2 Standard exterior colours: metallic silver, metallic dark grey
Standard interior colour: grey-white
Note: the product colours shown on our website may differ from the real product colours!
Find out more details about our product colours under the header Quality/Colours.
(In cm. Exterior dimensions include roof overhang)
Illustrated measurements are exterior dimensions, dashed lines indicate roof overhang
|3 x 2 m||3 x 3 m||3 x 4 m||3 x 5 m||3 x 6 m|
|4 x 2 m||---------||4 x 4 m||4 x 5 m||4 x 6 m|
Supplied with stainless steel door handle and cylinder lock (incl. spare key), prevents unwanted access and is approved by insurance companies. The door is designed to be particularly robust and stable.
Dimensions: 90x198 cm.
The direction in which the door opens (to the left or right) can be chosen by the customer. The door can be fitted on all sides.
Assists not only when opening and closing the door, but also holds the door in the desired position.
Ensures adequate daylight illumination from all sides within CasaNova.
The acrylic glass fanlight can be opened on 2 sides to improve ventilation.
Allows heavy equipment to be moved in and out of CasaNova; smoothly, comfortably and with a minimum of effort.
Guarantee a smooth and efficient run-off of rainwater from the roof.
Constructed from 3-layer plywood panels and robust UV resistant and root proof EPDM rubber sheeting. The roof can be insulated on-site with XPS-hard foam panels. The roof construction makes a “green roof” a real practical possibilty.
The sloped roof with an angle of 1% is invisible from outside and ensures good drainage of water.
Here you can find product photos from our customers and the latest downloads for the Annexe CasaNova. You can also contact us to benefit from our competent assembly service in case you would like to have your product erected for you. If you need further information, please feel free to contact our Personal Advisor service.
Do you require an overview of the Biohort product range? Request a catalogue now, we look forward to your enquiry!
Generally not! We deliver free curbside to the following countries: Austria, Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark, United Kingdom, Ireland, Sweden, Finland, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slowenia). Prerequisite for this is, that the delivery address is on the mainland and the street is accessible for a 38t lorry (vertical clearance 4m). The products are either delivered to the customer's home address or the store. If you require delivery to an island, please ask for a quotation of the delivery surcharge via firstname.lastname@example.org!
You can also contact the Biohort assembly partner responsible for your area directly and order the installation. The billing of the assembly service is done directly between you and the assembly partner.
Within 3 working days of placing the order, the responsible assembly team will contact you and arrange an assembly date. We ensure an assembly date within 4 weeks from order clarity. The carrier we employ will deliver the goods approx. one week in advance of the assembly date, free kerb side to your home address.
Further information and terms can be found here.
For Austria and Germany, the assembly service can also be ordered via the online shop. The assembly fee is listed as an accessory for the respective product. Select the desired product size and place the assembly fee in the shopping cart. Further information and conditions can be found here.
Further information and conditions can be found here.
Biohort has certified assembly partners who are self-employed. Here you will find the installation partner responsible for your area. You can contact them directly or order (for Germany and Austria) the assembly in our online shop. The installation conditions for assemblies booked in our online shop can be found here.
You can find the recommended prices for the installation service here. You can find the assembly fee for each product size at the accessory section of the respective product in our webshop. You can select the desired product size and add it to your shopping cart. The installation conditions for assemblies booked in our online shop can be found here. Please arrange any additional services (such as disposal of the packaging, foundation sealing) directly with the installer.
You can arrange a fixed delivery week (calendar week), please announce this when placing the order.
Please note, however, that there have to be at least 4 weeks between placing the order and delivery week.
We deliver directly to the desired delivery address. Depending on the weight resp. the size of the goods, the delivery will be done by parcel service or carrier. With delivery by the parcel service (LeisureTime box 100/130, Parcel box or smaller accessories) the delivery takes place WITHOUT previous advice. Upon delivery by the carrier, you will be contacted by them, as soon as the goods arrived in the final delivery depot. You have to arrange for delivery within one of the two following business days. The transport packaging (including any wooden crates) will remain with the consignee and will not be returned by the carrier - with the exception of exchangeable Euro pallets. For delivery by carrier ("free kerb side") please be sure to specify your telephone number, you can be reached during the day. Please note that the following conditions must be met for delivery by carrier:
If delivery with a 38t truck is impossible, please let us know when placing the order!
