I've been planning a log home for quite a while and things are finally starting to get off the ground now. We're meeting with Real Log Homes this afternoon to go over the plans and for the most part…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Red and Donna Feb 16, 2012.
After the last few years of planning we've finally gotten to the point of applying for a building permit. When I got to the building department tonight I learned that the town has adopted the "stretch code" which is apparently a much more stringent building code that, as far as I can tell, requires a minimum of an R-38 wall insulation. I'm not sure if this is confined to Massachusetts or if it has spread nationally but it appears to me as if the log home industry has a lot to lose from this.…Continue
Posted on April 23, 2012 at 9:48pm — 6 Comments
I'm wondering if anyone has an opinion on random length log kits. I've been focusing on pre-cut kits but I'm begining to wonder if the random length kits would be something I'd be interested in. I'll be assembling the home myself so I know that it will add to my work load but if there is a substantial savings it may be worth the extra work. Has anyone built a random length kit?
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