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Planning permission is needed for log houses.

In the UK all new dwelling houses need either planning permission or building consent so this would be your first task even before looking or building your… 184 more words

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Garden Rooms

When you need extra space many people think about having an extension added to there home but a solution could be a garden log cabin… 89 more words

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Learning More About the “King’s Mountain Messenger”

By Leigh Ann Gardner, Interpretive Specialist, Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area

Located in the middle of a pasture, this dogtrot log cabin with part of its roof collapsed looks no different than the other deteriorating cabins we sometimes see while out in the field. 888 more words

Many log house company’s only supply the building which is usually in a kit form and you must have a prepared base which can be constructed by a professional builder or groundwork’s company who have previously built bases for… 89 more words

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Log Thickness

When it comes to a log thicknesses for a log house it can vary from 70 mm to 220 mm, a minimum thickness for bungalows and two-story houses would be 112 mm, this thickness along with a 100 mm insulation on the interior and either 12 mm plasterboard or 15 mm log paneling would give you a very warm and well insulated home. 69 more words

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log house roof

Depending on the type of log house you have built will determine if your home will have an “A” frame structure or a Cathedral ceiling which is constructed using full-length gluelam beams that are usually left exposed as a feature and the installation is built in above these, but with an”A” frame roof you can either opt for a traditional ceiling or have a roof void where you could possibly have an attic space for storage. 52 more words

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Prefab Buildings

The prefabrication building not only saved money on construction costs there is less materials wasted, prefab buildings were generally used to replace many of the houses that were boomed in the war they were in use for longer than there designed life and obtained a bad reputation, but the popularity of these buildings has been growing in recent years because prefabrication process has dramatically change. 43 more words

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