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Wood & Logs

As you're planning your log home or cabin, are you looking for a darker wood or a lighter wood? Do you want a knotty grain or a smoother finish? Learn about the different types of wood for log homes and determine which could be right for yours.

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Choosing Logs
Deciding on a log package - One of the key moments in purchasing a log home. How do you know that you are making the right choice?
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Heart Wood vs Sap Wood: What Does It Mean?
What does heart wood and sap wood mean for your house?
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What Does Early Wood and Late Wood Mean?
Learn about early wood and late wood so you pick the best type of log for your dream home.
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The Importance of Log Strength for Your Home
Learn about the importance of a strong log so you pick the best wood for your home.
Reclaimed Wood
5 Reasons to Buy Reclaimed Hardwood
The experts at Peachey Hardwood Flooring share their top five reasons to choose reclaimed hardwood flooring.
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Choosing Wood Species For Your Log Home
The ins and outs of wood species, their characteristics and how they react to becoming part of your log home.
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Log Home Package/Kit Options
A la carte or all-inclusive — buying a log home starts with the parts of the log home package/kit.
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Profiles and Corner Styles for Log Homes
When selecting the size, shape and look of the logs, the log home buyer is spoiled for choice. Here’s how to navigate your log ...
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How to Choose Your Log Home Producer
With hundreds of exceptional log home manufacturers and handcrafters out there, how do you choose? Here’s how to find the one t...
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What is a Log Building System?
In addition to its superior good looks, a log building system works a little differently than conventional construction. Here’s...
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How to Protect Your Log Walls
Your goal is to protect your log walls from moisture infiltration, air infiltration and heat loss. Here are the key things to l...
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Easy Ways To Prepare Your Log Home For The Winter
Three easy steps to prepare your log home against harsh winter weather.
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Don't Fear Wood Shrinkage in Log Homes
Learn more about wood shrinkage and how to handle the resulting settlement instead of trying to avoid it altogether.
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Inspection Checklist For Buying a Used Log Home
Four problems to watch out for when buying a used log home.
Understanding Log Home Kits
How to compare log home kits to get the most accurate price quote for your log home.