Lugarde Chilton Canopy Log Cabin.
Fully Bespoke To Suit You.
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|✅Width:||650 cm (other sizes possible)|
|✅Depth:||300 cm (other sizes possible)|
|✅Surface:||6 cu m|
|✅Wall Thickness:||44mm (also available in 68mm)|
|✅Higher Height:||290 cm (250cm low roof option)|
|✅Eaves Height:||225 cm|
|✅Windows:||1 x PJ08 and 1 x PJ25|
|✅Door:||1 x PJ04|
|✅Roof Type:||Apex Gable Pitched Roof.|
|✅Roof Overhang:||30 cm.|
|✅Kiln Dried Timber:||Northern Country Spruce 14-16% kiln dried|
|✅Post:||1 post (12 x 12cm)|
Lugarde make some of the best log cabins in the UK and more importantly they are made to match YOUR needs. All of their products are very versatile and can meet most things thrown at them. But the reasons Lugarde stand out from the ordinary are many as follows.
Decades of Experience. Lugarde have been producing the very best log cabins and garden rooms since 1978. And since then they have developed their range to reflect the quality right down to the smallest detail. This dedication have enabled Lugarde to become the market leader in the UK and the Netherlands.
Bespoke Log Cabin Are The ‘Norm’ They understand that all customers are unique and that their choice of cabin should reflect their particular requirements. Although there is a choice of standard designs over 90% of the buildings supplied are custom made. That is the beauty of being the manufacturer so every design and size is possible – even odd sizes like 5.78m x 4.34m present no problem. AND the best part is that there is no premium for being fully bespoke. A Lugarde cabin delivered to Surrey for the price of their standard models. Access the Lugarde 3D log cabin configurator here.
Show sites to View Their Products. 1st Choice Leisure Buildings, which was established in 1979, have a Surrey show site where you can see examples of these cabins. We are able to chat and advise the customer and quite often suggest things which were not thought about ensuring the IDEAL cabin.
|✅||Very robust and solid construction|
|✅||Fitted with double-glazed units|
|✅||Sealed with a silicone sealant to prevent water ingress|
|✅||Drainage holes included as standard|
|✅||Made from laminated timber to prevent warping|
|✅||Fitted with high-quality cylinder locks that meet European standards|
|✅||Fitted with draught-excluding rubber seals as standard|
|✅||Chrome-coloured door handles included|
|✅||Adjustable split hinges (three-way adjustability) fitted as standard|
|✅||Doors fitted with an aluminium wear strip to protect the threshold|
|✅||Window crossbars have a modern appearance with a unique and simple click-in clip system|
|✅||Roofing shingles are included for apex roofs. You have a choice of black, blue, brown, green or red.|
|✅||Flat roofs are delivered with a complete roofing kit including an EPDM rubber sheet, roof drainage outlet, adhesive kit and wide aluminium roof trims|
All windows and doors are fitted with HR++ double glazing
4mm glass + 16 mm argon gas filled + 4mm glass
Windows and doors have a high insulation value of 1.1.
With the delivery you will receive a sports bag including:-
The floor plan
List of materials
A log book
All fastenings and metalwork’s
Roof Shingles (Felt Tiles):
Bitumen roof shingles are included
Choose from Blue, Brown, Green, Red or Black
Pressure treated foundation beams:
Pressure treated foundation beams require no further treatment
The foundation beams are fixed together with aluminium corner clips
The beams are included (no additional charge)
At a 44mm wall thickness: a choice between diamond cut log or straight cut logs.
At a wall thickness of 28mm the corner profiles have diamond cut logs
At a wall thickness of 68mm the corner profiles have straight cut logs.
Would you like chrome or brass door fitting? It’s your choice.
Our window handles, extenders and door handles are of very high quality.
You will receive a set of keys with the handles to close your garden cabin.
Free installation quote:
Don’t you want to assemble your own log cabin? Ask 1st Choice for a free quotation offer for the assembly. Our approved installers and lots of experience assembling these Lugarde garden cabins. Also ask about services such as base building and electrics.
You can order an internal floor.
Our internal floors are made of 19mm strong tongue and groove wooden boards
Our internal floor boards are fixed to pressure treated floor beams.
An internal floor prevents rising damp.
Spray impregnated doors & windows:
Spray-impregnation is a treatment to protect windows and doors against the fungi and rotting process. This treatment will take care that all parts are protected, that can’t be reached after installation. You can choose between a colourless spray-impregnation or one of Lugarde’s four translucent colours. For optimal protection we advise you to stain the windows and doors within one year. Attention If you choose the paint treatment for your windows and doors it is not necessary to choose the spray-impregnation. During staining a pre-treatment is included. Because Lugarde check EVERY order, this will be checked accurately in advance.
