We all love and enjoy the use our summerhouse log cabin throughout the year. But as the weather begins to warm up and temperatures start to rise in the middle of a summer’s day, this can make it unusable and unbearable. Taking beneficial steps to keep the temperature down can stop your garden building from feeling like an oven and create a cool, comfortable atmosphere and environment.
The UK faces a timber shortage due to DIY and construction demands post-lockdown. Read more here.
Make working from home that much easier with our new Garden Offices Helena and Titania.
Find out how you can increase property value with some of our tips and tricks.
Don't want your Log Cabin windows to look like this display image? Follow our tips on how to reduce humidity in your Log Cabin. You will never believe how easy it is!
No matter how high quality your garden building, it won't last without a roof covering to protect it from the elements. Find out why Roof Shingles are the best option.
Here is some advice on how to get children fighting fit and into the fresh air with outdoor play. Entice them into the garden with a climbing fame, so they can have fun while they exercise.
An easy to follow product maintenance guide for garages explaining the importance of aftercare, pressure treated timber and more!
Murphy’s law states that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong which is why our simple guide covers what can go wrong with your Log Cabin, along with how to prevent your build resulting in disaster.
Our product maintenance guide for wooden sheds - quick and easy to follow. Everything you need to know to keep your garden shed looking its best for years to come.
At Dunster house we offer a wide range of wooden garden buildings, including sheds, log cabin summerhouses and garden offices. We use 4mm toughened glass in their windows and doors. Read on to find out more abour the different glazing options for each.
Thinking of adding uPVC windows and doors to your house, but don't know where to start. Our guide talks you through why our uPVC windows will be the best decision you make this year.
We compare Pressure Treatment Vs Dip Treatment in terms of timber so you know exactly what you are looking for when buying a Garden Building.
While sleeping area insulation will not be necessary with our Log Cabins, let us show you how to keep your Garden Building warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
What is a U Value? Let us tell you what it is and why it is one of the important factors when picking a Garden Building.
There are many benefits of using back up solar power systems in garden log cabins and offices. This includes easy installation, it saves you money, and the fact that renewable energy sources are better for the environment than fosil fuels.
Learn all about Planning Permission, Permitted Development Rights and Building Regulations, so you know how close you can build your garden log cabin to your fence panels and property boundary.
You know the phrase, new year new shed, right? Well either way, it’s the perfect time to indulge in your garden and treat your space to a new shed.
With the cold weather in full force, you may be casting your mind back to your garden shed and its purpose. Our sheds are the perfect storage solution for packing away summer garden furniture or a place to store your garden tools and equipment whilst not in use. You may even decide to kit out your shed to become a garden bar!
We don’t offer credit at Dunster House. Credit Companies charge us, the supplier, for their services. These charges would increase the cost to you. Our customers. Even if you did not take advantage of a credit agreement.
Doing business with ethically responsible companies is important, especially when resources are dwindling. As a market leader in wooden garden structures, and a member of Timber Development UK (TD UK), we are committed to sustainability and well managed forest resources.
Learn more about how to contact us, and where to go on our website, to find all the advice and product information you may need. Get help, tips and inspiration.
Check out our Premium RapidGrid , an environmentally friendly foundation that costs far less than concrete. If you want to reduce the workload, time and cost, find out more about RapidGrid here!
We no longer sell PremiumPlus RapidPads however, have other log cabin base options.
Learn all about different types of gazebo foundations so you can create a solid base for your garden structure to stand on.
A garden building needs a strong solid base to sit on. Our Premium RapidGrids Foundation System is much cheaper, quicker and easier to install than laying concrete.
The Importance of Diet and Active Play for Young Children. Find out more here.
There are many benefits of a solar powered air system in your garden log cabin. A dehumidifier will help keep moisture levels under control, improving ventilation and air flow and reducing damp. Solar power is a renewable energy source that saves you money and helps the environment.
Begin your garden essentials search now with our wide range of products that will enhance your home and lifestyle. A variety of Log Cabins, Summerhouses, Garden Offices, Gazebos, Pergolas, Sheds, Home Bars and Climbing Frames to choose from.
