Building a dream eco-SIPs garden room for the first time with Hemsec

  • 27 Jan 2022

If you’ve been considering using SIPs for ready-made insulated building structures, but haven’t yet taken the plunge, this case study from Hemsec outlines a builder’s first experience of building a thermally efficient SIPs garden room during the lockdown of Spring 2020.

The customer, experienced in brick and block renovation, wanted to use SIPs for a new garden room. This was because he heard about their superior airtightness and insulation properties.


The builder and customer found many advantages: the build was:

 – much quicker – the structure was up in two days despite a downpour of rain on day ‘one’

 – project ran smoothly and on time

 – far cleaner – no cement spillages and brick dust

The project left the customer delighted with an all-year dream garden room

The garden room is a really well-insulated, modern, light-filled 4 x 5 m space which the customer is using all year round with very little need for heating. It has toilet, sink, TV, hard internet, Wi-Fi and beer pumps installed, as well as a convertible pool table/dining table.

The total cost was £15,000. Read the full story here

UK’s leading SIPs manufacturer

Hemsec was the first company in the UK to start manufacturing SIPs over 20 years ago, and now manufactures the largest range of high-quality SIPs sizes in the UK, all fully BBA Certified and carrying the PEFC sustainability certification for the timber used in the products.

To talk about how Hemsec’s team can help partner you, and get you get started with SIPs, email [email protected]. Equally, call Nathan, Rob or Kate on 0151 426 7171.

Contact Hemsec:

Stoney Lane,
L35 9LL

T: 0151 426 7171
E: [email protected]

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