From time to time we come across articles and discussions pertaining to log homes and log home lifestyles. We are pleased to present these for your reading enjoyment and hope that they will help to answer some questions you may have about log homes.
The Dream When we think of the simple life, we often dream of living in a log cabin in the wilderness. This rustic beauty appeals to everyone who thinks about putting down roots, and wants to build a legacy for the generations that will follow. The log home has come to symbolize the spirit of […]
Confusion Over R Value of Log Homes One of the most confusing issues a log home buyer faces concerns the energy efficiency of log homes. All too often, questions are met with an oversimplified opinion or confusing technical jargon. Even when enquiring of building professionals, few seem to have answers concerning log home energy efficiency. […]
Log Home Inspection and Gradestamping In the mid – 1970’s, Timber Products Inspection, Inc., was asked by the log home industry to establish grade-stamping standards for the industry. In response, TP developed and provides a nationwide grading and grade-stamping program to log home manufacturers. The TPI grading rules and design values are based on the […]