FAQ on Tin Sheet

Q1. What is the meaning of tin shed?

In India, a tin shed is a simple, temporary structure made of corrugated iron sheets, typically used as shelter or storage space. It is a common sight in rural areas and is used for a variety of purposes, such as a workspace, a storage facility, or a makeshift home.

Q2. What is the height of tin shed?

The height of tin shed in India depends on the purpose of the shed, the area where it will be constructed, and other factors. Generally, most tin shed roofs range from 12 feet to 25 feet in height. Industrial sheds are usually taller due to the accumulation of heat in the metal roofing. However, double layer super insulated tin sheets from PRONTO have become a preferred alternative due to their super efficient heat insulation properties, meaning industrial buildings no longer need to be as tall. Overall, the construction cost of industrial sheds using PRONTO is comparable to that of tin sheeting, offering several advantages that make it the go-to choice for many industrial sheds and warehouses in India.

Q4. Why are sheds made of tin?

In India, sheds are traditionally made of tin for a variety of reasons. Tin is an inexpensive, lightweight material that is easy to work with and install. It is also durable and can withstand the harsh weather conditions of the Indian climate. Tin is also a good choice for sheds because it is fire-resistant and can provide some protection against moisture, insects, and other pests. Though, biggest disadvantage of tin is that being metal it tends to get super-hot in summers and therefore it is not possible to keep the shed cooler in hot climates.

The market for tin roofing sheets is moving towards advanced materials such as Pronto insulated roofing sheets due to the increased demand for energy efficiency. Pronto insulated roofing sheets provide superior insulation compared to traditional tin roofing sheets, making them a more efficient way to keep a home cool during hot summer months. Additionally, Pronto roofing sheets are made from recycled materials and are more environmentally friendly than traditional tin roofing sheets. Pronto roofing sheets also come in a variety of colors and textures, so homeowners can choose the look that best suits their home.

Q5. Why is the shed used for?

In India, sheds are used for a variety of purposes. They are used for storing agricultural tools, storing livestock, storing hay, and even providing shelter for people living in rural areas. Sheds are also used as workshops for carpenters, blacksmiths and other craftspeople. Additionally, sheds provide a low cost warehouse. Being very hot, tin sheds are almost inhabitable during Indian summers. Tin shed generally leak during rains, so they can not be used to store material which are prone to damage from moisture.

Q6. What is a shed called?

In India, shed word is normally associated with Industrial buildings and parking lots without walls. Shed is generally associated with place meant to provide a simple shade from direct sunlight and rains. These sheds are normally open from sides ie without walls.

Q7. What is a good size for shed?

For industrial use, it is generally a shed in the range of 2000-10000 square feet. For parking lots, depending on the size of the lot, a shed of 200-500 square feet may be suitable.

Q8. What is the most economical shed size?

The most economical shed size in India is usually 8×8 feet or 10×10 feet. However, the exact size of your shed will depend on the purpose for which it is being built and the space available.

Q1. How big is a 10×12 shed?

A 10×12 shed would be 120 square feet, making it suitable for various purposes such as a small cabin, office, or storage area. It could comfortably accommodate two people, or two larger animals such as cows.

Q2. What size shed is a good size?

The size of the shed will depend on what you plan to use it for. Generally, sheds between 8×8 to 12×16 feet are a good size for storing lawn and garden equipment. If you plan to use the shed as a workshop or hobby area, a larger size such as 16×20 feet might be better.

Q3. Is a 10×10 shed big enough?

It depends on what you plan to use the shed for. In India, most people use sheds for storage or to house small animals, so a 10×10 shed would be large enough for those purposes. However, if you plan to use the shed for other purposes, such as a home office or workshop, then a 10×10 shed may not be large enough.

Q4. What fits in a 12×12 shed?

A 12×12 shed can accommodate a variety of items, depending on the purpose it is being used for. For example, it can be used to store gardening tools, bicycles, outdoor furniture, tools, sporting equipment, or woodworking projects. Additionally, it is spacious enough to comfortably fit two people, making it a suitable option for an office space, or even a couple’s bedroom. Furthermore, it can even house two large animals, such as cows.

Q5. How big is a 12×16 shed?

A 12×16 shed is approximately 192 square feet. It is 12 feet wide and 16 feet long, making it a relatively large storage space or office area.

Q7. What foundation is best for a shed?

In India, a concrete slab foundation is the most commonly used foundation for sheds. It is the most durable and provides the most stability. It is also relatively easy to construct and cost effective.

Q8. What is the easiest size shed to build?

The easiest size shed to build in India is a small shed measuring up to 10 x 8 feet. It is possible to construct a simple shed using pre-fabricated components or by building from scratch using locally sourced materials. A small size shed requires less time and effort for construction, and the cost of materials will also be lower.

Pronto POD series is an excellent alternative for those looking for quick and easy shed construction. Pronto PODs are complete rooms with roof, walls, doors and windows supplied directly from the factory at very affordable prices. The insulated panels used in the construction of PODs make them highly thermal resistant and they come pre-powder coated on both the inside and outside. Therefore, Pronto PODs are a great alternative to traditional tin shed construction, as they do not need any steel structure for support.