Category Archives: Baltics Log Cabins 2020

Today, let’s talk about the DF range.

Our DF Log Cabins Range , why is it so very special, Arrr…. there are hundreds of reasons let’s look at one.

The Price and Quality out beats every other cabin on the market to date.

Now I dare you to visit any website in the UK and put this ordinary DF Log Cabin of ours up against anyone else’s.

Now before we begin, I am not going to tell you what certain size timbers are used in our cabins our structural timbers, as I want you to do your homework and ask other companies, ask them also about how their windows and doors are made, also the thickness of the windows and doors, what material they use for their window and doors, and glass thickness, is it up to what standard etc. I am fed up with pushing this industry up the hill with new ideas and designs, we stopped designing last year as we have over 7000+ designs, most of which have been copied.

So back to what you ask the company you think is offering you a bargain, what thickness are their roof purlins as this shows the kind of KN value you can expect from your roof. They will not have this information at hand to tell you, and will tell you to call back, or talk you around this, they will then think your a difficult customer because you’re asking all the right questions, which to them are the wrong questions, and when and if you have further conversations with them, most of it is lies.


We answer so many peoples questions, about how to look after a cabins, how to make bases, what to look for etc, but we have decided from the beginning of next week we will give just the basics. We are now picking our customers, as there are so many customers asking for our Range of High End Cabins.

Always Pay with a Credit Card

This industry is full of cowboys and thieves, and to be honest, 99.9% sell crap against what we manufacturer, and our prices are fair and honest. Actually our prices for the quality of the log cabin we offer and timber frame buildings are actually below the market value,

So please remember this, you pick a log cabin from any website,, and it looks amazing, and the price is low, low means its cheaply made, nothing else, it’s not a bargain, it’s not a steal, it’s not a fantastic day for you to celebrate, as you are just about to be conned into buying a package of crap, you look at what you have bought and put it up against ours and you think amazing, the same..but cheaper.. a cabin such as ours in look, but not in any other way the same as ours, their timbers will be thinner, their timber will be fast grown baltic pine, cheap and rots very quickly, and will need a lot of looking after , the windows and doors are rubbish, furnished with Chinese handles, locks, keys and hinges and we all know rust, and breakages will happen sooner rather than later with these, purlins are 50% smaller in cut, strength, durability, and the cabin will be just a cheaply manufactured charlatan copy , a mass produced shed, as these can not be called cabins.

Always pay with a credit card

These Log Cabin doors took us 8 months to design and manufacture, so they would last a minimum of 10 years. These are the best doors in the industry.

Quality Doors
Quality log cabins Doors

Always pay with a credit card

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.

What is good Timber and what is Bad Timber.by Karl..

Many of you know what is good and bad, if its not black/ blue stained and looks ok, to most thats how they judge the quality of timber.

To other people, we look at how its planned and cut, treated and notched.
So heres a small lesson.

This is Russian, Quality Timber.

Russian Quality Winter Cut Timber.

Then there is Baltic Cut Timber, most companies use this if they are manufacturing bulk cabins, as its cheap, and honestly, nasty,

As you can see the difference immediately.

99.9% of people use this timber to manufacturer their sheds, cabins etc from, why , cost, the cost to you is high to them low, the longevity of the manufactured item months not years.

So when your picking a log cabin be smart….. Your money was hard to come by, spend it wisely. In the land of sheds and cabins , lies are told more than truths.

Fact Winter Cut timber is the best!
Fact we only use winter Cut timber.
Fact buy direct saves you 1000’s and you get the best quality their is to have.
And lastly, if you want the best, come to the company that designed 99.9% of all cabins in the market to date.
We invented the twinskin system, and were the first to manufature, market and sell.
The clockhouse, the aurora, coin phrased the term garden office for a 4m x 5m log cabin, and so much more.

We are the longest running company in the cabin industry, and we are proud to say we have made this industry what it is today, by always pushing harder and harder.

Doors and Windows our design, now everyone is copying.

