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Description

The Waltons 12 x 8 Pressure Treated Pent Shed offers a large, open storage space, ideal for large items such as lawn mowers and wheel barrows or general household storage! The timbers of this building have been pressure treated, a process in which high quality preservatives are forced into the fibres of the timber under pressure. This ensures your building is protected against insect attack and natural decay, and keeps your building looking tip top!

The cladding used for this shed is 12mm shiplap tongue and groove boards, which locks together to form solid and robust panels. This is all supported by chunky 2 x 1 internal framing to provide added strength to the construction. The roof and floor of this shed are cut from solid sheet board which is a hard wearing material, perfect for everyday use. If you’re looking for a premium finish, you can upgrade to our premier model that includes a 12mm tongue and groove board roof and floor, to create the ultimate workshop.

The shed features two static windows to bring light to your building and are glazed with styrene, a safe and shatterproof alternative to glass. It comes with strong mineral felt as standard as well as a pad bolt to keep the large double doors securely closed.

Please Note: The window and door panels of this shed are interchangeable and can be placed on either side during construction.

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Important Information

Our pressure treated sheds come with a 15 year anti rot guarantee* and offer a high level of protection against weather damage, rot, decay and insect attack. For maximum protection, once installed we do advise applying a waterproofing treatment to your garden shed to prevent water ingress and annually thereafter to maintain the 15 year anti-rot guarantee. All our sheds also include a 1 year manufacturer's guarantee* as standard.

Pressure Treated Sheds

Modern pressure treating techniques are environmentally friendly, using water-based treatments.

Pressure treatment is different to externally applied preservatives and top coat treatments. Chemicals are impregnated into the fibres of the wood under pressure. By fixing chemicals into the wood, pressure treating offers protection against insect attack, chemical attack and natural decay. This treatment gives the wood a golden brown colour. The shed should also be treated with a waterproofing topcoat. While the effectiveness of the treatment does not alter without a top coat, the colour does change over time, and that nice brown shade may turn grey.

Our pressure treated sheds are supplied flat packed as DIY kits with full instructions.

It is the customer's responsibility to follow the instructions outlined within the Manufacturers Recommendations.

All of our sheds are delivered unpainted. The sheds are dressed for display, we don't supply any accessories or shelves featured within the product images.

Exact product dimensions are supplied on the listing as we do round off the main size of the building in the title in order to make it easier for customers to find, so please be sure to check the item's specific measurements carefully.

Delivery times highlighted with an asterisk (*) refer to working days.

15 Year Anti-Rot Guarantee

Our Pressure Treated Garden Sheds come with a 15 year anti rot guarantee. Pressure treating is a chemical process which helps to protect wood against rot and insect damage.

In order to keep your shed looking great, it will need re-treating at least annually. Always use a high quality waterproofing topcoat, applied in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions. For more information please refer to the Waltons T&C's.

Safety: When handling pressured treated timber, be sure to wear gloves and avoid inhalation of sawdust. Do NOT use in contact with food and drinking water or as animal bedding. Dispose of treated wood responsibly, industrial waste should be disposed of through an authorised waste contactor.

Always wear gloves when handling the parts/assembling the pressure treated shed. Due to chemicals in pressure treated wood, never burn its sawdust or scraps; instead dispose responsibly.

1 Year Manufacturer's Guarantee

Subject to the conditions set out in the T&C's (Section 8) the Seller warrants that the Goods will correspond with their specification at the time of delivery and will be free from defects in material and workmanship for a period of 12 months.

Planning Permission

Whilst we work hard to design all of our garden buildings to adhere to planning permission guidelines, we cannot guarantee that planning permission will not be required. Therefore we advise that it is always best to check with your local authorities before erecting a garden building.

Aftercare

We want you to enjoy the use of your new garden shed for many years. To ensure this, it is important your shed is protected at the start and maintained during its life. If you're planning a DIY project, please read our Self-Installation & How to Build a Shed advice pages before you start.

BASE

All long-lasting sheds will have been built on a solid and level base, either concrete, slabs, a wooden frame or ground level bearers. A flat, level base is essential, for more information go to our How to Build a Shed Base guide.

If your shed is not level and square when built, it will twist and warp with the natural movement of the wood. The first signs of this are when the doors or windows stop opening and closing properly. You may get issues with the roof and potential gaps in the panels which will allow water in, there may be flex in the floor and probably creaking. Check your base is level in both directions and adjust prior to the build. It will be really difficult to adjust afterwards.

Glazing

Our styrene windows are protected using a clear film which will need to be removed after you've installed and treated the shed. This can be removed easily by scoring round the edge of the window and peeling back the plastic covering.

All Waltons shed windows are designed to fit well, but over time and with the movement of wood, small gaps can appear. Help to prevent this by sealing your windows with a silicone sealant. You can do this either when you build your shed, or add it to an existing one. We've created this video Protect Your Shed - Silicone Window Sealant for guidance.

