Insulating/cladding a breezeblock workshop

4 Oct 2005
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United Kingdom
Hi all,
I recently had to pull down some wooden sheds at the end of my garden and builders have built a breeze-block workshop with cantilever roof built on a concrete base as a replacement.
I'm aware of the pros and cons of brick v wood, but ultimately went with brick to maximise the space (its not square/oblong). There are 2 double glazed windows installed, I'm getting quotes currently for electricity, and am now debating whether to paint the internal walls or to plasterboard and insulate. I have found the inside to be pretty damp, more than I was expecting. The room is breathable.
External cladding will not be possible on all 4 walls due to positioning of the build, but could be done on 2.
I'm considering lining the walls with damp proof sheeting, adding batons and plasterboard, with polystyrene insulation boards in the cavity. Do you think this will help? What other options might I have (for a similar cost)? Should i get an extractor fan fitted?
Any help would be appreciated!
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