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Cabin Style Apex Summerhouse 387 - Georgian

Cabin Style Apex Summerhouse 387 - Georgian
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The pictures show the standard 8'x6' summerhouse.

Summary:

Size 8'x6' or 10'x8'. These cabin style summerhouses feature thicker than normal 15mm tongued and grooved cladding. Pressure treated timber is included as standard. Pressure treatment is a lifetime treatment. Standard features include a tongued and grooved floor and roof. Georgian style glazing, heavy duty framing and black antique handles and hinges are also included. Instructions are supplied for easy DIY self assembly. We offer fitting as a low cost option.

Prices fixed until Wednesday 19th December.

Summary:

Size 8'x6' or 10'x8'. These cabin style summerhouses feature thicker than normal 15mm tongued and grooved cladding. Pressure treated timber is included as standard. Pressure treatment is a lifetime treatment. Standard features include a tongued and grooved floor and roof. Georgian style glazing, heavy duty framing and black antique handles and hinges are also included. Instructions are supplied for easy DIY self assembly. We offer fitting as a low cost option.

Prices fixed until Wednesday 19th December.

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  • These summerhouses feature pressure treated timber (lifetime preservative treatment)
  • Traditional construction in large rigid panels, which ensures a neater appearance, greater strength and easier assembly than other budget priced DIY summerhouses
  • Joinery doors and windows with morticed and tenoned joints
  • Black antique hinges and handle with mortice lock and keys
  • Georgian style glazing
  • 2 non opening front windows
  • Approximately 14" front roof projection with sloping sides (355mm)
  • All timber construction with no chipboard, plywood, OSB or other man made boards or sheet materials
  • Substantial planed deal wall framework (finished size 45mm x 58mm after machining)
  • 15mm deal tongued and grooved shiplap wall cladding (finished size after machining)
  • Substantial ex 2" planed deal floor joists (finished size 45mm x 28mm after machining)
  • 12mm deal tongued and grooved floor boards (finished size after machining)
  • Substantial ex 2" planed deal roof purlins (finished size 45mm x 28mm after machining)
  • 12mm deal tongued and grooved roof boards (finished size after machining)
  • Green mineral felted roof
  • External eaves height 6'0" (1820mm)
  • External ridge height 7'8" (2330mm) on 8'x6' summerhouses
  • External ridge height 8'4" (2530mm) on 10'x8' summerhouses

THICKER CLADDING: A feature of this heavy duty summerhouse is thicker ex 3/4" cladding with a finished thickness of 15mm. The use of thinner cladding with a finished thickness of 12mm is almost universal throughout the industry. These 25% thicker boards are more substantial and longer lasting.

PRESSURE TREATED TIMBER: Pressure treatment is a lifetime preservative treatment. The preservative is forced 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 fixed in the wood. Tanalith E is the most popular preservative used so pressure treated wood is often described as tanalised. Pressure treated or tanalised 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.

TONGUED & GROOVED FLOOR & ROOF - NO MAN MADE BOARDS: The floor and roof feature 12mm thick tongued and grooved boards with 2" thick framing. This is stronger and longer lasting than cheaper summerhouses with man made boards used in the floor and roof. Man made boards are often only 7mm thick and do not last as long in damp conditions. Floors made with man made boards are normally too flimsy even for light use. The man made boards commonly used in cheaper summerhouses include chipboard and OSB or oriented strand board. These are often described as a "sheet floor" or a "solid board floor" which is deliberately misleading.

GLASS WINDOWS - NO STYRENE OR PERSPEX: The windows feature horticultural glass as standard. This is more rigid than the plastic glazing used in many cheaper summerhouses, which is often less than 2mm thick. Plastic glazing is far more likely to blow out in winds. It is only used because most outside carriers refuse to carry glass. The plastics commonly used as glazing for cheaper summerhouses include styrene, perspex, polycarbonate and acrylic.

SIZES - DEPTH AND WIDTH: The sizes are listed alongside the price. The first dimension listed is the width and the second dimension is the depth. The width refers to the angled gable walls at the front and rear including the door wall. The depth refers to the side walls. The sizes listed are the external wall sizes. These sizes do not include the roof overhang. Many other suppliers quote the overall roof size which is much larger.

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