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Log Homes vs Conventional Homes

By |2016-11-30T11:59:54+00:00February 15th, 2014|Design, Secondary Top Level Menu|0 Comments

It's human nature to compare various things: cats vs. dogs, Coke vs. Pepsi, men vs. women, etc. So, it comes as no surprise that we are often asked how log homes stack up (pardon the pun) against traditional stick-built homes. Our response? Both are great, but both types of homes come with their own set [...]

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What’s The Difference? Checks vs. Cracks in Your Logs

By |2016-11-30T11:59:54+00:00February 15th, 2014|Secondary Top Level Menu, Log Home Learning, Log Home Construction|0 Comments

We’ve all seen them: small cracks in logs and heavy wood furniture, light poles, and barns. These small cracks occur in log homes, too. They're known as “checks,” and they occur naturally in logs. While most homeowners see these checks as part of their home’s unique appearance and charm, many wonder if the checks are [...]

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Log Home Construction and Planning

By |2016-11-30T11:59:54+00:00February 15th, 2014|Secondary Top Level Menu, Log Home Learning, Training Materials, Log Home Construction|0 Comments

How To's - Construction and Planning Building a log home is NOT for everyone!  Even owning a log home isn't for everyone. We love them, and obviously either there is some passion there on your part as well, or you are just REALLY bored and reading on our site. If that is the case, we [...]

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Wood Post to Concrete Connections

By |2016-11-30T11:59:54+00:00February 12th, 2014|Builders Corner Blog, Design, Secondary Top Level Menu, General Home Care, Log Home Learning, Training Materials|4 Comments

We often get questions about using mixed materials on our homes. This has been a staple of the log and timber home industry for many years, and while some companies have this technique down to a science, others struggle. It seems like a simple enough question. Can I use log and timber together with stone [...]

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Log Home Roof Systems Explained

By |2016-11-30T11:59:55+00:00January 11th, 2014|Secondary Top Level Menu|0 Comments

What are the differences and similarities in roof systems, and why is it important? A few basic types of systems exist for homes.  Depending on your location, and what types of snow loads, wind loads and other geographic design specs, are all primarily the same in basic function.  They all keep the elements out, and [...]