News about log cabins, summerhouses, garden garages

  • Our Residential Log Cabin in the Garden (Alan and Dee)

    After falling in love with a derelict house being sold at auction, we decided to be brave and bid. Overjoyed at winning the house we needed an immediate solution to the problem of how do we live for the two years while work commenced, we knew a caravan was not on option for us, even though we had lots of garden. We settled on a residential log cabin and searched the internet. Quick Garden gave us the perfect answer. The team were wonderful from our first tentative contact. Although there were no show properties or sales people to visit, they introduced us to a customer close by with the style of cabin we were interested in. This was more helpful and useful than you could imagine. We gained a true and unbiased insight into this expensive purchase, this was so much better than talking to a s... (More)
  • The Prices of Mobile Homes in Winter

    Mobile homes have typical prices especially during the winter season when most holiday breaks now are fun when you spend it inside your cozy house. It is a popular option although there are numerous misconceptions that could malign this component of the housing stock. Manufactured homes are popular holiday venues where you can enjoy quality time and fun activities with family and loved ones. Most property developers are investing in mobile homes and use them for rental purposes, which hit sky-high during the holidays. Mobile Homes – Prices in Winter and More The prices of manufactured homes vary at different times of the year. The holiday is when most people are looking for mobile homes either for purchase or rental purposes. You can find less expensive mobile houses that are the best a... (More)
  • 5 Ways to Make a Garden Office into a Guest House

    A garden office is a great feature in your home with numerous purposes on top of being just a simple garden structure that could serve as your storage space. You can transform this garden structure into a more liveable and useful space, especially for accommodating visitors or guests who spend the night or two. A temporary guest house is an additional property feature that could make a world of difference in the overall value of your home. Convert your garden office into a guest house and see how it can improve the functionality of this garden structure upfront. You need not worry about space constraints anymore because your garden office is easy to make into a guest room right away; you just need some basic knowledge and skills to make the transformation. You can also consult with the pr... (More)
  • Quick Garden blogs - an inspiration to others

    Our blog section  is being updated constantly with various tips on the maintenance of wooden structures as well as it's surroundings. As our blogs attract a lot of daily readers, so it happens that one of our readers is Jess from Jen Reviews! She has read our article on main points you should remember when buying things for your BBQ hut and got so inspired that she wrote her own post on how to choose a decent grill! It is loaded with practical tips and a... (More)
  • How to Install Wooden Shelves in your Wooden Garage

    A wooden garage can be used as storage space for all the available items in this particular area of the property. Timber garages are quite popular because of their remarkable features and functions. One of the best uses of a wooden carport or garage is for storage where you need wooden shelves to accommodate your stuff. Even a conventional carport would still need some shelving and storage solutions for mechanical auto tools. So, how do you build wooden shelves to match your wooden garage? Wooden Garage – Useful Tips to Build and Install Wooden Shelves Simple wooden shelves for your garage can go a long way, especially if you are innovative and creative about your DIY project. A wooden garage needs some storage and shelving solutions in order to stay organized, clean, and clutter-free.... (More)
  • Which Wood is usually Used when Manufacturing Garden Cabin?

    We choose what is best for our home from the best furniture to the best little decorations, and just like those you also have to choose what’s best when building a garden cabin. Different types of wood have different types of textures and different kinds of colours. You may choose a type of wood because it’s cheap or it’s what you chose randomly but you have to ensure the durability, decay resistance, appearance and strength of the wood you’re considering as your supplies for your construction. In choosing a specific wood for a garden cabin you have to know its stability, the wood’s reaction to insects and climate changes and the strength in holding your cabin together. Here are the types of wood often used to build garden cabins. The Best Wood Species for Garden Cabins Here is ... (More)
  • Gingerbread lodge - our cabin in the woods!

    We have learned a few things having been the route of full Planning and Building Regs, the latter still to be signed off, but along the way have carefully selected products (some I had not heard of before) that we have found to be eminently suitable for use with Quick Garden Cabin products. For the exterior, I did a lot of research on the Internet, and came up with products from Berrattine, initially a Wood Preserver and stain (Green tin, not the brown one) which with two coats has given a very good overall colour to the cabin in medium brown. This has been followed up with a product from the same company, Berrattine Decking and Log Cabin waterproofer, which is a clear waterproofing wax finish, the combination being voiced as likely to last for five years (opinions from Trade blog pages).... (More)
  • Carport Maintenance in Winter

    Carport maintenance is vital especially during winter when it comes in full force. Carports come with a wide range of features and some are integrated into the main residence while others are standalone structures. It is important to consider the best carport maintenance solutions in particular when winter is fast approaching. Prepare this essential structure in your property in order to make sure that it withstands the elements during the harshest winter condition. On top of dealing with the snow removal or ploughing and shovelling snow on the driveways and pavements, preparing your carport is essential, starting with the proper maintenance steps. Take the same precautions in your carport since you need to store your vehicle and keep it safe from the winter elements that could damage you... (More)
  • Things to Do in a Log Cabin During Christmas

    A log cabin is where you can spend Christmas with your family and loved ones, so no wonder more and more people are investing in timber houses now more than ever. You can find a wide range of log houses in different locations, depending on your interest and preferred activities. Spending Christmas in a log cabin gives you the opportunity to explore numerous fun stuff and things to do that you could never enjoy elsewhere. Enjoy the yuletide season in your log home, whether it is your primary residence or a vacation house that you occasionally use. Fun Christmas Activities in a Log Cabin The holidays offer free time for busy individuals and you can absolutely make the most of your free time when you spend it with family and loved ones in a log cabin. There are just so many activities and th... (More)
  • Prepare for Christmas in your Wooden House

    A wooden house offers a classic look that immediately gives you an attractive aesthetic but it becomes so much better during Christmas. Pour out your creative juices in preparing for Christmas and making your log home as beautiful and colourful as possible. However, you must also remember that wooden homes are not like your usual brick and mortar building that is not as prone to fire and similar mishaps. Decorate your log home to make it captivating but make sure that it is primarily safe and accident-free. How to Prepare your Wooden House for Christmas Your residential log cabin deserves the traditional yuletide look with all the conventional and modern aesthetics. However, there are important things you need to consider first before you go on ahead with the cosmetic value. The classic b... (More)

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