LogCabinGardenLodge-38x22ft-Leicester

LogCabinMobileHomePlans15-Leicester-

 

SPECIFICATION

 

FRAME MATERIALS

 

  • Structural timber to be Scandinavian softwood from sustainable sources graded to comply with our consulting engineers requirements.

 

  • Timber treated with preservative in accordance with BS 5268 Part 5 1976 to comply with current Building Regulation requirements.

 

  • Sheathing to be 9mm thick OSB (orientated strand board).

 

  • Structural fixings to be rust proofed.

 

  • All timber and wood based products on this contract will be FSC/PEFC certified.

 

EXTERNAL WALLS

 

  • Manufactured in panels 2400mm nom high 50 x 150mm finished (38 x 140mm stud at 600mm max centres clad with 9mm OSB sheathing).

 

  • Breather membrane to BS4016 1966 pre-fixed to panels at works with nylon tape to indicate stud positions. The breather membrane will be extended at the sides and bottom of panels to form sufficient laps

 

  • Apertures in panels have lintels and cripple studs as specified by our engineer.

 

INTERNAL WALLS

 

  • Manufactured as panels 2400mm nom high 38 x 89mm stud at 600mm max centres with restraining noggins as required.  Apertures formed as required with all necessary lintels and cripple studs incorporated in panels.

 

  • When walls occur along the central axis of the unit they will be manufactured No.2 x 38x50mm studs walls joined together allowing for separation.

 

PLASTERBOARD SUPPORTS AND ADDITIONAL STUDS

 

  • Additional noggins or studs pre-fixed in panels to provide support for plasterboard at all junctions.

 

  • All necessary additional support studs (below trimmers, beams etc) pre-fixed in panels and marked for precise location on site.

 

 

 

GABLE PANELS

 

  • Manufactured as external or internal walls to match roof profile.

 

CHASSIS AND FLOOR

 

  • NORMAL DOMESTIC LOADING

 

  • Timber Chassis Construction. Primary chassis (to each half of the structure) comprising 135mmx220mm Timber Beam. Bolted to allow separation. No.8x 400x100mm Half Sunk Wheels. Steel Axle. Trailer Coupling.

 

  • The secondary floor construction will be 18mm Marine Ply supported by 45 x 195 joists at 400mm max. centres with 9mm OSB sheathing underneath.

 

  • Insulation in the floor zone will be provided by 150mm Glass-wool insulation.

 

ROOF COMPONENTS 

 

  • The roof construction will comprise 45x145mm Roof Joists supported by a composite Glulam ridge beam in 2x Halves 86x225mm. 15mm OSB deck. Felt and Batten.

 

  • 32 x 200 PSE softwood fascia

 

  • Ply bargeboard

 

  • Tiles and Rainwater goods Excluded.

 

FIXINGS AND SUNDRY MATERIALS

 

  • All necessary nails, bolts, connectors and fixings provided.

 

  • PVA adhesive provided for tongues on chipboard floors.

 

 

INSULATION

 

  • The floors will be insulated with 150mm Glass-wool insulation.

 

  • No other insulation Included.

 

 

 

DRAWINGS AND ENGINEERING

 

  • 3 full sets of drawings; floor plan, four side elevations and profile.

 

  • The structure has been designed with the client to accordance with the definition of a Caravan/Mobile Home, in that it has wheels and trailer coupling allowing for movement, it has been designed to stand in two self-supporting sections, separately constructed, that can be transported off-site, In that: (a) the central ridge beam is manufactured in two separate length joint together by means of bolts and clamps (b) centrally running partition walls are made from 2 x unconnected panels allowing separation (c) incorporates 2 x specially constructed timber floor cassettes/chassis manufactured to allow lifting of the structure with crane and cradle  (d) is disconnected to the ground works.

 

  • 3rd Party Structural Engineers Calculation Report. Demonstrates supplied structure can be re-located.