FAQs

Do I receive assembly instructions with my kit?

Yes all kits come with full assembly instructions from floor to roof.

 

Does the construction fee include delivery?

No the construction fee is just for work carried out on site, delivery of the materials is separate and will vary depending on where you are located within the country.
 

What is the maximum height I can go before I would require planning permission?

Garden buildings do not require planning permission as long as if the building is within 2 metres of any boundary they are 2.5m overall height or 3m if not within a 2 metre boundary.
 

What is the maximum footprint before I require building regulations?

The maximum footprint is 30 m2, anything after that you will require planning permission and structural calculations.
 

Do you supply door and windows?

No we do not supply any sort of doors or windows, they would need to be sourced by the customer, although we can advise.
 

Do you supply cladding?

No we do not supply cladding, that would need to be sourced by the customer, although we can advise.
 

Do you fit EPDM rubber on the roof when you do a construction?

No the EPDM is supply only.
 

What base should I use for the studio to sit on?

There are 2 options we would advise, either a level concrete base the same dimension as your studio or screw piles which are supplied and fitted by a company called Stop Digging check out www.stopdigging.co.uk
 

Do I require a breathable membrane?

Yes you will need a breathable membrane around your studio that is secured with battens before you put the cladding over to finish.
 

Are the panels waterproof?

They are shower resistant, however they will need to be covered over with a waterproof sheeting if not being used straight away.

Testimonial 2

So happy with our garden studio, being used as an office and the children love playing in it. We found you so helpful throughout the whole process, from the first email to the final part of the construction. Highly recommended.”

Testimonial 1

Love our new SIPs garden room. Looks impressive and so cost effective, we definitely made the right decision using you guys. It went together so easily, especially as I am not particularly technical minded. We will be recommending your services.”

Testimonial 3

Wow! Fab SIPs studio, brilliant customer service, always answered any questions we had at every stage. It is worth every penny, the whole family are making use of the extra room. Thanks so much for an excellent service. May have another project next year so we will be in touch.”