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Quality Holiday Lodges

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Over many, many Years Domestic type Park Homes, Caravans, Mobile Units Holiday Lodges have changed very little; sadly, they are still manufactured to a specification that is quite honestly laughable, and can deprecate as much as £7.500 a year!

When looking to purchase a Park Home, or a Holiday Home, maybe a Mobile Home or a holiday Lodge to put on your farm, or free hold, you need to think twice before purchasing anything that is built- manufactured to the BS3632 – 2005.

What is almost criminal is the way that these units are sold, the word Home is used too frequently in sales material of companies who sell these inadequate piles of garbage. They are not a home from home, your house increases in value, your Park Home built under the BS 3632 does not.

Structural Timbers is another word used a lot in their sales material. Yet, any mention of what graded material is used in the manufacturing is missing from their literature!

In addition, the sentence, We will Build your Dreams, should be replaced with, we will fleece you for everything you have and more!

 Your Park Home should be an investment, it should be your Home, and there is no law that states your Park Home cannot be manufactured to the UK building regulations. The only reason why they don’t is profit!

So why do companies that manufacture park homes use chipboard, plywood, and PVCu windows and door? Why is the unit build quality so bad!

Its quite simple really, they want repeat business, so they manufacture absolute garbage that lasts 10 years and then needs replacing.

I know many companies will refute this, but it’s so simple to find the truth on value of second hand Park Homes, its called ebay!

We searched and noticed that at least 99.9% of park homes loose the value of 80% of their worth in the first 7-9 years!

A quality long lasting park home – lodge needs the ingredients of quality timber, quality insulation, built by a skilled workforce that manufactures not just park homes but houses, hotels, schools and all manner of other type timber constructions.

And what materials you use in the process of the build is so incredibly important.

The UK has a shortage of timber, most forests have long gone, and the UK imports nearly 87% of all its timber from abroad! This means that after the timber has been delivered to the Park Home manufactures based in the UK. It’s costly and normally the grade is not just below par, its awful, and expensive, compared to what LogCabins.LV use.

C24 graded FSC 45m x 195m timber frame work (stud work) in the UK is near on impossible to find, also graded 45m x 145m graded timber also is very hard to find, as most companies use in the Park Home industry 73mm x 36mm frame work, stud work! Which is half of what should be used to give the Park Home strength and longevity.

Also there are many types of insulation, because every Park Home-Mobile Home- Holiday Lodge from logcabins.lv is in reality a bespoke, we look at your budget and our full time architects will give you the best specification to meet your budget.

Below is a normal specification for our Park Homes, Holiday Lodges. This specification is way past anything on offer in the UK. All timber is graded, C24.

 

 

Exterior walls:

  • Horizontal spruce panel 20x140mm – undercoated once and painted twice – already made panels;
  • Vertical battens 20x45mm c/c600 for air gap – already made panels;
  • Gypsum plate 9.5mm as wind barrier – already made panels;
  • Anti-wind film – already made panels;
  • Segments of wooden framework 45x195mm c/c600 – already made panels;
  • KNAUF insulation 200mm – in free lengths;
  • Plastic film 0.2mm – in free lengths;
  • Battens 45x45mm c/c600 for cables and pipes – in free lengths;
  • KNAUF insulation 50mm – in free lengths;
  • 5mm gypsum plate – in free lengths.

 

Inside walls:

  • 5mm gypsum plate – in free lengths;
  • Segments of wooden framework 45x95mm c/c600 and for bearing walls 45x145mm c/c600 – already made panels;
  • KNAUF insulation 100/150mm – in free lengths;
  • 5mm gypsum plate – in free lengths.

 

Ceiling between second floor and cold loft:

  • Horizontal stringers 45x195mm c/c600 – in free lengths;
  • KNAUF insulation 300 mm – in free lengths;
  • Plastic film 0.2mm – in free lengths;
  • Battens 45x45mm c/c400 for pipes and cables – in free lengths;
  • KNAUF insulation 50mm – in free lengths;
  • 5mm gypsum plate – in free lengths.

 

 

 

 

Roof:

  • Final roof cover – not included, supplied by the Client;
  • Battens 45x45mm c/c600 across rafters for final roof cover – in free lengths;
  • Battens 45x45mm c/c600 along roof rafters for air gap – in free lengths;
  • Diffusion film Tyvec Pro – in rolls;
  • Roof trusses c/c600 – in free lengths;

 

 

Windows and doors:

  • Windows : wooden frame windows with triple glass package, Scandinavian-type (opening outside, with handles or hooks), painted white.
  • Outside doors : simple wooden entrance doors with insulated plate (glass package window can be included) with 3-plug locks and handles, impregnated, primed and painted white.
  • Wooden inside doors: made glued pinewood with impregnated MDF fillings, with simple locks (without handles), primed and painted white.
  • Inside inlets for the windows (Furinger): made of impregnated MDF, painted white.