We designed over many years a new set of windows and doors, and how they were to work, they working part has not been copied, but the design has.

Thank you for reading,,, www.factorycabins.co.uk

Please send us an email at sales@factorycabins.co.uk

Or Phone +44 208 133 5164

Log Cabins and the inside.

Most companies never show the insides of their cabins, and there is a really good reason for this, they look even worse inside as they do out, yeah, once again I jump on the other companies and call them all crap etc, but sadly being the Granddad of this industry, and seemingly being the only one who actually wants to change things, make cabins better and better, not worse, always upping the quality and keeping prices the same, selling direct, through our LTD UK company and pushing the customer to pay with a credit card , for their own protection, is quite a move forward, I am seriously happy with what we have accomplished over this last year, we got rid of the middle man, we don’t need them, they always said the shed companies that we needed them, customers will not buy direct, they are worried, what a load of bollocks, customers love saving 1000’s and getting more and a better cabin, plus excellent customer service. Most shed, companies are just rip off merchants. They resell our hard work, earn more than us, and scream for low prices. They are the scum of this industry completely!

We have our own building teams in the UK that are cheaper than shed companies and better, we have direct line of sales to you, and best part is, we know what your going to get, when its leaving and when it will get there.

Next we use Russian Scotts Pine, Our timber looks Russian, and trust me when I say the grain is as tight as your wallet! North London Humour!

Check Out the quality of this building inside, its built by the best, us, hand picked timber, all cut on a new CNC Multisize Log Cabin Line.

Our Doors and windows as you can see have new for 2021-2022 multi locking system plus each door has 3 German hinges and as you can see quality here is 101%.

Why do people in general come to us, simple, they have money to spend, want the best, understand that we know whats good and bad, want to buy from a Brit, that started this whole industry, want to buy from someone that will tell them the truth, more importantly you are going to feel safe with your choice, forget Resellers, they are here today and sadly your money and them gone tomorrow, we are the choice, you do not ask someone to go to the bank for you, you go yourself, so if you want to spend 1000’s then give it to the girls and guys that are here today, and will not be gone tomorrow.. We can give you hundreds of references, we are also on our banks blog as being one of the best manufacturers to sell to the public by credit card last year, but most people who buy from us, have read my blog, and these people know that I hate liars, and con men, I just want to give you the best of the best as quickly as possible and I am told I do this well! And everyone I work with always come back, especially in the Holiday, Chalet, Pod, Lodge industry.

Finding the Log Cabin that you can afford.

So many things to think of and here is a list for you to think over.

Firstly you are not looking for a cheap crap mass produced log cabin. You’re not, your bank account thinks you should and your telling yourself that a 34mm and a 70mm is the same it’s not, but you don’t, as wasting money is wasting money, so stay away from Resellers 34mm log cabins and crap they are no better than an up market shed, quickly manufactured windows and doors, they fall apart almost immediately.

Our Windows and doors are not just a amazing they are the best, we have spent no
expense on producing them, and making sure everyone in the industry is way way behind us in quality level.

Lots and Lots of companies have already tried to already copy our door design , hinges, quality handles and lots, but copying them is one thing, but getting the quality means you must pay for it, and we have.paid for ours heavily, our doors are not allowed to be put into the cabin until they are completely and utterly stained and waterproofed, they they can be fitted, the reason for this is that they are manufactured from joinery timber, and their moisture content is very low and they will expand and not fit if they are not treated until exposed to the weather.

This is not a cheap cabin, no no means but it will stand its ground for more than 20 years…. FACT!


