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1. The Caps for my HDX shelving do not fit on the top of my shelf.
The common cause for this is that the posts/legs have been inserted the wrong direction. Make sure post or “legs” are assembled with tapered (or smaller end) facing down toward the floor as the shelf is being assembled.
2. I don’t think I received the left (or the right) door panel or side panel.
All of our cabinet doors and panels are universal. All you need to do is to simply turn one of them “upside down” and it becomes the right (or the left). We suggest laying all parts as shown in our directions prior to assembling.
3. The back panels to my cabinet are missing.
The common cause for this is that they are stuck tightly together. The panels can be pressed together in packaging to appear as if they are not all there. Please make sure you have them all separated.
4. Can I make my HDX 5 Level Shelf into a 2 level, 3 level or 4 level shelving unit?
Yes. You will need to purchase extra feet and caps or legs. Spare parts (feet and caps and post) can be purchased separately on the website at www.apgparts.com.
5. Can I purchase additional shelves for my HDX Cabinet?
Yes, for the Tall Cabinet with Drawer, the shelves are adjustable and you can purchase additional parts on the website, www.apgparts.com. On the 25” Tall, Base and Wall Cabinets the shelves are not adjustable..
6. Can I use my HDX Cabinets outdoors?
Our HDX Cabinets are designed for indoor use. They are not designed to be water proof. They also do not contain UV protection in the resin as you would see in our outdoor sheds.
7. Is there a warranty on my product?
Our HDX products have a two year warranty.
8. Is my product recyclable? –
Yes – they are in the category of Plastic #5 Polypropylene, which is considered safe and is accepted by recycling programs.
9. What is my product made of?
Polypropylene Plastic.
10. If I have any assembly questions, are there any assembly videos available?

Yes, there are assembly videos for our HDX Cabinets and Shelving on the HomeDepot.com website.

 

 

Fusion Shed - FAQ

1.  What are the most prominent advantages of using Wood-Plastic Composite (WPC) in Fusion Sheds?

The properties of the WPC used in Fusion sheds let you enjoy the best of both worlds. While the shed looks and feels like natural wood, and is extremely strong and rigid, it’s also long-lasting and maintenance-free. Pre-cut, pre-drilled tongue and groove panels make Fusion sheds easy to assemble too.

2. Is Fusion environmentally friendly?

Fusion is made of residual wood fiber and recycled thermoplastics, making it an eco-friendly shed.

3. Are the WPC panels susceptible to mold growth?

Keter’s WPC contains antibacterial and antifungal additives/agents, making it highly resistant to mold growth.

4. Will the Fusion packaging fit in my truck?

The pack dimensions:
Fusion 757 L89.4” x W52” x H15” / L227 x W 132 x H37 cm
Fusion 754 L89.4” x W52” x H12” / L227 x W132 x H30 cm. Check the available loading space in your truck to see if there’s enough room.

5. Do I need to prepare anything before I begin assembly?

Assembling Fusion sheds is relatively easy, even for novice DIYer, with the pre-cut, pre-drilled tongue and groove panels.
* Carefully review the user manual in its entirety before starting assembly.
* Watch the assembly video to get a better understanding of the assembly principles. The video does not replace or substitute for the assembly instructions in any way.
* Make sure the assembly site is leveled. It’s recommended to construct a wooden or concrete base as a foundation.
* Have an electric drill (with the torque set very low), rubber hammer and ladder on hand.
* Some assembly steps require two (2) people, so have a second person available during assembly.
* Allow 2-4 hours of assembly time for Fusion 754 and 3-6 hours for Fusion 757.
* Do not attempt assembly on windy or cold days.

6. How many people are required for assembly?

We recommend two (2) people assemble the shed.
Handling and assembling the relatively heavy panels requires two (2) people (adults), and other steps during assembly require a second person.

 

7. The screws going into the floor and bottom wall panels won’t hold. What should I do?

Make sure the ground of the assembly site is leveled.

8. One of the floor pre-drilled screw holes has been stripped. What should I do?

To avoid stripping the pre-drilled screw holes, adjust the torque setting on your drill to very low. The floor screws provide a strong enough hold to compensate for a single worn pre-drilled hole.

9. Drilling into the wall panel, I can feel the pre-drilled screw hole has been stripped. What should I do?

To avoid stripping the pre-drilled screw holes in the panels, adjust the torque setting on your drill to very low.
The shed’s design allows for one of the screws to be slightly looser without compromising the shed’s structural strength.

10. Why is there a gap between two (2) adjacent panels?

The shed’s walls are assembled at a right angle with a space between each two (2) adjacent panels to allow for the insertion of a metal profile on the inside. The exterior space is closed and secured toward the end of the assembly with a dedicated corner profile.

11.The pre-drilled holes in the panels and metal profiles are not aligned. What should I do?

Make sure the ground of the assembly site is leveled and the wall panels are fully pressed against the shed floor and to one another. Misalignment of the pre-drilled holes in the panels and metal profiles may result from a certain tolerance in the panel width. Try to drill through the middle of the hole in the metal profile and into the panel.

12.The tongue and groove won’t sit tight. What should I do?

Try using a different tongue panel.

13. After inserting the side and back metal profiles (FNMP, FNMB) into the shed’s floor, the top pre-drilled holes in the metal and wall panels are not aligned. What should I do?

Start by screwing into place the uppermost screw between the metal profile and the wall panel. Continue by screwing in the rest of the screws. The shed’s stability is not compromised in any way if the metal profile isn’t completely inserted into the floor notch.

