This Log Cabin Really Has It All, Doesn't It?

This Log Cabin Really Has It All, Doesn't It?

This Log Home 43 is what log home living is all about. The entrance alone on this stunning log home build, with its large log posts on either side, large handcrafted log ends create a log home that is like no other. Every detail from the log homes stone fireplace, the side patio lined with log railings, upper patio, and use of lots of windows set this log home apart from the rest. This log home was built using Western Red Cedar, you can see it in the color of the log home, and in the unique log ends that sit against the roof and the corners. Western Red Cedar is wood that has been used for centuries by the Aboriginal people of the Pacific Northwest. Long revered for its resistance to decay and rot, the wood is also known for its beauty and durability. Western Red Cedar has proven to be extremely long lasting and durable even in the most severe climate conditions while also being a good insulator. The log home builder for this stunning log home is Pioneer Log Homes of British Columbia.

Pioneer Log Homes is located in Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada. The log home company has been building log cabins and log homes out of Western Red Cedar since 1973. All of the wood that is used in their custom log cabins and log homes has been selected and harvested in the central forests of British Columbia, Canada by the Pioneer Log Homes crew. What's amazing is that Pioneer Log Homes has around 300 loads of Western Red Cedar in their inventory yards at any given time. They have more Western Red Cedar curing in their yards than all of the log home builders combined in British Columbia. Because of this, they can ensure that any log that is needed to fit the exact specifications of your custom log home will be found. Their seasoned logs help to ensure the stability and longevity of every log home they build. All of the logs that they use are inspected thoroughly and graded so that they meet some of the most demanding international quality control systems in the world.

When you build a log home with Pioneer Log Homes, you also have the opportunity to go into their yards and select many of the feature posts or logs that needed for specific areas in your new log home build. You can not do this at any place. All of the logs that they use are seasoned fiber. This means that the log home builders never use any fresh cut or green logs. Building a log home or log cabin is an exciting project in anyone's life. A project that has many steps from choosing a site choosing the right log home design and log builders to getting the log home built. You want a log home that will fit with your lifestyle and the log home vision that you want. Before making any decisions you want to know that that the log home that you are getting is built using sustainably managed forests, well-seasoned wood and that it is going to stand the test of time.

Recently, some of the Pioneer Log Home team just went to Kazakhstan, where they are building some log saunas! The Pioneer team are currently in Almaty, and will eventually be traveling to the capital of Astana in the north before heading back home to Canada sometime this month. Four log homes were shipped to the country, that took almost two months of travel from Williams Lake, British Columbia to their locations Kazakhstan. The log sauna and log home builds will take about a month to build.

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