Category Archives: Shed Terminology

What are Windlocked Roller Doors?

Wind lock a roller door? How do you do that? Well currently the only way to get a windlock roller door for cyclonic and high wind regions is to by it new. Windlocks are factory fittings and there are special … Continue reading

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Sheds, Steel Price Rises? When is my Shed PRICE LOCKED?

One of the most common miss-understandings that can occur when buying a shed is when have you “locked in” your sheds price? Practices and procedures to “lock in the price” of a shed vary from reseller to reseller, from shed … Continue reading

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Cyclone Rated Shed vs Region A – What is the Difference?

Are you shopping around for a shed? does it need to be rated for a Cyclone region? You will probably have noticed the substantial price difference between the Region A sheds you see in glossy adverts with smiling actors splattered … Continue reading

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What are Private Certifiers and what do they do with Sheds

Accredited Private Certifiers ? Who are they? What do they do when it comes to sheds, garages and carports etc? Why would I need one? According to the Association of Accredited Certifiers an Accredited Certifier is a private accredited professional, … Continue reading

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When is a shed a garage and a garage a shed?

The Macquarie Dictionary says that a garage is as follows…. GARAGE = 1. a building for sheltering a motor vehicle or vehicles. 2. an establishment where motor vehicles are repaired, fuel is sold, etc. 3. a type of dance music with vocals, evolving … Continue reading

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How did Lysaght Custom Orb get its name?

“LYSAGHT CUSTOM ORB®” is the name given to the “corrugated iron” cladding shape made by BlueScope Lysaght. But how did it get the name Custom Orb? The name came from the customs stamp on the corrugated iron when it was … Continue reading

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What is a BOM list or Bill of Materials, why is it important to me?

What is a Bill of Materials or BOM in the Shed Industry A bill of materials or BOM is a list of the components or parts and the quantities of each needed to construct the end product, in this case, … Continue reading

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