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Hard Customers.

You know you get these days when you just want to shout and say, your design is crap, its going to fall down, and you have too many windows and its too thin, and you want it for nothing, and you want the best and you moan at the price and all the time, we, me, are thinking actually it was a we, as three of us all thought, fuck this design is dangerous and shit. But what can you say, you try and help, but all you get is the customer really not listening, and not believing because he has spent hours listening to wankers on the phone who know nothing about cabins, and boring the poor customer to suicide, and then when he actually lands on our pages and says why are you slightly more than the worst fucking company in Lithuania, I just sit back in shock and am mortified.

Log Cabins are not easy to design, and in this day and age, they are really hard things to manufacture as most of the components are hard to find, thats the quality parts, we only use quality, the cheap crap, is everywhere, most bulk mills will have containers and containers of rubbish handles and doors, and why are we not as cheap as these other mills, simple….

Harrods———–Tescos.

You want your Cabin to come with quality attached at every level and pay for it, you would go to Harrods.
If you were looking for a cheap, off the self, OK cabin, where would you go, Tescos.

And thats the difference from us to them.

Simple look at this.

Take a look at the first 2 photos, you might think, they look ok, looks good quality, and the price OK… Well you are deluded or on a £4 budget, as these are the worst hinges and worst doors for a good quality log cabin which were ever manufactured. Awful….
Nothing even looks remotely hard wearing or robust……….

Now check these out, these are our standard doors and windows, and this is just the beginning on why we are picked time and time again , because our quality is second to none, there are companies out their now copying our look, but a copy handbag is a copy handbag!

All hardware German.
All windows and doors Aluminium rain drip trays x 2 on windows.
Windows fitted with a 5 point locking tilt and turn system.
Doors also come with 5 point locking system.

Before we tell you, you tell us what size purlins the compnay your thinking of buying from offer in their price, these hold the roof up. Important.

Lastly yes, we are lucky to say we pick our customers, we get about 30 requests a week, we pick just 10 from these. I might say yes and then have a customer start demanding, this equals returned deposit immediately. If you want the best then you play by our rules, which are exceptionally fair, if you don’t then go and buy the crap out there which is for sale! I do not care, my customers are important to me, if your not one of mine, then i am not loosing any sleep over if your cabin is safe, if everything is quality. if it gets to you on time, all bit and bobs with it, and making sure delivery is a pleasant exsperiance for you. And at no time allowing anyone to be rude to you. A zero free Drama way of getting a cabin, no middle men.And as more and more customers are coming direct, paying with a credit card and understanding its the best way to get the best of the best, and luckily i am speaking to people I like.

We are a British Company, we also have a British Merchant account, which you pay directly into with your visa or debit card. You are not paying into a foreign bank, which I would strictly suggest against doing, I won’t even do that. So with Factory Cabins you are getting it direct from us here in Lithuania, but the best part its paid into a UK bank.

Please remember it was us 21 years ago that put the first 40mm 5m x 5m super star log cabin onto the market, then we designed the clock house, then the twin skins and 28mm flooring and the mad thing we did was design over 7000 cabins. which means we have more designs made already than other company. It means we know our stuff.

Please look at our windows and doors and the other companies, and you will see ours are designed to last and the other companies are designed for bonfire night.
It really depends on how proud you are on what you manufacture.

Before you buy a cabin, please come to us and compare, get all there details and then get ours and we will beat them hands down for quality each and every time.

And Lastly if your buying rubbish, cheap mass produced crap like a £299 pound shed….. just think if the tree that had to be cut for that shed to be made , sawn up was worth all that effort.

Eco Housing not Eco Housing!

 

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Passive Housing, or Energy Efficient Housing are now all the rage, and Eco Villages will be popping up all over the place.

To gain the publics trust, there needs to be stringent guidelines on planning, but more importantly the understanding of what truly is an eco house.

Log Cabins LV has been in the timber building industry for more years than we care to remember, we manufacture and erect timber frame buildings mainly in Norway, where drastic freezing winters are a norm, we understand about energy efficiency, what heating systems work in a passive structure, and what don’t!

We also understand that something’s work, and others do not.

Our years of experience, and our understanding of timber frame technology, plus our very highly skilled architects, who are completely versed in passive, energy efficient housing, would not make the silly mistakes that are listed here in this daily mail article.

Sadly, it is very easy to believe in Kevin Mc Cloud as he is seen as an authority on such matters as passive and energy efficient housing, but I would like to point out that he is based in the UK, where timber frame technology is seriously behind the times, brick and block is seen as a true investment, but to be passive, eco, block is not the build type!

 

Yet, using or even offering gas in a newly built energy efficient house, is somewhat (crazy), and lazy!

 

An eco house should be almost air tight, if not airtight, the amount of moisture omitted from the house hold use, should be dealt with by the air recuperation system, this would stop damp, but knowing UK house builders, these pathetic eco houses are no doubt damp from the very core of the stud work!

Kevin Mc Cloud is not an Architect; he does not have any qualifications on Passive Housing, or Eco Builds.

He is very much using his MBE and his presence on the UK TV to win support and gain financially on building projects. HAB housing!!!

He is not challenging anyone; he is just earning himself a large bank account!

Any man that makes a TV program, where he cuts an old beautiful oak and makes a shed out of it, especially an Oak Tree! Well!!!! Shame on you Mc Cloud.

 

I challenge Kevin McCloud to search for an industry that needs a shake up and do a program on offering solutions to that industry that truly benefits the population, and not his own pocket! If you need help Kevin….I know one!!!!

