Yes, It Does Cost Only $140 per SQM—and Yes, It Can Withstand an Earthquake
Aren't log homes such beautiful structures, they are also a very popular choice when it comes to choosing what kind of house to buy. This is Another COCO $140 per square meter prefabricated log home, that would be fabulous to call home. Log homes have actually been built for centuries! People have been building them as safe havens and homes all around the world for a very long time, and people have always relied on the log's potential to create strong, durable and reliable buildings. Logs are becoming more and more recognized for their environmentally friendly capabilities as well. Since they usually come from sustainable tree plantations, and since they are an all natural way to build homes that can stand the test of time and brave the elements.
This log home in the photo on the page, is one of the houses from their website, which has a prefabricated kit for it. It is a cozy and simple, yet still very stylish looking. It features a peaked roof, with a great ceiling height and lots of windows throughout the home, to let in plenty of natural light from outside. This would not only help to keep the home warm from the sun, but also cut down on electricity costs for light use in the home. There is also a beautiful deck at the front of the home, which would be a great place to sit out and relax. Although it is small, it is perfect for a couple, small family or a single person, or to use as a recreation property. Sometimes you don't need any more than a bedroom, a bathroom and a kitchen! Just the simple things that we need in everyday life. Or they can be used as rental properties as another form of income.
There are also larger versions of log homes on their website as well, if you want to go bigger, you can also check out the other options for floor plans on their website. 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 insulation is actually a part of the log itself, and the layers of the log have a special structure in them that builds up the insulation qualities.
The homes are made in Zhejiang in China, and they also show how easy the kits are to assemble, and easy to disassemble too. The logs in the kit are Russian Pine or SPF wood, which is square lumber or dimensional lumber. It stands for Spruce, Pine and Fir. All of the pieces of the kit are wrapped separately, so that no damage can be done to them. The house is definitely strand enough to withstand strong winds and earthquakes, and is very waterproof, they have tested it all for water resistance. The other nice thing is that you could be able to put it together with only 2 people! Check out more of their great houses!
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