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Georgian Apex Log Cabin 320 - Double Glazed

Georgian Apex Log Cabin 320 - Double Glazed
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The pictures show the 9'10"x7'10" (3.0x2.4m) log cabin and what may be achieved using coloured preservatives.

Summary:

Width 9'10" or 11'10" (3.0m or 3.6m). Depth 7'10", 9'10" or 11'10" (2.4m, 3.0m or 3.6m). The price includes double glazing, decorative felt tiles, a double door and a large opening window. Georgian style glazing is included as standard. These substantial log cabins feature superb quality joinery doors and windows and 28mm thick wall logs. Factory finished preservative treatment is available as an option. Detailed instructions are supplied for easy DIY self assembly. We offer fitting as a low cost option in many areas.

Prices fixed until Wednesday 19th December.

Summary:

Width 9'10" or 11'10" (3.0m or 3.6m). Depth 7'10", 9'10" or 11'10" (2.4m, 3.0m or 3.6m). The price includes double glazing, decorative felt tiles, a double door and a large opening window. Georgian style glazing is included as standard. These substantial log cabins feature superb quality joinery doors and windows and 28mm thick wall logs. Factory finished preservative treatment is available as an option. Detailed instructions are supplied for easy DIY self assembly. We offer fitting as a low cost option in many areas.

Prices fixed until Wednesday 19th December.

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  • Individually made to order
  • Georgian style glazing
  • Doors and window glazed with glass (no plastic, acrylic, styrene or perspex)
  • Premium double glazed doors and windows with 24mm thick argon filled double glazing units, 16mm air gaps, a 1.1 U value and fitted with rubber weatherstrips to reduce draughts
  • Doors and windows are joinery made with fully profiled timbers and morticed and tenoned joints throughout
  • Double hinged doors, fully glazed with high security mortice lock and lever handles in a chrome or brass finish
  • Double door width 4'0" (1210mm)
  • Double door height 5'11" (1800mm)
  • Durable aluminium door threshold
  • 1 opening window
  • Window width 2'6" (770mm)
  • Window height 3'9" (1140mm)
  • 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 thick tongued and grooved wall logs
  • Foundation beams ex 3"x2" (70mm x45mm) pressure treated (lifetime preservative treatment)
  • Substantial tongued and grooved timber floor boards
  • Floor joists ex 3" x 2" (70mm x 45mm) pressure treated (lifetime preservative treatment)
  • Strong 19mm thick tongued and grooved roof boards (finished size after machining)
  • Decorative mineral felt tiles in a choice of colours included as standard
  • Weatherproof L-shaped double fascia boards to front and rear
  • Eaves height 2.15m (7'1")
  • Ridge height varies according to width of cabin
  • Ridge height approximately 9'2" (2.8m) on 9'10" (3.0m) wide cabins
  • Ridge height approximately 9'10" (3.0m) on 11'10" (3.6m) wide cabins
  • External roof overhang approximately 12" to all sides (300mm)
  • External cabin sizes do not include the interlocking log corners
  • Internal cabin sizes - subtract 56mm to allow for the 28mm thick wall logs
  • This building is easy to deliver if access is restricted - all sections will pass through a normal single door

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.

HEAVY DUTY TONGUED AND GROOVED FLOOR: This cabin includes a heavy duty timber floor with 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 the boards must be cut to fit 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.

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.

SIZES - 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 angled gable walls at the front and rear 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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