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Brick build shed

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by Joe_N30, 14 May 2018.

  1. Joe_N30

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    I’m thinking of building a brick built shed and then over cladding the 2 visible sides with some nice timbers.

    Question is what blocks would best suit this sort of build and is a single skin okay?

    Thanks in advance!
     
  2. JohnD

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    do you mind if the shed is cold and damp?
     
  3. Joe_N30

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    Couldn’t be any worse than the timber one currently there :D
     
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    well, do you?
     
  5. Joe_N30

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    John, I fully we’ll know a twin skin cavity wall will be much better but this is a shed. No need for it IMO. A couple of vents to keep air circulating will do me fine. Just really want to know from one of the pros if a medium block would be okay seams it’s single story.

    Cheers.
     
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    I have such a thing in my back yard, I think it used to be a foreman's shed or similar when this plot of land was a pig farm. It's single skin clay brick with a pitched tiles roof, and combo of timber frame and uPVC. It is cold and damp. But it's not cold and draughty and damp, as a timber shed would be. It does shed type jobs. It's for putting garden tools, BBQ, bikes, logs, benches etc in. There is a solid fuel stove in there too, never used it though.

    Have a correct DPM and you'll do fine.

    Nozzle
     
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