Check Out These New Katahdin Videos!


We’ve been busy editing our latest additions to the Katahdin Cedar Log Homes video library on YouTube. This month you can stream three new videos:

Each of these videos highlight the unique characteristics of Katahdin Cedar Log Homes, from the sustainable cedar we use to our beautiful round spruce purlins and our money-saving Energy Envelope System. Enjoy!

 

Design Trends: Zellige Tile

Katahdin Cedar Log Home owners are always up for the latest trend that merges well with the natural feel inside their homes. One hot new trend is zellige tile —a clay-based tile produced in Fez, Morocco. It features a hand-made feel with quite a bit of variation among individual tiles with uneven glazing and slightly…

Green Tip: Tankless Versus High Efficiency Hot Water Tanks

Most Katahdin Cedar Log Home owners are enthusiastic about energy efficiency and saving money. So, when it comes to selecting tankless water heaters, high efficiency water heaters with tanks — or even a combination of the two, it’s important to understand your household’s hot water demand. In your new Katahdin home, you may have specified…

Folding Glass Walls

Expand your access to the outdoors in your Katahdin Cedar Log Home with folding glass walls. Many Katahdin designs feature lots of glass in great rooms and master suites but folding glass walls provide seamless passage from indoors to nature’s beauty. Sunflex is one manufacturer that offers a wide selection of custom glass walls for…

Debunking Log Home Maintenance Myths

As any homeowner can tell you, houses require routine maintenance to sustain their beauty and performance. In fact, we field a lot of maintenance questions at Katahdin Cedar Log Homes. Log homes, like traditionally constructed homes, require maintenance. It’s just a little different. Here’s the lowdown on log home maintenance and reasons why Katahdin Cedar…

Take a Relaxing Drone Tour with Katahdin’s New Log Home Video

Take a bird’s eye tour of some of Katahdin’s most appealing cedar log homes. And in this winter season, this video features a beautiful summery day to warm your soul. Check out his new video or the many others on our YouTube channel. Or in case you missed it last month, get a personalized remote…

Design Trends: Porcelain Slab Countertops

In the ever-evolving world of countertop materials, porcelain SapienStone countertops are a beautiful choice for active kitchens and bathrooms. SapienStone is made with ceramic clays and mineral colorings in a specialized manufacturing process. This affords the SapienStone slabs with resistance to heat, light and chemical cleaners, which can damage other countertop surfaces. Heat & Light…

Home Aromatherapy Innovations

Aromatherapy is gaining in popularity as a way to add relaxation and luxury to the shower experience. While consumers use essential oils and bath salts for tub soaking aromatherapy, one shower manufacturer has developed a way to enjoy aromatherapy through the shower spray.  Moen Aromatherapy Hand Showers Moen created a new shower experience with its…

Green Tip: Meeting the Demands of Home Electrification

What’s the biggest new trend in home construction? It’s “home electrification,” and it’s going to be the next big thing in building a home. As local and state governments move toward new clean energy goals, this trend of home electrification will increase. How do log home owners get ahead of the curve? What Does Home…

Soundproofing Tips

Let’s face it, it’s amazing how noisy our homes can be, especially when everybody’s working, schooling and living at home. Even though we have lots of noisy activities, most Katahdin Cedar Log Home owners don’t think about soundproofing interior walls at all. But with the Energy Envelope System, it’s easy to include extra sound protection…

Take a Mill Tour Remotely with Katahdin’s New Videos

With travel restrictions and limits on gatherings due to the pandemic, it seemed like the perfect time to produce some new Katahdin Cedar Log Home videos. So, on a lovely fall day we gathered a film crew and shot some video of the most popular parts of our Oakfield, Me., mill tour. We’re still putting…

Design Trends: Desert Tones

One gorgeous design trend is a shift to desert tones. These soft, subtle and rich tones found in the stones and sand of the desert bring a warmth to your Katahdin Cedar Log Home color palette. From a deep umber to delicate lavender, with sand and peach in-between these hues blend well with the warmth…

Tips for Selecting the Right Shower Door

Shower spaces in Katahdin Cedar Log Homes have become design statements— with a wide array of design options, panels, sliding and swing doors. With so much to choose from we checked in with Coastal Shower Doors to see what aspects of shower doors you’ll need to consider when selecting a design. Determining Available Shower Area…