What makes a good garden shed?

by Jack Gardener on August 23, 2010 · 1 comment

in Garden Structures,Metal Sheds,Sheds

Find out the advantages and disadvantages of a plastic shed, wooden shed and a metal shed.

The pros and cons of each garden shed material:

Plastic Garden Sheds

Maintenance free
Light weight and easy to move around your garden
Quick and easy assembly
Wide opening front allowing for easy access

Not attractive
Not environmentally friendly
Limited range of sizes

Metal Sheds

Maintenance free
Extremely durable
Ultimate security
Choice of colours
Available in wood grain effect
Easy assembly

Condensation problems inside if incorrect foundations are laid
Unsuitable for keeping pets such as rabbits and guinea pigs due to the cold conditions inside.
Rust problems sometimes occur
Noisy opening and closing doors
Not always attractive

Wooden sheds

Attractive shed
Available in a wide range of sizes
FSC Certified wooden sheds are environmentally friendly
Warm material so good for storing pets
Paint to the colour of your choice

Maintenance and re-staining required
Cheap versions are flimsy and will not last
Difficult to relocate once in position.

For further information on what to consider when buying a garden shed please visit our blog now. At Jacks garden Store we also offer a fantastic range of garden sheds all with free delivery.

About The Author

Jack Gardener has been gardening all his life, and is passionate about passing on his experience to the next generation of gardeners.

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