Log Home Myths: Debunked!

These are log home myths and misconceptions that we’re happy to clear up and debunk for you.

How are log homes more efficient than conventional homes?

We’re asked this question all the time. Let’s start by talking about what R-value is, and why it doesn’t relate to log homes.

What is the R-value of a log wall?

R-value measures capacity of an insulation material to resist heat flow from one side of a wall to another. The insulation industry has done a really good job at presenting and supporting the importance of R-value, but this is only one part of energy efficiency.

What is a log home kit? Depending on who you ask, you will get a different answer. It’s imperative that, as a future log homeowner, you fully understand what’s included and that not all log home kits are created equal....

Log homes have been around for a very long time. There are log homes still standing which date back over 800 years! Living in a log home invokes a sense of calmness, peace and solitude that helps us escape—if only for a few moments. Thinking about building? Consider these benefits....

Designing a home can at times feel overwhelming, but here at True North we feel this should be an enjoyable process. The more time you give yourself the better!...

Introducing: The Cabin Series

  We are excited to introduce our new line of log homes: the Cabin Series. With a significantly lower price point, the homes in the Cabin Series have preset floor plans without the added costs of engineering, design, and project management. These cabins were designed so you can apply for a permit right away and your home can be delivered in as little as eight weeks of purchase.

You’re an adventurer. You thrive for the outdoors and have a deep-rooted connection to nature. You’re looking for a rustic, traditional retreat with a modern twist. Or maybe you know that you just want to live off grid, in a small cabin in the woods. Maybe on a mountain or by a lake? You love the look, feel, and wonderful aroma of a log home. You desire the tranquility, luxury, warmth, energy efficiency, and peace of mind that comes with living in a log home without the maintenance. Ultimately, you need...

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