Building Permit requirements vary from town to town. Please contact your town building department prior to purchase for detailed information on codes, permits, and foundation requirements.
None of our customers have had any problems obtaining a permit for our structures. In some cases, the town might request more information about our structures. Please let us know the information they require and we will be more than happy to forward all the specific data for you.
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All of our products are shipped from our New Jersey warehouse personally to assure complete curbside delivery without any damage. However, any special requests about delivery should be noted at the time of your order placement.
An additional option is to arrange your own pick up from our warehouse. Since the package dimensions and weight vary for every model, please contact us beforehand to assure you have the proper equipment for transportation. Please note that, when arranging your own pick up, we will not be responsible for any damages to the product after the item is loaded from our warehouse.
We always try to combine the orders together, and should we have the delivery going to your area already, you will pay only half of the shipping cost.
Free Shipping – we are happy to provide *free shipping on many of our products to most locations in the United States and Canada. *However, some exceptions apply such as shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, and Canada as well as some remote locations in the mainland of the US. These shipments will be handled on case-by-case basis.
Currently we are offering the PayPal Bill Me Later financing option. Please click here for details.
All our kits are designed for a Do-It-Yourself assembly. A detailed instructional manual and illustrations are included with each kit. All the materials of the cabins are pre-cut and ready to be assembled, which makes the work easier and less time consuming. It should take about two to four days for the smaller models to be assembled by two people. During the installation process, if you have any questions or difficulties, we can always assist you via phone, email, or Skype.
The foundation material and roofing shingles can be added as an option for your kit.
If you do not feel comfortable assembling the cabin kit yourself, our trained and experienced installation crew is more than happy to install the kit for you. As part of our installation services, we offer to return after six months once the structure has settled to the new environment to make sure it is level and all the doors and windows are in good, working condition. Please contact us for installation prices.
If you are not satisfied with our products, you may return the item in its original package within 14 days for an exchange or a refund. The 14 days begin from the day the delivery was made.
Credit will be issued after the kit is returned and inspected.
The shipping charge for the return of the kit is deducted from the total refund. If free shipping was offered, two shipping charges, the delivery and the return, will be deducted from the total refund. To return an item, you can email or call us to receive a Return Authorization Number. There will be a 15% restocking fee on all returns. Shipments without a Return Authorization Number, or assembled items will not be accepted for return. Shipments returned out of their original boxes will be charged an additional 20% on return. The purchaser will be charged for any missing or damaged parts.
Your order may be cancelled before the items have been shipped from our warehouse. All cancellations may be subject to credit card processing and any additional associated fees.
A cancelation number will be issued to a cancelled order. Orders that are not canceled, or if an order is refused by the customer at delivery, it will be subject to all actual shipping fees. This also applies to orders where the customer is not at home at the time of delivery and the package is returned to our warehouse.
All of our products come with a manufacturer’s limited 5 year warranty.
You can view an assembled cabin in Garfield, NJ where we have a Weekender demo model.
Weekender is the smallest of our cabin kits, but it gives a good idea of the wood fiber, the quality of the product, and how these cabins are assembled.
Our larger models have an optional insulation package available that includes insulation for the floor, roof, and walls. However, the cabins do not need to be insulated when used only during the summer months. If planing to use the cabin for three seasons, we recommend insulating the floor and the roof to make the cabin more energy efficient. If the floor and the roof insulation is not sufficient, the wall insulation can be added late on. Depending on the cabin, but most of the time, the space is quite small and can easily be cooled down or heated up. The most used heating option for cabins is electrical heater that is easy to install and does not need a lot of maintenance.
Small and Midsize Cabin Floor Insulation:
Insulation Foam Panels Between the floor joists.
1/2″ or 3/4″ OSB Or Plywood
Moisture Barrier and Floor Boards
Small and Midsize Cabin Roof/Ceiling Insulation:
1/2″ or 3/4″ OSB or Plywood
Large Log Cabin Kit Insulation
Electricity and Plumbing
All of our cabins can be upgraded by installing electricity and plumbing. Most of our customers have turned larger models with multiple rooms into a kitchen and/or bathroom. A professional electrician and/or plumber might be needed for that work.
The foundation is a very significant part of assembling your cabin correctly. It is important that the base is steady and leveled with good ventilation. There are several foundation options that you can use to install your cabin on.
1) Concrete blocks with pressure treated timbers. This foundation option is ideal if you would like to insulate your cabin’s floor.
3) Concrete slab.
1) Concrete blocks with pressure treated timbers
Log Cabin Kit Assembly – Foundation
Wall Log Thicknesses
All wall logs feature chalet cut for wind and rain resistant corners. *To Ensure warmer cabin double tongue and groove starting from 1-3/8″ (34 mm) wall thickness.
*Please note that Skandia Log Cabin Kit, 1-3/8″ wall thickness logs are single groove.