How to install your Tate Fencing pent roof shed
The Tate Fencing guide to assembling your pent garden shed. We have put together this installation guide to show you how to assemble your pent shed. These install instructions are reliant for all pent roof weatherboard sheds and pent roof shiplap sheds. you can download or print a copy by clicking on the “Download as PDF button“. If you require any further help please don’t hesitate to contact a member of our sales team, we are more than happy to assist you.
Step 1 – Ensure the shed has a level & sufficient base in place. A concrete or sleeper base is ideal. Position the floor ensuring it is level.
Step 2 – With the floor in place, each panel can now be positioned & screwed together. Starting with the back panel.
Step 3 – The side panels sit on top of the floor panel. The cladding over hangs the floor panel and finishes flush to the edge.
Step 4 – The side panels are positioned in place, and butted up tight to the other panels
Step 5 – The shed frame should butt together tight in the corners. Larger sheds have larger frame work. 47x100mm frame work pictured
Step 6 – The panels are screwed together through the frame work.
Step 7 – The same is repeated for the front panel.
Step 8 – Only applies to large sheds If your shed is a larger shed it would be supplied with a single or many roof supports which need installing….
Step 9 – Applies to large sheds only …they are installed in position against a stud /framework and screwed into place
Step 10 – The whole roof section is lifted up. (Note: this is a two person lift) and put roughly in to place.
Step 11– Only applies to larger sheds with roof supports supplied. The roof support stud is created using the supplied timber. It is held in to place and marked with a pencil
Step 12 – Only applies to larger sheds with roof supports supplied.Cut along the pencil line…..
Step 13 – Only applies to larger sheds with roof supports supplied. …and fitted and screwed in to place for a perfect fit. It provides support under-neath each roof support.
Step 14 – Only applies to larger sheds with roof supports supplied. you can adjust the roof position from inside the shed.
Step 15 – …until the roof joist line up correctly as pictured above.
Step 16 – Any roof supports are screwed up into the roof panel framework
Step 17 – Working round the shed screwing up through the side panels into roof joists. Also into any roof support beams if supplied
Step 18 – Working round the shed all side panels can now be screwed down into the floor frame work.
Step 19 – Roll the first run of felt across the roof starting at the low point. Leaving approx 60mm over hang.
Step 20 – Nailing down the felt as you go.
Step 21 – Cut the felt leaving again approx 60mm over hang enough to fold over and tack to the roof edge.
Step 22 – Fold the felt neatly at the corner and tack along the roof edge.
Step 23 – Now continue with the second run of felt over lapping on top of the first run of felt.
Step 24 – Nailing as you go. Folding the felt over the high edge, again folding corners neatly and nailing down.
Step 25 – Doors can be hung either way round & come with hinges fitted. Doors are screwed into place.
Step 26 – The main door bolt is fitted to the door, and the keep fitted to the frame.
This section only applies to sheds with double doors with a closing fillet to be fitted. Step 27 – holes are drilled in the door frame to take the fixed door top and bottom bolts.
This section only applies to sheds with double doors with a closing fillet to be fitted. Step 28– The bolt keep is attached to the second door. A fillet is held in place marked…
This section only applies to sheds with double doors with a closing fillet to be fitted. Step 29 ….cut and screwed to the first door to fill the gap between the double doors.
Step 30 – An infill fillet is provided. This is trimmed to fit, and slots in between the roof and front panel filling the gap.
Step 31 – The door trims are attached above the shed doors.
Step 32 – The window beading is prepared, by hammering the pin nails through it ready for it to be installed.
Step 33 – Mastic sealant can be used as an option around the window frame. (not supplied) The window glass is put in position.
Step 34 – The beading is nailed tight to the glass to hold the glass in place.
Applies to larger sheds only. Step 35 On larger sheds you may have a center fillet. This is nailed in place to cover the cladding join line.
Step 36 – Corner fillets are provided and attached to each corner. This covers the exposed panel edges.
Step 37 – Edging boards are cut and nailed to sandwich the and cover the edge of the felt on all side.
Step 38 – The access front and rear edging boards are trimmed with a hand saw….
Step 39 – ….for a perfect fit.
Step 40 – Shed is complete.