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15 05, 2024

Use Home Design Software To Lay Out A Log Home

By |May 15th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on Use Home Design Software To Lay Out A Log Home

Home design software can help users design and plan a log home. You can create floor plans, generate material lists, outside views, and estimate costs. It makes the work so much easier than drawing plans on paper, and you can save money on architect and contractor fees.

Software design tools can bring your home vision […]

8 05, 2024

Wainscot Your Walls With Knotty Pine Paneling

By |May 8th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on Wainscot Your Walls With Knotty Pine Paneling

Wainscoting walls was developed centuries ago and has been popular in virtually all types of homes in their different styles. This type of wall construction is experiencing a steady comeback. It helps to create a sense of visual balance in a room with beautiful wood. The traditional use was to cover the lower one-third […]

4 05, 2024

Benefits Of Wood Log Siding Over Wood Lap Siding

By |May 4th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on Benefits Of Wood Log Siding Over Wood Lap Siding

Many of those attractive cabins and rustic homes you see are made with wood log siding, full logs, or wood lap siding. Each is suitable for your dream cabin or home with one that’s become a modern favorite – log siding. This product gives the full log look without the full log price or […]

13 04, 2024

Why Knotty Pine Paneling Is A Sustainable Product

By |April 13th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on Why Knotty Pine Paneling Is A Sustainable Product

Our desire to clean up and save our environment continues to grow. One way we can do this is by increasing the use of sustainable products. The home improvement and construction industries practice this movement by using more sustainable building materials.

Pine is one of the most popular woods for many projects from toys to […]

13 04, 2024

Why Log Homes Are Better Than Conventional Houses

By |April 13th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on 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 […]

9 04, 2024

5 Energy-Saving Designs For Log Homes

By |April 9th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on 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 […]

6 04, 2024

5 Things That Lower Your Log Home’s Value

By |April 6th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on 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 […]

15 03, 2024

Log Siding Past And Present

By |March 15th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on 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 log siding, 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 […]

15 03, 2024

How To Install Knotty Pine Paneling

By |March 15th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on 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 […]

15 03, 2024

Why You Should Put A Log Mantel Above A Fireplace

By |March 15th, 2024|Blog|Comments Off on 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 […]