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Heavy Duty Shed Felt

Heavy Duty Shed Felt

Heavy Duty Shed Felt


Protecting your outdoor structures is essential to ensure they last for years to come. One cost-effective solution is heavy duty shed felt. This robust roofing material is made from a combination of bitumen and cellulose fibers and is commonly used on sheds, outbuildings, and other outdoor structures. In this blog, we'll explore the benefits of heavy duty shed felts and why they're an excellent choice for protecting your outdoor investments.

Benefits of Heavy Duty Shed Felts

  1. Durability: Heavy duty shed felts are designed to be strong and durable. They can withstand heavy rain, snow, and wind, ensuring your outdoor structures are protected all year round.
  2. Easy to Install: Heavy duty shed felts are easy to install, making them an ideal solution for DIY enthusiasts. They can be cut to size, and installation methods include nailing or stapling.
  3. Cost-Effective: Compared to other roofing materials, heavy duty shed felts are a cost-effective solution for protecting your outdoor structures. They offer excellent value for money and are a popular choice for those on a budget.
  4. Versatile: Heavy duty shed felts are versatile and can be used on a range of outdoor structures, including garden sheds, workshops, and garages.

How to Choose the Right Heavy Duty Shed Felts

When choosing heavy duty shed felts, it's essential to consider the thickness and width of the material. The thicker the felt, the more durable and long-lasting it will be. Additionally, wider felts will provide better coverage and protection for your outdoor structures.

It's also crucial to select the right installation method. Nailing and stapling are the most common methods, and the choice will depend on the type of structure you're working with, for further information on this: Click Here

Heavy Duty Shed Felt is an excellent choice for protecting your outdoor structures. They're durable, easy to install, cost-effective, and versatile. When choosing the right felt for your project, consider the thickness and width of the material, as well as the installation method. With heavy duty shed felts, you can be confident that your outdoor investments are protected from the elements for years to come.

Apart from being twice as thick as normal felt, the other noticeable difference is that the green mineral finish is made with coarser grains (2-4 mm).

Heavy Duty roofing felts are not specifically designed for sheds. They were originally designed as the tough top sheet on a two layer flat roof system, but are used where a longer life expectancy is sought.

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The green mineral finish on heavy duty roofing felt is larger than that used on shed felt.

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Different companies use different names to bring their product to market. Expect to see it called Garage Felt or even Trade Top Sheet. A good heavy duty felt will weigh around 35-38 kg and have a life expectancy of 10 years (twice that of a premium shed felt). Not surprisingly, expect to pay double the price!

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