In the European countries.
Prefab concrete blocks or screw foundations, the amount depends on the size of the Shelter. The concrete blocks are installed one week before and the screw foundations can be installed the day itself.
The Shelter arrives on a truck and picked up with a crane.
The Shelter is installed 10cm to 15cm above the ground to keep the natural air. They are not fixed on the foundations which means that the Shelter can easily be taken off with a crane and moved by truck to his new destination.
This depends on the exact location and the size of the Shelter.
The structure of the Shelter is a wooden skeleton.
In the width 3m, 3,5m and 4m and in the length till 14m. Adding different modules next or on top of each other gives you the possibility to create bigger spaces.
Yes, by using solar panels, batteries and rainwater recuperation tanks. The technical space is provided by us.
In Belgium and Slovakia.
Three months, depending on our production at the time of order.
The road towards the destination should be accessible by truck and crane. The crane should not have any obstacles in his turning circle.
The Shelters are built in Slovakia and from there transported to the destination.
If there is a terrace and/or fire place than those are the two things that need to be installed.
Electricity can be connected with a simple plug-in cable, we adjust the electricity voltage to the voltage you have. Water can be connected with the existing sewerage. When there is none; than a sceptic tank can be used.
Yes, all the wood has FSC labels.
Infrared panels and/or fire place. When we have bigger surfaces to cover we work with other systems.
As every Ark-Shelter can be custom we do not have a price list of every single possible type and set-up. Our standard Ark-Shelter of 3m x 9m for example is around 60.000 Euro (Excl. VAT), which includes it all; heating, furniture, lightning, kitchen, … This is a complete Shelter ready to use the same day of the delivery.