Water Pooling all Around My Shed on Concrete Base


Postby Dianemarie » Sun Aug 03, 2014 3:04 pm

I have just bought a new metal yardmaster shed 10 x 8 and had a new concrete pad made to stand it on. The problem is I have had the pad made far too big :( it has a overlap of about 12 inches all around and now floods every time it rains :( I have thought about sealing it with outdoor mastic inside and out and then around the outside with a little concrete lip, getting someone in to saw it down and all sorts of other ideas but the truth is that I am no DIY person and haven't really got a clue what to do for the best. Please can someone help? Thank you in advance :)
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Postby welsh brickie » Sun Aug 03, 2014 8:08 pm

Try raising the shed up 50mm and concrete the floor inside, or take the shed off the slab and cut the concrete pad to the correct size
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Postby Dianemarie » Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:59 pm

does the shed need taken off the slab to be cut? Im a bit nervous about doing that in-case moving it slackens all the screws :( Will attaching some guttering and putting a little concrete lip around the shed cure it? Thanx for your advice :)
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Postby welsh brickie » Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:11 am

not really, raising the internal floor height is an easier option, if you like you can just concrete the floor inside the shed, but paint the floor first with aquaprufe
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Postby Dianemarie » Mon Aug 11, 2014 9:38 am

I'll do that. Thank you very much for your help :)
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Postby Dianemarie » Fri Aug 29, 2014 1:04 pm

hi have you any knowledge of the product sika waterstop? will this work? Thanx
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