14.Can I cut additional windows in the walls?

Cutting through the wall panels will void the product warranty and is not recommended.

15. The shed’s doors are not aligned. What should I do?

Align the doors only after the shed has been placed in its final location. Align the doors by moving the door frames. Screw the frames into the front wall panels from inside the shed while a second person secures the doors in a level position from the outside.
Do not insert wedges under the shed’s floor to level the shed. They do not affect the doors and may actually cause damage or breakage.

16. The door handle doesn't close properly. What should I do?

Minor disparity between the two (2) doors may prevent the door handle from closing properly. Make sure the door handle is assembled on the right-handle door. Ensure the ground is level. Follow the assembly instructions to level the shed’s doors to allow for proper closing of the door handle.

17. I received two (2) identical doors instead of right and left. What should I do?

Each door has a body and a lid. Unscrew the lid and flip it over so the window slot is in an upright position.

18. I noticed a gap between the doors when they’re closed. Is there a chance rain will seep in the shed?

The shed is designed to be rainproof. The metal beam assembled on the middle of the right door protects against rainwater. A gap at the top or bottom of the doors will not affect the shed’s water resistance.

19. Is the vent screen (FNAV) supposed to be screwed through the pre-drilled hole in the gable panel (FNPZ)?

There are no pre-drilled holes in the gable panel for screwing the vent screen. The pre-drilled hole in the gable panel is leftover from the manufacturing process and can be ignored.

20. The edges of the gable panel keep popping out of place. What should I do?

Do not force the gable into place. Occasional mild distortions in the gable panels will conform at a later stage when the roof is fully set.

21. The screws between the apex cap (FNAC) and vent screen (FNAV) won’t go in. What should I do?

Make sure the holes in the apex cap are aligned with the screw holes in the vent screen.

22.Can I buy additional screws?

Fusion is an all-inclusive shed kit that contains everything you need to successfully complete the assembly. All required screws are included, with some extras for use as spare parts.
Compatible screws can be purchased at any DIY store. Make sure the length and width are consistent with the length and width of the dedicated screw for the required function.

23. The shed is fully assembled, but I have a few parts left. Should I be worried?

No worries. The packaging may contain some additional small parts to be kept for use as spares.

24. Can I take the shed apart and reassemble it?

Reassembly is not recommended as it may result in multiple stripped screw holes, affecting the shed’s engineering and design.

25. Can I relocate the shed once assembled?

The shed is heavy. Once assembled, moving the shed is not recommended as parts may shift. As well, re-positioning the shed may require realigning the doors.

26.Do I need to anchor the shed to the ground?

The shed’s considerable weight and double-wall, robust structure, which is complemented with metal reinforcements, make it very sturdy. Nevertheless, securing the shed to the ground is always recommended. Affix the shed to the foundation by drilling holes in the shed ?oor at the pre-marked locations and screwing it into the foundation using appropriate screws (screws not included).

27.What’s the maximum load of the roof?

The roof maximum weight load is 15 lbs/ft2 / 75 kg/m2.
Clear the roof of accumulated snow and leaves.
Large amounts of snow on the roof can damage the shed, making it unsafe to enter. Do not stand on the roof.

28. What’s the maximum load of the floor?

The floor maximum weight load is 30 lbs/ft2 / 150 kg/m2.

29. Can I drill directly into the wall panels?

Fusion’s wall panels were purposely designed to allow mounting options using standard screws, and thereby maximizing the available storage space.
Only drill into the dedicated slots in the inner side of the panels (see “Drilling into the walls” illustrations in the user manual). Avoid drilling anywhere else in the panel, as the screws will lack sufficient support.

30. Can I use the gable’s metal profiles to hang bikes?

Although the shed’s roof system is reinforced with engineered, multiple-core resin tiles and steel bars, it has not been designed to support hanging objects.

31. What are the shed’s wall-mounting options?

The shed’s unique characteristics enable versatile wall-mounting options, including shelves, hangers and tracks. Mount hanging accessories on the walls, or screw directly into the walls by drilling into the dedicated slots on the inner side of the panels (see “Drilling into the walls” illustrations in the user manual). Use #10 x 1”/5 mm wood screws only. Do not use nails.
The maximum weight load per screw is 8.8 lbs / 4 kg and per wall section (wall area between any two perpendicular metal profiles) is 77 lbs / 35 kg.

32. Can I put in electrical outlets in the shed or run an electric line into the shed?

The shed does not come with electrical outlets or wiring. Improvised solutions are not covered by our warranty.
If you choose to add electric outlets to the shed, consult a qualified electrician, and ensure that any dedicated openings are sealed properly.

33.Can I paint the shed?

Fusion sheds are maintenance-free. Paint or varnish are not necessary. If you choose to paint the shed, consult a paint professional to select paint suitable for Wood-Plastic Composite (WPC).

34. How durable are the wall panels?

Fusion’s WPC walls are weather resistant, but their surface may change color over time due to the high wood content. This does not require any treatment nor does it affect the shed’s resistance to rot.

35.I have a small crack/fracture in one of the panels. What should I do?

In a similar way to wood sheds, and unlike resin ones, you can use wood glue to glue chipped WPC panels, and wood putty to fill cracks and fractures.

36.How should I clean the wall panels?

Use fine sandpaper to remove blemishes from the wall panels. Do not use a stiff brush or abrasive cleaners, including degreasers and oil- or acetone-based cleaning materials, as these may stain or damage the shed.