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Wood species, corners, log size, hewing, installation and finishing can create different styles of log homes. Use this guide to decide on a log home style.
When it comes to siding, homeowners and contractors have several different options available for a home or commercial building. There are a handful of siding materials that are most commonly used, including brick, stucco, vinyl siding, log siding, and board and batten.
With the seasons changing, log home owners need to brace themselves for the harsh winter months ahead. This time of year tends to bring a lot of precipitation, and the freezing conditions can be especially hard on log homes.
There are two main styles of log homes: full log home and timber frame home. Think of these two styles as cousins—similar as in they’re both in the log home family, but different in build and appearance.
Every log home starts with a freshly cut tree. These “green” logs, as they’re called, look and feel wet and contain lots of moisture. In order for the wood to be ready to be used for siding, railing, staircases, or trusses, it needs time to dry out, so it’s stable in size and grade.
Anyone who has ever been to an auto show knows the amount of design and precision that goes into creating the special ambiance of each manufacturer. As a Michigan-based wood supplier, Northern Log Supply is no stranger to the automobile industry.
A common challenge for many general contractors, like Dan Streble, is finding a log cabin wood supplier with high-quality products and top-notch customer service.
Think log siding is just for the exterior of your cabin? Think again. Installing log siding indoors can help create a natural lodge look throughout your home that complements your exterior siding. Not to mention, log siding is easy to install and maintain. Here are some popular places we’ve seen homeowners install interior log siding.