Timber Log Homes

 Solid timber has an inherent natural warmth an “feel good” characteristic which is encompassed in this product. Our solid log product is a one-of-a-kind, modular, pre-manufactured system comprising of- solid timber and primary structural frame elements. The primary structural frame elements consist of solid log infill panels and our unique spring compensating mechanism, which allows for the lifelong natural expansion and contraction of timber.
 
This product is completely pre-manufactured in our factory and ready for assembly upon arrival on site. All timber elements are pressure treated in accordance with international standards against pest and fungal infestation. Due to our variety of external log profile offerings, the scope of application for this product, from a traditional old style log home toa modern bespoke type aesthetic in any shape or form can be achieved.

Advantages of the T&B System

Most clients opt for the T&B Log Home systems because they like the natural look, the warmth, texture and feel of solid timber. At T&B we have found that solid log cabins appeal to almost all people in all cultures.

Other good reasons for considering a T&B home are

The speed of erection

The HEAVY SOLID LOG system eliminates the need for conventional foundations and on average cuts erection times by half. (The external walls of a typical three bedroom home can in most territories be erected in four days and the total home can be complete within six to eight weeks, roughly 40% of the time taken for a conventional home.) The erection time savings result in lower costs in the final bill and make our eco log homes competitive in almost all markets.

Clean sites, difficult sites

As T & B Log Homes are supported on a framework of vertical poles, the construction process uses very little concrete and leaves the site cleaner and less disrupted than other building sites. The T & B system is therefore ideal for ecologically sensitive areas like game reserves, eco estates,eco log homes fishing lodges and golf courses. The T&B system is also ideal for difficult sites – those on lake edges, in swamps, on exceptionally steep slopes or in clay and sand. On such challenging slopes it is common to find, again, that the cost of a T&B home on a “difficult” site is significantly less than that of conventionally built homes.

Fungal and fire resistance

All T & B timber is treated with TBTO or other appropriate timber preservatives against termites and decay and anti-fungal substances. Provided the recommended treatment is continued regularly the timber home will last in perpetuity. Furthermore, the HEAVY SOLID LOG SYSTEM has a similar fire rating to brick and mortar. T&B log walls have an SABS fire rating equal to that of a 200mm brick cavity wall.