Brighton 8 x 10 Shed, Made in the U.S.A. New Slim windows, double doors on the end with one large window and 2 large skylights, all provide additional illumination and light. Shelving system includes 1-90 inch shelf, 4 corner shelves and 2 peg strips with hardware. Constructed with powder coated steel A-frame roof trusses and internal wall structure of steel-reinforced double polyethylene panels. High grade metal screws ensure secure-fastened assembly. Two shatter proof window open half way for increased ventilation. Peak screen vent cap offers additional airflow. Low maintenance features include UV-Protection to help prevent fading and cracking, weather resistant seams help keep interior dry, stain resistant finish is easy to clean and never needs painting. Your yard is a jungle – its time to tame it with this year-round storage unit. 10 Year Limited Warranty thru Lifetime Products. Customer service information 1-800-225-3865 and www.lifetime.com.
- Product Dimensions: 96 x 32 x 34 inches
- Shipping Weight: 564 pounds
- Shipping: This item can only be shipped to the 48 contiguous states. We regret it cannot be shipped to APO/FPO, Hawaii, Alaska, or Puerto Rico.
- ASIN: B0015MH7WQ
- Item model number: 60001
I wanted the two sets of doors to maximize use of the storage area. I have all the lawn equipment (lawn mower, pressure washer, wheel barrow, and garden tools) spread across the end with the doors. This allows me to have access to all the equipment just by opening the doors and I do not have to leave a path through them to get to the other side of the shed. The side entry doors allow me to enter that end. The skylights and windows let in natural light and provide plenty of illumination. The vinyl construction was key as I did not want to worry about maintenance of wood or metal in our Florida weather. One feature I wasn’t aware of but like is that the doors actually latch together. The left door has stops at the top and bottom which help lock it into place while the right door handle has a latching feature which allows it to latch to the left hand door (both sets).
The instructions were very detailed. As others point out there are a couple of key items (doors) which you need to pay attention to when doing the construction. I received the boxes on a Tuesday (two large 8 ft long boxes totaling 560 lbs) with plans of erecting the shed on the weekend. After looking at the instructions I discovered there were several sections where sub assemblies could be put together ahead of time (trusses, door handles, skylights). I put these together by myself during the week so that when my son-in-law came on Saturday, all we would have to do is put up the shed. The hardware (in most cases) for a particular step is actually packaged together in smaller plastic bags. This made it very easy to do some of the steps. As others have noted, the markings on the plastic bags do not match the item descriptions in the instructions so it takes some time to figure out which bag of parts (especially if there is only screws and washers in the bag) go with which step. However, all of the major assemblies (door handles) were easy to distinguish. There were no issues on quantity of screws, etc.
Once the subassemblies were put together and the flooring assembled (also done prior to putting up shed) it took my son-in-law and I about 3 1/2 hours to put the shed up. I had a concrete slab poured specifically for the shed so did not have any leveling issues. Nothing was too difficult and since most steps are repetitive, once you do it the first time, the rest go a lot faster.
One issue with parts. The end doors use two 79 inch hinge poles and the side doors use 74 inch hinge poles. The set I received had four 74 inch poles and no 79 inch poles. I called the customer service number on the back of the instruction guide, explained the situation to the rep and Lifetime shipped to two poles to me immediately. I called on Thursday and received the two poles on Tuesday.
To get 5 stars I would recommend the markings on the parts bags or instruction manual be be updated to accurately reference each other. Also, some more time should be spent when picking the parts for boxing. This would have caught the hinge pole issue. Plus, there was a duplicate bag of parts for one section which was not needed.
The shed has been in use for a couple of weeks now with no problems.
I love it!
Anyway, I purchased this shed last spring. I waited to review this shed until I made it through a harsh Utah winter. I am glad to report I had no issues. I had several feet of wet snow on the roof and I experience no roof collapse, no leaking or any other weather related issue.
The shed is time consuming to build (8 hours) but assembly was pretty straight forward. My husband and I managed this task over a weekend. Did I mention that this is a very attractive shed? Most sheds I looked into were ugly and distracting. This shed is an inviting addition to my yard. I have received many compliments on it.
Having the second door is what ultimately sold me on this model. We are able to drive our lawn tractor in one side and out the other. Since I do a lot of our yard care, I really appreciate amenities that make the job a little easier.
This is a great shed that has a 10 year warranty but I plan on having much longer that that.
Overall, I’m satisfied with the shed, but if lifetime decided to actually use some sentences in their direction (i.e. actual directions) I would give this five starts. I’m sure there are efficiencies gained by being able to ship one pack of directions regardless of language, but it does make the process harder.
Glad I bought this shed
Rafters were confusing
Very good product, but hard to put together
Lifetime 60001 8-by-10-Foot Outdoor Storage Shed
It was not easy to assemble it from the beginning, but the instruction was very well written for me.
Only my concern is about the rainy season. Does it keep dry inside or leak inside, because there are connection holes in the bottom and there is no sealing for windows?
I need more instruction what to do if it is leak.
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