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How to Build a Wooden Shed Base with Wickes

Learn how to build a wooden shed base with Wickes. Wooden shed bases can offer a quick and easy alternative to slabs or concrete bases and provide a robust and level foundation for your garden shed.
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Make sure the base is slightly raised off the ground which can provide protection against water damage.

Once your base is ready, you can begin building your shed. Click here for all your garden shed needs: http://www.wickes.co.uk/Products/Gardens/Garden-Sheds+Greenhouses/Timber-Sheds/c/1000722

Enjoy your garden with the Wickes Garden Sheds and Buildings range which includes sheds, summerhouses, greenhouses, log cabins, and arches and arbours made from timber. Click here to find out more: http://www.wickes.co.uk/Products/Gardens/Garden-Sheds+Greenhouses/c/1000687


Keep your shed looking new by using exterior woodcare products. Always check manufacturer’s instructions for guidance on application.

Hints & tips

The shed may come with different length roof battens so always double-check you’re working with the right one.


Be careful when lifiting the panels into place. It’s a good idea to wear gloves when handling wood to avoid splinters.

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