Worry Free Home Construction: ICFs

By |2018-11-27T04:26:57+08:00November 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Worry Free Home Construction: ICFs When building a dream home there are many environmental threats to consider upon design. The risk of forest fires has been an ongoing issue nationally, but extreme climates can also offer headaches. One might wonder what insulation values are sufficient when building in extreme hot or cold climates. If you’re

Carpenter Bees: A Major Threat to Log Homes!

By |2018-11-12T05:15:45+08:00November 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Carpenter Bees: A Major Threat to Log Homes! According to the United States Forest Service, carpenter bees are most commonly found on the East Coast and across the entire South of the United States. Carpenter bees burrow holes ½ inch in diameter into wood, becoming a major issue for log home owners! While you can

Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Chantilly, Virginia

By |2018-11-06T22:48:57+08:00November 6th, 2018|Blog|

  Better Than Logs will be at The Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Chantilly, Virginia on November 9th, 10th, and 11th to answer any questions you may have about our concrete log siding products! If you are interested in attending we would like to offer you free admission -just email robert@betterthanlogs.com with your

It’s Time to Stain Your Log Home, Again.

By |2018-11-09T22:49:30+08:00November 5th, 2018|Blog|

It's Time to Stain Your Log Home, Again. Picture provided by:cabinlife.com/articles/article/how-to-stain-your-cabin   Wood is an organic material and decomposition is inevitable. In order to ensure the longevity of your log home it is imperative that you regularly apply stain to your logs. The consequences of not maintaining this upkeep include water absorption and mold, as