Do not settle for less!

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Timber Frame Housing

Log Cabins LV is renown for quality log cabins, the largest dealer network in World, over 4000 iconic designs, and amazing deals.

Our Log cabins are Fabulous! However lets not forget our timber frame buildings, which are also superb!

Our quality timber frame is manufactured from the very best KD.CE.C24, all our timber is hand picked, which is to make sure that every timber element is the very best it can be!

If you are looking for a quality timber frame building, please give us a call, or send us an email!

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Highly Insulated Timber Frame Housing

As one of the largest timber frame house suppliers in Norway, we are often asked to manufacture highly insulted timber frame buildings for the northern most part of the country. Norwegians are very much into keeping the landscape looking natural and designing their properties to blend into the countryside.

Norway has one of the highest build regulation standards in the world. TEK 10.

Three times that of the UK and most of Europe.

Insulation values are a major part of this high standard, but also on par with insulation is build quality. Visual Graded CE KD C24 is the only grade expectable for all weight bearing walls, roof etc. Most of Europe and UK use Visual Graded C16, which is the bottom most part of the Visual Grade Scale. (Please ask your builder which grade he is thinking of using in your timber frame build).

Norwegians love to use sedum roofing out in the wilds, as this offers amazing insulation properties to the timber frame or Log Cabin dwellings and gives the building a natural feel, and also brings natural into the design, so it’s a plus, plus , plus!

Sedum roofing is a very heavy alternative to steal tiles, or shingles. All our timber frame buildings are built regardless if they are erected in Northern Norway or Essex with strength in every part of the construction.

If you are looking for a quality timber frame building-house-office-garage-park home-mobile-granny annex- etc, please give us a call or send us an email.

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Fully Insulated Residential Park Homes

When purchasing your Fully Insulated Residential Park Home, you must as we always say, ask for all the information, from floor to ceiling, and walls to windows and doors, not just what the company you are thinking of purchasing your residential park home supply. If the wording winterized comes up in their advertising, question this vigorously, also about timber thicknesses, and timber grades. This can be an awful task, but by asking all the right questions, you’ll get the Residential Building- Park Home of your dreams, as most park homes in the UK and Europe are constructed with a build code or similar to the dreaded BS 3632, this is a sink hole build code, which reminds us of time share! Pay a lot and get very, very little in return.

Our quality starts from the very fiber of the timber, which is the highest grade available, which is selected for your residential building, Park Home. We only use the best, and then we go even further by over sizing out timbers, insulation values and so much more! The only surprise you’ll get from our quality timber frame buildings is that you get your investment is safe.

Our new range of residential park homes will be way above building code, the euro 5 build code is very adequate in some ways, but it does not go far enough, so we have decided to beef that code up, by applying further insulation and triple glazed windows and doors, our aim is to make our residential park home timber frame units way, way above any code that may come into effect with in the next 10 years, this being the case, your investment is safe, as the building will need no further work carried out if thermal values change. Which are one-reason park homes loose their value so quickly.

Plus our ex works price to the customer will be a jaw dropping experience for all concerned in the industry and public, as many question will be asked why is a building 6.7m x 18.0 m costing 80 to 100.000 pounds when our price is half, and in Euros, and to a building specification that almost triples what is available on the market at present! So please watch this space…Please Send us an email or give us a call.

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Timber Frame Residential Park Home 3 Bedrooms 6.7m x 18.0m

Our residential timber frame park home buildings are not the average rubbish that is feed constantly to the public. Sorry for starting this blog attacking the establishment, but we truly believe the BS 3632 build code to which 99.9% of shed manufactures, or so called Park Home Manufactures abide by is truly not fit for purpose, and in the end you will see zero return on your investment of thousands of pounds / Euros as this build code is truly meant for only the manufacturer to earn from. The BS 3632 build code should be obsolete!

Timber Grading is just so immensely important where timber frame buildings-Park Homes-Glulam Log Cabins etc are concerned.

This 6.7 m x 18.0 m 3 bed residential Timber Frame Park Home is possibly the most sought after size in the industry, boasting 3 beds, 2 bathrooms, lounge, and kitchen, and other useful rooms.

We have a build team fully CIS registered, we are also have tradesmen’s that work part of our build team that offer all trades and are all registered tradesmen, Electric, Gas etc. Our Steel Sub frame is hand built, and absolute quality!

Attached are quite a few important photos, you will notice that all the timber on the panels are graded, and the grade is C24, 99.9% of companies use C16, which is the bottom end of grades, and the cheapest of timber, which does not seem to reflect in most companies prices.

More to follow….Do not settle for less!

