Ensure you do your research to ensure your new log building will be right for you. Take a look at our ‘Buying A Log Cabin?’
article for more guidelines.
It appears to be easy to purchase a 18×8 log cabin – look on the internet to see a model you like and then try to find the best price – simple! Well – NO. Because there is such an extensive range of wooden log buildings available, the quality (or lack of it) varies considerably. You need to tread carefully to ensure you are not disappointed. It would be best if you considered so many different things before you ‘sign on the dotted line’ so ask as many questions as you want and ensure you are happy with the answers … more
By buying from an established business you can be reasonably sure that they have a great deal of expertise in the market. More importantly, they listen to their customers. This doesn’t mean avoid younger companies but just be a little more aware of their trading record … more
An ideal thickness which you should use for log buildings is 44mm. This thickness provides adequate strength to the building which makes it ideal for most uses. If you have an option for the thicker 70mm timber then this helps to keep the building warmer in winter and cooler in summer. You can, of course consider insulation for the building as well … more
With the internet, it’s often difficult to see what your new log outbuilding will be like. This is why it’s important it is so important to view your wood cabin before delivery. This way you can see how well it’s been made, whether there is sufficient head height, whether the doors and windows are solidly made and how good the timber is … more
The better timber cabins have double glazing as standard, but cheaper models only have single glazed windows. This does reduce the cost of the building marginally but it makes it harder to keep the building warm in Winter. Conversely, it is also and harder (and not many people think of this) to keep the cabin cooler in Summer … more
Ensure that all apex and pent cabin shaped ends are supplied cut to size & shape. Many cheap cabin kit manufacturers supply shaped which need to be cut by you. This may save money but means more work for you, and the possibility of mistakes. It makes good sense to have the least amount of work as possible. The best option is to have the cabin built for you. … more
Most 18×8 log cabins are supplied untreated as standard but all buildings will require suitable protection from the elements. Many of our buildings have an option to have a factory-applied paint/stain finish but our interlocking log cabins generally do not. In these cases we can help. Our years of experience have led us to recommend Sadolin Superdec as our preferred option when you are looking for a quality opaque coloured finish that looks good and offers your new building a superior level of protection… more
Experience the ultimate comfort and style with a double glazed 18×8 log cabin. Let us assemble it for you, and start enjoying your new sanctuary right away!
Limestone Blue White Paint
Cloverleaf Green Paint
French Grey - Volcanic Ash
Marina Blue White Paint
Jungle Green Paint
Spicy Brown Paint
Lapis Lazulia Paint
Our large range of cabins covers most sizes and models. All are quality buildings so don't settle for second best. You know it makes sense. These timber cabins are made from high quality timber and include double glazed windows as standard. Ensure the cabin is right for you.