I have lots of experience across virtually every supplier and manufacturer of log cabins having been involved in the industry for nearly twenty years. I write a blog here: where I try to offer lots of tips and advice. I have been working with Tuin since it started on 2005 and can offer a lot of help and advice if you need it.

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  • 58mm Log Cabins

    58mm log cabins are excellent for all year round use, they are extremely strong and versatile and with the addition of insulation they make a great all year round building. They are all double glaz...

  • Moving windows on the Clockhouse

    Due to to the design of the clockhouse it is not possible to move one window in any other position than that shown.However, you can rotate the side wall so both windows are to the rear of the build...

  • Moving the door - Truus Log Cabin

    It is not possible to reposition the door in this model but it can be either to the left or right of the front wall.     More Information Answers to most questions can also be found by typing int...

  • 2.5m Height Log Cabins

    The UK has a planning regulation that if a building is closer than 2m of the boundary then it must not be above 2.5m in height. We have a good range of buildings that meet this requirement if space...

  • Wolfgang opening or door on the inner wall

    It is possible for a fitter to cut a hole in the dividing wall to provide an opening or a door way. It would be recommended to keep at least half of the bottom log when making the cut. You will als...

  • Idonea Shutters

    The Idonea shutters do not come with a way to secure the shutters open as standard at the moment. The below was a customers solution. The problems regarding securing the shutters in the closed pos...

  • Emma roof Triangle

    Emma roof triangle fitment example

  • Knocking Blocks

    You do not need a 'knocking block' of the same profile when assembling a cabin. All fitters will use the correct type of mallet (See log cabin installation Advice Page) If you need a knocking block...

  • Glass Removal

    It is straightforward to remove the glass in your log cabin windows and doors. Please see this page for details on how to do it: Log Cabin Glass Removal.   More Information Answers to most questio...

  • Unlevel base

    If your base is unlevel it will cause you problems in the build. To overcome any unevenness you can use slithers of wood or shims similar to those used by window contractors and available from most...