We've also created these handy Maintenance Guides to help you make the most out of your shed, for years to come. Should you require any further advice, you can contact our Customer Service Team on 0800 029 1000 and select Option 3.

Specification

Please Note: Sizes are approximate only. For specific details, please consult our technical department.

Imperial Size (ft)12 x 8
People Req'd To Build2
Framing45mm x 28mm
Anti-Rot Guarantee15 years
Cladding StyleShiplap Tongue & Groove
Roof Material8mm Solid Sheet Board
Floor Material8mm Solid Sheet Board
Roof TypePent
Door StyleDouble Door
Building TypeStorage Sheds
Treatment TypePressure Treated
Metric Size (Meters)3.6 x 2.4
Under 2.5m TallYes
MaterialWood
ImperialMetric
Width 12' 0" 3.66m
Depth 7' 10" 2.40m
Eaves Height 5' 10" 1.79m
Ridge Height 6' 11" 2.11m
Door Width 3' 7" 1.10m
Door Height 5' 6" 1.68m
Internal Width 11' 6" 3.52m
Internal Depth 7' 3" 2.22m
Base Width 11' 10" 3.61m
Base Depth 7' 6" 2.31m

Delivery Information

You can book the day of your choice for delivery when placing your order, alternatively you may place your order without selecting a delivery date and one of our team will contact you directly to arrange a suitable delivery date.

All our deliveries take place between 7am and 7pm. It is our preference that you or a friend/neighbour are present to receive the delivery to ensure you are happy with the item and can sign if required. In some cases we may be able to leave the item in a safe a location - If you require this please contact our delivery team prior to delivery to organise.

On the day of delivery, we will send you a text to confirm your estimated two hour delivery slot and a link to our delivery portal, where you'll be able to track the exact location of the driver and an accurate time of arrival.

Your item will be delivered by either a 3.5T, 7.5T or 18T flatbed vehicle. Please let us know prior to delivery if you believe there could be any difficulties accessing your property or the delivery location.

To save you waiting around all day, you can use our live tracking service within the delivery portal. This will give you the exact location of the driver and an accurate time of arrival, down to the minute!

Your item will be delivered by a flatbed vehicle to kerbside only, by one delivery driver. The delivery driver will unload the item piece by piece to prevent any damage, depending on the size of the item this may take a few hours. At no point will the delivery driver require assistance with unloading the item.

Your item will be delivered by a flatbed van to kerbside only, though at the driver's discretion they may be able to help you lift the building to a more suitable location outside your property. If you need to transport the building through your property, for example if you live in a terraced house, then please be mindful that you will have to make your own arrangements prior to delivery to do this, as our drivers are not insured to enter your property and will therefore only deliver to the front of your property.

For delivery areas and charges please see 'Delivery Charges Explained' next to the 'Add to Basket' button above.

Returns

We offer a 14 day money back guarantee on all of our items. The guarantee commences from the date which you receive your item and we offer a free collection service as part of this agreement.

The building must be returned in its original, untreated, resalable condition. Until the item is collected by our courier, it's the responsibility of the customer to ensure that the building remains in this condition.

As the buildings are sold as DIY kits, we cannot dismantle on your behalf and we cannot be held liable for any third party costs. Once the building has been received by our factory, a full refund will be issued within 1-3 working days.

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Sheds Cladding Materials

Our CladdingMaterials

Scroll through to learn more about the different cladding styles that are available for our sheds.

OverlapCladding

Our overlap cladding is manufactured using thick panels that are nailed to vertical, internal framing with an overlapping profile. Overlap cladding is the easiest and cheapest construction method, making it a cost effective option. This type of construction is great for those looking for a secure, dry storage solution but we would encourage those looking to spend a lot of time inside the shed to consider a Shiplap alternative.

ShiplapCladding

We manufacture our shiplap cladding using thick, pressure treated 12mm tongue and groove boards that lock together and are then nailed to vertical internal framing. Featuring a protective lip, this cladding protects your building from the weather with a tight seal. This type of construction is great for those looking to spend lots of time within the shed or for a more robust and strong storage solution.

Sheds Treatment

Dip Treatment

Our sheds are dip treated during manufacture as standard. This is the process in which we apply a water based colourant for protection whilst in storage and transit. This is not a preservative therefore the building will require a preservative and waterproofing top coat application as soon after construction as possible. This is required to validate your 10 year anti-rot guarantee.

Timber is cut ready for treatment.

Timber is dipped into a cylider containing preservative.

Preservative is absorbed into the surface of the timber.

Timber is removed from cylinder containing preservative.

Timber is left to airdry.

