How to Build a Garden Room
Good reasons as to why have LCS (Log Cabins Scotland) build the garden room you desire for you. There are many questions you should consider such as:
What are the building regulations for a Garden Room?
Can you build a Garden Room without planning permission?
Can I build a Garden Room on a slope?
Is building a Garden Room on a concrete base the best approach?
These are just some of the many questions we get asked here at LCS.
Building a Garden Room Log Cabin Helpful Tips
Before buying a garden room or bespoke log cabin from Log Cabins Scotland (LCS). The reason its the best starting point is because your getting expert advice from our timber building specialists who know what is required.
Important Decisions before You Build a Log Cabin
Before making an attempt at Building a Garden Room, either call into our offices in Freuchie Fife and have a chat with Keith Garry or call us. Failing that you can send us details from this website as there are links next to every building so you can send an enquiry in relation to the building you are looking at online.
You are encouraged to browse the website and view the various wooden buildings or take a look at some of our videos
Each of our bespoke buildings in many of our garden room and log cabin projects across Scotland have been customised to the needs of the customer.
What we have found over the years is that new prospects want to know more about some of the key elements in having a garden building, from starting at zero and arriving at being a happy customer.
There are some important things to consider so your garden office project is successful, such as knowing whether one of our affordable garden rooms can fit into the space you have available. But there are even more things to be considered. Here are the key areas we would discuss with you during the exploratory and planning stages;
in Scotland we have planning that is – within 1m of boundary – no more than 2.5m high, and 4m to ridge, up to 30m2 or no more than 50% of your garden ground – unless you are in a listed building or conservation area, then you will require planning,
LCS is a small family run business who have been in continual business for some 32 years now, but started building solid log buildings in 2000.
After some 22 manufacturers tried and rejected, we found Bertsch Holzbau Company as a manufacturer, and since then we have forged an alliance for innovation, design, engineering and excellence in the solid log cabin industry.
What do we do?
LCS have a saying, if you can imagine it – we can have it manufactured and we will construct it, to any level of specification you want – subject to budget, the only limit is – your imagination and your budget!
Now what really do we provide?
We supply and build solid log buildings, whether it be a garden room, log office or studio, a garage or workshop, or even a combination of both, carports to pavilions, Post and beam timber framed buildings, Bbq Houses and saunas, LCS are experienced and competent builders of all with some 20 years experience in the industry – virtually from the start of log cabins in the UK, where did the modern Trend for “garden rooms” originate? We were building them 20 years ago!
Level of service
LCS provide the highest level of service to the client than any other log cabin company in Scotland, LCS are known Europe wide for their level of build quality and finished buildings, LCS, provide a turnkey solution from foundation to finish.
All work is carried out by our small but highly specialist and experienced and multi trade craftsmen builders, with many years experience of all aspects involved, no subcontractors are used by LCS
What can you have?
Any building, any size and log thickness – depending on use and purpose,
any windows and doors you want, nothing is standard as such,
Such as doors, single, solid, half glass, 3/4 glass, extensive glass, double doors 1.5-1.6 x 2m high, with any glass combination,
harmonica doors, sliding doors, bifold in 3 part or 4 part with heavy duty Roto hinges,
Commercial buildings doors come with heavy Roto hinges as standard,
You can have normal house glazing double glazed units as standard, or laminated foil safety glass, toughened glass, triple glazing if required,
Fixed windows, tilt and turn windows, outward opening windows,, tall side screens, opening or fixed,
high level long thin widows to grab light over the fence,
Note – our windows and doors come factory painted in any RAL colour,
Rooflights in landscape to fit between purlins, or portrait to fit between hipped roof rafters,
Velux, Fakro or Fentso makes supplied and fitted by our own staff,
Our doors come with inward opening and 3 point locking as standard, which is unique to LCS and developed with BHB,
Garage doors – we supply and fit Hormann and Wisinowskie garage doors of any type including automation.
Heating and Cooling – LCS has formed a division for this, called Heateasy Scotland, we have an F gas qualified engineer and we supply and fit air conditioning units to our customers buildings, but also to private and business clients too, air to air heat pumps are the most economical and best way to heat a solid log building, they heat the air inside the building by pulling it over heating coils in the indoor unit and expelling the heated air back into the room,
Moving air is the best way to keep the solid log construction at the same temperature all over an dit heats quicker and cheaper than any other form of heating systems
These information sections of the Log Cabins Scotland Website will be regularly updated, so we can explain what you need to know about having us build your next garden room, or bespoke log cabin.
Anything you are not sure of, or have a question for us, then all you need to do is get in touch if you are considering hiring our professional construction team.