"I've built several Green Homes in the past. The modern materials are great and the really useful ones are on the cheep end when you weigh in benifits. For a log home, the chinking method and materials are key for the walls. The roof method I…"
"Also, Lightening more often is from the ground to the sky than it is from the sky to the ground. Ths happens so fast, the human eye can not detect the actual direction. It's a matter of negative electrical vrs positive electrical charges…"
"To protect your house the best bet is a full grounding set up. The main breaker box should be grounded to earth via a copper wire, at least 6 gauge fastened to a fully in the ground copper clad ground stake. The electrical boxes in the home, (all of…"
Master Carpenter, Electrician now working in the county assessor's office. Just bought 5 Acres for a homestead farm and trying to decide which method to use for our house and buildings. I Lean to what I know, Timber Framing but love the look of Log houses. Ours will be 28' by 40' I intend to build a garage/workshop our chicken coop, bunny house and goat house all to match.
Are you lucky enough to be living in a log home?
not yet but headed that way
What timeframe are you looking to start your dream home?
Within 12 months
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