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The Log Home of the (Near) Future

Log Home ExteriorIn 1973, the average size of a new-construction home in the United States was 1,660 square feet. The size of new-construction homes steadily increased until it peaked in 2007 at 2,521 square feet. Since then, the size of new-construction homes has fallen by about five percent, and is expected to fall another ten percent in the next three years.

All About VOCs

ranch style log home in snowAs we move further into the fall and the weather becomes cooler, log home owners everywhere are closing the windows to keep the house warm and snug. Closing the windows also means that the air quality within the home becomes even more important.

Log Walls: The Benefits of Thermal Mass

real log home covered in snowIt may only be September, but before we know it, frost will be creeping in and snow will start to fly.  It's the time of year to think about finding that chili recipe, making sure the down comforter is clean and ready, and thinking about all the ways you'll stay cozy and toasty during the winter months.  So we thought it was a great time to talk about how solid log walls can provide all the comfort and warmth you could wa


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