“Avoiding Moisture in Logs is often greatly aided by good design!”
Why is moisture in logs a problem? Well put simply excessive levels of moisture found over long periods of time in your logs, can cause the deterioration and eventual decay (if left unchecked). So what has this got to do with log cabin design? Well certain elements of a log cabin are more at risk to this problem and certain design features can significantly reduce the chance of this occurring.
If you have a damp climate the potential for this reaching a level where damage could result are much higher. Why correct design and maintenance this should not be a problem, but do you know what design aspects to look for. We want you to make sure that any moisture is kept out of the logs, which essential provide the structure and strength of the whole building! This often overlooked area is something that an average log cabin buyer would never even think about. We don’t want you to be average, we want you to be well informed, know what to look out for and choose wisely!
Settlement of logs
Window and door openings in log walls
Log home plans
Roof design and roof tiles
One or two storey design
Moisture in Logs
All aspects of this are covered in depth in our log cabin ebook. Other design areas which are covered in the book include:
Why do you need our log cabin ebook?
Well apart from really seeing in depth what can be done to avoid moisture in logs, you will also find out a gold mine of other essential log cabin information. Design is just 1 of the 7 steps to log cabin success, which our ebook covers. The over 6 steps which are gone over in depth are:
1) How to choose and buy the right log cabin package for your needs
2) How to identify suitable and good quality timber
3) How to choose the right type of logs for your specific project needs
4) Understanding why correct log cabin construction is critical to long term success
5) Knowing when insulation is needed and how best to insulate your cabin
6) How to maintain your log cabin and protect your investment
Each of these 6 additional 6 section are sub-divided into many small sub-section, which really drill down into the detailed, yet understandable and practical advice. This advice has been the accumulation of many years of real “hands on” experience. It is packed full of informative advice, pictures and illustrations, so you can really see what you need to focus on. Our log cabin ebook will really give you a massive head start over the average log cabin purchaser. The right knowledge can be priceless and utilized well should ensure your project is a total success!
Read all about moisture in logs, explained in full in our ebook
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