Pressure Treatment

Pressure treatment is a high pressure chemical process designed to preserve exposed timber, by providing optimal protection against insect attack, fungal attack and decay. The pressure treatment process impregnates preservative chemicals deep into the timber fibres to protect it against the elements. This process provides your building with 15 years anti rot guarantee, providing you apply a waterproof treatment once installed and annually thereafter.

timber is loaded into a chamber & a vacuum empties timber cells of air.

Timber is flooded under vacuum with preservative.

Preservative is forced deep into timber using hydraulic pressure.

Another vacuum extracts excess preservative.

Timber is left to dry under a low pressure.

Sheds Roof and Floor Materials

Our Roof &Floor Materials

Scroll through to learn more about the different roof and floor materials that are available for our sheds.

Solid SheetBoard

Solid sheet board is an engineered wood formed by adding adhesive and then compressing layers of oriented strands of wood to form a strong and robust panel. This material is perfect for everyday use and will form a strong base or ceiling to your building. If you require a more heavy duty flooring for holding large tools and equipment, you may want to consider upgrading to tongue and groove.

12mm Tongue &Groove Boards

Toungue & Groove boards make the perfect roof and floor for frequently used buildings as well as those that will be storing heavier items such as work benches, tools or furniture. The boards interlock to form a tight seal, helping them spread the load within the building. We'd always recommend upgrading to tongue and groove boards if you plan to spend a lot of time within the building or if you're storing heavier items.

Sheds Glazing Styles

Styrene

Styrene is a lightweight product that offers a safe and shatterproof alternative to traditional glass glazing. Used as standard within our shed, summerhouse, playhouse and greenhouse ranges, styrene is ideal for those with busy gardens or young children.

Sheds Roof Covering Options

Our RoofCovering Options

Scroll through to learn more about the different roof covering options for our sheds.

MineralFelt

High quality mineral felt is supplied as standard across our range of sheds, summerhouses, playhouses and log cabins. Mineral felt is a bitumen and fine mineral granule material that provides a weatherproof barrier between the elements & your building.

Superior DutyFelt

Superior duty felt is designed to protect your building against whatever the weather can throw. Our heavyweight felt is 50% thicker than standard felt, with a glass fibre and bitumen base. Ideal for buildings in an exposed area it provides a tough, durable and weatherproof membrane.

Natural Wood Characteristics

Natural Wood Characteristicts

As wood is a natural material it may be affected by the following:

Shrinkage & Warping

The timber used in the construction of your garden building will have retained some of its natural moisture content. The moisture content of the timber will vary, depending upon prevailing environmental conditions, which will result in the components either naturally expanding or contracting. As the components dry out shrinkage may occur. A good waterproofing treatment from the start is the best protection to minimise the effect of moisture loss/intake.

Damp & Mould

During the winter months, cold and damp conditions can result in an increased amount of moisture within your garden building, especially when used infrequently. Condensation can form on the timber and other items stored within your garden building. If left this moisture is likely to cause mould and mildew. To prevent the build-up of moisture, we recommend leaving the door or windows of your building open from time to time, to allow the fresh air to circulate. We also advise against storing wet or damp items in your garden building as this will also increase the level of moisture in the building. If mould or mildew does start to form within your building we recommend using an anti-mould cleaner to remove it and to prevent it spreading, which if left untreated could permanantly damage your garden building.

Splits, Cracks & Knots

Small splits and cracks in some components or holes may appear where knots shrink and fall out. This will not affect the structure of your garden building however if you wish to fill them this can be easily done using any good quality wood filler

Sap

Sap is naturally occurring in wood and may appear in some boards of your garden building. If you wish to remove the sap, we advise waiting until it is dry and then using a sharp knife to carefully remove it. If the removal of the sap causes a hole in the timber, we recommend using a good quality wood filler to fill it.

Please be aware that these are natural timber characteristics which in most cases will not impact the structure or function of the garden building, therefore are not considered as product defects (as outlined within our Terms & Conditions). If you require further advise or information please contact our friendly Customer Services Team.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I choose a delivery slot?

We will contact you on the morning of your confirmed delivery date by email and/or SMS with a 2-hour delivery time slot. We aim to meet these delivery times but during busy periods, deliveries may take a little longer, however we always work hard to keep delays to a minimum.

What access is needed for my delivery?

Our drivers are only contracted to provide kerbside drop offs and deliveries. They will NOT bring any of our orders through your home. A driver may offer to take an order further; for instance a back garden but this is ONLY at their own discretion. If you have added our installation service to your order please be aware that they will require full access to your garden. Our installation team will not bring a building through your home as they are not covered by insurance to enter a customer's home. If you have any questions about access or you live in a restricted access zone please contact our sales team on 0800 029 1000. Our team will be able to provide you with more information and specific building information.

Will I need to help my delivery driver?

Our drivers DO NOT need your help during a delivery. They will not ask for your help and they can manage all the items themselves. We are not insured to cover any customer injuries and therefore we ask you NOT to help or try and help our drivers while they make a delivery.

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