 

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Timber frame and Log Cabins

This Blog today is just to speak quickly about timber frame buildings and log cabins, and how they are greatly different.

There are quite a few agents/dealers in the UK- Europe that will offer you a log cabin, and call it a residential building. But the difference between the two is night and day.

A residential building, timber frame, is designed to be a 12-month a year dwelling. A single skin log cabin is not.

In certain countries where rainfall is minimal and the season is hot then very cold, then a single skin 220mm Scandinavian log cabin is great, but in some parts of Europe-UK where the weather is very damp, this kind of structure has its limitations due to rainfall.

When a company offers you a single skin log cabin say in 70mm solid timber and offers to clad the building inside, this still does not get around the moisture issue.

This year we have had hundreds of people call us and ask us if our twin skin log cabins (solid timber) will meet building regulations, and sat tests, etc, and the honest answer is yes, but we need to redesign the whole cabin. And we 9 times out of 10 ask them to look at the timber frame selection, which we have over one hundred designs in our gallery.

Timber frame is truly the only way to go if you are on a budget, and you are looking for super insulted building, which will also last the test of time.

Below are some photos of Timber Frame buildings we have manufactured and built.

If you are looking for a mobile home, Park Home, or a Quality Retreat, please give us a call.

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Log cabins, garden timber offices, 1-2-3 bay timber garages, outhouses, nurseries, timber frame buildings, schools classrooms, granny annex, work rooms, workshops, art studio, residential structures, residential park homes, are all available in bespoke, custom designs. Unlike 99% of other companies we do not just bespoke wall sizes, ridge heights, positions of windows and doors, we also custom design the window and door sizes, shapes, and integrity. If you are looking for a door that must have toughened glass, just ask, if you would like a door to be wheelchair friendly, no problem.

The reason Log Cabins LV is so dominant in the cabin, timber frame market place is partly to due with the fact that we have the best dealer network worldwide; also we are very choosy about who becomes an LV dealer. If you do not see our trade mark shield on the dealers website and each cabin image, then they are not selling our products, if a company claims to sell our products, but you can not see our logo, please do not hesitate to send us an email or give us a call. Too many companies are already trying to claim they are part of our dealer network and that the cabin’s they are selling are LV. Please email us if you are in doubt. Attached are a few images of our new to come Passive Park Homes, we feel Park homes are poorly manufactured and over priced, so we now offering the market a quality Park Home Timber Frame Home which is massively insulated, with quality over sized, under priced, graded C24 timber frame work, which will make the rest of the industry run for cover!!

With the best windows and doors in the business, your bespoke park home will be the best it can be!

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Log Cabins LV -The largest range of logcabins in the World.

Over the years we have at logcabinslv.co.uk designed some incredible log cabins, timber frame buildings and glulam log cabins, our designs have helped the industry turn from the Blockhaus German designs to a more aesthetically modern European Design. With over 3000 designs and so many more coming you are spoilt for choice when you enter logcabinslv.co.uk. We are always designing new and innovative cabins, timber frame buildings, glulam cabins.big and small.

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Log Cabins LV

Here are a few photos taken this week of production and our mills, as you can see not everything is LogCabins, we also specialise in Glulam beams and Trusses, Camping Pods, Sectional Timber Frame Buildings and so very much more.

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Curved Glulam Beams

 

Glulam beams

Large Glulam Beams

 

As you can see by the photos we specialise in Glulam beams, which are used in Cabins, Houses, Factories, Sport stadiums, Shopping Centers, Equestrian Centers, Swimming Halls, Agricultural Barns- Buildings, our glulam is used for road bridges, and for even church roofs.

 

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Specialists in Glulam production

 

Over the years I have spoken relentlessly about quality timber frame buildings, and how it is so very, very important to have grading of the highest caliber on timber which is destined for the manufacturing of Park Homes, Timber Frame Residential Buildings and the like, also that these kind of structures must be strong on there own merit and not part of a whole. Here you can see panels, floating in the air, which shows our true belief in our panel construction and the quality of build.

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Log Cabins Window and Doors

How many companies on the net actually show their windows and doors in their full glory, I can answer that, NONE! Why? Because most of the companies on the web offering cabins have low quality windows and doors!

Over the years we have put more attention on our window and door production line, than trying to pump more of the same out the door as 99.9% of companies seem to do!

I know this is a scathing attack on the competition, but we actually don’t have competition where our cabins are concerned, we are not a cash and carry manufacturer, we do not manufacture hundreds of the same cabin style  in the winter and push them out the door in the summer, all of our cabins are bespoke to order. If you are looking for a quality cabin at a very reasonable price logcabinslv.co.uk have what you are looking for.Logcabins.lv has the largest selection of log cabins on the market to date.

We are the only manufacturer able to offer, laminated log cabins, scandinavian log cabins, timber frame buildings, round log cabins, camping pods, saunas, gazebos, summer houses, Micro Housing, and so very much more.

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Passive Housing

Passive housing with a twist.

This design  show’s how laminated timber frame fully insulated housing can be modern, offering fantastic open spaces, high u vales, and with a solar shingled roof can offer enough energy to heat its self quite easily, and store power in batteries for night time usage.

600mm roof

450mm walls

Tripple glassing

600mm flooring

Heat source pumps, and Energy One’s new solar shingles. ( Off Grid With style).

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New Designs And Eco Cabins

Once again, here we are showing off some of our new building designs that will either make you feel very excited or prompt you to think about turning ECO. Solar panels are a thing of the past.

We are able now to offer solar shingles and solar tiles, please call us for more information.

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