Read about the benefits of adding floor insulation to your log cabin garden building. It reduces heat loss, helping to maintain the temperature inside, so you can use the space comfortably throughout the whole year.
Work for a growing and diverse multi-national UK company. Find all our current job vacancies on the careers page of our website. We operate from multiple sites across the UK, offering a wide variety of roles.
Let us talk you through the bright side of working from home; less commute time, more sunshine AND you save money.
Please don't worry when you hear you are going to be building your Garden Building. This article will show you just how easy it is.
Is a timber product right for me? Should I choose metal or plastic instead? We break down the various reasons why timber is great in our blog.
Here we dispell the rumours to get to the truth about common myths and misconceptions about wooden garden buildings, so you can choose the right log cabin, garden shed or garden office for you.
We have come up with a shortlist of the questions we think every customer should ask themselves before ordering a log cabin or summer house.
We have a wide range of log cabins, garden offices and sheds available. This gives a variety of different roof and floor options for your garden building.
We aim to provide humanitarian aid to those in need, and promote human welfare through our eco projects. We have a social responsibility to do what we can to help others around the world to benefit people and the environment.
Candy Carts are great for many purposes. Use as a sweet stall, an exhibition display stand for your business, or a uniquely attractive cake table at a party or celebration.
Are you looking for a wooden climbing for your children? Read our quick and easy article on how to download our climbing frame brochures.
Read our quick introductory guide on luxury jacuzzis/hot tubs, such as a wooden hot tub or an affordable blow up hot tub. Bring the home spa experience today!
Have you ever looked into the company history of a company you're buying from? We tell you why this is one of the thirst things you should do.
Find out which of our fantastic unique qualities we transferred from our Thatched Gazebo Foundations.
Our Garden Offices are so versatile that not only can they fit in with any shape or size garden, but they can also be used for any role.
Our Product maintenance guide - Greenhouse Materials shows exactly why we HAD to incorporate these materials into the rest of our range.
You need to make sure only the best materials are used for your Garden Building, we explain why we only use the best.
Saying goodbye to the morning commute could be the best thing you've ever done. Let us show you why.
We talk you through Garden Office Construction and all the benefits to building your Garden Building yourself.
Check out our one-stop guide covering the basics all about foundation systems. Learn about the most suitable base your log cabin or garden shed should sit on.
Typically garden buildings available are made from either pine (which is a redwood) or spruce (a whitewood). Some companies simply say softwood or mixed softwood. Which is best?
Think you are a DIY expert? Well, how’s this for a project? We design all our products with self-assembly in mind, we realise that this can still be quite an intimidating task.
Working from home gives you the freedom to use your time however you want without missing out on important family events. Here are a few reasons why working in a garden office is good!
We have worked hard for the last 25 years to become the successful company that we are. However, we appreciate that not everyone is as lucky. There are countries that do not have access to clean water and sanitation. Thus, our Humanitarian Range was born.
Chris Murphy, the founder of Dunster House Ltd, has developed eco-friendly solutions in the aid of humanitarian crises in different parts of the world. Read more about his endeavors here.
A huge number of our cabins get used as bases for small businesses, or by people who are working from home. Some of them are self-employed freelance workers, and some are working remotely for their employers.
What's the best roof protection for your sheds and other garden buildings? We compared two common roof covers and came up with a winner. Whether you're using shingles or roof felt, they're both good value for money. Yet, the question still remains. What's best?
What is pressure treatment and dip treatment? From pressure treatment tanks to underground dipping, we're bridging the gap between the two treatments. Learn more about their differences, convenience, benefits, and cost to you. Technical jargon explained!
We want your children to enjoy our climbing frames. Our design team, many of which are just big kids themselves, spend hours labouring over the tiniest detail to makes sure fun is a priority, but doesn't compromise safety.
As Dunster House Ltd started out as a specialist uPVC windows and doors manufacturer, we would like to think that we have been developing the best windows and doors in the market for our garden buildings. Find out more about our log cabin windows and doors.
Do you know the difference between summerhouses and log cabins? People want additional space in their garden to use for hobbies, relaxing or hosting garden parties with their friends and families.
You will see, and hear us mention our pressure treated timber frequently. This is because we believe that this is the best type of treatment for your timber.