Winter Maintenance for your Posh Shed

Posted on November 15, 2017

Winter maintenance for your Posh Shed

Our top tips to ensure that your shed stands the test of time, and survives whatever weather winter decides to throw at it.

Firstly, ensure that the air gap is maintained under the base and around all sides; check on an annual basis to make sure that there is not a build-up of debris growing around it. Open doors and windows whenever possible to keep an airflow going. If do you notice any small mould growths appearing on the inside of your shed, wipe down with a diluted bleach solution as soon as you can to prevent it from spreading. Also, a quick squirt of oil in the lock will mean that you won’t be struggling with a rusty lock when spring comes around.

If you notice the snow piling up on the roof of your shed, take a few minutes to clear it off with a broom or rake. Snow and ice can weigh down the roof of a shed causing problems over time. Remember, do some winter maintenance to avoid unpleasant surprises in the spring.

It is important that sheds are given a bit of TLC as winter arrives.  All of our sheds are built to last but, being a wooden product in an English climate, there will be a little maintenance needed to ensure that your product remains in tip top condition. Provided this is the case, we would expect your shed to last for many, many years.

The paint that is used contains a wood preservative, this will need repainting every 2-4 years.

Love your Garden

Posted on August 30, 2017

THE POSH SHED COMPANY PARTNER WITH ITV’S LOVE YOUR HOME & GARDEN

The Posh Shed Company has donated one of its bespoke Potting Sheds to a remarkable couple in the latest series of Love Your Home & Garden.

The television show, presented by Alan Titchmarsh, follows Alan and other gardeners as they visit locations all over the UK where they help deserving people to transform their gardens.

Measuring, 10ft deep by 8ft wide, The Potting Shed features in the garden of Richard and Ann, at their home in Upton, Chester. This admirable couple have given up vast amounts of their time over the years to helping others. Richard has been a volunteer with the Samaritans for 42 years and now volunteers at Samaritans’ Chester where he is also Branch Prison Support Officer and has been awarded the British Empire Medal for his services to the Samaritans.

Richard and Ann have also fostered more than 20 children over the last 10 years.  They are also volunteers and puppy trainers for Guide Dogs for the Blind, so are incredibly deserving recipients of the Posh Shed in their newly renovated garden, which will provide a much-needed sanctuary for them.

It has been an honour to donate one of our bespoke pieces to such a lovely, charitable couple. The team on Love Your Home & Garden definitely did an amazing job with the garden and we hope that Richard and Ann love their new shed!

We have donated to this show multiple times and we think that it is a great idea to help give something back to those that have already contributed so much themselves. We hope to continue being involved with the show.

Tune in on 13th September 2017 to see the full transformation. 

Where to come and see us in 2017

Posted on March 20, 2017

Where to come and see us in 2017

2017 sees us at Country Living Spring Fair, three RHS shows plus RHS Chelsea in conjunction with Martin Cook.  If you are visiting any of these shows do come and say "Hello"

April 27th - 30th: Country Living Spring Fair, Alexandra Palace, London

May 23rd - 27th: RHS Chelsea Flower Show
(in conjunction with Martin Cook Stonemason)

June 7th - 11th: RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, stand 168

July 4th - 9th: RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, stand 443

July 19th - 23rd: RHS Flower Show Tatton Park, stand 276

 

The New Tin Hat Sheds That Echo WW2

Posted on February 22, 2017

THE NEW TIN HAT SHEDS THAT ECHO WW2

 The Posh Shed Company, creators of some of the finest hand-crafted sheds, are launching a completely new concept in The Anderson Tin Hat range from The Posh Shed Companygarden storage to complement their classic Posh Shed collection.  

The Tin Hat range is a throwback to war-time Britain when practicality usurped all else, and is designed to appeal to those seeking a traditional shed - solid, yet understated in appearance and built to a standard which will guarantee years of practical service.

There are two designs to choose from in the Tin Hat range. The curved roof of 'The Anderson' and the traditional lean-to, 'The Gardener'. Both are made of tanalised timber which ensure long term protection against the elements, the window frames and solid door are finished in a durable stain with sturdy bolt locks.

The pre-treated timber does not require painting; it lightens to a shade of honey brown and over time weathers to a natural silver. Perhaps the biggest feature of the range which heralds traditional is the galvanised corrugated sheet roof which is also finished with guttering.

The Anderson from The Tin Hat at The Posh Shed CompanyThe modular design allows customers to configure their shed to the size best suited to their needs and space. The Gardener has the modular option of additional windows and external shelving.

 

 

For further information about The Posh Shed Company, as well as its bespoke shed services, please visit www.theposhshedcompany.co.uk.

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For further media enquiries please contact Fay Wilkinson or Holly Daulby at Paskett PR on 01332 258 335 or email faywilkinson@paskett.co.uk / hollydaulby@paskett.co.uk.

 

Win a \'She Shed\' for your Mum

Posted on February 21, 2017

Reward hard working Mums with their own Posh Shed this Mother’s Day

The trend of 'She Sheds' has swept through gardens across the nation, attracting the attention of women wanting their own haven in their garden. So, we have joined forces with Plantabox, who create personalised, handmade wooden crates, after realising a shared customer base.

To celebrate the partnership, this Mother’s Day, The Posh Shed Company and Plantabox are giving away the ultimate Mother's Day gift, a Patio Store in Dusky Pink, worth £1,450.  Five runners up will win a Plantabox She Shed Accessory Collection worth £79.95 each that contains three personalised FSC pine products.

The competition will close on Friday 17th March. To take part please click in the link below

http://www.plantabox.co.uk/competition/

Solar Panels for Posh Sheds

Posted on January 26, 2017

Solar Hubs

At The Posh Shed Company, we receive lots of enquiries from people who want to have electrical power in their sheds.   This is not a service we offer so we always recommend that people get in touch with electricians and carpenters in their local area who are best placed to arrange this for them. 

It can, however, often be an expensive and intrusive undertaking and neither is it the most ecologically friendly.  We have been looking for an alternative to offer to our customers and we are pleased to introduce this solar hub from Solar technology. We can now offer to supply and install their Hubi 2k lighting and power system with any Posh Shed order.

The Hubi comes with a small solar panel, the main Hubi unit, 2 12v lights with mounting hooks and all connecting cables and can be fitted to any of our sheds.  It works by collecting and storing daylight and sunlight and is great for providing electrical light and has two USB ports for mobile phones and other devices.

We are happy to fit a 2k Hubi unit while installing your Posh Shed.  This would incur a cost of £195 and would include installing the panel, connecting the lights and Hubi unit as well as an internal shelf for the unit.

Please click here for our pricing options

For more information, please look at Solar Technology’s own site

http://www.solartechnology.co.uk/solar-innovations/Hubi-Kits/HubiKits?product_id=351