"America’s log cabin industry as a quintessential symbol of the American pioneering spirit, embodying America’s strength and ingenuity," said Congressman Reid Ribble (R-WI) in the Congressional Record.
"Log cabins, whether used for recreation or as primary residences, are economically sustainable,…Continue
Posted on July 16, 2014 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment
From the NAHB website - an informative article about Log Home building codes.
By Rob Pickett, Rob Pickett & Associates
Log homes. They spark the imagination with images of pioneers, ax in hand, clearing the land and using the very trees they fell to…Continue
Posted on June 2, 2014 at 10:01am
In addition to being a motivation for much of what we do, money is energy. It enables us to go places and do things, including taking care of our families or buying and building a new home. Most of us have a finite amount of this energy, mainly through long years of hard work, patient savings and perhaps the sale of a…Continue
Posted on March 7, 2014 at 12:55pm — 1 Comment
Even if you plan on doing some or all of the work on your log home yourself, you will still need specialty contractors, including plumbers, electricians and HVAC installers. This is why you need to understand how these trade professionals charge for their services.
You will be contracting with a builder or subcontractors to…Continue
Posted on January 17, 2014 at 11:23am — 2 Comments
A lot has been written about the energy efficiency of log homes. When discussing this topic with those "none believer's", I usually ask them the square footage of their home, how high the ceilings are in their home and what types of energy they use to power their home.
After determining all of this and then…Continue
Posted on November 29, 2013 at 3:06pm — 1 Comment