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Chicago 6 Lofted

The Chicago 6 is a PREMIUM model manufactured with 70mm (2-3/4") thick wall logs. This creative model has a footprint is 13' 19" x 18' 10" (259 ft²) with 127 ft² in the loft. There are 3 rooms on the lower level with the loft over the back 1/2 of the cabin. It comes with loft floor & ladder, double wide entry door, 5 single wide premium windows and a small venting window for the loft. equipment required. Home is delivered to site and ready to assemble on a concrete slab or wood sub floor.

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 Chicago 6 can be assembled in  4 days with 3 people and passes structural requirements for building codes. Modifications may be required for earthquake, heavy snow load regions and hurricane zones.

Kit includes:

  • Ready to mount on slab or wood sub floor
  • (70mm) 2 3/4" Pre-cut numbered exterior walls
  • (70mm) 2 3/4" pre-cut numbered interior walls
  • Vaulted ceilings
  • Roof purlins (beams)
  • Tongue & groove roof boards
  • Fascia trims
  • PREMIUM double glazed wood windows
  • Loft floor beams
  • 1 1/8" T&G floor boards for loft
  • Loft ladder
  • Entry doors c/w locks, deadbolts, keys
  • Window & door trims
  • Interior doors c/w hardware 
  • Threaded steel storm rods for perimeter wall junctions