The Kitchener 3 is PREMIUM model manufactured with 70mm (2-3/4″) thick wall logs. This cabin or tiny home has 3 rooms and a covered deck area with a total foot print of 469ft². Package is delivered to site and ready to assemble on a concrete slab or wood sub floor. Includes exterior & interior walls, premium double glazed windows & doors, with hardware and mortised locks, deadbolts & keys plus interior doors with hardware and trims.
This premium model is insulated on the interior using metal brackets to mount 2×4 studs with 3/4″ tongue & groove boards applied over the studs. The solid wood of 2 3/4″ thick has a thermal mass rating of R-12
Add R-15 insulation and achieve exceptional energy efficiency of R-27. Insulating kit is 10% of selling price and includes brackets & T&G cover boards
Tip: Mineral wool insulation is recommended for log construction. It’s impervious to moisture with a higher R-value per inch than fiberglass and is considered a GREEN building material, environmentally friendly insulation
Tip: The walls provide a thermal mass rating of R-12 and this compact model does not require insulation in the walls to be comfortable in most regions, unless required by code. Insulate the roof and wall mounted HVAC heating/cooling system for complete comfort.
The Kitchener 3 can be assembled in 3 to 4 days with 2 people and passes structural requirements for building codes. Modifications may be required for earthquake, heavy snow load regions and hurricane zones.