There are lots of wooden cabins available which tick all sort of boxes and designed to meet all our requirements in this modern age. However, these Trentan 'Laleham' wooden cabins for sale are very special log cabins with its delightful full width veranda. The 'bi-folding' doors take this building to a new level and really bring your garden and cabin together as one. The modern stylish look will support all sorts of socialising with your family and friends.
You can, of course, see examples of the Trentan range of log cabins on our display site not far from the M25 in Surrey. Take a trip down to see the sheer quality for your self. You will be pleased you did. This UK log cabin is under 2.5m tall.
There are lots of log cabins available which tick all sort of boxes and are normally designed to meet our requirements in this modern age. However, this 'Laleham' is very special log cabin with its delightful full width veranda. The 'bi-folding' doors take this building to a new level and really bring your garden and cabin together as one. The modern stylish look will stand proud in your garden and will support all sorts of socialising with your family and friends. So just imagine some of the uses for this building and you will soon realise its great virtues. This is what makes it a very special building for your family and your home.
The slow growing Nordic timber used on this 'Laleham' log cabin ensures it's soundly designed for long life. In Sweden, where it gets very cold in the winter, it is used throughout that beautiful country, a secret they have known about for a very long time. The sturdy design of the log cabin with additional supporting strips on the logs is an extra unique feature which enables these buildings to stand strong in all types of weather. The delightful modern design is enhanced with the horizontal veranda bars creating a truly stunning (and practical) building.
There are not any cheap or nasty materials used in these cabins as the quality of timber used is top notch. The windows and doors on these 'Laleham' log cabins have features not normally available anywhere else. The part laminated materials add extra strength, reinforcing and stopping any potential warping or twisting effect. The new DGP+ quality windows and windows make them a joy to hang and to live with their adjustable hinges. Everything is designed for our great British weather. With the double glazed windows with proper glass (NOT plastic) as standard they will make it a joy to be in. All timber is kiln dried and comes from renewable sources (naturally). Surprisingly some log cabin firms even use chipboard, OSB boards if sheet materials in their buildings which is totally unsuitable. As well as cheap Chinese furniture is used rather than the rather more robust DGP+ European fittings.
These logical nature of these log cabins helps to make it relatively easy to assemble so could be done by any average DIYer. The fact that these log cabins have been designed and tested at the factory to ensure everything works and fits together makes it a doddle for assembly. To make it even easier all parts are bar coded for ease of identification. However, if you would like your new log cabin erected for you, and on the larger buildings might be a good idea, then we can provide details of third parties who can do this for you. Assembled efficiently and quickly your new log cabin with its delightful veranda can be in use for your family before your realise it. Well worth considering?
The web, whilst is a great tool for finding log cabins it, can never replicate you the quality of the product being offered. This is why you should make it a prime consideration before buying of viewing cabins beforehand, if possible. Even if you are unable to view it's still worth dealing with a company which has a log cabins UK display site. This should give you the confidence in their products as they are happy for their products to be inspected at close quarter - unlike many log cabins firms selling on the web. If you can visit a log cabin site you can make your own mind up about the quality of the building so that you know when it arrives you won't feel let down or feel misled.
1st Choice's background in manufacturing garden buildings, which started in 1979 BT (before Thatcher), gives us the know how about the quality of materials which should be used. We are a family based business and our Ethos is 'Make to a Standard - NOT down to a price'.
|Size:||Overall size is 5.5m x 4m (18¼ft x 13¼ft). Body of log cabin is approx 5.5m x 2.86m (18¼ft x 9½ft) veranda area is 5.5m x 1.2m (18¼ft x 3¾ft). All sizes nominal. Apex or gable Log Cabins Style. Note this is the external size of the cabin. The lugs extend 100mm on each corner making the overall size (as most other log cabin companies include the lugs) at 200mm larger. We mention this so you know you are comparing 'eggs with eggs'|
|Cladding:||Standard logs are substantial 70mm thick, they interlock into each other and are cut from a top grade of Nordic timber to ensure the maximum stability and longevity of the timber.. The log profile has designed wind-tight connections to ensure a superior resistance against wind. Untreated. Kiln dried timber from sustainable sources.|
|Roofs:||18mm thick T&G boards used on the roof sections supported by strong roof beams. Roof beams meet EN 388 stringent standards. Untreated. Supplied with felt tiles (shingles) in either red, brown or green or Polyester based felt as standard. 300mm (approx 4in) overhang all round.|
|Balcony :||A delightful covered balcony extends over the main doors providing shade and shelter for the cabin. This log cabin balcony is full width and approx 1.2m deep.|
|Floors:||18mm thick T&G untreated boards used on these log cabin floors. No chipboard, OSB or other cheap sheet materials used on the floor, unlike some other log cabin suppliers. Floor joists are 45x45mm and are normally spaced no more than 650mm apart. All floor joists are pressure treated for long life as standard.|
|Doors:||Bi-fold doors with four sections' is supplied as standard. Size of log cabin doors is 410cm x 200cm (13½ft x 6½ft). Supplied untreated. Full height toughened glass. Beware of doors with single glazing or excessively high door sills.|
|Lower Walls:||Height: 2240mm (88in) - all Laleham log cabins.|
|Ridge Height:||Planning friendly height 2450mm (96in) - on all Laleham log cabins. Importantly below 2.5m meaning these log cabins can be built next to your boundary, subject to any other planning restrictions you may have)|
|Storm Protection:||Provided as standard are either 'Wood Storm Protectors' or threaded rods. This helps to ensure that the wall planks on your log cabin will remain tight together depending on the weather.|
|Fixings:||All log cabins required fixings (screws, nails etc) are included.|
|Treatment:||All log cabins are supplied untreated.|
|Assembly:||Log cabins are supplied in kit form for self erection. Option for fitting through a third party if required. If being built you would require a concrete base or solid and level paving slab base. Optionally, we have an option for building a timber subframe for you in some areas. These log cabins are assembled by interlocking the panels for ease of taking it down again if you decide to move.|
|Delivery:||All log cabins are delivered and HIABed off the lorry for you free of charge throughout central & Southern England. Deliveries to Scotland would cost £150 extra. Deliveries to Cornwall & Devon, South & West Wales and Northern England would cost an extra £60.|
|Insulation:||Optional insulation to the roof supply only and would consist of Reinforced Thermo Reflective and Vapour Control Layer (special silver quilted membrane), Thermo Reflective Aluminium Tape (used to seal all joints in the roof insulation and over the floor joists), Insulation Board - a Celotex Foil 2 sides rigid insulation board - 25mm thick measuring 2400 x 1200mm. 11mm thick solid sheet boarding (OSB) measuring 2440 x 1220mm or 2400 x 1200mm and all screws and fixings.|
|Optional Extras.||Extra doors and windows, assembly of log cabins, timber bases - Please Ask|