Warning! You May Spend Hours Drooling over This Log Home
When you see a log home like this Log Home 38, you can't help but fall in love. Large log posts and log ends give character to this stunning log home build, with its covered front patio, dormers and large logs throughout. The warmth of the logs used is evident, with what looks to be Western Red Cedar, a wood revered for its strength, beauty, and resistance to rot and decay. Log homes and log cabins have been a popular type of home for people all over the world for centuries. There is something about log homes that make us feel comfort, and a nice connection to nature with the materials used. In the past log homes and log cabins were typically built in locations where the trees needed for these home were nearby. Coniferous trees that grown tall and straight, being the best logs for these homes. Popular trees for log homes include Douglas Fir, Spruce, Pine and Western Red Cedar. You will find northern climates with the longest history of log homes. Places like Sweden, Finland, Norway, the Baltic States and Russia having a long tradition of log home building.
Pioneer Log Homes is the builder of the log home in the photo, and they have been building log homes for over forty years. Their log home and log cabin builds can be found all over the world from Central Asia, Scotland, Austria, all over the United States, and Canada. There quality log homes are known to be long-lasting, beautiful, and durable. On their site, you will even find stories of some of their log homes having been through 6.3 earthquakes, tornadoes, and even fires, and still standing! Wood is known to be one of the most durable types of builds there is today.
Building a log home with a company that practices sustainability is also one of the best environmental decisions you can make. Not only is living in a log home good for your health, as log homes are known to be healthy to live in. But because they come from a renewable resource you know that you are doing something right.
Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia takes pride in being a company, which gives back to the environment and ensures that it is thriving when they are done. Their commitment to sustainability is not only their promise, but it is also their guarantee. Western Red Cedar is one of Mother Nature’s greatest treasures. So they take enormous pride in managing the reforestation and renewal of these beautiful trees. Building green, from the log home design to the log home construction is the right thing to do, economically, environmentally, and socially.
Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia knows that it is up to our generation to help conserve and preserve the natural beauty and majesty of our ecosystem. Once the trees are harvested, the crews go back into the logging area and conduct reforestation using native species like Western Red Cedar, to each year plant more than 200 million seedlings in British Columbia and 650 million throughout Canada. The use of logs for construction is a natural and easy way to make a difference for the environment. Wood is known to reduce greenhouse gasses and stored carbons. A healthy sustainable forest is a great solution to climate change. On average, approximately one acre of healthy growing tree absorbs almost three tons of carbon dioxide and releases close to two tons of oxygen. As growth slows in a tree and the tree ages, fewer carbons are absorbed.
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