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Folding Door Apex Roof Log Cabin 639 - Double Glazed

Folding Door Apex Roof Log Cabin 639 - Double Glazed
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Pictures 1, 2, 3 and 4 show the standard 10'x13' cabin. Pictures 5 and 6 show the standard 10'x16' cabin.

Summary:

This quality log cabin is available in two sizes, approximately 10'x13' (3.2x4.1m) or 10'x16' (3.2x5.0m). The magnificent 4 pane folding doors provide a panoramic view when closed and unrivalled ventilation when open, which is ideal in hot summer weather. Other quality features include 45mm thick logs and double glazing, which ensures greater comfort through the winter. Options include floor and roof insulation for extra warmth and a choice of opening windows to provide even more controllable ventilation. Roof options include untearable roofing felt, felt tiles, genuine cedar shingles and granular steel roof tiles. The great value prices include a heavy duty 19mm thick tongued and grooved floor. Detailed instructions are supplied for DIY self assembly. We also offer fitting as a low cost option in many areas.

Prices fixed until Wednesday 12th December.

Summary:

This quality log cabin is available in two sizes, approximately 10'x13' (3.2x4.1m) or 10'x16' (3.2x5.0m). The magnificent 4 pane folding doors provide a panoramic view when closed and unrivalled ventilation when open, which is ideal in hot summer weather. Other quality features include 45mm thick logs and double glazing, which ensures greater comfort through the winter. Options include floor and roof insulation for extra warmth and a choice of opening windows to provide even more controllable ventilation. Roof options include untearable roofing felt, felt tiles, genuine cedar shingles and granular steel roof tiles. The great value prices include a heavy duty 19mm thick tongued and grooved floor. Detailed instructions are supplied for DIY self assembly. We also offer fitting as a low cost option in many areas.

Prices fixed until Wednesday 12th December.

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Timber specifications

  • All timber used in the construction of these log cabins originates from sustainable forests
  • Interlocking 45mm thick double tongued and grooved wall logs
  • Quality construction with interlocking logs at every corner
  • All logs double grooved for superior draughtproofing
  • Strong 19mm thick tongued and grooved roof boards
  • Strong 19mm thick tongued and grooved floor boards
  • Strong treated floor joists 70x45mm finished size
  • 10'x13' cabins include substantial ex 6"x2" roof purlins (finished size 45x145mm)
  • 10'x16' cabins include substantial ex 8"x3" roof purlins (finished size 60x200mm)
  • Timber storm battens

Doors and windows

  • Folding doors with 4 door leaves
  • Door frame width 2790mm overall (nomimal size including door frame)
  • Door frame height 1936mm overall (nomimal size including head and threshold)
  • Door opening size excluding frame approximately 2636mm wide x 1843mm high (8'8"x6'1")
  • Double glazed doors
  • Doors are pre glazed
  • Morticed and tenoned joinery doors
  • Mortice lock with handles and keys
  • Stainless steel door threshold
  • Door frame made with laminated timber for greater stability
  • Weatherstripped sash openings

3.2x4.1m log cabin

  • External cabin size 3.2m deep x 4.1m wide (11'6" x 13'5")
  • Internal cabin size 2.912m deep x 3.812m wide (9'7" x 12'6")
  • Minimum base size 3.0m deep x 3.9m wide (9'10" x 12'10")
  • Front roof canopy projection 0.5m (1'8")
  • Eaves height 2.11m (6'11")
  • Ridge height 2.44m (8'0")

3.2x5.0m log cabin

  • External cabin size 3.2m deep x 5.0m wide (11'6" x 16'5")
  • Internal cabin size 2.912m deep x 4.712m wide (9'7" x 15'6")
  • Minimum base size 3.0m deep x 4.8m wide (9'10" x 15'9")
  • Front roof canopy projection 0.5m (1'8")
  • Eaves height 2.11m (6'11")
  • Ridge height 2.44m (8'0")

Additional details

LOG CABINS - THE BENEFITS: Log cabins are popular for many reasons, especially as a comfortable garden room to sit and relax in but also as a workshop or heavy duty storage shed. On the outside cabins have a chunky look and feel. On the inside, with no internal framework, the clean lines look smarter than the inside of a traditional shed or summerhouse. In addition, the wall logs are thicker than the shiplap cladding used in traditional sheds and summerhouses, which provides better insulation. If you want the option of winter use we recommend floor and roof insulation. Insulation is difficult to fit retrospectively so it needs to be fitted with the cabin. We offer low price insulation packs complete with fixings and instructions. Double glazing also improves the insulation especially if the cabin has a large glazed area. Another significant benefit of log cabins is that you get more wood for your money when compared with a traditional shed or summerhouse or garden office. With no prefabricated wall panels a log cabin requires less factory time.