You are not looking for a concrete foundation that will crack and be damp.
You are not looking for a company that shows you a pretty picture and delivers you a mess. missing bits, broken parts etc, and the sales man , woman , tells you they are the best of the best and you be as snug as a bug all year round, and the walls are 44mm single skin.
You are not looking for a company who cuts its timber from Baltic Spruce or Pine, its quick grown and rubbish, Imedeska and a few other manufacturers, sell baltic pine, they basically bid in the local market for local logs, cut it, dry it, in old uncertified kilns, and then sell it on with mass profit, it splits, it looks nice a white, sandy coloured, but honestly the timber is crap.and it will rot in 7 years with or with out stain, rot protection, the timber is too new to hold any kind of self oil, and then you will remember back to reading this blog and remember when i said buying cheap is foolish.

https://www.youtube.com/user/logcabinslv

Please check out this link there are 100’s of different cabins to choose from.

Thank you for reading this if you are looking for a decent cabins please give us a call.

0208 133 5164 please ask for sales!

IF YOU CAN PLEASE ALWAYS OFFER US A CREDIT CARD FOR PAYMENT.

BEWARE OF THE 12-14-16 week waiting time for your LOG CABIN 2020………………………………………………………………………

A small note to the wise, in 2008 we all remember the awful recession, and in that recession a few tricks were played by certain individuals that I will not mention, who are though still trading, and the trick was this, they knew that bad times were coming, so they did something very underhanded, and as a supplier to some of these companies, we lost 100’s of 1000’s of pounds. And the Public lost a lot more.

You must be very wary of the 12 week waiting time scenario, companies who you think you can trust, tell you the waiting time is 12/14/16 weeks, and you pay a deposit, after that 16 weeks has elapses, they go bust! They go off line, and you will receive sorry letters, but your deposit is gone, and then you have to go back to the bank to see if its possible to get your money back, we do not have a waiting time, we are as always pre Virus 4/5 weeks, the same as it was before, and 4/5 weeks after said Virus.

So if your told to wait, be careful………………….

Please remember , 2007, many resellers went broke, pay by card. deposit and for full payment. Be clever, and be happy! Keep your distance and wear a mask!

Regarding purchasing Cabins, Timber Buildings or any item from Self Employed Dealers. Resellers,  who sell our LV or FC brand, if you went to the Self Employed Dealers, reseller,  first, please do not come to us, if you have a question, concerns please call us, but as they are resellers, we are unable to do anything legally to them regarding their prices , Please remember and do not forget a business needs earn money, we can say what we think they should be sold at, but we cannot by law demand they sell it at what we think. So, it’s always best to look at other websites, and please remember our cabins are high quality, so like for like pricing will be difficult, but there are a few companies out there that are the same nearly as ours and you can gauge if the pricing if fair or not.

I say this all the time, pay with a credit card………. It keeps you safe.

We have no claim or claims to our dealerships working practises, or who and what they do. We are not responsible for deposits they may take, and we are not responsible for broken doors, windows, or bad workmanship, fitted kitchens, bad fitted bathrooms etc, we however would like to be told this in writing so we can take the matter to the company concerned and ask them to help you with your concerns.

When we deliver a cabin to our resellers, they are the owner of that cabin, timber building etc, until they give it to you, you don’t even own it, once its delivered to you, you sign for it, but before you do, inspect it, you can refuse to sign for it if there is damage. The law is on your side, however if you have had a bespoke cabin made for you, and there are missing parts, or a broken door, you cannot return this, the company (reseller) has 28 days, or whatever his T and C’s  say in which to fix your Log Cabin. We have some amazing resellers, and they will bend over to help you have that amazing cabin in your garden.

Here is a note to everyone, only buy a cabin if your job is secure, and you can afford it, as most cabins are bespoke manufactured for you, refunds are almost impossible. So please beware of this.

Please take note, please,please always ask if you can pay with a credit card.

Thank you for reading.

Quality Log Cabins from Log Cabins LV .co.uk

When you are loooking for a quality log cabin for the house, or a play room for the kids, or just a simple man cave, then logcabinslv.co.uk can offer you the full turn key solution.

We have over 20 years of experience, and know what is quality, and very much what is crap, as most sadly companies on the market today offer notjhing but But rubbish.

If your looking for a coampnay that really understands what a quality log is, not some fast grown bit of timber, which should really be used for pallets, not cabins, then come and speak to us.

