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Georgian Octagonal Summerhouse 164 - Slate Effect Roof

Georgian Octagonal Summerhouse 164 - Slate Effect Roof
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Picture 1 shows the standard summerhouse with optional window boxes (opening windows are no longer available). Picture 2 shows what may be achieved using coloured preservative.

Summary:

Size 8'x6'. These great value summerhouses include Georgian glazing and joinery double doors with black antique ironmongery. Features include a low maintenance slate effect roof and strong 2" thick planed framing with shiplap cladding and a tongued and grooved floor. The floor joists are spaced close together for strength. Two large non opening windows are included.

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  • Free same day installation
  • Individually made to order
  • All timber used in the construction of this summerhouse originates from sustainable forests
  • Scandinavian redwood or whitewood
  • All timber treated by total immersion in a high quality preservative
  • One piece fibreglass roof with grey slate effect finish
  • Strong ex 2" planed framework (45mm x 27mm finished size after machining)
  • 12mm deal tongued and grooved shiplap cladding (finished size after machining)
  • 12mm deal tongued and grooved floor boards (finished size after machining)
  • Strong ex 2" floor joists spaced at 300-400mm centres (spacing varies according to floor size)
  • 2 large windows, one each side of the doors
  • Double opening part boarded joinery doors with key lock
  • Black antique handles and hinges
  • Georgian style glazing
  • Door width 4'0" (1230mm)
  • Door height 5'8" (1737mm)
  • Internal eaves height at the lowest point inside 6'3" (1903mm)
  • External eaves height 6'5" (1960mm)
  • External ridge height 8'6" (2590mm)

FREE SAME DAY INSTALLATION - THE BENEFITS: Our free in house installation service is not just convenient, it is also your assurance of a better quality summerhouse. This is because any building which includes free installation is invariably better made using quality components. Over time regular feedback from fitters ensures that design faults and weaknesses have been rectified. Same day installation is convenient for you and cost effective because it saves travelling costs. The fitters will deliver your summerhouse and then install it, all at the same time. Others send sub-contract fitters separately, often from far away and often a week or two after the delivery. Waiting for the fitter can be very frustrating. Sub-contract fitting is also much more expensive because of the travelling costs. The fitting service does not include base preparation. A flat and level base is required, which can be made using concrete, paving slabs, pressure treated timber or plastic. In many areas we offer a base laying service as an option. We also offer heavy duty plastic base kits in all areas.

SCANDINAVIAN REDWOOD OR WHITEWOOD: The most widely used timber in the UK for years, Scandinavian Redwood and Whitewood grow in the well managed forests of Scandinavia and the coldest parts of Northern Europe. The cold climate ensures slow growth. The growth rings are much closer together than faster growing trees from warmer climates. As a result the timber is heavy and durable with a close grain pattern. The wood is seasoned and kiln dried to achieve the correct moisture content before it is machined. Redwood and Whitewood are so similar in appearance and performance that it is difficult to tell the difference. Both are classified as slightly durable and treatment is required for outside use. The forests of Scandinavia and Northern Europe have been responsibly managed on a sustainable basis for centuries so Scandinavian Redwood or Whitewood is an enviromentally friendly choice.

QUALITY CONSTRUCTION: A feature of these quality summerhouses is the substantial 2" thick framing, which ensures a more robust and durable building. The floor joists are spaced close together for improved strength. The boarding is fully interlocked tongued and grooved throughout. The windows are glazed with glass and fitted with glazing beads. Finishing touches include double opening joinery doors fitted with good quality black antique handles and hinges.

SLATE EFFECT FIBREGLASS ROOF: This attractive and low maintenance fibreglass roof is a practical option for a summerhouse roof. It is stronger and more durable than other options. Because it is cast in one piece there are no leaking joins. Being fibreglass it is impervious to water and it normally requires no maintenance. The mould was created from a genuine slate roof and the fine detail provides an authentic finish.

OCTAGONAL BUILDING SIZES: For ease of reference these octagonal summerhouses are measured as a rectangle. The first dimension listed is the overall width from side to side and the second dimension is the depth from front to back. The external wall sizes are listed alongside the price. These sizes do not include the roof overhang. Many other suppliers quote the overall roof size which is much larger.

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