In principle, a delivery date can only be agreed upon in the case of delivery by carrier. Upon delivery by the carrier you will be contacted by them as soon as the goods arrived in the final delivery depot. You have to arrange for delivery within one of the two following business days. Delivery will be done in the course of the day!
Please let us know about planned vacations, business trips etc. when placing the order. If goods receipt is not possible at short notice, please contac us immediatle via +43 (0) 7282 77 88-0.
Generally, all Biohort products are delivered in disassembled condition for self-assembly in stable corrugated cardboard boxes. The LeisureTime box 130/160 can be delivered via the Biohort-Onlineshop to Austria and Germany!
For a correct receipt of goods, please note: Check the number o parcels and if the colour and size is correct as well as all parcels for obvious transport damages. Should you note irregularities, please note them on the carrier's receipt or in the digital signature field ("goods damaged", "damaeged", "parcel missing"). The driver is obliged to give you enough time and has to confirm your note with his signature (incl. truck lisence plate number). Please also accept damaged parcels! we will send you spare parts immediately free of charge after checking the facts. We ask you to notify us about any irregularities during goods receipt within three business days via e-mail to email@example.com , please attache photos.
A foundation has to be established for the sheds, the Equipment Locker and for the MiniGarage. Please note our foundation tips.
The WoodStock, StoreMax, HighBoard and Cornerboard require a horizontal and firm surface. These products have to be attached to this surface using the screws and dowels supplied.
The storage boxes (FreizeitBox and LoungeBox) also have to be placed on a horizontal and solid surface. An attachment to the ground is not provided.
The Raised Vegetable Bed, Belvedere and the MonAmi composter can be placed on all horizontal surfaces.
1. The easiest assembly option is, to assemble the shed resp. the equipment locker with the aluminium floor frame (without special foundation) and to fix them to the ground with the ground anchors that are included in the delivery. The aluminium floor frame can be combined with the optionally available aluminium floor plates (please put a 2-3 cm thick XPS hard foam plate between the chippings and floor plate) or with concrete plates inside the shed.
2. A proper and cost efficient solution are paving slabs (min. 50x50x5 cm) which are laid in a bed of chippings. You can find such paving slabs with different surfaces and colours in any DIY store. Even if you lay the paving slabs even and if you densify the chippings bed, we recommend using the aluminium floor frame.
3. Another option, to install a shed in a storm-proof way on a very bumpy and soft ground is a point foundation together with the aluminium floor frame. The foundation points shall be established at at least 4 corners with a side length of min. 30x30 cm. The excavated soil for the point foundation has to be adequately deep (frost-proof). The shed is fixed 2 times each with the aluminium floor frame and the accompanying fixation material to the foundation points.
4. A reinforced concrete foundation is a qualitative high-value foundation. Please make sure that no water can get into the shed from beneath the floor profiles. The offset foundation plate with the circumferential step of 2x7 cm is the ideal solution.
5. The gound screw founcation is a high-quality and precisely fitting foundation solution which is also suitable for slight slopes. This foundation option can be installed relatively easily and the foundation frame is fixed to the gruond via ground screws. An aluminium frame as well as aluminium floor plates are comprised in the deivery scope.
Please also note our foundation tips.
Biohort products are Faraday cages and therefore no lightning protection is necessary. The Faraday cage (also known as Faraday cage) is an all-round enclosure made of an electrical conductor (eg. wire mesh or sheet metal) that acts as an electrical shield. In external static or quasistatic electric fields, the inner region remains field-free due to the induction.
The roof of the sheds is designed for a max. snow load of 150 kg/m² (CasaNova 215 kg/m²). However, roof avalanches can lead to damage to the roof.
The tool sheds must be securely anchored with the supplied fastening material (dowel or ground anchor) against storm damage! No liability can be accepted for damages caused by insufficiently attached Biohort products.
The Biohort storage space solutions are all lockable and thus insurance-technically a "lockable container". Security against burglary is highest at the Panorma, HighLine, AvantGarde and the CasaNova outbuildings.
