News about log cabins, summerhouses, garden garages

  • Garden Cabin Terrace Ideas: Make an Outdoor Fireplace by Yourself (Part 1)

    An outdoor fireplace in a garden cabin terrace is a place you can arrange the parties and prepare some food in as well. It is a place which gives you some warmth to enjoy in the colder evenings. Besides its practical side, a fireplace has also a decorative function which is even more important sometimes . So, it is very important to match the fireplace design with the garden log cabin and garden environment. The materials usually used for the construction of the fireplaces are stones, bricks, concrete blocks or wood (the same as used for a garden cabin construction). As a rule, several materials are combined: special bricks are used to make a chimney while the exterior part of the fireplace is decorated by stones. So, every fireplace made by yourself would be unique, because of the vario... (More)
  • How to Make A Qualitative Terrace for A Garden Cabin

    A terrace is a part of the house or garden log cabin which connects it to the yard or the garden. It is not only a practical part but also a decorative element of your exterior, which is often associated with some pleasant moments and rest. The terrace can also be installed further from the house, it depends upon the needs one has. The terrace near the garden cabin can be installed either by specialists or you could lay it by yourself. “DOING IT YOURSELF” is becoming more and more popular. People get involved in doing things by themselves not only in order to save some money, but also to seek some item originality and ‘hands’ warmth. “DOING IT YOURSELF” is also a way to have a rest, release your creativity, spend some pleasant moments with your friends or the family. If you de... (More)
  • Garden Log Cabin Terrace: Adjustable PVC Pedestals

    When you already have a garden log cabin you may think about building a terrace. This annex extends the area of the house and is closely associated with exterior beauty, relaxation. There is some information you should know before building a terrace:    *  At first, do not place it on the north side. The best place is the east or the west side of the house, if you wish more sun here.    *  The second thing - wood. It is better to choose harder wood boards such as impregnated pine, heat-treated softwood boards, larch, wood composite, tropical wood and alike.    *  The third is preparation of boards surface. Use only those materials, that do not leave the layer. It is better to chose impregnate which soaks deeply into the wood. However, the main and most important part of wooden... (More)
  • Residential Log Cabin Roofing: The Advantages of Felt Roof Shingles

    When a residential log cabin already has its foundation and walls - roofing becomes one of the most important parts of the building. The main question is what roofing material to choose? It's well known to us, that log cabin is environmentally friendly, so the roof should not be separated from the nature too. However, there are a lot of various manufacturers suggesting their goods. But at first you need to find out all the information about them: pluses and minuses, to make the right decision. In this article we will talk about felt roof shingles. Felt Roof Shingles These words have been probably heard even by people who have never been involved in any log house building process. It is not a surprise, since it is probably one of the most popular roof covering, which is fiberglass and SBS ... (More)
  • A Video About General Assembly of a Log Cabin: Step by Step

    Having a log cabin becomes one best reason to run out from the city. To maintain a garden, growing vegetables or just have a rest are one of the main activities here. Whatever you are going to do here - you need an appropriate building, maybe such as shed (for garden equipment), gazebo or log cabin (wishing to stay for a while). When talking about  log cabin - there are few ways of building: the first one is that you hire some qualified specialists and other - build it by yourself. The main work that has to be done while waiting for incoming building is to prepare the foundation considering to the size of the construction. And here, you're wishing building arrives! Have your cabin delivered, unpacked the package and seen a pile of timber boards, windows and doors? Naturally, a questions ... (More)
  • Assembly Tips for Log Cabin Featured in "The English Garden"

    In this article we'd like to tell you how easy it is to assemble a garden cabin by yourselves as well as to provide you some tips regarding installation process. As the weather gets warmer, many of us start searching for new ideas of how to rearrange their garden or yard space in a versatile style and to add some decorative touch to its environment. For some people it’s enough to place a handcraft in the corner of their garden while other are trying to come up with ideas of how to create some additional space for outdoor activities: to erect an outdoor office or a studio workshop, a guest house or a cozy gazebo, a garage or a carport, which would blend harmonically into garden or backyard environment. Assembly process: as easy as that Probably most of us would imagine a garden cabin ... (More)
  • Create a Cozy Log Cabin Interior

    It is a great challenge to create a cozy and comfortable living space in a log cabin. However, it is possible if you have a clear plan and some helpful information. The first rule to follow: have only small furniture in a small log cabin room. Want to have a sofa in your lounge? Go ahead, but make it 2 seats sofa. What lounge could be without a TV? You could easily attach it to the wall. Want space for some books? Suspended shelves can be a perfect decision for a small room in your residential log cabin. In fact, everything that occupies little floor area will fit. The key thing is that the more floor space you leave, the more spacious your room will look like. That‘s why it is not recommended to have big soft carpets in your log cabin. Timber floor will look just fine as such floor ... (More)

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