We have over 7000 different designs of log cabins, which is the largest collection in the world, we offer everything in timber, Pods, for glamping and camping, Home offices from glulam logs and passive housing that does not cost a fortune, but will last the test of time and be an investment, not a liability like most of whats on the market for sale today.

Please do not forget to have a look at our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/logcabinslv.co.uk/

Baltics Log Cabins 2020

Baltic Timber

Russian Timber

The Truth!

Today is going to be a hard hitting blog, and one that will upset the majority of buyers and manufacturers in the Baltic states, but it’s one of truth and the lies that are told frequently about log cabins. I have been quite silent on my blogging for a few years as I have been planning to change the way the UK buys its log cabins and timber buildings.

Firstly, Bespoke Timber Frame Buildings are manufactured I would say here in Lithuania the best anywhere in the world, and I can gladly state with hand on heart, I believe for a bespoke timber frame house, A++ or Passive, I have the very best of all production which can be found.

But Log Cabins, that is another matter all together, you see I have been in the timber industry so many years I know what timber should be used to manufacturer from and what should not, I understand that there are quality cabins, and poorly manufactured ones, I understand that there are those that are designed to last, and others that are designed to fall apart in 5-10 years so you must buy another.

And it is with sadness in my heart that I say that the Baltic’s are now producing Log Cabins that are (SO) over priced, and not worth the money, they are being sold for.

There are many reasons why this is, and I will explain some of them to you.

Firstly, Belarus has stopped all sales of unseasoned timber to other countries, so now the cabin  companies must either buy already manufactured logs, moulded and dried from Belarus, or buy Lithuanian unseasoned logs (the tree) , cut them, dry them, sort the good from the bad, and then use that timber to manufacture your log cabin from.

The Baltic’s have since independence from Russia been slowly cutting forest and turning it into farmland, so the decrease in forest area is quite substantial, and companies like IKEA buy at public auction massive areas at a go of Lithuanian, Latvian, Estonian, forestry to supply their needs for board and such like, so timber is now quite expensive, both sides of the boarders in all Baltic countries.

Plus and this is a very large negative, the soil here in the Baltic’s is very good, extremely good, one reason for growing food, not trees, and the trees that grow in the Baltic’s grow quickly, which means, this timber is quick grown, spruce, pine, which is bad!

All the Baltic countries are governed by the EU, and as we know the EU like to order everyone to do as they please, and their demands for higher wages, and that in particular that Lithuania had to shut down its Nuclear power plant, meant electricity came from Sweden and other surrounding areas, so the price to run the machines in the Lithuania mills  increased drastically and put up the price of your cabin by almost 100%, or more.

Many years ago I saw this coming, and have tried to find a way to manufacture cabins that were worth the money to the end customer, my mills were asking monthly, for higher and higher prices for their production of log cabins, and their reasons for price increases was honest and fair, as I could see the pressure they were under to pay higher and higher bills.

Which is one reason so many mills use such poor quality timber from the Baltic’s now, as it’s home grown. And many mills now import their unseasoned fresh cut boards from Sweden or other countries that still allow the sale of this raw material., which as you can imagine is expensive, and also takes the Eco Friendly part from your log cabin , as the movement of the timber from one place to another costs and also means many trucks, ships etc. So the whole ethos of what a log cabin is, has gone, apart from a very expensive, Baltic Box.

If you look at my previous blog you will understand why the glulam is so bad now!

There are many companies in Lithuania that do produce excellent glulam, but most is for construction, beams, purlins, roofs, posts, and their timber is all graded C24 and is excellent, but Cabin companies do not purchase C24 timber, just the run of the mill unseasoned, which they use the off cuts, stick them together, and re-stick and you get a glulam log of kinds or what we say here at LV a pile of crap.

So what can we do to solve the dilemma of over priced log cabins and bringing back quality and price to this industry we started in the UK over 18 years ago.

Please read tomorrow’s blog.