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Wall Framing & Cladding – Garden Rooms ex 60x50 studs ,Workshops ex 60x50 Studs.Coach Screwed panel joints. Sheds ,Playhouses & Lodges
ex 32x50 Stud Screwed joints.Larger 2.4x4.2 Garden Rooms & all Cottage Rooms have ex 70x40 Studs/ex19x125 Tanalised Cladding .Standard
,Sheds, Lodges & Playhouses ex 16 x 125 Natural Scandinavian Redwood tongued and grooved shiplap tank treated in an anti fungicde/stain inside &
out.Garden Rooms ,Workshops, Cottage Rooms ex 19x125 Treated Scandinavian Redwood tongue & grooved cladding pre-stained inside &
out.Buildings do not come with interior lining.Roof has TG&V matching lining .Some customers have lined (use Ply) .Shed Cladding is pre-sealed
both sides.All panels are pre-made with all Doors/windows/locks fitted.Cottage Rooms Engineered to NZS1170 Importance Level 1 High Wind Load
Equivalent to NZS3604 as an Ancillary Outbuilding . Any upgrade is customer care and must comply to the relevent section of the Building Code.
Note Cottage Rooms & Larger Garden Rooms Supplied with Brown Building paper to main wall panels.The Joinery,Roof & Floor Pre-stained.
Floor –Ex 16 x 125 tongued & grooved boards on Ex 32 x 50 joists made of Natural Scandinavian Redwood..Apply a 2nd coat of Metalex wood
preservative to the underside of floor on assembly as this can not be coated afterwards.(see routine maintenance section).Under floor silver insulating
foil and galv.steel ties downs supplied with kitset Garden & Cottage Rooms . Joinery for all buildings is made from Natural Scandinavian Redwood .
Roof – Ex 16 x 125 tongued and grooved boards on Ex 32 x 50 & or Ex 65 x 38 purlins/rafters made from Natural Scandinavian Redwood. Roof
covering is Single Layer Ruberoid high quality Heavy duty 34Kg polyester based green mineral surfaced felt (Felting nails supplied for
fixing,additional silcon glue supplied on Larger Rooms).All Garden Rooms and Workshops have a central A Frame Truss (Ex 75 x 38) fixed with
galv steel connectors .Cottage Room are supplied with heavy under roof building paper & .4 Iron Sand Colour Steel Roof .
Treatment –All Buildings are treated in Protek water based golden brown anti-fungicide preservative, tank dipped which coats & seals the outside &
inside also.Scandinavian Redwood has a form of Natural durability,although pre-sealed a 2nd coat of oil based preservative/stain with a tint is
required on assembly or inside 3 months of assembly to the Exterior and then annually/ periodically to maintain a preservative coating as you would
maintain a Dwelling(See Routine Maintance do not allow to grey off).Playhouses are pre-sealed golden brown with green trim customers can apply
or change colour when applying the 2nd coat..Cottage Rooms ,Garden Rooms ,Workshops have thicker Tanalised H3 Shiplap ,cladding Timber
which is pre-sealed/stained Light brown.If Supplied with Wall Building paper,only Roofs—Floors—Joinery-- & Veranda is pre-stained.
Door Locks - Playhouses: Magnetic catch & Antique Door Knocker. Small Storage Sheds and Tidys: Hasp and staple. Premier Apex & Pent Shed
Range : Press lock with key and turn buttons. Apex Workshop: Rimlock with keys, Antique Knob handle and turn buttons. Apex & Corner Chalet and
Garden Rooms: Mortice lock with keys Antique Handles and turn buttons.Note : All Doors /Windows & Locks are pre-fitted.Handles and antique
hinges are made of High Density Long Life Black Nylon.Garden Rooms & Cottage Rooms Door hinges/handle are antique ,window galv tee hinges
Glazing - 3mm glass is supplied for all Buildings 10 sqm & under except Playhouses which have 2mm safety perspex. Sheds, Playhouses are dry
glazed. Workshop, Lodge, Apex Chalet, Corner Chalet and Garden Rooms supplied with 3mm glass & glazing silicon. Glazing silicon is supplied for
glass fixing.Glass is supplied loose.Cottage Rooms are supplied with loose pre-cut standard 3mm glass for windows and ,4mm glass in the doors.
Site Preparation - This is the customer's responsibility. A firm level surface is required. Note: we do not recommend an oversize base. Buildings
over 4.200 in length (or 10sqmtrs) may require a compliant foundation. Minimum requirement is a Bearer foundation (for Storage Use only)using
100 x 100 rough sawn H4 treated bearers leveled using metal.Second Option is a Raised Foundation (allows for airflow) suited where Habitation is
more regular eg. Home Office ,Studio, Kids Games Room /Summerhouse Etc. All Garden Buildings are designed for Typical Sheltered Garden
Locations.The Floor with small joists attached is supplied with the kitset,the sub Foundation or ground bearers floors sits on are customer care.
Timber- The buildings are manufactured from Natural Swedish Scandinavian Redwood (Tank Dip Protek Treated) .This timber is very slow growing
and stable, and strong .Refer to Routine maintenance. Cottage Rooms/Garden Rooms/Workshops the Cladding is Tanalised H3 treated. Ground
Anchoring - Ground anchoring to prevent wind damage is the responsibility of the customer. Sheltered Smaller Sheds can be adequately located with
the four corner piles or pegs.Larger Sheds , Workshops ,and Garden Rooms required anchoring (refer to bearer plan supplied with all kitsets.All
Foundations are customer care.(please ask if unsure).Some small knots may require filling on applying the 2nd coat of Wattyl Stain.
Routine Maintenance – Cottage Rooms & Garden Rooms with unsealed Cladding must be coated on assembly or inside 3 months then if pre-sealed
then annually or periodically as required to maintain a coating .It must not grey off but be coated with a Oil/Solvent Based Wood preservative at all
times.Options for recoating. Undercoat with clear Metalex Wood preserver first to exterior using a 50/50 mix of clear Metalex wood preservative &
Turps) then Topcoat with Wattyl Forest Wood Oil /Solvent Based Oil Stain with a Tint to the complete exterior .Available in a range of colours
from a Trade Outlet eg. ITM --Carters or Placemakers—Bunnings--Mitre10 Note :A standard cheap fence Stain or Kiwila oil are Not
suitable.Metalex has antifungicide properties and will also help maintain the wood look.Particular attention should be paid to end grain and areas not
accessible like back of barge & corner battens & underside of floor end grain on joinery bottom of door & window sash. .Paint on its own is not
suitable as it has no preservative properties,but it can be used if metalex Wood Preserver is applied as a first under coat pre-seal.Check with supplier
to determined which paint is compatible)
Use : All Buildings are designed & Built to a Garden Shed Level of Performance as simple flat pack Kitset Hobby Rooms/Sheds suitable for Typical
Sheltered Garden/ Residential/Lifestlye locations as eg. Garden Room/Summerhouse/Shed/Hobby Room/Storage. Buildings must be well anchored to
the ground with floor straps as per the foundation Plan.Specific design, permits or alterations from standard is customer care and would need to
comply to the Building code. Cottage Rooms are certified as Importance level 1 Ancillary Outbuildings to NZS1170 B1 /VM1 High Wind Load and
come with an Engineering Certificate .Cottage Rooms can be upgraded to the appropiate level of the Building code (Customer Care) for use as a
Sleepout.Garden Rooms are built to a Shed level of performance and have been used as an overnighter in warmer summer months,the walls can be
lined & insulated, but this is customer care & responsibility .
Foundation:Sub Foundation frame floor sits on is customer care.A Foundation plan is supplied in the assembly instructions.Use a raised foundation
for Workshops & Garden Rooms & Cottage Rooms which allows for air flow underneath .Under floor silver insulating foil,floor tie downs supplied
for Garden Rooms and Cottage Rooms.Seal underside of the Floor before fixing using clear metalex wood preservative.

