Building Your New Log Cabin
Building a Successful Log Home
This article, written by company owners Dennis and Anne-Marie Anderson, emphasizes the realistic factors, cost and price of building a new log home. (Large File 6mb)
- Log Builder Interview Form
Download this comprehensive checklist to use when interviewing your log home builder.
- Standard Plan Revision: Save Money, Get What You Want
The editors of Log Homes Illustrated detail for you how to adjust a standard log cabin plan instead of creating a new custom log home plan.
Log Home Green Building
- Going Green with your Log Home Dream
Green building practices are the wave of the future. This article discusses the green build, sustainable products and techniques utilized in log home construction. By Dennis and Anne-Marie Anderson.
- Todays Log Homes Go Green
A great article focusing on the 10 ways to save energy and “green” your log home. By the National Association of Home Builders.
Log Home Heating, Cooling, Energy Performance and R-Values
- The Energy Performance of Log Homes
This informative article by the National Association of Home Builders documents and explains the energy efficiency and thermal mass benefits of log homes.
Log Home Finishes, Treatments, Staining and Chinking
- Exterior Finishes for Log Homes
This article, reprinted by the International Log Builder’s Association, discusses the best finishes and treatments for log homes.
- The Preservation and Maintenance of Log Structures
An excellent article by the Log Home’s Council on maintaining log homes and cabins.
- The Prevention of Air and Water Filtration
An excellent explanation of various chinking, caulking, finishes and treatments for log homes and cabins.
Using Beetle Kill Products and Blue Stain Pine for Building Log Cabins
- Growing List of Builders Specializing in Beetle-Killed Pine
Jeremiah Johnson Log Homes reports that the Evergreen, Colorado home featured in a recent Green Building Elements post measured over 3,000 square feet and used 43 tons of beetle kill in the home. more . .
- Frequently Asked Questions about the Mountain Pine Beetle and the Utilization of Blue Stained Lodgepole Pine Timber in Colorado.
This is an informative article specifying the structural integrity of blue stain, beetle kill Lodgepole Pine. In addition, scientific study results are presented.
Fire Resistance of Log Homes
- The Fire Resistance of Log Walls
Reprinted from the International Log Builder’s Association, this article summarize the fire resistance of log homes and cabins.
- The Fire Performance of Log Walls
Another excellent article by the Log Home’s Council discussing how log walls resist fire.
Additional Log Home Information
- Local “Green” Log Home Company Receives National Honor
This article discusses the induction of Jeremiah Johnson Log Homes into the National Home Builder’s Association Log Home’s Council. We are only the third log home company in Colorado ever to be invited into this prestigious organization. Why choose anyone else?
- Appraising Log Homes
An overview of the log home industry and log home appraisals by the Log Home’s
- A Glossary of Log Building Terms
This is a wonderful guide to use when reviewing your log package, kit and builder estimates and proposals.
Six Simple Steps To Your New Log Home
Determine Your Budget
How to Choose a Log Friendly Lender
Design Your Dream Home
Pick A Log Home Producer
Choose A Builder
Other Feature Stories in Our Buyer’s Guide
Introduction to the Buyer’s Guide
Log Home Industry Basics
From Dream to Reality
Different Paths to Homeownership
Why Are Log Homes Simply Better?
Insuring Your Dream Home
6 Questions to Ask Builder/Dealers
12 Tips to Organize Your Finances
How To Sell Your Current Home
Sorting Out Log Profiles & Corner Styles
8 Ways to Reduce Costs in Construction
Federal 120-Day Deadlines on Appraisals
8 Simple Ways to Save Energy
Today’s Log Homes Meet ‘Green’ Guidelines
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Luxury accents & quality craftsmanship go into everything we make. With three generations (spanning 118 years) of custom and log home construction, our unsurpassed experience guarantees that your custom log home expectations will be met. At Jeremiah Johnson Custom Log Homes, we have a passion for what we do, take pride in every detail of our work and do our utmost to satisfy our customers.