How to build and look after a log cabin: tips and tricks

  • Easily Build A Sturdy Log Cabin!

    Building your own home is easier than you may think if you opt for a log home. In addition to being robust and cosy, log cabins are an affordable solution for owning a home. This particular article is not a tutorial or a step by step guide on how to build a log cabin; this is a simple overview of how to do it. You can´t expect to find a complete guide on how to build a log home in one article, that would be unrealistic. However, our intention is to let you know that it is feasible to build yourself a home without having to spend huge amounts of money. You don´t even need to waste your money buying a log cabin building kit ‒ there are basically three main construction methods for log homes: Saddlenotch, Scandinavian Chinkless, and Butt and Pass. Construction: The Butt and Pass Method T... (More)
  • EPDM roof coating for log cabins

    Log cabins kits usually come with sloped or flat roofs and roofing felt is commonly used to make roll roofing and roof shingles. As a separate option, anyone who owns a log cabin can have a far more superior and reliable roofing material called EPDM. EPDM – What is it? EPDM is an acronym which stands for Ethylene Propylene Diene Terpolymer, a very durable membrane made of rubber and commonly used for roofing purposes. It has two major ingredients ‒ Propylene and Ethylene, which are byproducts of natural gas and oil. For more than four decades now, EPDM has been widely used in the construction of flat roofs for log cabins. It comes with the following technical features:    *  A cyclical membrane to resist fatigue    *  Proven strong resistance against hail    *  Resistant to... (More)
  • Advantages of Living in a Log Cabin

    The main advantages of the log cabins are simple maintenance, noise reduction, and energy efficiency. These buildings have comfortable majestic appearance and charm. However, there are many people who say that these buildings are of short-term value and cold during the winter. We think that the great look of your building can increase the value of the land and the price of your own log cabin is really reasonable. Your home must be a comfortable, warm, beautiful, and great place for you, your friends, and family members to meet and spend leisure time. Today the building standards that are used for cabins are really high so you will definitely get a high quality, comfortable, energy-efficient, beautiful, healthy, and unique home. What is more, warm and sturdy cabins seem to be making a come... (More)
  • Residential Cabin DIJON

    A residential log cabin is a great retreat for spending your vacations or holidays and a spacious cabin with sufficient space to accommodate you, your friends or family and your things is what you need. When it comes to these requirements, there’s no residential log cabin better than the Residential Cabin DIJON. DIJON is a spacious 6.5 metres X 7.8 metres chalet residential cabin which it the apt choice for your second home. This compact yet spacious residential log cabin makes efficient use of the available space. The cabin has four rooms with large windows in each one of them. The double glazed windows have neatly designed shutters. The cabin has two bedrooms and a small bathroom making it a complete home. Properties of the cabin The DIJON residential log cabin is made of fine quali... (More)
  • Garden Cabin Rennes

    Log cabins have multiple applications and can be used for a broad range of purposes. Based on what you’re requirements are, you can choose from wide ranges of log cabins. Rennes garden log cabins are perfect when it comes to the small non-residential log cabin. Although it can be used as a residential place, it’s also an ideal choice for a small office, playhouse for the kids or a storage space. These 4 metre X 3 metre cabins have sufficient space to enable you to use them as a warehouse, storeroom, and an office or a playroom. The fine quality timber used to construct these cabins keep them cosy round the year. Whether it is winter or summer, these garden cabins maintain their internal temperatures at a pleasant level due to the efficient insulation provided by them. Wood Quality Th... (More)
  • Summer log cabins in Southend on Sea

    Spending time in summer in a log cabin is an excellent way to fight the scorching summer heat. The cool breeze flowing from the garden into the log cabin and the relaxed and peaceful environment help the mind and the body to relax. Southend on Sea is the place many prefer for its natural beauty. It’s the place where thousands flock each year to spend their summer. This little resort town on the seaside is the perfect place to be when the mercury rises and living in a log cabin in the Southend is one of the best ways to spend your summer. In this article, we have identified some of the perfect options for spending your summer, living in a log cabin in Southend on Sea. You have the choice to rent a log cabin for the season, or if your budget permits and you have planned to spend every sum... (More)
  • MALTA – A World Class Storage Log Cabin

    Garden Buildings serve several purposes. From being a place to store your equipment to rest on a lazy summer afternoon, these log cabins have multiple applications and offer great convenience and style at an affordable price range. Garden log cabins are aesthetically attractive, structurally robust and excellently designed to meet your various needs. They represent a unique combination of beauty and usefulness which will make your garden look even more attractive. The wooden building segment offers a range of garden log cabin products, but not many can match the grace and elegance of MALTA. Designed with the intent of delivering the highest value to our clients, MALTA offers great value for money. MALTA storage garden log cabins provide more space in less area due to their design feature... (More)
  • What do you need to know before building a log cabin?

    Before you begin constructing a house, it’s important to have the complete information in advance. There are several factors which require due attention before you begin building your home. Adherence to specific guidelines and other crucial elements will help you build your home efficiently and without any hassles. To get the best results, having sufficient information in advance is beneficial. The need to have the appropriate knowledge becomes even more critical if you are building a log cabin. Due to the environmental and ecological factors that are usually associated with the process of building a log cabin, it becomes even more crucial that you have the right information available to you. Some of these vital points are explained in this article. Understanding local environmental law... (More)
  • Are residential log cabins difficult to maintain?

    The beauty of a house depends on not just how it’s built but also how it’s maintained. Maintenance is the key to keeping the house in a good condition for a long time and also protect the investment that you’ve made in building it. Maintaining a home is not an easy activity and requires following the right methods. Residential log cabins are considered harder to be maintained as these are made from materials that are more prone to damages. They are situated away from the population where it’s difficult to keep them well maintained due to lack of resources that are otherwise easily available in a city. However, by following a few simple tips, you can ensure that your residential log cabin is kept in an excellent condition for a long time, and you can follow all the maintenance acti... (More)
  • Tips How To Create A Light Log Cabin Interior

    The most beautiful thing in the world is simplicity. But, simplicity is also the most difficult thing to achieve. Whether its life in general or any part of the life in particular, simplicity is the best way to deal with things. When it comes to creating the interiors of a log cabin, keeping it simple is the most efficient way to make it look attractive. A light log cabin interior is the direct result of a simple and minimalistic interior design. Log cabins with light interiors, which is a direct result of adopting a simplistic approach give the most stunning looks and the feeling of living in a cosy environment. This article provides few tips on how to create a log cabin with light interiors to achieve simplicity and to give it the perfect look. Minimalist interiors Keep the number of el... (More)

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