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  • Building a Log Cabin in Autumn? Follow These Tips!

    Many people ask whether autumn is the perfect time to build a log cabin; the success of your log house investment depends on several factors and choosing the right time of year for its construction makes all the difference. Why would you choose autumn to build or buy a timber cabin instead of winter, summer or spring? There are many debates regarding the best time for a log cabin investment but every expert agrees that timing is everything in the log construction industry. Thus, if you want to multiply your return on your investment and increase your chances of enjoying a hassle-free and smooth log home construction, make sure you know the tips when building a log house in autumn. Helpful Tips in Building a Log Cabin in Autumn Making a good log cabin investment does not take a rocket scie... (More)
  • Autumn – The Best Time to Own a Mobile Home

    Autumn is the time of the year when it is most lucrative and profitable to buy mobile homes. Portable homes are undoubtedly major financial investments, thus, you need careful planning and preparation before you decide to buy one. On top of making that property investment during the autumn season, there are other important things to consider. Learning the basics on how to buy a mobile home is essential because some of the significant decisions you make will spell a world of difference in your overall investment. Why Mobile Homes in Autumn? The time of the year for a mobile house purchase could be as resilient as the different types and designs of this housing option. The real estate market, particularly for this category, has trouble and sometimes the situation is unpredictable. Neverthel... (More)
  • Garden Rooms – Everything You Need to Know

    Log cabins can become one of your garden rooms that offer the ideal space with the outdoors as your perfect backdrop. In essence, it is a building structure with tiled roofs and different construction materials of your choice. However, in most cases, garden rooms just like log cabins, use high-quality timber that gives a timeless natural aesthetic. Contemporary structures have tiled roofs for practical purposes, specifically for buffering the changing temperature in summer and winter. Modern garden rooms and log cabins have complete insulation for comfortable usage, all year-round. What You Need to Know about Garden Rooms and Log Cabins Garden rooms and log cabins are the ideal choices for combining the beauty of nature and the outdoors with the comfort of a conventional room. Many homeow... (More)
  • How to Take Care of your Log Cabins’ Rainwater Pipes in Autumn

    Rainwater pipes are important features in log cabins; timber structures are prone to the elements such as water and moisture, resulting in rotting and similar damages. High-quality rainwater pipes and gutter systems for your log home offer years of durable service, but there is also a need for regular inspection as well as routine maintenance. You need to keep your rainwater pipes in top shape and the best time to take care of these features is during autumn. How to Take Care of Rainwater Pipes for Log Cabins The first step to taking care of the rainwater pipes and gutter systems in log cabins is regular inspection. You can periodically check these features yourself or you can hire a professional to do the job. It helps to find a service provider that specializes in this particular field ... (More)
  • Tips on Making Your BBQ Hut More Cosy

    A BBQ hut makes your outdoor cookouts extra special and something to look forward to every now and then. Barbecue huts are once again becoming fashionable among Europeans as well as other people in different parts of the globe. Scandinavian or Scottish barbecue huts are among the first in the industry but other versions are now spreading across the world. BBQ huts could be as simple as a standalone outdoor structure or you could make it cosier and more comprehensive, depending on your needs and preferences. Styles and Designs for a Cosy BBQ Hut Contemporary barbecue huts are more than just venues for your outdoor cookout and similar leisure activities. You can enjoy an open-air lifestyle and start with this lucrative feature for your home or property. In most cases, log cabins are matched... (More)
  • The Advantages of Double Carport

    A double carport is one of the most essential investments you could make in terms of taking care of your vehicle. Nowadays, contemporary designs for carports go beyond the obvious and the usual function. There are numerous reasons why more and more people buy a double carport than the ordinary parking space for their vehicle. Before making a huge financial investment on this integral or stand-alone feature, it helps to know the different advantages of multiple carports. What are the Benefits of a Double Carport? Check out some of the top reasons why a dual carport is a wise and lucrative investment to add to your property today: Vehicle Safety and Safekeeping You need to make sure that your vehicle is always in top shape and condition, away from the potential hazards of the elements and o... (More)
  • Ideal summer retreat

    One of our customers, John, recently decided to arrange a summer retreat in the South of France. John already had a cosy terrace, where he spent warm days sunbathing and enjoying warm nights drinking cocktails. And one day he decided that a cosy log cabin with large windows and double French doors would fit perfectly on the terrace and would provide him with more comfort.  He kept the colour of the cabin natural to allow it to merge into the environment as much as possible and as one can see the log cabin looks stunning in the corner of the terrace! Now John can enjoy the shadow of the cabin when it is too hot outside and the warmth of it when it gets cool outside. And what a perfect solution for a guest house when you do not have enough space in your main house to accommodate all the gu... (More)
  • 10 Reasons to Buy a Log Cabin

    The revival of log cabins amongst today’s housing options is undeniable, with more and more individuals opting for timber houses more than ever. In the past, log homes were merely vacation houses, but nowadays a log cabin can also be your primary residence. Why is there a renewed desire for log houses and why is there a surge in popularity these days? Check out some of the main reasons why you should buy a log cabin whether as a primary residence or for property investment purposes:    1.  Energy Efficiency A log cabin is one of the most energy-efficient housing options, with timber having natural insulation properties. Thus, your home remains cool during summer or on hot days and warm when the temperature drops in winter or other cold months of the year. Solid logs have inherent the... (More)
  • Wooden Carport Installation: How Much Time You Will Need to Do It

    Wooden carport installation is one of the most lucrative projects you could ever venture into. If you have the woodworking fundamentals and skills and the luxury of time to do it, then by all means, go ahead. One of the most important factors to consider when planning installing a wooden structure to serve as a carport in your property is time. Exactly how much time will you need in order to complete the project? Wooden Carport Installation and Time Estimate How long will it take for you to install a wooden carport in your home or property? The answer depends on the type of carport you want to invest in. Simple and basic structures require a day or two at the most if you have all the necessary materials at hand. However, you will certainly have better speed in completing the project if yo... (More)
  • The truth about pre-treated (pressure treated) cabins

    There is a lot to know about a cabin before making a decision to purchase one, and one key aspect to a cabin is its longevity, which ultimately depends on the quality of wood and mostly, on the treatment it receives. Many people have the opinion that having a pressure-treated cabin is hassle-free and is the best way to treat a cabin. This is true because it means that you do not have to treat it yourself after it has been installed, although not everything is as easy and as innocent as it seems. Only two options for natural colour shade A clear colour of wood is not available as pressure treatment is always either a shade of dark brown or a dark green, so if you want to have a clear shade of treatment, in which the wood structure remains visible, a pressure-treated cabin is not an option ... (More)

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