Shed & Summerhouse Terminology Explained

A few explanations of what the various terms mean, if you are still in doubt please do not hesitate to contact us:-


All our sheds come as standard with a water based preservative, this will need to be maintained each year to protect the shed from the weather.

All sheds can be tanalised as an extra which means they are pressure treated and require no maintenance.


All of our sheds come as standard with shed felt roof.

Shed Cladding

We sell mainly sheds clad in two options –

Shiplap – this is usually 12mm thick shiplap boards which over lap each other

Barrelboard or Log Lap – This is a curved board effect like a barrel or a log cut in half.

The photos attached show a close up of these items.

Shiplap Cladding

Shed Cladding


These are as standard fitted with Greenhouse Glass.


Most sheds as standard are fitted with standard shed lock & key and twist catch, as shown in photos.