Tag Archives: Construction and Maintenance

The log house roof.

The roof you use on your log house will largely depend on your locality and what the building inspector says you have got to have, these houses can be constructed to take any type of roofing material although it is highly … Continue reading

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flat pack wooden houses still need a level solid foundation.

With planning permission in place for a log house finding the right log home suited to your needs it is easy to forget that your flat pack log house will need a solid and level base to sit on and this must … Continue reading

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Protecting the logs of your new log home.

Once you have built your own log house you will need to treat the exterior and interior logs of your new home with a quality wood preservative. One of the best preservatives available is a natural oil based preservative which not only … Continue reading

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Prefab log houses wall thicknesses.

Most log house manufacturers will offer a selection of different wall thicknesses for many of there log house designs, these log can vary from 88 mm to 270 mm. when purchasing a log home for residential use it is highly recommend that the minimum log thickness … Continue reading

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Log cabin homes do i need planning permission ?

When it comes to log cabin homes generally if the building is just for leisure use or is going to be constructed in your garden as a home office, As long as the size of your building is less than 30 … Continue reading

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Protecting your interior wood.

For the interior logs of your log house or wooden building due to the wear and tear of interior wood you will need to find an interior wood preservative because they are specially designed to be hard wearing. The best preservative available is one made … Continue reading

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log cabin house designs.

A log house can be a one story bungalow design or two storey house but the best log houses are made with glulam logs because the versatility allows the creation of unique construction masterpieces such as a comfortable holiday home or a residential house. Building a … Continue reading

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