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Shed base larger than shed

Discussion in 'In the Garden' started by xyz321, 8 Aug 2018.

  1. xyz321

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    Asking on behalf of a friend.

    He inherited a quite new 10 x 8 shed from previous owner of the house and found that the concrete base is much larger than the shed. There is no guttering on shed. On top of adding guttering is there anything else that can be done to avoid future damage due to water bouncing off the base and damaging shed?

    Finally any recommendations on any product to protect the wood. Sadolin gets few mentions on forum but personally I have never used it..

    Ta

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  2. scbk

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    Post some photos
     
  3. lonner

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    Put the shed on bearers and use any good wood treatment.
    Should last if treatment is regularly applied
     
  4. xyz321

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    Thanks for reolies. I I will try to get some photos and also passion msg re treatitr bearers
    Ta
     
  5. cwhaley

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    A lot of people just sit their sheds on concrete bases. As said above, they have to be raised about the ground so they don't draw up water and rot the wood. I put mine on railway sleepers so it is a good 12"-16" off the ground.
     
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