How does a log home retain the heat?

How does a log home retain the heat?

Have you ever wondered how a log home retains the heat? This article will share with you the ABC’s of building a warm and cozy log home.

Logs are one of the best types of insulation for a home. They have their own energy efficient insulating factor. How it works is the timbers will absorb the warm air throughout the day and release it as the night gets cooler. This is similar to how rock walls retain and release heat as well. This helps to keep your home at a cooler temperature during the day and warmer at night. We’ve written an article breaking down how log homes are insulated.

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6 Key Questions To Ask Before Hiring a Home Builder

When it comes to hiring a custom home builder to help you build your dream home, you want to make sure that you get the right team to help you. We have all heard terrible stories of projects not being completed to standards; or, even worse, not finished at all. Hiring a builder is a big investment so you want to make sure you cover all your bases and ask the right questions. Here are 6 key questions to ask before hiring a home builder. Read more

How to Choose the Right Roof for Your Log Home

When it comes to selecting the perfect roof to complete your custom log home there are many options. Whether you’re looking for inexpensive simple roofing or an extravagant one-of-a-kind style, the choices are endless. The decision typically comes down to the style of your log home, location and budget. We suggest speaking with your log home builder or general contractor to help you make this decision so that you don’t have any surprises in the future. A leaky roof is one of the worst problems a homeowner can have so you want to make sure it’s done right the first time.Read more

What is included in a log home package?

If you are looking to build a log home, you’ll soon find out that every company has their own version of “log home package”. It’s important to know exactly what you’re getting and what it means. In this article we will walk you through exactly what comes with each of our log home packages.

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