What is Home Improvement?

Basically, home improvement or what better known as home renovation, is a simple process of making additions and repairs to your home in order to improve and strengthen its structure as well as appearance, thus making it truly one of a kind.


Garden Log Cabins

A log cabin is undeniably a great and attractive addition to your home garden. The extra room it provides can be used for a variety of purposes. It can be, for instance, turned into a garden workshop, office space, additional storage, a studio and much more.

Depending on your needs and how much you'd like to spend for it, there are many different sizes and styles of garden log cabin available for you to choose. The amount of time and construction work required to install a garden log cabin may depend on several factors such as the size of the cabin, the roof type, storey number as well as the type of doors and windows.

Fortunately, construction process can be very simple now because you can opt to buy ready made DIY log cabin kits. These ready made garden log cabins are low cost and you do not need much heavy equipment or construction materials to build one. With the help of a few friends, it is possible to setup the entire log cabin by yourselves, just by following the instructions provided in the kit. If you really have no idea of how to properly do it, you can always ask for professional help from the retailer or manufacturer.

You can usually find cut logs of different sizes and thickness in a garden log cabin kit which should be installed in different areas of the cabin such as the walls, window and door openings. Some other basic components that you can also find may include things like screws, nuts, bolts, corner panels, cladding, flooring, roofing, doors, windows, frames and such.

There are logs that are handcrafted and also kiln dried logs that are manufactured and milled in factory. Among the various shapes of log, one that is very popular is the D log which is flat on one side and round on the other side.

Decide on the colour and look of the cabin that you want by choosing the suitable type of timber such as cedar or pine.


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