. I need a lock which cannot be opened by crooks. Answer: Hi Shirley,

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Nov 09, 2017

Leaking t&g boarding at the corners

My shed t&g siding just seep in water at one lower corner. It is on the weather side and I need to prevent any further water ingress. It must hold up against

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Nov 09, 2017

To use a shed lining membrane or not?

I am designing a shed (5m x 3.5m) which I am going to use feather edge boards on. So the question is.... should I lay a weatherproof layer over the stud

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Nov 09, 2017

Using decking boards as shed siding

Using Decking Boards instead of T&G or Feather edge timber We are considering using decking boards to make our shed - is there an issue with this? Have

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Nov 07, 2017

Jo's Lean-to door shed

Hi John, I recently finished a long, narrow shed made out of recycled materials, from pallet wood to wood left over, or reclaimed, from other projects.

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Nov 07, 2017

Shed Roof Safety - Tips To Help You Work Safely At Height

6 Tips on shed roof safety - read these before you set foot on a ladder!

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Nov 02, 2017

Making Your Bicycle Storage Shed Easy To Use Will Improve Your Cycling Experience

Factors to consider when choosing and locating a bicycle storage shed.

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Nov 02, 2017

Use Sliding Shed Doors For Efficient Use Of Space And The Convenience

The complete guide to DIY sliding shed doors

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Oct 20, 2017

Questions On 1st Self Build Shed

Hi John, Now retired at 70. My plan is to have my first good size shed, 16ftX8. I have all the framework timber (tanalised 4x2 roof and floorboard half

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Oct 18, 2017

Is Foil Backed Bubble Wrap Good To Insulate A Shed?

Hi John. I was looking through your site and was wondering if I may ask your advice? I am about to attempt to insulate my garden shed. It's an 8x6ft approx.

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Oct 10, 2017

Replacing a broken shed skylight

Dear John I would appreciate any help you can give me to find a replacement skylight for my 96 x72x78 Thinking Outside shed. The skylight that I had was

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Oct 09, 2017

Moving a storage shed in just a few steps

Moving a storage shed may sound complicated, but it's actually just a case of careful planning and teamwork

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Oct 06, 2017

Choose A Shed Door Lock To Keep Your Shed Secure

Four shed door lock options to keep the contents of your shed secure

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Oct 05, 2017

Shed Door Hinges - The Complete Guide

This complete guide to shed door hinges explains how to choose a strong, secure and long lasting hinges for your shed project

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Sep 28, 2017

The EPDM rubber roof membrane - Why You Should Consider One For Your Shed Roof

The development of the EPDM rubber roof membrane from industrial to domestic applications

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Sep 27, 2017

Your Comprehensive Guide To Shed Roofing Options

Your choice of shed roofing system is more than bitumen felt or shingles. Find out about how to choose between 8 different roof coverings and their relative costs

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