 

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CNC Machinery by logcabins.lv

Here are a few photos of some of the machines we use to manufacture our different types of cabins, timber buildings, sectional timber frame, laminated timber log cabins, solid log cabins, log cabin windows and doors, also residential windows and doors.

We believe in using the latest machinery,  which means that our products are the best they can be every time, giving the end user a marvellous product at a fantastic price!

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Glulam Log Cabin Cricket Pavilion.

And there is More, big thanks goes out to David for these amazing photos of a 120mm Glulam Cricket Pavilion.

This amazing glulam cabin has been up for about 2 months now, and in that time, the club that owns it has already managed to rent it out 3 nights a week. Our Cabins-Glulam Cabins are with out doubt the best quality, highest graded glulam cabins on the market.

Having specialised LV dealers whom understand  glulam log cabins, also building regulations, and structural calculations is nothing but a plus, plus, plus for the end user!

Quality Log Cabins are rare to find, especially for a good price. But at log cabins LV you can be sure that every log cabins, glulam cabin, timber frame cabins are the best they can be.

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These links below will take you to the largest Glulam ranges of Log Cabins on the WEB!

 

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We can offer the following and more!

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Park Home Manufacturers- And what you really get for your money! By log cabins LV ( Chapter 2 )

Dissecting Park Homes and what you really get for your Pound!

Today! The Floor!

We have surfed the web and have taken from 10 different Park Home manufacturers websites build statistics and an average size.

So lets begin!

Firstly the word, High Density 18mm seems to be used a lot to describe ( Chipboard ). We all use chip board, but it needs to be an impregnated and water proof, none of the Park Home Manufacturers stated this!

We then come to the Floor Joists, most companies stated that the size of their floor joists were all under 100mm x 50mm. they all stated they used stress graded timber, but did not state what grade!

Most use Polystyrene as insulation!

And 9/10 use some kind of breathable membrane which is fire and moisture retardant, to the BS 2782, the old and out dated British Standards again!

So sadly as we can see, the floor in most Park Homes sold in the UK is an absolute Joke!

Here is Our Floor..

  • 6 different internal floor finishes available
  • 22mmChipboard on top as the floor base
  • Segments consisting of 45x200mm c/c600 wooden balks; (Graded C24)
  • 200mm KNAUF insulation, and 3 other types of insulation available.
  • Water proof 12mm chipboard underneath;
  • Water Proof -Fire Retardant Membrane ( DuPont Tyvek )

As you can see, our specification of the floor is double compared to 9/10 Park Home Manufacturers. And our pricing is more than half that of all Park Home Manufacturers!

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Timber Buildings UK – logcabins.lv

A big shout out to Timber Buildings UK, for the use of their photos of our log cabins!

Timber Buildings UK is able to offer the full turnkey solution, if you’re in Ramsgate or Renfrew, Dover or Dundee!

Timber Buildings UK also offers professional advice on our new highly insulated logcabins.lv SIP panel construction, which is coming very soon. Our Sip buildings are very competitively priced.

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Luxury Residential Park Homes 

 

Our New designs have seemed to have caught the public’s attention. Over the last few days our email boxes have been full of the public wanting to know specs, and prices, which is a great slap on the back for our in house design teams that work day and night to come up with affordable Cabins, Log Cabins, Timber Frame Buildings, Laminated Cabins, Glulam Cabins and now Luxury Residential park Homes!

Logcabins.lv has over the years designed some truly amazing buildings, which have now filtered into a lot of other mass rubbish bulk cabin manufacturers catalogs, I think the most Iconic building we designed that has been massively copied is the Clock House, also we were the first to offer Twin Skin Log Cabins, which a lot of companies now offer, so its always nice to know we push forward with New Ideas and the rest follow! Sadly the quality of 99.9% of the market is Rubbish, and is fit for only bonfire night.

So Now we have turned our attention onto Residential Cabin living, and how it can and should be improved.

Caravans and Park Homes are sadly, large, unfriendly boxes, with zero character, and high price tags and more than not insufficiently insulated and internally kitted out with cheap furniture . And when you need to sell up, you loose 90% of your investment. The only winner is the park owner and the taxman!

So we have tried our very best to design a Luxury Park Home Residential Cabin that offers all the creature comforts in life but will increase in value.

I can hear you all shouting, How can it increase in Value? Easy… Our specification is so much higher than anything on the market to date.

Aesthetics is so very important, but also is Insulation properties and  structural integrity.

Our Buildings are not just manufactured by  Highly Trained and Skilled Carpenters, using the latest CNC machinery, but its also our dedication to offering a Timber Frame Building that will last the test of time.

If you are looking for a Highly Insulated Park Home, or Just a Quality Residential Cabin then please give us a call today and find out about our new Luxury Residential Park Homes.

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All our units can be self sufficient with our new Solar Shingled Roof from Energy One Corp!

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