Garden Sheds FAQ’s
Why Buy a Garden Shed?
Purchasing a garden shed provides a multitude of advantages that extend far beyond what meets the eye. On the surface, it's a superlative solution for storage, creating a dedicated space to hold garden tools, children's outdoor toys, seasonal decorations, and more. This helps in maintaining an organised, clutter-free home, freeing up your garage, basement, or spare room for other uses.
However, the benefits of modern garden sheds don't stop at storage sheds. For those with a love for horticulture, the shed can serve as a private haven for all your gardening needs. It can be a sanctuary where your seedlings grow, your pots and soil are stored, and your fertilisers and other essentials are within easy reach. It can simplify your gardening endeavours, making it a more pleasurable, less messy experience.
In our rapidly evolving digital world where remote working is becoming the norm, garden sheds can be converted into a peaceful and secluded home office. The quiet, detached environment allows for increased focus and productivity, a boon for those balancing work and home life. Here, you can design a work-friendly setup tailored to your preferences, without disturbing the existing layout of your home.
Furthermore, a garden shed's potential as an extra living space is limited only by your imagination. It can transform into a bespoke art studio, inspiring creativity amid the tranquillity of nature. Fitness enthusiasts could find the perfect home gym in it, just a few steps away from the main house. Or it could be a cosy retreat—a place to read, relax, or entertain guests.
Thus, garden sheds are more than mere outdoor buildings; they are adaptable spaces that elevate the functionality and enjoyment of your home.
What Type of Garden Shed Should I Buy?
Garden sheds come in two primary types: wooden and metal, each tailored to suit different needs.
Our wooden sheds, meticulously handcrafted in Yorkshire, utilise only the highest quality slow-grown timber. Featuring fully boarded roofs and four-corner frames with a rounded design, these sheds are built with longevity in mind. Tiger Sheds' superior design guarantees durability, promising you a garden structure you can delight in for many years ahead. Our Wooden sheds offer a traditional, rustic aesthetic, and their natural material seamlessly integrates with the garden surroundings. They are highly customisable, both in terms of size and design, making them a perfect choice for those seeking a unique, personalised look.
If you happen to be a gardening enthusiast then a wooden potting shed might be perfect for you. Low on upkeep, our potting sheds are the perfect solution for anyone looking for a plant-friendly, easy-to-use place to keep - and tend to their plants. These buildings are also made with high-grade timber and cladding - so they're built to last for many years.
Metal sheds, on the other hand, are renowned for their durability and low maintenance requirements. We present an assortment of robust metal sheds, engineered to deliver optimal, secure storage solutions. Whether you seek a heavy-duty galvanised shed for safeguarding your possessions, or a reliable enclosure for storing propane gas, our collection is certain to cater to your requirements. Their sturdy structure is highly resistant to pests, and their sleek, modern design can add a contemporary touch to your garden.
Whether you favour the charm of wood or the resilience of metal, there is a shed to match your preference and purpose.
What Are the Different Types of Shed Roofs?
Shed roofs are typically designed in two styles: apex and pent.
An apex roof is characterised by its high central peak with two sloping sides, providing increased headroom and effective rainwater run-off. This traditional style is perfect for an elegant and classic garden shed.
Our apex sheds blend aesthetic appeal with practical space utilisation, providing a solution that's as good-looking as it is functional. We offer apex roofs on a comprehensive range of our sheds, accommodating any size, style, or shape you may desire. No matter your specific requirements, we are confident that we have an ideal apex shed that will exceed your expectations.
A pent roof, conversely, features a single slope. Its unique, modern design allows for easier installation and lower maintenance, as it offers fewer places for debris and snow to accumulate. Pent roofs are highly suitable for those wanting to place their shed against a wall or fence, or those looking for a contemporary garden feature. If your tastes lean towards modern aesthetics, a wooden pent shed would make an ideal choice. This contemporary style of garden shed caters to all sizes, promising a perfect match for your specific needs.
What is the Standard Shed Size?
Garden sheds are incredibly versatile structures, available in a wide range of sizes to cater to varied customer needs. Though there are over 50 different sizes available, certain ones have emerged as the most popular due to their suitability for common uses.
Starting with smaller sheds, a 6x4 foot or a 6x6 foot shed is often preferred by those with limited garden space or fewer storage needs. These sheds can comfortably house basic gardening tools, bicycles, and a few storage boxes.
Medium-sized sheds, like the 8x8 foot or 10x7 foot, offer a generous amount of storage while still fitting comfortably into most gardens. They can accommodate larger equipment like lawnmowers or bicycles, along with your standard gardening tools. This sized shed can also be easily transformed into a small workshop or hobby room, providing a dedicated space for your activities.
Larger sheds, such as the 12x10 foot or 16x10 foot models, are ideal for those needing significant storage or wanting to create substantial working or living spaces. A shed of this size can serve multiple purposes simultaneously, such as part storage, part workshop, or even a home office combined with a relaxation area.
It's essential to consider not only what you want to store or do in your shed but also the space available in your garden. Remember that all these sizes are customisable to varying degrees depending on whether you choose a wooden or metal shed. With over 50 sizes available, you can be confident there are sheds for sale that fit your specific needs and space.