What is a burglary?
A burglary is called when a theft is accompanied by a burglary. That is, if the offender gains access to an insured space by insisting on the use of force, with tools, with illegally-made keys, or with keys that he has previously obtained from another insured room by burglary or robbery to steal. A burglary is also present when the offender gets into an insured space by overcoming aggravating obstacles or through non-entry openings or creeps in. And finally, the intrusion and stealing of objects into locked containers is considered burglary.
Biohort products require little care due to the high quality material and the careful processing. It is sufficient if the lock and the hinges are oiled annually and the sliding guides of the StoreMax are regularly cleaned or treated with silicone spray. In case of contamination due to weather and environmental influences, you only need water for cleaning and the Biohort CleanLine universal cleaner.
You can even use a high-pressure cleaner for cleaning (distance between the lance and the paint min. 10 cm, do not use a steam cleaner, maximum pressure approx. 80 bar). For the preservation of the paint surface we recommend the Biohort CleanLine preservation, which protects the paint surface best from weather and environmental influences.
Important: Salt water and / or sand containing ambient air, aggressive and abrasive cleaning agents, road salt, fertilizers and other chemical substances (never store products openly) can attack the paint and zinc surface and lead to rust damage. Warranty claims can no longer be asserted in such cases.
Basically, in the winter months, it can be assumed that the internal temperature of the product will match that of the outside temperature, as there is no insulation.
In case of prolonged sunshine Biohort products can heat up, this is similar to cars. To regulate the temperature, regular airing is recommended.
In the case of cold and heat, no noise develops in Biohort products, since the steel sheet has a very low coefficient of material expansion (much less than with aluminum, plastic, concrete, ...).
All accessories, which are assembled in the insdie of the shed or box can be easily assembled in retrospect.
Biohort products are subject to the standard DIN 4102 and are classified in the building material class A1 as products without combustible components.
Biohort products can be evenly loaded with up to max. 150 kg/m² . Please do not make any punctual loads.
Exception: The Raised Vegetable Bed cold frame can withstand up to 25 kg per extension panel.
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The exterior, interior and foundation dimensions can be retrieved from the Biohort brochure (https://www.biohort.com/en/service/downloads?no_cache=1) on the last pages (technical details) or online. Click on the desired product on the Biohort website and then go to the technical details. You can also download the respective submission plan and foundation plan here.
ATTENTION: The external dimensions are always including roof overhang and the stated height is the highest point of the product.
Garden shed series Europa
Garden sheds AvantGarde M and L
Garden sheds AvantGarde XL and XXL
Garden shed HighLine
Biohort uses only the best material for all its products. Biohort products are made of high-quality, hot-dip galvanized and polyamide enamelled steel from Austria and Germany. Premium car manufacturers such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi have been relying for years on the high quality of these well-known steel producers. In good conscience, we therefore grant a 20-year warranty against corrosion. Individual components are made of aluminum.
As long as you are in compliance with all your local building regulations, there is no problem in using a Biohort product on your roof terrace.
IMPORTANT: please make sure you fixate our product on your terrace in a storm proof way (fixing material is included in scope of delivery). No responsibility will be accepted for any damages resulting from insufficiently fixated Biohort products.
Biohort-products are not designed for keeping animals.
The Biohort colors do not correspond to any RAL number, but some are similar to RAL numbers: we recommend that you look at the original color samples at our dealers. On request, you can also request color samples from Biohort.
This colour is not similar to any RAL colour.
similar to RAL 6005
Metallic quartz grey
similar to RAL 7039
similar to RAL 9006
Metallic dark grey
This colour is not similar to any RAL colour.
|Grey-white (interior colour)||similar to RAL 9002|
|Metallic bronze||This colour is not similar to any RAL colour.|
We recommend to look at our dealers the original color samples.
20 year warranty against rusting of sheet metal parts and for defective or unusable parts. Excluded from the warranty are, for example, transport damages (the freight forwarder is liable for this), damage due to foundation errors and / or aggressive environmental substances, and indirect or consequential damage. For wear, moving parts, color changes, plastic and rubber parts, the statutory warranty period applies. Here you will find our detailed warranty conditions.
