News about log cabins, summerhouses, garden garages

  • How Do I Keep My Living Room Attractive?

    Which room is the most important to you? For most people, it is the kitchen, with the living room a close second. The kitchen is the heart of the home, while the living room is the soul. People gather here, get into lengthy conversations, chat about books, watch movies, catch up and laze by the fire. It is probably the first thing that people see when walking into the house, depending on your design. It is thus a valuable space, one that you cannot avoid and one that you hold dear to your heart. With many activities taking place in the living room, it follows that this room should be attractive. With wooden summer houses, most of the work is already in place. After all, you have light streaming in from the outdoors to the interior. And lighting is one of the most luxurious ways of beautif... (More)
  • 4 Ways To Prepare Your Home For Cold Weather

    Residential log cabins require maintenance practices, more so as the colder weather approaches. Not caring for them leaves them vulnerable to the weather conditions. And this, in turn, threatens their longevity. You would spend much more time and money in restoring a home than protecting it. It is thus best to work on your home as from fall in preparation for the cold months. And here are ways in which you can achieve this: Check Your HVAC System Most HVAC systems will last you anything between twelve and fifteen years. The period of service will depend on how well you care for the system while it is in use. It also depends on the quality of the system as some have better builds than others. If you have a high-quality system and you adhere to the care guidelines, it could last two decades... (More)
  • 6 Ways To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

    Global warming, climate change, you have heard it over and over again. And each time you watch a documentary on the environment, you feel the urge to do something. Maybe you are planting trees in the neighbourhood or taking part in walks to raise awareness. Perhaps you want to do something but cannot seem to find enough time to do so. Well, the thing is most people want to act now, but their schedules keep them from having a positive impact the environment. If you want to make a change, you can do so by making some amends to your home. And yes, this also applies to log homes. Here is what people are doing to help the environment from the comfort of their homes: 1. Buy Eco-Friendly Furniture When buying furnishings for homes, most people lean towards the best price they can find on the mar... (More)
  • Garden House Living Room Plan

    Creating a layout for log cabins is an easy process with some steps in place. And no, it is not only about coming up with pictures of seats and putting these together. But instead, it is a process of deciding what you would want in the space and planning for it. In this way, you can come up with a practical yet visually appealing living room. If the layout goes hand in hand with the décor, you will end up with a beautiful space. But if the décor doesn’t fit into the space owing to lack of functionality, you will face many challenges. Let’s start with the definition of a living room. What is it to you? It goes by many names. To some people, it is a lounge room, to others, it is a family room, while to others it is a gathering place. The layout of the room should be in line with the p... (More)
  • The Best Tips for Green Gardening

    We may not always think about our impact on the environment. But the truth is that anything we do affects our surroundings. Gardening may look like a great way to preserve the environment; after all, it is all about being at peace with nature. However, that is not the case, any gardening you do, whether outside or in gardens sheds, will affect the environment. That is why green gardening has become so crucial over the years. As people seek to conserve resources and preserve this world for future generations, here are some tips they have adopted: Embrace Simplicity As you start gardening, the joy of being around so many beautiful plants can overwhelm you. It is common for beginners to go all out and have all sorts of plants in their gardens. The downside to this is that they require a lot ... (More)
  • How To Protect A Wooden House From Thieves

    According to statistics, at least two million burglaries take place in the United Kingdom each year. With an average of two thousand dollars lost in each occurrence, it is evident that this is a huge problem. And theft does not only take place in the UK but rather, it is extremely widespread. Nobody is safe, be it conventional homes or residential log cabins. You may feel that you are safe as you live in a relatively safe neighborhood but there is no such thing as safe as you could be the one that gets hit each year out of the possible thousands. So instead of hoping that you will not be a target, here are some measures you can take to protect yourself against thieves. Don’t Be the Target This step may feel ambiguous. After all, how can you avoid theft when everybody is a target? Well, ... (More)
  • Customers Share Experience: Modified Residential Cabin LANGON

    One of our clients sharing pictures of his newly built bespoke residential LANGON cabin. Residential cabin LANGON is a two-storey home. This residential cabin has a spacious living room with a kitchen, a bathroom, and two bedrooms and a delightful terrace. For weekends, vacations or even for permanent living, LANGON is perfect. LANGON log cabin is manufactured using only slow-growing Scandinavian spruce and Nordic pine. With this slow-growing timber being more resistant to moisture, we can offer a 10-year anti-rot warranty on all of our products produced with 44mm-thick walls and above.  Residential log cabin LANGON has 3 different versions of wall thickness. You can choose between Residential log cabin with 66mm wall thickness, TwinSkin wooden cabin with double walls of 44mm or 50mm... (More)
  • Builder Eric: Gaps in the log cabin

    Log cabins can be installed at any time of the year. We are still busy in Autumn and Spring as well as Winter. Then it comes to the summer and the hottest months of the year like July and August. This is when we might see the occasional customer comes back to us about their cabin. Now our cabins are made from wood. We purposefully aim to choose timber from the heart of the length of tree. This is better quality and less prone to shrinkage and indeed it does not shrink much in length.  However, it can shrink in height from the installation to the summer. You might ask where these gaps are coming from and why are there complaints coming from customers? Well it is an easy question to answer. What you do with your log cabin during installation can truly affect the way it performs later. You ... (More)
  • Builder Eric's: Mold And Condensation Problems With Log Cabins

    So What About Mold? If there is one thing to tell you about mold, it is that it loves moisture. Exposure to natural elements can cause moisture problems that can in turn lead to mold. If moisture is present due to a leak or it seeps into a surface like wood, mold can grow easily. Mold can therefore become present in log cabins for this reason. So What About Condensation? Log cabins are created from a natural product, in the wood and timbers used. Depending on the treatment that has been used on the wood, these timbers can naturally increase and decrease in size throughout the seasons. This is also dependent on the climate; as the climate around it changes, the moisture in the cabin changes. Think about when you are at home on a cold day. The outside is cold, but you have built up the warm... (More)
  • Home Garden: Things Everyone Needs to Know

    Tending a home garden is an enjoyable pastime enjoyed by many around the world. It provides a sense of autonomy, as well as delicious fruits, veggies, and herbs! Do you want to start your own garden at home? Here is our list of things everyone needs to know. 11 Tips for Your Very Own Home Garden Tip #1: Know Your Plant’s Personality What does your plant need? Before doing anything, it’s important to research the conditions under which your favourite vegetable grows! Just as important, make sure you can meet these conditions! If you don’t, you will most likely end up with disappointing results. Tip #2: Sunlight is Necessary The key is knowing how much sun your plants need, and how much you can give. This usually depends on the time of year, position of your home, and placement of you... (More)

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