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Log cabin with a canopy – the ultimate outdoor experience

One of the main things that people must decide on when purchasing a log cabin is its layout. It’s not always an easy task, as there are many different options provided to prospective log cabin owners – from small log cabins intended to be used mainly for storage, to large log cabins with plenty of indoor space, to log cabins with a canopy for the ultimate outdoor experience. As you might have guessed from the headline, in this article we’ll try to make the case for choosing a log cabin with a canopy, as we truly believe that it gives the log cabin some amazing advantages. If that has caught your attention, keep on reading this article to find out how to create the ultimate outdoor experience with the help of a log cabin with a canopy.

Log cabin canopy design

The most important aspect of choosing a log cabin with a canopy is to pick the right design for your garden. That, of course, depends both on the size of your garden, as well as on the purpose you have intended for your log cabin. Don’t worry if your garden is limited in size, as log cabins with canopies come in many different sizes, including very compact ones. It’s also not a reason for concern if you need a lot of usable indoor space from your log cabin, as there are designs that equally combine the indoor and outdoor space. And canopies themselves are very different as well – from really small ones that only have enough space for a few chairs, to large structures with balustrades that will allow you to host spectacular garden parties for a large number of guests. If you already have the perfect canopy design in your mind, you can always create a bespoke design for your garden.

Furnishing your canopy

In order for your canopy to truly provide the ultimate outdoor experience, you have to take care of equipping it properly. It probably won’t be much fun to use your canopy if there’s nowhere to sit down, so it’s a good idea to add some appropriate furniture, which will allow you to enjoy relaxing in your garden or to host gatherings for your loved ones. In addition to that, you can also add some lanterns and other design elements to make your canopy look even more spectacular.

If you’d like to have a log cabin with a canopy, take a look at the range offered by Woodpro.

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Top tips to secure a log cabin and keep your property safe

There are two main reasons why garden log cabins are common targets for burglars – the valuable garden equipment stored in them and the simple security systems garden log cabins are equipped with. Of course, the security of your garden log cabin is associated with the overall security of your property – the house and the garden. Therefore, it is mandatory to take care of such security measures like a good fence, inside and outside lighting and a home & garden alarm system. However, there are a few essential things that each log cabin owner should take care of to secure their garden log cabin and prevent break-ins. To help you out, we have compiled the most important ones in this article – here are the top tips that will help you secure your log cabin!

Log cabin doors and locks

Proper doors and locks are the first thing that every home security advisor will advise you to take care of. When it comes to the doors and locks, the first thing people think of is installing locks that are hard to break, which, of course, is a good idea on its own. However, even the best available locks won’t protect you if you don’t lock the doors of your log cabin or leave its windows open. It might seem like an overly simplistic tip, but a surprising amount of people don’t lock their log cabins when they’re not in their garden, because they think that they will notice something suspicious happening in the garden when they’re inside the house. Meanwhile, the truth is that burglars often need just a few minutes to get away unnoticed if the doors are left unlocked.

Secure windows

Secure doors and locks won’t be able to help you if your windows aren’t secure as well, as windows are often the weak point in a log cabin. If your windows are easy to break or open from the outside, the burglars won’t even have any need to try opening the doors. Therefore, it’s crucial to install windows that are secure and high-quality, to make your log cabin a harder target for burglars. If you feel that the windows of your log cabin are not secure, but you’re not able to change them at the moment, there are some other solutions that you could put in place, like installing window bars or window locks on the inside.

Curtains and blinds

Your log cabin becomes a more desirable target to burglars if they know exactly what they can find inside. That’s why it’s a good idea to install curtains or blinds on your log cabins, so others can’t see inside of it. In addition to that, it will not only protect from snooping eyes but will also provide you with some privacy.

Log cabin alarm system

The ultimate security solution for your log cabin is, of course, installing an alarm system that will alert you if someone tries to break in and scare off the intruders. There is a range of options that you can choose from – starting from classic alarm systems that are triggered when someone opens the door or breaks a window, to security lighting that’s triggered by movement or heat, to more sophisticated options, like adding your log cabin to your home alarm system and/or CCTV system.

Are you considering buying a new log cabin and want to ensure that it’s secure? Take a look at the range of log cabins at https://www.woodpro.co.uk/

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A garden log cabin where to relax in privacy – setting up a hot tub cabin

Have you already created a cosy lounge or barbeque area in your garden, but your garden is still missing a relaxation area that you and your family can use to unwind after a long working week? One of the best relaxation techniques to reduce stress is hydrotherapy. However, if you don’t enjoy visiting water therapy classes and prefer to relax alone or with your loved ones, it’s a good idea to set up a hot tub log cabin in your garden. This way you get a private spa area, where you can enjoy the benefits of hydrotherapy whenever you want! Keep reading this article if you want to learn more about setting up a hot tub in a log cabin!

Choosing the right log cabin

If you’d like to set up a hot tub log cabin, the two most important things to take care of are a high-quality log cabin and a hydrotherapy hot tub. To choose a log cabin for such a purpose, you must pay attention to the quality of the timber structure, the size, and the design. In terms of the quality, a home spa area is an investment that should serve you for a long time, therefore, pay attention to the timber and construction system used for the model you like, to make sure it will be stable and durable enough. The second aspect to consider is the size – the log cabin must be big enough for the hot tub. You also have to decide if you’d like to have an extra room in the building, where to set up a lounge or a sauna. Lastly, while looking for the right log cabin, evaluate what kind of design would be a better fit for your home spa concept. Maybe it’s a log cabin with a canopy, where to have a glass of wine after the water procedures or maybe a log cabin with glass sliding walls, so you can slide the wall open end enjoy your garden?

Log cabin insulation

If you have found a log cabin that meets your requirements in terms of quality, size, and design, the next thing to consider is the insulation. With an insulated log cabin, you will be able to enjoy the hot tub regardless of the weather. A proper insulation will keep the structure cool in the summer, while warm and dry in the winter. Therefore, before purchasing a log cabin, make sure it’s suitable for wall, roof, and floor insulation. In addition, remember to build a quality log cabin base – this will help with the longevity of your log cabin!

Choose a hot tub

When you have found the right log cabin, it’s time to choose the hot tub. Depending on your budget and wishes, you can opt for either a jacuzzi or a hot tub with many different features and settings.

Would you like to set up a log cabin with a hot tub in your garden? Take a look at the Woodpro range https://www.woodpro.co.uk, to find the right log cabin for your plans!