Where do you import your timber Cabins from and what are they made of?
The Cabins are manufactured in Europe. The subfloor, wall studs, decking, and linings are purchased locally.
Are the Cabins engineered?
Yes, every Cabin is engineered for your property. This is a requirement for local council.
What about white ants, wood rot and fire protection?
All Cabins are treated before being packed. The posts are H5, subfloor H3, flooring is engineered 19mm termite treated flooring, and the wall frame is H2 70mm treated studs. All Cabins will need to be treated by your local pest controller on completion.
Can I live in my cabin?
Yes, you can if it is approved as a class 1 habitable Cabin.
How long does it take to get the Cabin once ordered?
Council usually takes around 8-10weeks. If you have ordered a custom Cabin, it will take around 3-4months to get the Cabin kit.
Are they easy to install if DIY?
Yes, you need to ensure you get you subfloor level. One board sits on another and repeats this process, you will have all sorts of trouble at the end if you are not level at the start.
Can I custom design my Cabin?
Yes, but if you are going to custom design you are looking at an increase of 10%-15%.
How long does it take to build my timber cabin?
*All days are calculated having two Carpenter on site every day.
Class 10: up to 25 m2 is around 4 days.
Class 1: up to 25m2 –is around 7 days.
Class 1: up to 40m2- is around 15 Days
Class 1: up to 70m2 – is around 20 Days
What preparation am I required to do prior to you building the Cabin?
A clear site is all we require. The Cabin will sit around 350mm from natural ground level to finish floor level. A Cabins WA representative will come to check the site before install/sign-up.
Will you come to my country town in WA?
We will travel anywhere in WA, travel fees do apply.
Who deals with council and other statutory authorities?
If Cabins WA is constructing the Cabin, we complete all the approvals.
Are these applications and approvals included in the price?
Yes, they are apart from BAL assessment. (Bush Fire Assessments)
Is your timber sourced form FSC (The Forest Stewardship Council) forests?
Yes, our European supplier are FSC Certified.
Are your Windows and Doors Double Glazed?
Yes, all the Windows and Doors are double glazed.