Painted doors & windows:
Would you like to paint as less as possible? Then choose a factory-treatment for your window and doors. Because you want to enjoy your log cabin as long as possible, we will protect your windows and doors against weather influences. This is done by treating them twice with a spray-treatment as a pre-treatment and then by painting in the colour of your choice. With these three layers the windows and doors are protected against the ‘great outdoors’. They will use the Dutch quality brand Sigma paint. Attention If you choose the paint treatment for your windows and doors it is not necessary to choose the spray-impregnation. During staining a pre-treatment of spray-impregnation is included. Because Lugarde check EVERY order, this will be checked accurately in advance.
Spray treatment of entire building:
Spray Treated Walls.
The entire building is treated including the parts that can’t be reached after assembly.
Your log cabin will be protected against the fungi and rotting process from day one.
You can choose from four translucent colours.
You will still need to treat the outside of your cabin within one year to protect it against any weather influences.
Pressure treatment is an alternative for staining and is an option for your cabin. So what does pressure treating mean?
Additional treatments like staining are not necessary anymore. You have a choice between a green or brown colour.
With pressure treating, the impregnating fluid is forced into the wood. The impregnated wood becomes swollen, so it is necessary to allow a longer delivery time to allow for drying.
When a log cabin is pressure treated there is no need for additional treatment.
After a while the wood will start to turn grey. The wood does not have to be stained but it is possible if you don’t like the grey colour.
Due to there high pressure during pressure treatment it is possible that the wood will change. Sometimes cracks and chinks may occur.
Fascia boards, roof beams and canopies will also be pressure treated.
Windows and doors will not be pressure treated.
|✅||We use only high-quality timber that originates from northern European countries with cold climates. The lower temperatures cause the trees to grow more slowly, meaning that the growth rings are closer together and the wood is more stable and durable.|
|✅||Our timber is kiln dried to a moisture content of approximately 14%-16% in a special drying room , thus reducing subsequent shrinkage.|
|✅||We keep wood waste and sawdust to a minimum and reuse it for other purposes.|
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Children Are The Future In The Garden
Outdoor storage sheds are the work horses of the garden looking after all the gardening tools, garden furniture, bikes, lawn mowers and golf clubs for instance where as log cabins, summerhouses and potting sheds serve other purposes. There are also options such as dedicated children playhouses for the younger members of the family.
The important thing to remember is that children are very keen on learning and the great outdoors can be an important part of their development. By including children in the planting and growing of vegetables they will be able to appreciate what is involved in the food being put on their plate. This will ensure that as they grow up they, hopefully, will be more sympathetic to the green aspects to our world, which is important for our future.
Besides this they will learn new skills such as patience, working with others, and feeling good with themselves as well as improving their self confidence. At school they will be able to talk about what they have learnt and hopefully encourage other families to follow their lead.
I do remember as a child that I was very keen on the garden and hatched a plan to grow potatoes with my friends and sell them in St Peter’s Avenue (this was the high street) in Cleethorpes. Initially stored in my Dad’s storage shed- these were the days long before log cabins were even thought about except out in the Wild West in America – before I then sold the produce which we had grown. The money would be spent on typical children’s activities and we had a great deal of satisfaction that we had EARNT that OURSELVES.
The children’s playhouse, which can be adapted from any surplus storage building which you may have, is another valuable learning tool for your children, but don’t tell them it for their education. Children being children will rebel against this. However, again the playtime with their friends will enable them to bond better with other youngsters and again the art of sharing and being able to use their imagination. This is something that no computer game can simulate. You will find there is a great deal of choice available for children playhouses or, as I say, an existing garden store or cabin could be re utilised. Grown ups bond in adapted log cabins or garden workshops where a ‘few beers’ can be enjoyed
This was even noted in the papers recently when Lucy and Dom Redmond, keen gardeners, were praised because of their beliefs that the garden should be used to educate their children as well as entertaining them. Their daughters, Tilly and Flori received encouragement to be involved in the garden from a very early age. Besides the gardening they should be allowed to play freely so they can learn respect for the garden, which is very important. So not only is their home a playground it also includes the great outdoors.
Their parent’s view was that children need to learn what can be harmful and by encouraging them to be able to use all the garden with few boundaries this can be achieved. Sometimes we, as parents, restrict what our children can do because we know they can be harmful and this makes sense. However we learnt by being involved in different situations and this way is always the best way to remember.
However, it’s vital that children are taught about the potential dangers of the garden and what items stored away outdoors that they should not be touched. It also goes without saying that all dangerous substances which may be lurking in your outdoor buildings and cabins should be kept securely locked away.