Summer Houses

Find out everything you need to know about summerhouses here. We’ve got buying guides to help you choose one, plus useful tips for making the most of your summer house.

  1. What is Tongue and Groove?

    What is Tongue and Groove?

    You’ve probably heard of tongue and groove, but what does it actually mean?

    Read on for a technical explanation of tongue and groove, details of its practical use, and how it compares to other types of cladding.

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  2. Portable Gas Heaters to Warm Your Shed

    A black gas cabinet heater in the corner of a room

    A portable gas heater is essential if you’re going to spend time in a shed, summer house or log cabin during the cold winter months. Find out more about what portable gas heaters have to offer, here.

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  3. It's Never Too Late to Buy a Summer House

    It's Never Too Late to Buy a Summer House

    Why Buy a Summer House at All?

    There’s nothing quite like owning a summer house. They provide extra living space, enhance your time in the garden and add value to your home.

    Comfortable, stylish, functional. A place to relax, entertain or work. Garden summer houses have it all.

    There's also never a wrong time to buy a summer house. Really? Even after the summer has finished? Most definitely. Let's take a look at why...

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  4. Should I Buy a Summer House or a Log Cabin?

    a large wooden garden log cabin with veranda

    Are Summer Houses and Log Cabins the Same?

    Nowadays, because of changes in design and the emergence of hybrid models, the difference between summer houses and log cabins can be a bit of a grey area.

    Here we help you understand the differences before you decide which is best for you and your garden.

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  5. 5 Small Summer Houses for Sale Under £900

    a green and white summerhouse with the door open showing furniture and bunting inside

    The Benefits of a Summerhouse

    A summerhouse is a garden hideaway where you can escape the demands of the modern world. Beautiful in design, summerhouses are ideal for dining, entertaining, relaxing

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  6. Which Garden Building is Best for Me?

    a green summerhouse with a lady standing in the open door way and a rear shed area with door open

    Choosing a Garden Building 

    As any homeowner and Buy Sheds Direct website regular

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  7. Overlap or Tongue and Groove?

    Overlap cladding

    Constructed from rough sawn down boards and finished with a factory applied surface treatment, our 8mm overlap cladding offers:

    • Low maintenance
    • Practical outer shell
    • Rustic appearance

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  8. Getting power to your garden building

    Garden sheds are a great place for people to store their stuff. If you’re restrained, that stuff probably includes useful things like tools, lawnmowers and garden furniture. If, like me, you’re more of a magpie, there will be the inevitable pots of

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  9. Top 5 garden buildings

    With so many garden buildings to choose from it can sometimes get a little overwhelming or lead to a rash decision which can leave you disappointed with your purchase.  We took this opportunity to showcase five of our favourite garden buildings to help you along.

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  10. How to make the most of your garden this Summer

    How to make the most of your garden this Summer

    If you want to make the very most of your garden, all year round, look no further than a Log Cabin or Summerhouse.

    Log Cabins and Summerhouses are the perfect way of relaxing in the garden all year round, especially in British Summers.

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