Log home / Discussions

How do insulate the outside of a log home?

...log home with 10" thick by average 18" long red pine logs. I heat it mostly with a masonry wood stove, backed up by an electric boiler. it's built on a slab wit...

Posted by Michael Hickey Aug. 2, 2018, 6:03 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What is the best way to insulate exterior walls of a mid-70's Pioneer Log home?

...log portion. It has the smaller milled logs and is a bit drafty in the winter. It also has the original windows that need to be replaced. I am wondering if I sh...

Posted by Keith McDevitt Nov. 15, 2020, 12:01 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 0 Responses

What infloor radiant heating would you use in a corewood home design?

I am going to be building my corewood home soon but I wood like to get the floor plan down before I start getting the materials for the house so I can gage out...

Posted by John Yoho Feb. 6, 2020, 10:59 p.m. Wall assemblies - new construction 1 Responses

I want a 2 bedroom prefab house on land in Towson. How much?

...home Kit house models here for Canada and US There are additional costs to seat the house that I hope is not part of that 100 K budget, specifically – land pu...

Posted by Mukwae Wabei Siyolwe March 12, 2021, 6:02 p.m. Architecture and plan design 3 Responses

Wood Burning Stove - Do We Need A Cold Air Vent to Safely Operate?

...home in the Colorado mountains - elevation 8000 feet. Winters are cold and long here. Our home is all electirc so we want to install a wood burning stove to off...

Posted by Regina Vigil Feb. 15, 2021, 3:11 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses

What is the best way to do a radiant floor in an off grid house?

...home. The property is 43 acres near Perth, Ontario. The home will tentatively be off grid. I'm thinking a solar/ wind hybrid system. I was leaning towards an ai...

Posted by Julien Comtois Oct. 2, 2021, 11:21 a.m. Heating and cooling 6 Responses