Scotts summerhouses are all supplied in a natural, unpainted finish of Red Grandis, a sustainable hardwood. Red Grandis is a premium quality hardwood perfectly suited for outdoor buildings as it offers a long life span and is extremely durable.
If you prefer a stained or painted summerhouse, we offer a range of appeaing colour finishes enabling you to customise your summerhouse to blend with your garden. The ten paint and one stain colour options are shown below.
If a paint finish is selected then all of the nail holes are filled before the timber is primed. The microporous top coat in your chosen colour, is applied in a spray finish from the Teknos Industrial range offering excellent resistance to the elements. In most cases, this gives you five to seven years of maintenance free life, depending on the location of your building.
If a stained finish is chosen, two coats of Teknos Industrial range semi-gloss stain are applied. The stain penetrates and enhances the natural beauty of the wood whilst offering a highly effective protection. Depending upon the exposure and location of the summerhouse, two coats of this stain will, generally, protect the building for five to seven years before restaining is necessary.
A tin of touch up stain or paint is supplied with all stained or painted buildings, for touching up as necessary. Paint or stain is available direct from us r suppriers for maintaining your building in future years.
Colours may vary, due to the printing process, samples are available on request.
Divine Home & Garden supplies a selection of roof materials on the different summerhouse models and these are detailed in the table below. Many of the summerhouse models are supplied, as standard, with an exceptional moulded. composite glass fibre roof giving a maintenance free life of twenty to thirty years.These roofs provide ultimate protection against UV rays and realistically simulate slate tiles or lead. The style of the roof-varies depending on the model chosen. Aternatively, for a more natural effect, a treated cedar shingle roof can be selected, for all summerhouse models, to blend in with any garden.
All summerhouses can be enhanced with a variety of optional accessories that provide a fun element as well as personalising your summerhouse to suit your needs. No other manufacturer provides such attention to detail and creativity to help you get the most from your garden building. You can choose from the following range of innovative extras, dependent on your chosen summerhouse model.
The rotating base accessory is an ingenious mechanism popularised by the Victorians and much favoured by George Bernard Shaw. It allows you to simply turn your summerhouse to face the sun or even to change the view you have of your garden. The rotating base, as shown, is easily fitted to the Balmoral. Baltimore or 2.4m Burghley octagonal buildings and, when installed, is always hidden by a timber skirting to match your chosen colour finish.
There is an exclusively designed storage feature, with diamond leaded window, that is available as an optional extra within the back panel(s). With the ever-increasing need for space. these imaginative storage features not only look attractive from the exterior of the building but internally they allow for drinks, glasses, books and even a radio to be within easy reach. They can easily be incorporated into any of the summerhouses, adding an attractive and functional finishing touch.
TONGUE & GROOVE EFFECT LINING
All summerhouses (except the Balmoral) can be internally lined, to eaves height with a tongue and groove effect lining, in an Off-White paint colour only. This lining adds the perfect finishing touch to any building. If desired, insulation can be supplied and fitted at an additional cost. With the lining option, the diamond leaded windows in the rear panels of the Baltimore and Burghley summerhouses will not be available. Although, if you choose the shelf feature for your summerhouse this comes complete with diamond leaded windows so you can achieve a similar effect.
We offer a durable flooring option within its range of summerhouses which provides a practical and tasteful floor covering (excluding the Sun Ray Garden Room and 3.6m Burghley). This unique woven vinyl flooring gives you the natural feel and texture of sisal and seagrass, whilst pleasant and warm underfoot. And, as this floor covering is waterproof and easy to clean it offers a perfect solution for any summerhouse.
A Georgian effect, decorative leaded glass can be specified within a Scotts summerhouse instead of the standard plain glass. This traditional style of leaded glass can be chosen to blend in with period properties or just as a decorative finishing touch.
UNDERLINING TO ROOF
All of the summerhouses, supplied with a cedar shingle roof, can be underlined as an alternative to the plain cream fabric lining. The underlining. supplied in an Off-White paint finish, is manufactured from 9mm exterior grade MDF which is moisture resistant.
DOUBLE GLAZING & INSULATION
We offer double glazing and insulation for all summerhouse models (excluding the Balmoral). The double glazing is supplied with clear, low E energy saving glass. When insulation is specified, the summerhouse will be lined with the tongue and groove effect lining. Further details and specifications for the double glazing and insulation are available from the sales team.
Add light to your summerhouse without the hassle and expense of supplying mains electrics to the bottom of the garden. We offer a solar lighting package for your summerhouse. incorporating a high efficiency solar panel, lithium battery hub, table lamp and floor lamp both with warm tone bulbs. It is the ideal solution for providing electrical power for lighting and is easy to install, requiring no special tools.
The external cladding, wall framing, roof, doors, and windows are manufactured from Red Grandis, a sustainable FSC® certified hardwood. The floor is manufactured from high quality PEFCs certified European Redwood, which is vacuum pressure impregnated with Osmose Nature wood, All timber is carefully selected and has a long life expectancy.
The cladding is ex 19 x 125mm machined tongue and groove boarding. All nails are galvanised. The framing size varies to structurally suit the model chosen. On the Balmoral, Baltimore and the 3.4m Garden Room it is a minimum of ex 38mm x 38mm in size. On the 2.4m Burghley and the 3m Burghley it is a minimum of ex 50mm x 38mm.The framing on the 3.6m Burghley, the 3.9m and 4.4m Garden Room is ex 63mm x 38mm.
