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Fire Resistant Siding

By |2018-12-03T03:41:09+08:00December 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Fire Resistant Siding The threat of fire to homeowners is increasingly becoming a major issue around the country. In addition to steel, concrete siding is listed as the most fire resistant because of its ability to withstand several hours of intense heat before melting. Vinyl siding is listed as slightly more resistant than wood siding,

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

Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Asheville, North Carolina

By |2018-10-31T23:01:13+08:00October 31st, 2018|Blog|

Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Asheville, North Carolina   Better Than Logs will be at The Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Asheville, North Carolina on November 3rd, 4th, and 5th to answer any questions you may have about our concrete log siding products! If you are interested in attending we would

Frequent Issues With Standard Log Homes

By |2018-10-24T22:58:52+08:00October 24th, 2018|Blog|

Frequent Issues With Standard Log Homes   Standard log homes face a variety of external threats that can make it extremely taxing and costly for a homeowner to upkeep. Common issues that should be considered include: sun, wind, ground moisture, humidity, rain or snow, as well as insects and animals. In an attempt to combat

Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Marlborough, Massachusetts

By |2018-10-23T21:12:13+08:00October 23rd, 2018|Blog|

Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Marlborough, Massachusetts Better Than Logs will be at The Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Marlborough, Massachusetts on October 26th, 27th, and 28th to answer any questions you may have about our concrete log siding products! If you are interested in attending we would like to offer

Old Growth Deforestation

By |2018-10-17T22:16:05+08:00October 17th, 2018|Blog|

Old Growth Deforestation The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization has estimated that 18 million acres of forest are lost each year due to human activity and reallocation of land. While the logging industry has increasingly become more sustainable with their practices by using thinning harvesting methods rather than clear-cutting in addition to massive replanting

Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Birch Run, Michigan

By |2018-10-23T21:10:29+08:00October 11th, 2018|Blog|

    Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Birch Run, Michigan Better Than Logs will be at The Log and Timber Home Trade Show in Birch Run, Michigan October 12th, 13th and 14th to answer any questions about our concrete log siding products! If interested in attending we would like to offer you free