Shed Glossary

Confused by some of the industry jargon? If you have been shopping around for a new shed, you have likely come across a few terms you don't know. 

To help you understand the in's and out's of a shed, we have put together a comprehensive shed glossary that lists a bunch of shed building terminology and definitions.

If you still have questions, feel free to give us a call on 1800 350 450 to speak to a shed expert.

A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. J. K. L. M. N. O. P. Q. R. S. T. U. V. W. X. Y. Z.

A.

A.S.I. Shed Group

Accredited

Apex

Apex 

B.

Barge Capping/Flashing

Base Plates

Bay

BCA

BMT

BOM

C.

C-Section

Capping

Cladding

Class 1a Building (BCA)

Class 10a Building (BCA)

Cleats

Colorbond

Column

Corner Flashings

Cross Bracing

Custom-Orb

Cyclonic Rated Buildings

D.

Diaphragm Bracing

Door Jamb

Downpipes

E.

Eave

End Wall

Engineering Certification

F.

Fly Brace

Footings

Frame

G.

Gable or Gable End

Garage

Girder Truss

Girt

Girt Bracket

G P Bracket

Gutters

Gutter Bracket

H.

Hauch

Height

Hold Down Cages/Brackets

I.

Importance Level (IL)

Insulation

K.

Knee Bracket, Cleat or Brace

L.

Length

M.

Mezzanine Floor

Mullion

Multi-Span

O.

Open Front / Open Bays

P.

PA Door

Portal Frame

Purlin

R.

Rafter

Ridge Capping

Roof Pitch

Roof Ventilaton

Roof Safety Wire

S.

Skillion Roof

Skylight

Slab

Span

T.

TCT

Tek Screw

Terrain

Terrain Category 1

Terrain Category 1.5

Terrain Category 2

Terrain Category 2.5

Terrain Category 3

Topographic Factor

Topspan or Top Hat

Trimdek

Truss

V.

Vermaseal/Vermin Seal

W.

Wind Speed

Wind Speed Region

Wind Speed Region A

Wind Speed Region B

Wind Speed Region C

Wind Speed Region D

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