All floors are manufactured using ex 19mm x 125mm pressure impregnated tongue and groove floorboards. Timber joist sizes for all models are ex 50 x 38mm.
Divine English Home & Garden solar lighting package can deliver energy at I2v to power lights, a fan and charging for mobile and laptop devices. The kit includes: 10w solar panel with 2.5m connection cable; solar panel wall bracket, 10Ah solar hub: table lamp and 80Im vintage bulb with 5m cable and switch: floor lamp and 350Im vintage bulb with 5m cable and switch.
The composite glass fibre roof is maintenance free and provides protection against UV rays. Our cedar shingle roofs only use high quality, Number 1 grade blue label, Western Red cedar shingles fitted with stainless steel nails. A timber frame, for the cedar shingle roof, is made from stress graded timber with a breathable underlay.
For specific roof options and which models they apply to, please see Optional extras.
We reserve the right to alter their specification in the interest or product improvement without prior notification.
PAINTS AND STAINS
If a paint finish is selected, all of the nail holes are filled and then the timber on both the inside and the outside of the building is primed. The microporous paint, in your chosen colour is applied in a spray finish from the Teknos Industrial range. If a
stained finish is chosen then two coats ofTeknos Industrial range semi-gloss stain are applied. The stain penetrates the wood so retarding the adverse effects of moisture, UV-light and microbial growth. The stain is absorbed into the wood and does not form a solid film.
LINING AND INSULATION
If the summerhouse is lined, a 9mm thick exterior grade, moisture resistant, MDF tongue and groove effect lining, in a
painted finish, is fitted to the walls, All panels are pinned and skirting is fitted to the bottom of each panel. Insulation is available for all of the summerhouse models (excluding the Balmoral) and further details can be obtained. on request. from the sales team.
With all Red Grandis hardwood summerhouses, purchased with a factory applied paint or stain, a 20 year timber guarantee is offered by Scotts against rot, fungal decay and termite attack, subject to your regular maintenance of the paint/stain coating.
If ordered with no factory applied paint/stain then a I 0 year timber guarantee is offered against rot, fungal decay and termite attack. Scotts is not responsible for any maintenance of the external joinery elements including the timber doors and windows.
Please note that timber is a natural product and can be subject to expansion and contraction from environmental
or weather related conditions. Whilst Scotts takes every care, they cannot be responsible for any seasonal changes with a natural product.
The building must be erected onto a pre-prepared, level, and hard standing area, preferably either concrete or smooth paving slabs – see our base plans for details. Ideally, this base needs to be to a minimum depth of I 00mm. If the site is very exposed it needs metal straps incorporating into the base work to anchor it to the ground. The person who undertakes the base work will supply these.
Planning permission is not generally required unless you live in a Conservation Area or in a Listed Property and providing the building is sited at least 2 metres from your boundary. If the summerhouse is to be positioned closer to the boundary, we can offer most buildings at a height of under 25 metres to comply with planning regulations. However, it is always advisable to clarify individual situations with your local planning authority. Where a planning application is required. Our personnel will be pleased to assist with the process by providing full scale drawings. for your chosen model, for submission with your application.
DELIVERY, ON-SITE ASSEMBLY AND ACCESS
Our package (excluding the Balmoral gazebo) includes delivery and erection of their buildings onto a pre-prepared base. We directly employ fully trained, experienced, and professional installers. The whole Divine team takes a pride in the finished buildings they create. Working space will be required around the building for the installers to construct the building to your satisfaction, quickly and efficiently. We regret that the installation teams are unable to carry wall panels. floors or roofs over walls and fences or through houses and garages. At the time of ordering you will need to confirm that adequate access is available for the building to be delivered. If access is not available then our summerhouse supplier can usually manufacture smaller component parts to allow for the building to be carved through a house or garage, for example.
Full details of access requirements can be obtained from our sales team. All buildings are supplied with a comprehensive maintenance manual.
Fabric style and seating
INTERIOR SEATING AND UPHOLSTERY DESIGNS
All the summerhouses can be supplied with modular wooden seating, with storage. and a sumptuous upholstery set. The upholstery includes comfortable padded seating and loose backrest cushions adding a touch of luxury to your garden building. As standard we supply the summerhouse without seating or upholstery although a plain cream fabric roof lining will always be supplied (unless underlining to the roof is specified). Where seating and upholstery are chosen, each section of seating is supplied with a high quality, deep foam block seat cushion, complete with piping. Luxurious, loose backrest cushions with hollow fibre filling are supplied in two different sizes, offering a comfortable and modern finishing touch to the summerhouse. All large backrest and seat cushion covers are removable for dry cleaning. We offer a wide choice of fabric styles to suit all tastes, as shown.
The modern, sectional style of seating is freestanding so that it can easily be moved and placed in different positions, as required. This seating design offers great flexibility as well as providing a self-contained storage space within each section, acting as a convenient hideaway for various garden accessories. The seating is painted to match the chosen paint finish for your summerhouse so that it blends in perfectly. Alternatively, if you choose an unpainted or stain finish for your summerhouse, or- the building is lined internally, then the seating is always supplied in an Off-White paint finish.