Are You Searching for the Ideal Log Home? Here's Something You Don't Want to Miss
Many people dream of living in a log home in their lives, they are such amazing structures when it comes to residential living. Like this Absolutely Stunning Log Home for example! Maybe you could picture yourself living in this beautiful log cabin. With all of the people wanting to move out of the city and start a more peaceful life, building a log home seems like a great way to go. Log cabins are not only a very sustainable way to build houses, they are sometimes even cuter and cozier than normal conventionally built houses. They can really exemplify what it was like when people lived in houses that were no bigger than this in early days. All people really needed was a roof over their heads, a fire too keep warm and cook with and a floor to sleep on. People didn't really mind too much how big it was, in fact the smaller they could manage, the better! If the house was small, it would be better able to keep the heat in without having to use too much fire wood, which was labour some to obtain.
This particular log house found on Log Cabin Bureau's Facebook page, is not the smallest log house, mind you, but it still isn't as big as some of them can get! Some of the newer log homes coming out can be built extremely huge! They are like log mansions, which are very beautiful in their own way too, of course. Log homes have so many different designs as well, the logs can shaped in many different ways, and then be arranged differently, and different features can be added to the log home. Like this one, for example. The columns that lead you into the house make it feel so tall and mighty, durable and safe. There are also different ways that windows can be added, like on this one, they have added some very nice large windows to allow in a lot of natural light. The windows on the front resemble a flower, which adds so much character to the place. Sometimes the whole front panel can be all windows, this makes a beautiful and modern looking statement on the log home. The beautifully crafted stone fireplace looks amazing added on the front as well. Then, the bottom of the home is all made out of stone too, which really creates a strong foundation for the home.
Did you know that you can build your own log home for fairly affordable prices? There are many different ways of going about building a log home, and there are some ways that can be for affordable than others. For example, if you don't need a lot of space, then don't build too large. If it is just you and your partner, what do you need a huge, stately 5 bedroom log home for? You will just end up paying a lot for heating the unused space. The best thing to do is build in accordance to your needs. Also, don't be afraid of asking for help to stay on a budget you may have too, or use reclaimed or recycled materials wherever you can, this is a very environmentally friendly way to build a home.
Log homes are not only a great and sustainable home to buy, they are one of the most sturdy houses you can build. They are also very energy efficient, since the thermal mass of the logs is so high and they make wonderful insulators. The logs also act as air filters, filtering out some of the bad toxins in the air, which conventional homes don't do. Over all log homes are amazing and a wonderful choice of building that will last a lifetime.
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