Installation

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INSTALLATION SERVICE

 

All of our cabins are designed for ease of use and durability and are constructed from high quality materials. We find that many of our customers like to build the cabins themselves; this can be done in most cases with only 2 people and some general household tools.


But now we recommend you Take the stress out of self assembly with our excellent installation package. Our teams of installers have much experience in construction of timber buildings and will instal log cabin, timber house, gazebo or other good in your place of choice.


We can also lay foundation bases for your log cabin to be built on. We offer a variety of bases to suit your requirements and budget. We just have to know if you want to add a veranda or deck to your log cabin then you will need to incorporate the size of this into your overall log cabin dimensions before laying the base. Please contact ABO log cabin  team by phone +37065981152 to talk more about installation.

 

 

Care tips


As the building has been supplied Un-Treated  You will need to maintain any exposed timbers with timber preservatives and finishes soon after installation and strongly recomend you treat with a Spirt Based cuprinol within 7 days of building being constructed. This is because the wood is kiln dried and will readily adapt to its new environment. 


• Stain or seal the Good with a wood preservative within 7 days of installation;

 

• be re-stain, re-seal or re-paint at least every 2 years to protect the wood;

 

• Guttering can help prevent leaks or damp occurring in the  the Good;

 

• Gutters should be cleaned regularly to ensure water can run away easily;

 

• The roof should be kept in good order and the roof shingles should be cleaned regularly;

 

• The Good should be located away from damp areas or ground whereby water can collect;

 

• There must be adequate drainage away from the Good;

 

• There should be no tress, bushes or overhanging branches/leaves touching the Good which could create damage or cause damp;

 

• All furniture should be oiled regularly to prolong its life;

 

• Keep the Good well ventilated to help prevent condensation build up.

 



RoofRoof covering – bituminous tiles. Color of the tiles – optional.

Roof boards – 19 mm thick with rabbet.


Walls

The thickness of wall can be: 28 mm, 34 mm, 44 mm, 70 mm.

Double wall construction 44 mm + 100 mm ( eco-wool ) + 44 mm.


Floor

Interior floor – 28 mm thick with rabbet.

Terrace floor – 28 mm thick impregnated.


Windows

Windows are made different sizes and opening ways (one door leaf, two door leaves)

Glass unit is used for glazing.


Doors

3 types of doors are produced:

1) single door with and without glazing;

2) swing-door with and without glazing;

3) swing-door with windows from sides.

Glass unit is used for glazing of doors.

Doors are with locks.

 


Colouring

We suggest to use two types of paint for colouring:

Type 1 – not fully covering, highlights the texture of wood.

Type 2 – fully covering, hides the texture of wood.

You can choose the color according to Your wish. 


Assemblage of the cottage

A small cottage can be assembled without constructional knowledge.


You can watch here how the cottage is assembled.

 

 

 

Planning permision


Outbuildings are considered to be permitted development, not needing planning permission, subject to the following limits and conditions:

 

No outbuilding on land forward of a wall forming the principal elevation.

Outbuildings and garages to be single storey with maximum eaves height of 2.5 metres and maximum overall height of four metres with a dual pitched roof or three metres for any other roof.

Maximum height of 2.5 metres in the case of a building, enclosure or container  within two metres of a boundary of the curtilage of the dwellinghouse.

No verandas, balconies or raised platforms.

No more than half the area of land around the "original house"* would be covered by additions or other buildings.

In National Parks, the Broads, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty and World Heritage Sites the maximum area to be covered by buildings, enclosures, containers and pools more than 20 metres from house to be limited to 10 square metres.

On designated land* buildings, enclosures, containers and pools at the side of properties will require planning permission.

Within the curtilage of listed buildings any outbuilding will require planning permission.

 

If you are not clear on planning regs for your timber building, please

find the details on this government website

http://www.planningportal.gov.uk/permission/commonprojects/outbuildings

 

You should contact your local council if in any doubt, as these are

general rules that apply to most councils but not necessarily to all

of them.

Contact details:

Tel. 07589629737

E-mail info@abologcabin.co.uk