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Credit Cards, and UK builders.

OK , so lets talk about whats what. Firstly, I have written on my blog so many times about cowboy buildings, thats in all the market, shed, cabins, houses, timber frame and brick, ((( UK))) you look for the solution to a problem you might have, which is normally space, and what happens you go to the Yellow pages and pic the one that they say is the best, you then have some guy comes round, and prices up your job, in the UK any kind of construction starts from ( not shed or log ) but Timber , Brick, Brick being the one that most people jump on, then deciding it will not help much when it comes to being quick, no fuss, or mess.

So, prices….

The cost of building a 2 bedroom house in the UK is anywhere between £187,625.00 to £281,437.00 the average size is FROM 60 SQ METERS TO 105 SQ METERS, depending. ( we are not talking about quality buildings, we are talking about the mass produced crap, which are generally called starter homes, thin walls, zero ( what we consider to be nothing) insulation and the cheapest double glazing the company can find).

Most Normal houses start with a price if completely detached about £220.000, and we are not talking about a quality, amazing , superb, etc. they are OK.. Building costs in the UK start from £1,950 per square metre.

56.16 SQ METER. And the starting price is , ready , FROM £239.995 56.17 Square Meters.

This is for seriously a cheap manufactured house. I could not find anywhere how they built this house and with what, what materials and quality of them. And the problem is, it’s bunched up with loads of other houses. Are they using graded timber, or just unseasoned knotting timber, are they using quality insulation or just cheap and cheerful low grade rock wool, or some cheap foil back??

Do they love what they do, or just your money! This question I ask everyone who does any work for me, be it the mechanic or my electrician. If its for the money only, then later, find someone new who really enjoys what he does.

There is Land to be found, and there is space, and you can get planning, and you can make your house far better, cheaper costs, and almost off grid if you know what you’re doing.

All I am saying is think before you start to spend loads of money on a house that costs loads of money to run…..

And, in 2022, a cost estimation for a house is anywhere between £1,750 and £3,000 per m2.

Now check this out……… This is a build regulation that is far surpass the UK build regulations, it makes a mockery of it.

The main requirements for TEK17 are low U-values of house constructions and airtightness of the structure.

  • Floor construction U-value – not more than 0,15 W/m2K
  • Outside wall – not more than 0,18 W/m2K
  • Roof – not more than 0,13 W/m2K
  • Windows and doors (with frame) – not more than 0,8 W/m2K

We can go higher on the U value, and not for a great deal more, But! You will loose some internal space of your unit.

This way Norwegian authorities push new buildings to be energy-efficient and this way the country is leading in the world according to high standards for buildings.

This is what you should be aiming for…. But can your builder A-afford to build this kind of building, given current price levels, yes, he could if he were us, even cheaper, and Factory means Factory, and the TEK 17 build reg is way out of most people’s dreams.

Not because its super expensive, but because people just go to the wrong people to purchase their dream home.

Firstly Credit Cards, they are perfect, always pay deposits, or whatever you buy with a card, your protected.
I have said many times, that builders now are going broke, why? because they spend the profit, and keep the material cost of that month in their pocket, profit comes at the end, not beginning, remember that and you are always safe, that’s how a good business works, also work out a payment schedule, not done, not paid.

And as everything rises in price, daily, weekly, your builder’s price is gone, and a new one is to follow, or they go bust. So, what do you do…? Call us…

Last words today…. ALWAYS, ALWAYS, ALWAYS PAY WITH A CREDIT CARD!!!!

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.

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Kate Log Cabin – 3.5 m x 5.6 m

Kate Log Cabin – 3.5 m x 5.6 m is without doubt the best 44mm log cabin that gives you so much outside covered space which is airy and a great place to relax in the summer out of the sun, and to keep all your deck chairs , seats, tables, etc, safe and locked up, and on those rainy days read a book or just chill.

And all for such a ridiculously low price, please ask us for details on pricing if you are a dealer. we are not public orientated,.

Sadly unlike most companies that sell directly to the end user and to dealers, we do not, we respect our customers (dealers) and their hard work, dedication, and we believe in local dealer networks, servicing the public.

The reason most companies and if you look about you will notice that only we do not display pricing, this is because we do not want to use our dealers to get the brand name out there, then undercut our hard working dealers and take the business ourselves, this is what we call in the business, the LLE ( Lithuanian, Latvian ,Estonian way!) Not good for business, and shows deceit on every level of business. But if you have no business ethics from the start, and money is your driving force, then what can you expect. which explains why we remain when others die and wither away.

