The Somerset is 1916 Square Feet of Log Home Building Mastery

The Somerset is 1916 Square Feet of Log Home Building Mastery

You can't help but love; The Somerset is 1916 Square Feet of Log Home Building Mastery. This log home has two level of living space that would great for a family to live comfortably. On the upper level of the log home, there is a master bedroom, bathroom and large walk in closet. On the lower level of the log home is an open kitchen/dining/living area, along with two bedrooms and a full sized bathroom. This beautiful log home plan could be used for full time living, or you could opt for using it as a cozy log cabin getaway, great for getting away for summer vacation and holidays with the family.

When it comes to building a log home or log cabin, there are so many log home builders to choose from, it's difficult to know who to go with. For starters, you can look in your area and see who other people are using, talk to people who have built their log home or log cabin, and see who they went with. The internet is also a good place to start your research; there are so many different log home options available these days, you will want to try and get an idea, what will work best for you. Of course, budget plays a big part on the size, plan and style of log home you will decide on. Try to have an idea of your budget, location and the size you might need for your log home, or log cabin space so you can ask the appropriate questions that will get you headed in the right direction.

The Estemerwalt Log Home Company has been around for more than 130 years and five generations of the Propst family. The family has been building the best wood products and log products, that have set the standard for log homes for many years. Because they are a family run company, they take pride in attaching their name to the work they do, with the best customer service, staff, and precision craftsmanship. When you purchase a log home from Estemerwalt, they will work with you to help plan your ideas for your log home design. They work closely with their clients, so your log home reflects both your lifestyle and your dreams.

There is a bit of a story on how the patriarch of the family, Peter Propst, came up with the name for the company. In the 1920s, he purchased some land and a lake that the company now sits on. At the time, he purchased it just for recreational purposes. Years later, when the area dam needed repair, and was rebuilt, Peter decided he would rename the lake on his property after his three children. So he renamed the lake after, Esther, Emery, and Walter, and Lake Estermerwalt if became. So in the 1980s when he began manufacturing log homes there he changed the name of Propst Lumber to Estemerwalt Log Homes.

When selecting the log home package you want, there are a lot of different log profiles and sizes to choose from. There are milled d-logs that are named after their shape, which is flat on the inside wall of your log home, and have a rounded look on the exterior wall, thus making a D. Then there are round logs; they can manufacture these logs in sizes of 8inch, 10 inch, and 12inch diameters. These larger sized logs offer a more dramatic appearance and are a great way to increase the insulation in your log home and the energy efficiency. Then there are half log profile logs, which are used for traditional stick framed houses, garages, horse stables, and outbuildings.

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