|Roof & Ceiling
Apply these tips to the roof and ceilings of your log home to cut costs without sacrificing value.
16. Top Heavy
Keep your roof simple with a single ridgeline instead of "hips and valleys" or multiple roof planes. Extreme angles, such as turrets or an angled prow under an A-frame, cost more in materials and labor.
To save money, use a conventional truss or rafter roof system in the attic, with smaller, decorative timbers and non-structural tongue-and-groove decking.
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