If you mean the Yardmaster sheds, I have a 10x8 Shiplap and am very pleased
with it. I actually got it cheaper through Garden Buildings Direct on the
internet. That was a year ago so the prices may have changed but I've added
the link for you to check it out. They actually deliver direct from
Yardmaster. There is an anti perforation warranty and we noticed one or
two panels had been scratched during delivery. Emailed Yardmaster and all
scratched panels were replaced very quickly. I assume Argos would have the
same arrangement with Yardmaster.
People said the we would have condensation dripping on everything during the
winter, but it was fine. here is the link:
(If you can't laugh at life, it ain't worth living!)
I think the only problems with them IMHO (I have one approx 8x6 and have had
it for about 10 years now) are the doors (bit of a crap sliding mechanism on
mine which I find a pain in the a**e) and the base you put them on as they
don't have a floor like most wooden sheds you can buy.
I've actually moved mine (in its entirety) once when moving house but made
the same mistake twice with the base....
I put a concrete base down in both premises but at the first house I had to
take the shed away and make sure the base was sloping off at the edges and
put the shed back (bolted back down to the base in all 4 corners) to stop
condensation and rain coming in to the base. Tried sealing the bottom as
much as I could but it didn't help that much.
As I said, should have learnt by my mistake and put a better base down at
the new house but I didn't and I get quite a lot of rainwater in to the base
of the shed when we have bad weather.
Apart from those two negatives, I find them great and certainly the biggest
advantage over wooden sheds is the lack of maintenance ie. painting/treating
every couple of years etc.
Oh, and I believe I did get mine from Argos at the time but that was 10
Thanks for the comments... the one about the base ..... i had been
pnodering about the problems of rain and water blowing in there.. I suppose
that's what makes them a little more work and effort over the woden sheds.
I'm a bit dissapointed about what you have said about hte doors, hoped they
would be strong and durable .
They are strong I suppose ie. no different to the rest of the shed. You'll
have to supply your own padlock for the latch they give you. They may have
changed the design over the years perhaps but mine just slide back and forth
on little metal "wheels" at the top - well its hard to explain TBH
Suffice to say, mine make a hell of a racket (you'd have to keep things well
oiled) and do stick a lot. Could have been so much better.
That is true about the sliding doors, they still run on little wheels at the
top. However they are secure enough and a little oil occasionally keeps
them running ok. We ran ordinary sealant around the base of ours and it
seems to keep the rain out. My previous shed was wood, with no internal
floor, and we had the same problem; only difference was that the wood
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