“Do You know what Log Settlement is?”
Were you aware log settlement occurs in log cabins after construction? Many log cabin buyers have not even heard of it, let alone understand why it occurs and what happens! This is probably one of the most crucial design aspects, but is not well known because the systems that allow it to happen properly, are mainly hidden after construction. All good log cabins should have log settlement designed into all aspects of their structure. However some parts of your structure may be non-settling and therefore manual adjustment must be done undertaken in these areas!
Log cabin settlement should not lead to problems, but poor design, construction and maintenance can stop settlement taking its natural course. Design can influence this because avoiding potential problem areas is key. Understanding and eliminating differential movement is important and we will explain how this can come about. Construction and maintenance are covered in other sections, but are critical aspects too!
Moisture in logs
Window and door openings in log walls
Log home plans
Roof design and roof tiles
One or two storey design
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 log cabin settlement is all about, 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!
Learn all about log settlement in our great ebook
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