Please contact your competent authority regarding permits. You will find an approval plan in the assembly instructions for your garden shed. Of course you can also download our standard approval plan from our homepage.
Biohort products are constructed from high quality steel plate and aluminium and are therefore 99% recyclable.
The diameter of the milling groove is 68 mm.
We will try to ensure that CasaNova is delivered within 4 weeks from receipt of order.
However, due to seasonal shortages, the delivery time may increase. Nonetheless, throughout the year we can guarantee a delivery time of within 6 weeks.
For direct delivery ("free kerbside") it is essential that you provide us with your telephone number where you are can be reached during the day. The shipping company will contact you to agree upon the time of delivery.
To protect the outbuilding CasaNova from transport damages, it is packed in very stable crates. Every delivery consists of one standing crate (for doors and panels) and 2 lying crates (blank and coated profiles). Additionally, the wooden plates for the roof are delivered on a disposable pallet. If you optionally order a sectional overhead garage door, this will be also delivered on an additional pallet. Any accessories (e.g. floor frame, floor panel, window, BikeMax etc.) do not increase the number of pallets. They are included in the other crates and only increase the weight of the respective transport unit.
Additionally, one can choose a side for the door stop (right or left) as well as the position of the doors in the CasaNova. A door always replaces a full side wall panel of the outbuilding, both the standard door as well as the additional door can be fitted on any of the four sides of the CasaNova. Further, also a double door can be fitted on any of the four sides (except for sizes 3x2 and 4x2). Please note here, that due to static reasons, special parts are required for assembly of the 4, 5 and 6m side and thus a small surcharge applies. Our configurator offers an easy way to test the realisable positions of the doors.
Yes! In Austria, Germany and Luxembourg, we deliver to the dealer or directly to the customer's address.
In France, Netherlands, Belgium and Spain we deliver to dealers store. The dealer then assumes responsibility fo the transport to the customer's address.
Prerequisite is that the delivery address is located on the mainland and the road is accessible for a 38t truck.
"Delivery Free of Charge" is the initial transport from our factory to the delivery address specified (mainland only), curbside, under the condition that the road is passable for a 38t truck.
When ordering from a market arrange a delivery week. Approx. 2-3 days before the actual delivery, the shipping company will contact you and the exact delivery date will be announced.
Make sure when ordering that you specify a phone number where you can be reached during the day.
Depending on the size of the goods ordered, please keep sufficient space free for the delivery.
Varies depending on shed size:
Fine gravel should be laid out around the green area anyway. This will allow you to raise the landscape towards the center of the roof.
This all depends upon the following factors:
A) Skills of the 'assemblers'
B) Weather conditions (do not attempt assembly in strong winds!)
C) Space available for assembly
D) The accessories which were ordered
E) Chosen foundation option
Thanks to information provided by customers, it is possible for us to offer these guidelines
At least 2 people are required to assemble the CasaNova!
Electrical installations (such as lighting, power supply, etc.) are generally permitted. Please note that any such electrical installation should only be carried out by a qualified electrician. Please ensure you make the necessary planning arrangements for an appropriate power-supply during the creation of the foundations.
The local building regulations vary considerably from region to region. Often these may vary according to the planned building area. Please inform yourself by contacting the local authorities, and ask if a building permit is required before buying the Annexe.
A building plan with detailed dimensions and static calculations based on EU valid EN-norms of the CasaNova is available from us. You can also download the static calculations directly from our homepage.
A plan of the standard building (with door) can be found in the assembly instructions. If necessary, a detailed plan can be requested directly from us. This will be custom-made for you (depending on the size, arrangement of doors / windows, etc.).
The CasaNova roof is prepared to bear a max. snow load of 215 kg/m². This correspons to approx. 1,5m of fresh, wet snow. Please also take in consideration the weight of any green roof or additional roof loading.
The all-round acrylic glass fanlight has sliding elements on the sidewalls of the shed and these can be opened for ventilation.
PLEASE NOTE: if the double glazing option is fitted the sliding function of the side windows is no longer available.