NORDIC SPRUCE: This log cabin is manufactured from 100% Nordic Spruce, the best quality timber used in log cabin construction. Nordic Spruce is grown primarily in the well managed forests of Scandinavia, Siberia and the coldest parts of Northern Europe. The cold climate ensures slow growth. The growth rings are much closer together than trees grown in warmer climates. As a result the timber is heavy and durable with a dense grain pattern. These forests are expertly managed on a sustainable basis so Nordic Spruce is an enviromentally friendly choice.

NATURAL WOOD: First, high grade timber is dried in kilns until it reaches the optimum moisture content, then it is planed smooth and machined into tongued and grooved logs and boards. Next the logs are precisely machined at the ends to ensure a precise fit. Finally, each cabin is carefully packed and wrapped. When you unwrap it the wood is untreated. We recommend treating it only after the cabin has been successfully installed and ideally within a week or two. Treating the logs before fitting may cause the wood to swell up and the logs may not fit together correctly. If you are fitting your cabin in a restricted space where future access will be difficult you can stain the logs during installation by reaching down a few logs at a time as you fit them.

FULLY INTERLOCKING LOG CORNERS: These traditionally made log cabins feature interlocking corner logs. Each wall log is precisely machined and notched out to ensure a strong and weatherproof joint. The first log is laid at the bottom and the rest slot into each other, working upwards one log at a time. No screws or nails are required which makes installation easier and also allows for timber movement. The finished corner assembly is not only immensely strong but also weatherproof and draughtproof. If possible cabins with interlocking logs should be treated after assembly. Treating the logs on site before fitting requires considerable care. If swollen the precision milled joints may not slot together.

WEATHERPROOF DOUBLE GROOVED LOGS: Thinner wall logs feature a single tongue and groove but thicker logs feature a double tongue and groove. The double tongue and groove provides a stronger and more weatherproof joint.

JOINERY DOORS & WINDOWS: These log cabins feature joinery made door leaves and window sashes with morticed and tenoned joints throughout. This traditional jointing process is commonly used in the housebuilding industry when timber windows and doors are specified. A rebate or mortice is cut out in one piece of wood which precisely matches a tongue or tenon cut in the other piece of wood. Morticed and tenoned joints are the strongest type of joint used in the construction of wooden windows and doors. High quality handles, locks and hinges are also included.

HIGH PERFORMANCE DOORS AND WINDOWS WITH WEATHERSTRIPS: Our high performance premium window and door frames feature weatherstrips to reduce draughts. Weatherstrips are rubber gaskets which are fitted to the door and window frames. The weatherstrips are fitted in the rebates between the fixed outer frames and the hinged parts i.e. the window sashes and door leaves. As the doors and windows are closed the weatherstrips are compressed to form a seal. Heat loss is significantly lower through windows and doors which are fitted with weatherstrips.

DOUBLE GLAZING: Our double glazed doors and windows ensure that your log cabin is warmer and cheaper to heat. We recommend double glazing if you want to use your cabin all year round. Double glazing also provides additional sound insulation. If you expect to use your cabin frequently and often for prolonged periods we also recommend floor and roof insulation. Insulation ensures a more comfortable environment on the hottest days in the summer and the coldest days in winter.

STORM BARS: Storm bars are an important quality feature. One obvious benefit is that storm bars help to protect your log cabin from wind damage. In addition, by clamping the logs together storm bars make the joints more weatherproof and reduce any bowing or twisting of the logs. The storm bars are easily fitted at each corner to hold the individual logs together tight. This counters the impact of strong winds. This feature is especially useful if the cabin has a large roof overhang which is exposed to the wind. Many log cabins do not include any storm bars. These timber storm bars feature elongated fixing holes to allow for timber movement. The bolts are easily accessible after installation so they can be tightened or loosened as required to allow for any timber movement.

STAINLESS STEEL DOOR THRESHOLD: A weatherproof stainless steel threshold is included to provide sustained access for heavy items such as ride on mowers and motorbikes. Without a metal threshold the wooden frame is vulnerable to wear and the elements. Over time a metal threshold will extend the effective lifespan of the door.

SIZES - DEPTH AND WIDTH: The sizes are listed alongside the price. The first dimension listed is the depth and the second dimension is the width. The depth refers to the sloping wall. The sizes listed are the external wall sizes. These sizes do not include the roof overhang. Many other suppliers quote the overall roof size which is much larger.

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