 

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Dimensions:

                          Model

Size

A

B

C

D


 

 

 

 

 

 

            Single Story Playhouses

1.5 d x 1.8 w

1350

1700

585

1180

         Single Story Playhouse

1.5 d x 2.1 w

1350

1800

585

1180

         Single Story Playhouse    

1.8 d x 2.4 w

1350

1900

585

1180

            Two Story Playhouse

 2.1 d  x 2.4w ground story

1550/1240

2400

585

1180

 

 With a 1.8 x 1.2 upstairs

 

 

 

 

           

            Apex  Workshop

2.4 span   double door

1960

2335

1240

1840

 

3.0 span   double door

1960

2445

1240

1840

 

 

 

 

 

 


            Premier Apex Shed

1.5 span Apex 

1700

1945

725

1645

                                                                     

1.8 span Apex 

1700

2015

725

1755

 

2.4 span  Apex

1700

2145

725

1770

             Pent  Shed    (All Pent sizes) Mono Sloping  

1.8 & 1.2 span  

1900

2060

725/1040

1800

          Apex Garden Tidy

.900 x 1.800

1560

1980

1040

1660

          Pent  Garden Tidy  

.900 x 2.400

1410

1550

1320

1300

 

             Double Door Premier Apex Shed

1.8 span Apex

1700

2015

1040

1770

 

2.4 span  Apex                

1700

2145

1040

1770

 

             Garden Room & Cottage Room

2.4 span

2100

2500

1310

1800

 

3.0 span

2100

2610

1310

1800

 

3.6 span

2100

2720

1310

1800

 

 

 

 

 

 


             Apex Chalet

2.4 span

1770

2245

1310

1800

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


             Garden Lodge

2.100 x 1.800 span

1.770

2.180

.725

1.740

 

2.400 x 2.400 span  

1.770      

2.245      

.725

1.740

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note: For manufacturing tolerance allow 10mm variation. Some Windows/Doors can be alternated left/ right on Assembly

 

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