Log Home Materials
Here you’ll find valuable information about the wide array of building materials there are to choose from.
Wood shrinkage and the resulting settlement and movement are not problems but characteristics of working with a natural material. Shrinkage becomes a problem only when the log manufacturer, builder or homeowner fails to recognize or […]
All homes suffer damage of one kind or another. Log homes are no different. Some repairs you can do yourself. Others will need an expert.
You may accidentally mar the surface of your wall. Many […]
When building a log home, you must know how to account for the non-log materials necessary to complete your home's overall look.
If you’re clearing a wooded lot to build your log home, don’t hire someone to haul away the trees you cut down. At the very least, they’ll probably make good firewood. But you might be […]
If cedar has such good natural preservatives, why doesn’t every log-home company sell cedar logs?
A: You’ve indirectly answered your own question. Buyers often wonder whether there’s a best wood for logs. Well, if there were, […]
This video will discuss the different types of corner systems and construction methods available for your log home project.
Log and timber homes are defined by the way they are built and the material they’re made from.
Take your log home from grunge to glory in 4 steps.
Answer these questions to make sure you’re ready to build.
By Jim Cooper
1. Do you own the land where your home will be built?
This might seem obvious, but homes are started every year on the assumption […]
Learn the differences between handcrafted and milled logs.