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Why Log Homes Are Better Than Conventional Houses

Most of us live in conventional houses in the U.S. like the 1.42 million new single-family homes constructed in 2023. In 2021, there were 82 million single-family houses in the United States. There’s an option to living in conventional homes that many people don’t think about and that’s log homes.

Log homes make up close […]

By |April 13th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on Why Log Homes Are Better Than Conventional Houses

5 Energy-Saving Designs For Log Homes

Log homes are naturally energy efficient because wood has good thermal mass properties. Wood can absorb and store heat efficiently from the sun which is helpful in colder climates. At night, as the temperature drops, the stored heat is slowly released into rooms. This action helps maintain a stable indoor temperature.

There is much more […]

By |April 9th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Energy-Saving Designs For Log Homes

5 Things That Lower Your Log Home’s Value

Living in a log home is an exhilarating experience and log home growth is at a new all-time high. You can maintain the enjoyment and market value of your home in many ways. Unfortunately, some homeowners become somewhat complacent and don’t take good care of their houses.

There are five habits that we can slip […]

By |April 6th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Things That Lower Your Log Home’s Value

Log Siding Past And Present

Take a log home-building trip with me down memory lane. Wood log siding has come a long way over the last one hundred years. It’s easier to obtain high-quality product, and it’s also easier to install than old-style siding.

When comparing new style siding with older siding, you will notice more variety in its options. […]

By |March 15th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on Log Siding Past And Present

How To Install Knotty Pine Paneling

You need something on the walls and ceilings. What will you use? There are many choices available for new walls and existing ones covered with painted drywall. A popular, beautiful, and affordable choice is knotty pine paneling. If knotty pine fills your needs and tastes, you can find high-quality wood paneling online.
Why Choose Knotty […]

By |March 15th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on How To Install Knotty Pine Paneling

Why You Should Put A Log Mantel Above A Fireplace

Virtually all fireplaces you see have a mantel of some sort mounted above them. They are made from pine or other wood, stone, brick, granite, marble, or quartz. They add a finished or decorative touch to any size fireplace.

If you are contemplating building a new home or cabin, consider adding an attractive and functional […]

By |March 15th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on Why You Should Put A Log Mantel Above A Fireplace

6 Favorite Interior Trims For Knotty Pine Paneling

Knotty pine paneling is one of America’s favorite wall coverings, especially for log homes, cabins, and cottages. There are some special trims for base, casing, ceiling, corner, and half log applications to mate with your pine paneling.

All of the following trim types are made from sustainable pine wood and kiln-dried to the correct moisture […]

By |March 11th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on 6 Favorite Interior Trims For Knotty Pine Paneling

The Virtues of Modern Barn Wood Paneling

Today, consumers have abundant choices of materials to cover their walls. If you want a rustic look and feel in your home rather than painted drywall, examine modern barn wood paneling. It’s a good choice for most styles of homes, cottages, and cabins.

Although drywall, metal, 3D panels, plywood, stone, and veneer stone or brick […]

By |February 20th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on The Virtues of Modern Barn Wood Paneling

How To Install Knotty Pine Paneling

You need something on the walls and ceilings. What will you use? There are many choices available for new walls and existing ones covered with painted drywall. A popular, beautiful, and affordable choice is knotty pine paneling. If knotty pine fills your needs and tastes, you can find high-quality wood paneling online.
Why Choose Knotty […]

By |February 20th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on How To Install Knotty Pine Paneling

5 Reasons To Use Hand-Hewn Log Siding

Log home living is simply amazing, and the trend is still growing in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Each year, more than 35,000 log and timber-frame homes are built in America. If you plan to build a log home or cabin or convert an existing dwelling to one of them, we have some good […]

By |February 8th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Reasons To Use Hand-Hewn Log Siding