The Kate Log Cabin is offered as all our BL range of quality tight grained Scots Pine cabins with normal quality windows and doors or our heavy duty log cabin windows and doors, that also can come painted or lacquered. Depends really what your customer wants and needs.

Quality Log Cabins at sensible pricing, please ask us for pricing, it will knock you off your feet, and also you will be asking your current supplier why they have been overcharging you for so long. Please ask Ash for our pricing at ash@logcabinslv.co.uk

Thank you very much for reading this.

The Log Cabins LV team…..

Glulam 80mm Log Cabins to live In – by logcabinslv.co.uk

More and more people are looking to put a log cabin up in the garden and live in it! So they take to the Internet and trawl the web looking for suitable cabins, but sadly 99% of people have no idea really what they are looking for, and are fooled by what the top ranking log cabin Internet sites tell them. Triple thermal walls, insulated this and best that, which most of the time is just blar, blar, blar.

44mm log cabins are fantastic for a multiple of purposes, but they are not residential, and no matter what you put as insulation, they are not designed to be lived in!

Engineered Glulam log cabins are the future for the garden, as prices come down, more and more people understand that wasting their money on cheap mass produced cabins, is a waste.

When looking for a cabin to live in there is many factors to take into account, more than just insulation.

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So if you are looking for that garden log cabin to live in, please give us a call, or send us an email, and we can put you on the right path.

Log Cabins LV has the largest range of quality residential glulam log cabins on the market.

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Log Cabins and Bespoke Designs

Over the years we have sold thousands of cabins, be them clock house log cabins, garden offices, timber frame granny annex’s or a fully insulated residential building.our fully compliant camping pod.

Our Dealers all over the world, truly love their trade and because of them and them only our Brand has become the most known Cabin Brand in the world.

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120mm Glulam laminated log cabin Internal Photos

Big Shout Out To David! Thanks for the Photos……

As I am sure a few of you remembered the 120mm glulam sports pavilion we built last month, here are so amazing internal photos. What you should notice is the thickness of the purlins, central and each side, also the weight bearing purlins running down the middle from back to front. As you will notice these are completely an over kill in size, but we believe in always manufacturing our glulam log cabins to be ready for all things mother nature may think to bruise or batter them!

Glulam cabins from logcabinslv.co.uk are not just quality, they also come with a  remarkable price tag, our bespoke windows and doors and all manufactured on our Weinig new window and door line. The quality of our windows and doors is amazing. Bespoke Sizes available, also we offer a full bespoke glulam design log cabins survice.

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Log Cabins DF Range

 

A big shout out to uk-logcabins for the photos!!

 

Our superb quality, and amazing designs, makes our DF range possibly the best selling log cabin range in the UK. Our log cabins doors and windows in 44mm and above are not just good, they are are fantastic for the price bracket they are in. All are hand made and all are manufactured with care. Unlike 99.9% of companies on the Internet that sell Log Cabins, we are completely different in so far as we do not stock pile them, as stock pilling cabins means they were produced in the slow period, thats over the winter month  and then sold in the summer period, which means your cabin has had 6 cabins placed on top or yours if you are unlucky, also it means the timber has been stressed and this equals all the worst signs for a disastrous cabin.

Logcabins.lv manufacturers all cabins fresh from order, we bespoke log cabins daily, so if you have a desire to have the door moved, or add a window bespoke is our middle name. As you will have noticed we have the largest range in the world of log cabins, sadly most of our log cabins designs have been stolen by most back street mills, ( our clock house log cabins) is one of them, also the Twin Skin log cabin system is another. If you are looking for quality, then there is only really one choice. Do not settle for less. logcabinslv.co.uk

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Bespoke Log Cabins by logcabinslv.co.uk

Over the years our business from mass produced models to bespoke has risen 70%.

Customers find a cabin they like on our partners website , or respectively on our own website logcabinslv.co.uk the customer  then sends in a request for minor changes, or some dynamic changes, extra thicknesses, or more windows and doors, or less, higher ridge height or lower..

Many people like to now design what suits them best rather than buying something just off the shelf! Bespoke log cabins are now becoming the norm, and we with our design team have manufactured some quite amazing buildings.

If you are looking for a cabin that is not available, then please give us a call or send us an email.

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