Mariah Bennett. Wooden House. June 05th , 2018.
Even later, in the 19th century, the industrialization of society changed the look of the log houses. The log which people used before were replaced by various building materials which could be mass-produced by lumber mills, and log houses took on a different appearance. Subsequently Log houses became strongly related to North American identity. Log houses are usually constructed in the wooded areas as a place for living and today log homes reappears in a form of country residences, mountain cabins or garden buildings. A lot of older villages in Scandinavia have been built solely out of log homes, which have been decorated by wood cuttings. Today the construction of modern log homes as leisure homes is common and well-developed industry in Finland and Sweden.
There is a lot of information for anyone who is serious about owning a log home. Today internet offers great information, ranging species of logs to styles of logs, from planning to information on hundreds of log house builders, designers, and manufacturers. We strongly recommend you to subscribe to a few of the leading wooden house industry publications because they give new ideas and useful recommendations on how to make the log cabin home building process as easy and enjoyable as possible.
The next step is to decide the plot. Your plot will set some of the restrictions placed on your home. You have to consider the square footage you want as well as such things as access to conveniences and services such as power and water. Depending on the plot you will need to consider sourcing a water supply. A major consideration for a log cabin build is how you will cool and heat it. Wood burning stoves have become increasingly popular in recent years. They are practical, efficient, and cheap to use. If you are thinking about this type of heating, proper routing of the chimney is essential. Of course, there are many types of heating you can consider but non that will blend in with the cabin theme as well as a wood stove. The best locations are those that are on high ground. Water runs down from hills into low lying land.
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