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Clocktower Log Cabin 486 - Double Glazed, Felt Tiles

Clocktower Log Cabin 486 - Double Glazed, Felt Tiles
Pictures 1 and 2 show the log cabin with optional colour painted finish. Picture 3 shows the optional paint colours available.


The overall size of this luxury log cabin is 18'1"x27'11" (5.5x8.5m), including the integral verandah. The price includes an 8'2" deep (2.5m) integral verandah, three sets of folding doors and two large double opening windows. The verandah includes timber decking, strong support posts and decorative balustrade panels. Panoramic low level large pane double glazing is included as standard. These substantial log cabins feature superb quality joinery doors and windows, decorative felt tiles and a choice of 45mm or 70mm thick wall logs. A factory finished preservative treatment is also available as an option. Detailed fitting instructions are supplied for DIY self assembly. Low cost installation is available in many areas.

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  • All timber used in the construction of these log cabins originates from sustainable forests
  • These log cabins are untreated as standard - the pictures show the optional preservative treatments available
  • Interlocking 45mm or 70mm thick tongued and grooved wall logs
  • Strong 19mm thick tongued and grooved roof boards
  • As with most log cabins, the roof is supplied unassembled with the rafters and roof boards cut to size
  • 2.5m deep enclosed verandah
  • Substantial tongued and grooved timber floor boards
  • Pressure treated floor joists and foundation beams (lifetime preservative treatment)
  • Foundation beams for 45mm log cabins ex 3"x3" (70mm x70mm)
  • Foundation beams for 70mm log cabins ex 4"x3" (90mm x70mm)
  • Floor joists ex 3" x 2" (70mm x 45mm)
  • Heavy duty timber floor for the verandah featuring strong decking boards fixed to a timber frame
  • Decking boards made from durable Siberian larch
  • 2 sets of folding doors with 4 door leaves
  • 1 set of folding doors with 3 door leaves
  • Doors and window glazed with glass (no plastic, acrylic, styrene or perspex)
  • Premium double glazed doors and windows with 24mm thick argon filled double glazing units, 16mm air gaps, a 1.1 U value and fitted with rubber weatherstrips to reduce draughts
  • Morticed and tenoned joinery doors and windows
  • Panoramic low level glazing
  • Modern large pane glazing style
  • High security mortice lock and lever handles in a chrome or brass finish
  • Folding door width 6'7" (1995mm) for doors with 4 leaves
  • Folding door height 6'4" (1935mm) for doors with 4 leaves
  • Folding door width 4'11" (1495mm) for doors with 3 leaves
  • Folding door height 6'4" (1935mm) for doors with 3 leaves
  • Durable aluminium door threshold
  • Internal skirting boards
  • 2 double opening windows each with 2 outward opening side hinged sashes
  • Window width 3'3" (1000mm)
  • Window height 5'0" (1530mm)
  • Decorative mineral felt tiles in a choice of colours included as standard
  • Decorative balustrades
  • Strong 120mm x 120mm posts with angled braces
  • Weatherproof L-shaped double fascia boards on gable ends and on clocktower
  • External roof overhang approximately 12" to all sides (300mm)
  • Overall size including verandah 18'1" deep x 27'11" wide (5500mm x 8500mm)
  • Cabin size excluding verandah 9'10" deep x 27'11" wide (3000mm x 8500mm)
  • Integral verandah 8'2" deep x 27'11" wide (2500mm x 8500mm)
  • Verandah entrance width 8'2" (2500mm)
  • Eaves height 8'4" (2550mm)
  • Ridge height 11'8" (3550mm)
  • External cabin sizes do not include the interlocking log corners
  • Internal cabin sizes - subtract 90mm if the logs are 45mm thick, subtract 140mm if the logs are 70mm thick

JOINERY DOORS & WINDOWS: These log cabins feature joinery made door leaves and window sashes with morticed and tenoned joints throughout. This traditional jointing process is commonly used in the housebuilding industry when timber windows and doors are specified. A rebate or mortice is cut out in one piece of wood which precisely matches a tongue or tenon cut in the other piece of wood. Morticed and tenoned joints are the strongest type of joint used in the construction of wooden windows and doors. High quality handles, locks and hinges are also included.

HIGH PERFORMANCE DOORS AND WINDOWS WITH WEATHERSTRIPS: Our high performance premium window and door frames feature weatherstrips to reduce draughts. Weatherstrips are rubber gaskets which are fitted to the door and window frames. The weatherstrips are fitted in the rebates between the fixed outer frames and the hinged parts i.e. the window sashes and door leaves. As the doors and windows are closed the weatherstrips are compressed to form a seal. Heat loss is significantly lower through windows and doors which are fitted with weatherstrips.

DOUBLE GLAZING: Our double glazed doors and windows ensure that your log cabin is warmer and cheaper to heat. We recommend double glazing if you want to use your cabin all year round. Double glazing also provides additional sound insulation. If you expect to use your cabin frequently and often for prolonged periods we also recommend floor and roof insulation. Insulation ensures a more comfortable environment on the hottest days in the summer and the coldest days in winter.

HEAVY DUTY TONGUED AND GROOVED FLOOR: This cabin includes a heavy duty timber floor with tongued and grooved floor boards and substantial floor joists. Skirting boards are also included to ensure a neat internal finish. The floor joists and tongued and grooved boards are supplied loose for fast assembly on site. Unlike many log cabin floor kits, all timber is cut to size which saves time during installation. It also ensures that there are no visible joins in the finished floor. The floor is assembled quickly with no visible joints. With some cheaper cabins the boards must be cut to fit on site. This takes much longer and many of the joins are visible afterwards.

PRESSURE TREATED FOUNDATION BEAMS: Substantial foundation beams are laid on the base to support the walls. This ensures that the wall logs are not in contact with the ground. The foundation beams are pressure treated for durability. Pressure treatment is a lifetime preservative treatment. The preservative is forced into the timber under pressure in a vacuum and penetrates below the surface. All other treatments apply a coat of stain to the surface of the timber only. With pressure impregnated timber, the chemicals are permanently fixed in the wood. Tanalith E is the most popular preservative used so pressure treated wood is often described as tanalised. With the foundation beams this log cabin can be built without a floor. If required a timber or concrete floor can be laid inside after the walls and roof have been fitted.

LOW LEVEL GLAZING: Low level glazing provides a panoramic view from inside your garden room so you can appreciate your garden fully. With low level glazing you can enjoy a better view of the garden, especially at sites where the garden slopes away.

DECORATIVE FELT TILES: Mineral coated bitumen felt tiles are an attractive and durable roofing material which is far more hardwearing than standard roofing felt. Traditionally used for small buildings only in the UK, felt tiles are used much more in Scandinavia and North America where they are used widely in general housebuilding. The sophisticated design features a strip of almost dry bitumen adhesive. Over time each tile sticks to the tile below for improved waterproofing and windproofing. All fixings are covered by the next row of felt tiles, partly to ensure a neat appearance with concealed fixings but mainly to protect the fixing holes from any possible moisture. Mineral felt tiles are made using asphalt with a bitumen binder and an external covering of durable and attractive natural stone chips. Mineral felt tiles are often described as felt shingles because the design resembles traditional cedar shingles.

SIZES - DEPTH AND WIDTH: The overall sizes including the verandah are listed alongside the price. The first dimension listed is the depth and the second dimension is the width. The depth refers to the angled gable walls to each side. The width refers to the front and rear walls including the door wall. The sizes listed are the external wall sizes. These sizes do not include the roof overhang. Many other suppliers quote the overall roof size which is much larger.

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