Summer house dismantle/re-erect

I'm wanting to take down and reerect a 10 x 6ft summer house.
The thing is it has electric sockets, light and is boarded inside.
The electric from what I can see it run from an outside plug so not underground.
What would be the best way to go about it all?
I've taken down many sheds so would imagine the house in itself would be the same process, but would the internal boards need removing first?


Asked by Jessica on 13th Mar 2023
Expert Trade Answers
"Not allways but u have to think of the waight when moving"
Answered on 13th Mar 2023 - Member since Oct 2022 - report
"You need to be able to get to where the corners are connected to disassemble the shed.The same goes for taking the roof off.As far as the electricity,you must have a qualified electrician to do that job."
Answered on 14th Mar 2023 - Member since Dec 2022 - report
"Yes move any internal boarding,skirting etc,lighting fixtures,back to basics"
Answered on 13th Mar 2023 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
"First, on the fuse box in the main house turn off just the fuse(mcd) that powers the shed electrics. Remove all the sockets from the shed. Boards from the inside dismantled first to expose wires and wires taken out. And then everything else."
Answered on 14th Mar 2023 - Member since Apr 2021 - report
"I would remove boards and trace were the power is before doing anything AND be careful"
Answered on 24th Oct 2023 - Member since Sep 2023 - report
"Hi, i would recommend an electrician isolate the power first before removing any of the internals. Once the electrics are made safe, the internal boards would have to be removed before dismantling the shed/summerhouse. I hope this helps, we can provide a quote for this if you need one. Thank you"
Answered on 13th Mar 2023 - Member since Nov 2017 - report
"Yea my strip the interior out back to bare bones to expose the joints in the frame work this will then let you know what part to take off on the exterior to take it down in stages … good luck and good on you for taken it on"
Answered on 1st Aug 2023 - Member since May 2023 - report
"I would think make sure the power is disconnected to the building and you will have to pull it apart from the top down so the keeping the windows and doors in until its easy to work on will help with keeping the building structuarly safe."
Answered on 16th Apr 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"You could be able to Jack the whole thing up if it’s just a case of moving position?"
Answered on 6th Apr 2023 - Member since Mar 2023 - report
"Turn the power source of first, take the internal cladding of in the corners (if the shed has a cover strip on the 10foot side then the internal cladding will probably have to come of too). Screws or bolts hopefully will still be unscrewed failing this a crow bar is essential. Depending what type of roof you have it will need to be cut and just a strip of re-felt however if it’s a hipped roof you may need a re-felt just on the corners and ridge piece. Just make sure the power definitely is off before any other work commences. Good luck."
Answered on 9th Apr 2023 - Member since Feb 2023 - report
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