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Hipped Roof Folding Door Log Cabin 308 - Bespoke

Hipped Roof Folding Door Log Cabin 308 - Bespoke
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Pictures 1 and 2 show the 7'10"x7'10" log cabin (2.4x2.4m) with optional colour painted finish. Picture 3 shows a close up view of the folding doors.

Summary:

Size 8'x6' (2.4x1.8m) , 8'x8' (2.4x2.4m) or 8'x10' (2.4x3.0m). These luxury hipped roof summerhouses feature double glazed 3 pane folding doors and a choice of 28mm or 45mm thick wall logs. Other quality features include decorative felt tiles, a heavy duty timber floor and superb quality joinery doors. The patented corner assembly features profiled aluminium connectors with timber cover trims. A choice of preservative treatments are available as options. Detailed instructions are supplied for easy DIY self assembly. We offer fitting as a low cost option in many areas.

Prices fixed until Wednesday 12th December.

Summary:

Size 8'x6' (2.4x1.8m) , 8'x8' (2.4x2.4m) or 8'x10' (2.4x3.0m). These luxury hipped roof summerhouses feature double glazed 3 pane folding doors and a choice of 28mm or 45mm thick wall logs. Other quality features include decorative felt tiles, a heavy duty timber floor and superb quality joinery doors. The patented corner assembly features profiled aluminium connectors with timber cover trims. A choice of preservative treatments are available as options. Detailed instructions are supplied for easy DIY self assembly. We offer fitting as a low cost option in many areas.

Prices fixed until Wednesday 12th December.

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  • Individually made to order
  • Folding doors with 3 door leaves are included
  • Morticed and tenoned joinery doors with high security mortice lock and lever handles in a chrome or brass finish
  • Door height 6'4" (1935mm)
  • Door width 4'11" (1495mm)
  • Doors glazed with glass (no plastic, acrylic, styrene or perspex)
  • Premium double glazed doors with 24mm thick argon filled double glazing units, 16mm air gaps, a 1.1 U value and fitted with rubber weatherstrips to reduce draughts
  • No windows are included as standard
  • Unique patented wall jointing system with aluminium connectors concealed by timber cover trims
  • Easy assembly of the walls with no nails or screws, which also allows for timber movement
  • All timber used in the construction of this log cabin originates from sustainable forests
  • As with most log cabins, the roof is supplied unassembled with the rafters and roof boards cut to size
  • These log cabins are untreated as standard - the pictures show the optional preservative treatments available
  • 28mm or 45mm thick tongued and grooved wall logs (finished size after machining)
  • 28mm log cabins feature pressure treated ex 3"x2" foundation beams (finished size 45mm x70mm)
  • 45mm log cabins feature pressure treated ex 3"x3" foundation beams (finished size 70mm x70mm)
  • Substantial timber floor
  • 19mm thick tongued and grooved roof boards (finished size after machining)
  • Powder coated metal ridge cover with a choice of decorative ridge features
  • Decorative mineral felt tiles included in a choice of colours
  • Eaves height 7'5" (2250mm)
  • Ridge height 9'10" or 3000mm (2.4m deep cabins)
  • External roof overhang 10" to all sides (250mm)
  • External cabin depth (side wall) - 1.8m (5'11"), 2.4m (7'10") or 3.0m (9'10")
  • External cabin width (front wall) - 2.4m (7'10")
  • Internal cabin sizes - subtract 56mm if the logs are 28mm thick, subtract 90mm if the logs are 45mm thick
  • This building is easy to deliver if access is restricted - all sections will pass through a normal single door

MADE TO MEASURE: These log cabins can be individually designed to suit your exact needs at little or no extra cost. Additional doors, additional windows and internal partitions are standard options. The price normally increases only if the number of doors or windows is increased. To see our standard door and window layouts look at DESIGN OPTIONS elsewhere within this product description. If none of the standard designs are suitable just contact us. You can phone us 7 days a week on 01603 721590 or send a sketch of your design by e-mail, fax or post.

UNIQUE LOG CORNER ASSEMBLY: This quality garden room features a unique wall jointing system, which is both attractive and strong and combines the benefits of a log cabin with a conventional summerhouse. Each wall log slots into full length aluminium connector poles. The first log is laid at the bottom and the rest slot into each other, working upwards one log at a time. The aluminium is not visible inside and concealed outside by timber cover trims. The logs and the aluminium connectors are precision milled to ensure a neat fit. No screws or nails are required which makes installation easier and also allows for timber movement. The finished corner assembly is strong, weatherproof and draughtproof.

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.

HEAVY DUTY TONGUED AND GROOVED FLOOR: The timber floor kit features tongued and grooved floor boards and substantial floor joists. Skirting boards are also included to ensure a neat internal finish. The floor joists and tongued and grooved boards are supplied loose for fast assembly on site. Unlike many log cabin floor kits all timber is cut to size which saves time during installation. It also ensures that there are no visible joins in the finished floor. The floor is assembled quickly with no visible joints. With some cheaper cabins only the joists are cut to size and the boards must be cut in on site. This takes much longer and many of the joins are visible afterwards.

PRESSURE TREATED FOUNDATION BEAMS: Substantial foundation beams are laid on the base to support the walls. This ensures that the wall logs are not in contact with the ground. The foundation beams are pressure treated for durability. Pressure treatment is a lifetime preservative treatment. The preservative is forced into the timber under pressure in a vacuum and penetrates below the surface. All other treatments apply a coat of stain to the surface of the timber only. With pressure impregnated timber, the chemicals are permanently fixed in the wood. Tanalith E is the most popular preservative used so pressure treated wood is often described as tanalised. With the foundation beams this log cabin can be built without a floor. If required a timber or concrete floor can be laid inside after the walls and roof have been fitted.

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.

DECORATIVE FELT TILES: Mineral coated bitumen felt tiles are an attractive and durable roofing material which is far more hardwearing than standard roofing felt. Traditionally used for small buildings only in the UK, felt tiles are used much more in Scandinavia and North America where they are used widely in general housebuilding. The sophisticated design features a strip of almost dry bitumen adhesive. This ensures that every tile is stuck to the tile below within a few days for improved waterproofing and windproofing. All fixings are covered by the next row of felt tiles, partly to ensure a neat appearance with concealed fixings but mainly to protect the fixing holes from any possible moisture. Mineral felt tiles are made using asphalt with a bitumen binder and an external covering of durable and attractive natural stone chips. Mineral felt tiles are often described as felt shingles because the design resembles traditional cedar shingles.

DEPTH AND WIDTH: The sizes are listed alongside the price. The first dimension listed is the width and the second dimension is the depth. The width refers to the front and rear walls including the door wall. The depth refers to the side walls. 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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