When most people typically envisage a log home, the tendency is to think of days gone past in the old west with an oil lamp shining in the window for light.
There are a lot of misconceptions and misunderstandings about the longevity and efficiency of a handcrafted log home. The article below will “debunk” some of those statements backed by research and a whole lot of experience.
Log home or log cabin design incorporates all things required in planning for the log structure. It means creating your needs for the home and your list of wants, as far as the aesthetics go.
Moving away from Covid. There’s been an incline on home owners living in the city, selling and moving to a more rural or even remote areas.
Deep in the woods, or on top of the mountain a log home is the best place for rustic decor with the umber tones of Autumn.
Living off grid in a log home offers an energy efficient way of living. A natural warmth in the winter, and cool in the summer due to the size of the logs and their natural insulation.
At Cascade Handcrafted, we work with our customers to develop a fully customized floor plan. It may mean moving a bathroom or staircase, or moving the entire structure to get the best view.
We created this build for a great client in Missouri, USA. This western red cedar log structure is 2 floors with solid log walls, and we built 2 separate floors at the log yard that would fit onto each other at the log home location. The stunning design was created by RCM Cad Design Ltd.
We had the distinct pleasure of building a gorgeous post and beam log and timber home for a great client in Lawrence, Kansas.
Real, Handcrafted Log Homes that are built using the whole diameter of the log, giving the thickness of the walls to be anywhere from 12 – 18 inches thick are “naturally passive”.