When you start looking at options for a new shed, it can be like learning a whole new language! At KiwiSpan we don’t want you feeling confused by the terminology or left wondering ‘what is a…’, so we’ve written this guide to simplify things for you when planning your new shed.
Span: put very simply, this is the width of your steel shed or garage shed.
Roller doors: a garage door that rolls up. This can be manual or automated via a remote control. Roller doors are arguably the most secure type of garage door, and take up less space in your garage shed than a traditional tilt door.
Bays: a bay is a space designed to be big enough for a standard road vehicle. Some other terms that crop up once you start talking about bays include:
Cladding: the material used on the outside of your shed.
Roof pitch: the angle of the roof. The steeper the roof, the higher it is at its peak.
Knowing some common terminology should help you feel more confident when it comes to discussing options for your new shed. As you start designing your new shed with KiwiSpan other terms are likely to come up, but you can rest assured the KiwiSpan team is here to guide you and will take time to ensure you understand every detail and feel confident in the decisions you’re making.