Your Guide to Shed Profile Options

Cladding, also known as the exterior skin of your shed, is essentially what makes your shed a shed. Cladding forms the walls and roof that allow you to enclose your shed and create a weather protected space. Not only does cladding have protection benefits for your shed, but depending on the profile option you select, it can aid the aesthetic look of your shed to make it either stand out or blend in with the surrounding environment.

There are 3 profile options available for your shed cladding, they are Corrugated, 5-Rib and Low Rib. To assist you in making the right profile selection for your shed, we have listed the features and benefits of each profile type below.



  • Economical
  • Hi-tensile steel
  • Light weight
  • High strength
  • Spring curving
  • Fully tested
  • Colorbond or zinc
  • Suitable for roofing and walls
  • Anti-capillary side laps
  • Traditional style
  • Limited water carrying capacity



  • Economical with a unique blend of characteristics
  • Hi-tensile steel
  • Lightweight
  • High Strength
  • Deep ribs – provide excellent spanning capabilities and good water carrying capacity
  • Domed crest
  • Anti-capillary side laps – gives improved weather structure
  • Strong and efficient
  • Colorbond or zinc
  • Suitable for roofing and walls
  • Suitable for sheds over 3m in height



  • Low rib height
  • Economical
  • Smart neat appearance
  • Cold roll formed steel
  • Colorbond or zinc
  • Wide coverage
  • Low profile
  • Cold roll formed steel
  • Can only be used on walls
  • Suitable for sheds under 3m in height



No matter which cladding option you choose, you can be ensured that your shed will have a strong and durable exterior that will help keep the contents of your shed safe.


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