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Q: How much does a Pan-Abode cost!
A: Pricing of our packages is directly linked to the design; varying according to the number of walls, number and type of windows and doors, and the roofing structure.  Pricing for the models shown are available upon request.
 

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Q: Can I construct a Pan-Abode myself?
A: Yes! Over the years, many people have built their own Pan-Abode. They have found it both fulfilling and rewarding. During some stages of construction it helps to have two people on site but these can be family members or friends.
 

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Q: Where does Pan-Abode ship?
A: Pan-Abode ships all over the world, right to your site.
 

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Q: Am I going to have problems with building codes?
A: We have shipped homes across Canada and into the USA as well as countries all over the world. Contact your building department and explain you are planning to build a Pan-Abode manufactured log home. There are rarely any restrictions that will stop you from building the home.
 

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Q: What materials are supplied?
A: Generally just about everything you need to build your Pan-Abode right down to the fasteners is supplied with your home package. Windows, doors, roofing material, logs, framing material, flooring material are all part of our home package.
 

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Q: What is the "R" value of a Pan-Abode log home?
A: R' Value: Resistance Value - the measure of the effectiveness of insulation.  A 4" x 6" Pan-Abode through proper design achieves an overall value of R18 to R20 due to thermal mass (the ability of a material to store heat).  Most heat loss occurs through the roof and windows and it is for that reason we design our homes to minimize heat loss through those areas.  For colder climates such as Eastern Canada and Alaska, we recommend upgrading the roof insulation to R43, installing Low-E windows and thermal panel exterior doors. By incorporating these measures, we ensure that our Pan-Abode homes can withstand the coldest climates.
 

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Q: Do you provide construction services?
A: Pan-Abode does not provide construction services.  Any responsible skilled home builder should be able to help you with your Pan-Abode.
 

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Q: Do the packages come with decks or porches?
A: Pan-Abodes do not come with decks or porches included. These can be provided as an option with your home package for a reasonable additional cost.
 

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Q: Can you supply garages?
A: Yes we have standard garage packages or can custom design a garage to suit an existing Pan-Abode or any other structure.
 

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Q: What electrical/heating systems can be used in a Pan-Abode?
A: In short, virtually any electrical system or heating system may be used with a Pan-Abode.
 

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Q: Can we add on to our existing Pan-Abode?
A: We've helped many hundreds of Pan-Abode home owners with renovations. When provided with the necessary information, we can often track down the old drawings.
 

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Q: How much does it cost to ship a Pan-Abode?
A: This is a hard question to answer because our packages range dramatically in weight and volume and the site destination is different for each Pan-Abode. A cost will be provided once an order has been placed subject to changes in fuel surcharge and any revisions to materials supplied.
 

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Q: What sort of warranty is included with the purchase of a Pan-Abode?
A: We provide a full 10 year  warranty on Pan-Abode materials. Your builder will be responsible for warranty with regard to construction. For door and windows, it is the warranty of the specific manufacturer that will be applicable.
 

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Q: What is the replacement cost of a completed Pan-Abode?
A: Please contact our Sales Department at R7Dinc@yahoo.com and we will be able to provide a ballpark estimate. 
 

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Q: What types of finishes can I use with Western Red Cedar logs or log liner?
A: Most people use a transparent finish that protects and brings out Cedar's natural beauty. Finishes may be oil or water based.
 

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Q: What is the time line for quotes?
A: Our business is cyclical so we really have a hard time estimating how long an estimate will take but it usually ranges from approximately 5 - 7 business days. Please ask us for a ballpark estimate for planning purposes if you require an estimate immediately. These are quite accurate.
 

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Q: Is it possible to disassemble then reassemble a Pan-Abode?
A: Yes it is. Usually with very little damage to logs or other critical elements in the structure.
 

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Q: Can I build a Pan-Abode floating home?
A: Yes, Pan-Abodes Western Red Cedar logs are exceptionally light and also handle the damp well.
 

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Q: Will Pan-Abode logs shrink?
A: Pan-Abode Western Red Cedar logs shrink considerably less and more uniformly than many other forms of logs. Moreover we have decades of experience designing for shrinkage. It really isn't an issue. 
 

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