The folding table is hung into 2 support rails, which in turn are attahed to the laterally extending roof stayers. The distance between 2 roof stayers is 100 cm. The distance from one corner stayer to a roof stayer is however only 93cm. Since in size 3x2/ 4x2 only 2 corner stayers and one roof stayer are fixed per side, one can unfortunately not install the folding table. Please note that also for all other sizes, the installation of the folding talbe in a corner is not possible!
Due to the length of the rails required by the electric drive assembly, it is only possible to fit it from size 3x4 onwards.
The BikeMax is mounted on the top and bottom profiles (between horizontal braces).
By the numbers indicated above, a space of 1 m between each bike is available. Theoretically, more than 1 BikeMax can be mountedbetween 2 uprights since the BikeMax is height adjustable by up to 11-positions.
The door opening angle of the double doors is 120° as standard. Due to the three-hole-position of the gas assisted spring damper, the angle is adjustable up to max. 135°.
Every end-customer delivery of the annex CasaNova needs to be checked individually! In Austria, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands delivery free kerb side customer address is mainly possible. In all other countries, delivery can be to the closest dealer warehouse. The dealer then arranges for the delivery to the end-customer. Should the end-customer delivery not be possible, any liability is excluded. We retain the right to invoice any additional charge for delivery. In such an individual case, the customer will be informed in time and has the right to withdraw from the contract.
Delivery time: approx. 4-6 weeks
|Composite Panels + Doors|
|Uncoated Sections||Coated Sections,|
Roof sheeting, Rainwater downpipes,
Acrylic glazing elements
|Plywood panels for|
The roof construction of CasaNova consists of 22 mm thick 3-ply wood panelling and a covering layer of UV-resistant and root proof 1,52 mm thick EPDM-rubber sheeting: this reliably seals the roof from the elements.
After installation, the roof foil has to be weighted down with eg. with gravel.
Both the plywood and EPDM rubber sheeting are included in the CasaNova delivery. Thanks to this stable construction CasaNova can withstand a snowload of approx. 215 kg/m² (minus weight of additional roof loads). This is the equivalent to the weight of 1,5 m wet fresh snow.
From the EPDM rubber sheeting onwards, the customer can complete the roof structure as desired. As a matter of principle the roof construction should not be higher than 6 cm, otherwise it will jut out over the roof frame.
Distance from EPDM foil to top edge of the clamping profile:
(note: the back side of the outbuilding is the side where usually the two drains are)
In this variant, the EPDM-rubber sheeting is weighed down with either washed round gravel (stone size 16/32), flagstones or similar slabs. To protect the EPDM-sheeting a fleece or mat should always be laid out first.
Additional roof insulation can be added by the customer in the form of XPS-hard foam panels.
These are simply laid on top of the UV resistant EPDM sheeting and then weighted down.
To weigh down the panels the customer can lay a mesh, spread gravel or place flagstones on top. If gravel is used, the XPS-hard foam panels should first be covered with a fleece as shown in the illustration.
With 3 cm of insulation a U-value of approximately 0.8 W / (m² K) can be achieved.
Since the EPDM-rubber sheeting is root-proof, the customer can plant roof vegetation if desired.
NOTE: Materials marked with* are NOT included in scope of delivery
|Base dimensions exterior (WxL)|
Exterior dimensions in cm incl. roof overhang (WxLxH)
Interior dimensions in cm without supports (WxLxH)
Dimensions for foundation in cm (WxL)
Weight (ca. kg)
Door hinge position
Art.-No. metallic silver
Art.-No. metallic dark grey
Type of door
|Clearance width||Clearance height|
|Standard or side door||90 cm||198 cm|
|Double door||187 cm||198 cm|
|Sectional overhead garage door||236 cm||200 cm|
Due to the size of the CasaNova, make enquiries as to whether planning permission is required before you decide to purchase.
In some countries or districts the local building regulations may require you to make a formal application for building permission.
Returns and claims for refunds due to failure to obtain building permission will not be accepted by Biohort.
Thanks to its stable construction the CasaNova will withstand a snow load of ca. 215 kg/m² (minus additional roof loads).
This is the equivalent of approx. 1,5 m wet new snow.
The permissible wind load is equivalent to max. 1,60 kN/m². This corresponds to a wind-exposed location at an altitude of 3,000 m above sea level.
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