Problems with bats and rodents
The rustic nature of log home certainly gives them a lot of character. Because of all the nooks and crannies in a log home, there can be places that are perfect for certain rodents. Mice getting into log homes is one problem most homeowners have in common.
What is the best type of log home?
Fir and Spruce Log Homes
Fir and spruce are very common log home species choices. They have a very large diameter and length availability. Fir and spruce are also very strong and rigid. This gives designers and engineers the ability to design large structures with minimal butt joints or breaks.
What is the best state to build a log cabin?
Is it worth building a log home?
“The resale value is often much higher than regular homes, by as much as 30%,” says Snider. Much of the actual resale value will ultimately be determined by how well-maintained your cabin is.
Why do insurance companies not like log homes?
Insurance companies consider log cabins to be riskier to insure due to their expensive building materials and their isolated locations. If your cabin is a secondary home, you should make sure to tell your insurance company — your insurer may have grounds to cancel your coverage if you don't disclose this information.
What is the biggest log cabin in America?
Timber Moose Lodge
Welcome to Timber Moose Lodge. With over 26,000 square feet of living space, Timber Moose is the largest private log cabin in the United States. This majestic property sits on 12 private acres in the Utah mountains with commanding 360° views visible from its 9,000 square feet of outdoor decks and balconies.