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PREMIUM STEEL SHEDS & BUILDINGS ~ RURAL, INDUSTRIAL & COMMERCIAL

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Steel Sheds & Buildings
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Whether the project is big or small, there are often many questions arise when you start the planning for building a shed. Here we hope to answer as many questions as possible & give you the facts to help your project run smoothly. If you don't see the question & answer you're looking for please contact us for assistance. We are only too happy to help.

KNOW YOUR SHED - DESIGN TERMINOLOGY & OPTIONS FOR SHEDS

Here at TasTech, we custom design each building to meet the individual needs of the client. There are a wide range of options you might like to consider for your shed. If you don't see what you're looking for, please give us a call to discuss. No shed design too big or complex. Also check out our Steel Sheds Products section for a small sample of designs.

SHED STYLE - What kind of style would be best suited for your proposed usage? What would match your surrounding buildings? Consider the following options: Fully Enclosed, Open Front, Roof Only, Part Enclosed/Part Open, Gable Roof, Curved Roof, Skillion Roof, Awnings, Lean-To's, Dividing Walls, Precast Concrete Panels & Walls, Cool Room Panels, Sisalation, Insulation, Safety Wire, Overhead Crane Beams, Roof Ventilation, Vermin Proofing & more.

1) SPAN - The width between the side walls - Ranging up to 60m clearspan or beyond 100m non clear span
2) LENGTH - Total length of the building - Ranging to any required length
3) BAY SIZE - The distance between portal frames - Standard bays up to 9m - Larger bays upon request
4) EAVES HEIGHT - The height of the wall - Ranging up to 12m
5) ROOF PITCH - The angle of roof slope from ridge to gutter - Standard & custom pitches available up to 45 degrees
6) CLEARSPAN FRAMING - The width between the side walls not requiring internal support columns - Ranging up to 60m
7) PORTAL FRAME - The section of 2 columns & 2 rafters joined together making a frame
8) COLUMNS - These are your uprights & are connected to you footings & support the rafters
9) RAFTERS - These are connected to your columns at eaves height & connected together at the ridge or apex of the roof
10) WALL GIRTS - The horizontal structural member connecting the portal frames & for attaching the wall cladding
11) ROOF PURLINS - The horizontal structural member connecting the portal frames & for attaching the roof cladding
12) BRACING - Positioned between portal frames provides stability, prevents movement & keeps the building square
13) AWNING/LEAN TO - Various sizes at eaves height or dropped down
14) CLADDING - Colorbond® or Zincalume® steel sheeting
15) NATURAL LIGHTING - Polycarbonate Sky Lights & Polycarbonate Wall Lights
16) DOORS - Steel Sliding Doors, Roller Doors, Roller Shutters - Domestic & Industrial - Manual or Electric Operation
17) PERSONAL ACCESS DOORS - Metal Clad Single, Double or custom size - Single Skin, Semi Solid Core, Solid Core & more
18) GLASS - Sliding Windows & Sliding Doors in a range of sizes

Shed Componentry Version One

Shed Componentry Version Two

 

 

HOW DO I CONVERT METERS TO FEET OR FEET TO METERS?

Some people prefer metric measurements & others prefer imperial measurements. To help make conversion easier, we've put together a simple & easy to use conversion chart. These figures have been rounded to the nearest decimal place, therefore are only approximate conversions.

Metres to Feet & Feet to Metres Conversion Chart. 6m = 19.7ft, 20ft = 6.1m

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