;

Fall Means Logapalooza Seminars

Ahh Fall! Pumpkin spice, cool sunny days, and Logapaloozas! At Logapalooza seminars, Katahdin’s best log home experts are gathered to provide an in-depth education about all aspects of designing, building, and enjoying a custom cedar log home. We’ll cover the basics of our energy efficient packages, information about the benefits of Northern White Cedar and… Read more »

;

Built-in Breakfast Nooks

One way to maximize space in a kitchen and provide a cozy spot for eating is including a breakfast nook in your Katahdin Cedar Log Home design. A breakfast nook isn’t just for breakfast but can also be an enticing place to do homework, catch up on household bills or host the family taco night.… Read more »

;

Kitchen Island Lighting Update

Kitchen islands have become a must-have for many Katahdin Cedar Log Home owners. The right lighting choices over these centralized kitchen areas can ensure that meal preparation, eating and other island activities are well illuminated. LEDs— A Must-have! For maximum lighting options and superb efficiency select fixtures with LED light components. Gone are the harsh… Read more »

;

What’s New in Kitchen Appliances?

Kitchen appliances are always at the forefront of new designs. The innovations can be a bit of a moving target for Katahdin Cedar Log Home owners, but we highlight some of the most interesting trends we spotted. New Color Palettes The reign of all stainless may be waning in newly designed kitchens. Manufacturers are playing… Read more »

;

Green Tip: Inflation Reduction Act Incentives

The Inflation Reduction Act that was signed into law is meant to address global warming and slow down climate change. That means there are some spectacular benefits for Katahdin Cedar Log Home owners who add green energy and include efficiency measures inside their homes. Let’s review the energy efficient home improvement measures available beginning this… Read more »

;

Check Out These Fall Log Home Events!

If you’re looking for a great log home experience, check out these Katahdin Cedar Log Home events! From multiple open houses to Logapalooza Seminars and log home tours, Katahdin has you covered. Logapalooza Seminars Katahdin’s best log home experts are gathered to provide an in-depth education about all aspects of designing, building, and enjoying a… Read more »

;

What’s a Logapalooza?

We’re glad you asked! Logapalooza is Katahdin Cedar Log Home’s seminar and open house event that brings together our favorite people— folks who love log homes! It’s been three long years since we’ve been able to host a Logapalooza and we’re excited to share our expertise with you. We have two Logapalooza events scheduled for… Read more »

;

Flush Mount Pantry Doors Add Storage & Style

Savvy Katahdin Cedar Log Home owners know it’s essential to use every bit of spare space wisely. That’s why these Murphy Flush Mount Pantry Doors are a terrific storage addition to a kitchen design. How does it work? Open the pantry door and the inside features 15 cubic feet of storage that include: 2 adjustable… Read more »

;

Green Tip: Solar Shingles Provide Low-profile Energy

One of the barriers to adding solar for many Katahdin Cedar Log Home owners is the aesthetics of solar panels. One roofing manufacturer company GAF Energy now offers a solar shingles, which are incorporated into the traditional shingles for a seamless system to shed water and harvest energy. GAF Energy’s  new Timberline Solar™ shingles offer… Read more »

;

Innovative Windows Harvest Solar Energy

Solar technology is moving in interesting new directions that Katahdin Cedar Log Homes is following closely. We include Andersen Windows in our packages because of their quality, craftsmanship and superior efficiency. Now Andersen has invested in a new company that plans to harvest solar energy from glass windows. We talked with Veeral Hardev, Vice President… Read more »

;

Pneumatic Circular Home Elevators

Many folks plan design their Katahdin Cedar Log Home to allow aging in place, with wider halls, first floor master suites and lever style door handles. For those who want to enjoy multiple floors of log home lifestyle, a nifty option is a home elevator. Now a pneumatic circular elevator can allow access to all… Read more »

;

Induction Counter Tops

We noticed these sleek induction cooking counters at the International Builders Show in January and had to learn more! Invisicook induction cooking hobs cook through the counter top surface providing a safe, stylish, and efficient way to prepare meals in your Katahdin Cedar Log Home. How Does Invisicook Work? Invisicook is an induction cooking system that is… Read more »