Now days there are several types of sheds available to you , but you may have already decided that a pent / single sloping roof shed will be the best for your needs. Now that you are aware of this, it is time for you to get out there and figure out where will be the best place to purchase your new pent roof shed from. City Centre Sheds Liverpool should be at the top of the very short list of suppliers you are considering. If you would like to know why, you should continue reading.
You must have a SOLID level base ready before we arrive . Check out our base advice
All our Buildings are Fully treated with a Base Coat of water / wax based treatment and will require additional regular treating to prolong its life and we recommend a Quilty Spirit NOT water based product , yes more expensive but it will last much longer and require longer periods in between coats
We use 50mm x 50mm Framework much stronger than any other suppliers locally
You have a selection of Door and Window Positions in the Pent Roof Range of Sheds .
The rear Height will range from 5ft 8in to 6ft 4in depending on building size and the Front will range from 6ft 6in for the narrow buildings up to 7ft 6in for the wider pent Roof Sheds which will give a better slope and stop water from holding on the Roof . The angle on the roof is critical to keeping a pent , single sloping roof shed dry .
It is possable to have a perfectly level flat roof on these buildings at an extra charge and will require the use of a prodcut called Rubber Based EPDM , which is one continuos sheet with no joints . Thus no chance of leaking.
All our pent Roof sheds are coverd with a standard green mineral roofing felt .
They are designed to cope with average weather conditions in sheltered locations and not subjet to exposed high winds and rain .
Depending on the location you intend to site this new single sloping roof shed , it will need to be give some thought . Due to the fact the roof felt simply over laps and is NOT sealed and depends on the angle of the roof to allow the rain water to run off . If the building is placed in a position where it is constantly going to be subjected to the prevailing winds in your area you will need to consider a different roof covering . The standard covering will NOT cope with those conditions. As we erect and felt these pent roof building FREE of Charge we can not be held responsible of any leaks or damage that may be caused due to bad location and adverse weather conditions .
As we have NO WAY of knowing the above facts it will be your responsibility to make us aware of this potential problem . We can NOT be held reasponcable for any leaks or water damage on a Pent Roof - Single Sloping Roof if it is found the building has been subjected to prevailing winds and rain which WILL force water under the foofing felt .
It is highly recommended a pent roof shed is up graded to a polyester grade torch on roof covering - this is fully heat sealed to the roof with a blow torch is of a commercial quality check out our roofing felt upgrade page here
DO NOT fit any sort of electrics , water or other power sourse in to a Pent Roof shed without give us prior notice in writing and via email, so we can make a note of this fact on your file .
We ask this as it is strongly advised that you pay to upgrade the standard roofing felt to the polyerster torch on grade., which is a much more robust and longer lasting covering. The problem is that our basic pent roof sheds come with the light weight overlapping green mineral felt .
As a Pent roof only has a small slope compared to that of and Apex Shed , in certain situations depending where you locate your new single sloping roof shed ! it is possible due to prevailing winds that are beyound our control, water may be forced under the overlapping layers of felt.
As we have NO way of knowing the wind direction or prevailing weather conditions in your area it will be your responsibility to inform us of any potential problems . If you are in any doup what so ever you must pay to upgrad to the commercial torch on roofing felt which is fully heat sealed on all joints . Th eroofing felt on a standard pent roof shed is only overlapped and NOT sealed and relies upon the slope of the roof and the overlapping of the roofing felt to keep the building dry .
These roofs are NOT designed to cope with prevailing winds and rain that may be foreced under overlaping felt layers .
Pent roof sheds tend to be more problematic overall ! That is why you do not see many Pent Roof Houses !
Special note on your base
Please do not be tempted to put a small slope on your base , this alone is the biggest complaint we get with this sort of building . When i client has decided to say put a small slope of say 1 or 2inch to assist any rain that may fall on their new shed base . What actualy happens is that this slope effectivle cancels out the slope we have put on our building , causing the roof the roof to be nearly flat and as described previously , our roof are NOT designed to cope unless the roofing felt has a suitable overlap and angle for the rain to be removed quickly .
If you are are not sure in any way just call and ask so can offer advise and will always have a solution to the problem