Pressure Treated Platform Playhouse 562 - With Safety Rails, FSC® Certified

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Pressure Treated Platform Playhouse 562 - With Safety Rails, FSC® Certified
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This budget priced platform playhouse is a 6'0" wide playhouse (1820mm). All timber is FSC® certified. The depth from the front door wall is 3'8" (1120mm) and from the front window wall is 5'7" (1695mm). The overall size of the platform is approximately 6'0"x7'4" (1820x2240mm). The platform is approximately 2'7" (800mm) high and includes a ladder and decorative safety rails. Quality features include a mineral felted roof and tongued and grooved wall cladding which has been pressure treated for longevity. Pressure treatment is a lifetime preservative finish. Other features include a non glazed window with shutters and window box to both sides and a Georgian style window with safety glazing to the front. Instructions are supplied for DIY self assembly.

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  • All timber used in the construction of this product originates from sustainable forests
  • Only the products described as FSC are FSC Mix 70%, certificate code INT-COC-003944, licence number FSC-C109654
  • To verify our FSC membership visit the FSC Member Search and search for Summer Garden (full name "Summer Garden and Leisure Buildings Ltd")
  • All timber used in the construction of this playhouse originates from sustainable forests
  • These playhouses have CE Safety Certification (conforms to European health, environmental and safety regulations). Complies with BS5665 EN71
  • Scandinavian redwood or whitewood
  • All timber is pressure treated, a lifetime preservative treatment
  • Platform with substantial posts and framing
  • Ladder and decorative safety rails
  • 12mm tongued and grooved wall cladding (finished size after machining)
  • Heavy duty 19mm playhouse floor boards (finished size after machining)
  • Heavy duty 19mm verandah floor boards (finished size after machining)
  • Door size 1'8" wide x 3'8" high (510mm x 1110mm)
  • 1 non glazed window with shutters in both side walls
  • 1 non opening Georgian style window with safety glazing in the front wall
  • 2 window boxes
  • Mineral felted roof
  • Overall external size including ladder 8'2" wide x 7'8" deep (2495mm x 2330mm)
  • Playhouse width approximately 6'0" (1820mm)
  • Playhouse depth from front door wall approximately 3'8" (1120mm)
  • Playhouse depth from front window wall approximately 5'7" (1695mm)
  • Platform size approximately 6'0" wide x 7'4" deep (1820mm x 2240mm)
  • Platform height approximately 2'7" (800mm)
  • Ridge height approximately 8'3" (2510mm)
  • This playhouse is easy to deliver if access is restricted - all sections are designed to pass through a normal single door.

SAFETY FIRST: This wooden playhouse is as safe as practically possible and strong enough to withstand normal play. Door hinges include a gap large enough to prevent trapping a child's finger as the door closes. Doors are non locking and easily opened with little force. Screws and nails are recessed into the wood with no points or sharp edges protruding. Any glazing in doors or windows is perspex safety glazing. No decorative lead is applied to the glazing. The platform is strong enough to support the weight of several children. The ladder width and rung spacing ensures safe and comfortable use. Any safety balustrades are strong enough to withstand children falling against them with gaps narrow enough to prevent a child falling through. The preservative used complies with BS5665/EN71 part 3. This playhouse is for domestic use and suitable for children aged 3 to 10 years and weighing less than 50kg. It is not suitable for children under 3 years old due to possible health and safety hazards. Adult supervision is required at all times.

PRESSURE TREATED TIMBER: Pressure treatment is a lifetime preservative treatment. The preservative is forced deep into the timber under pressure in a vacuum and penetrates below the surface. All other treatments apply a coat of stain to the surface of the timber only. With pressure impregnated timber, the chemicals are permanently bonded to the cell structure of the wood at a molecular level. Tanalith E is a widely used water based version so pressure treated wood is often described as tanalised. Pressure treated wood is almost colourless except for a slight green tint caused by the copper content in the preservative. No further preservative treatment is ever needed. However, if you want a coloured finish you can paint over pressure treated or tanalised wood with normal wood preservative in any colour.

FSC® CERTIFIED TIMBER: By choosing this product, you are supporting responsible management of the world's forests. This product is FSC certified. Our FSC licence number is FSC-C109654. Our FSC chain of custody certificate code is INT-COC-003944. To verify our membership visit FSC Member Search and search for Summer Garden (full name "Summer Garden and Leisure Buildings Ltd"). Please note if you want a genuine FSC certified product it must include a valid FSC claim, which must include a valid licence number and/or certificate code from a genuine FSC member. It must also be described as FSC 100% or FSC Mix Credit or FSC Mix 70%. Claims that "we use FSC timber" or "our suppliers are FSC certified" are dishonest, because the FSC certifies products and not suppliers. If the claim is invalid the timber is not FSC certified.

ABOUT THE FSC®: The FSC or Forest Stewardship Council is a non profit organization which promotes responsible forest management throughout the world. Since 1994 the FSC has certified over 190 million acres of forest in over 80 countries. The FSC confirms that the forest is being managed in a way that preserves the natural ecosystem and benefits the lives of local people and workers but also sustains economic viablility. FSC certification ensures that forests are responsibly managed by protecting plant and animal species, the rights of indigenous people and the safety of forest workers. FSC chain of custody certification verifies that FSC-certified material has been identified and separated from non-certified and non-controlled material at every step throughout the supply chain.

SIZES - LENGTH AND WIDTH: Sizes are sometimes rounded to the nearest nominal size for ease of reading but the correct external platform sizes are listed alongside the price. The playhouse size is smaller. The first dimension listed is the width and the second dimension is the length. The width refers to the angled gable walls at the front and rear including the door wall. The length refers to the side walls. The sizes listed are external wall sizes. These sizes do not including the roof overhang. Other suppliers often quote the overall roof sizes which are much larger. All sizes are approximate.

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