Five Plumbing Upgrades You Didn’t Know You Needed

When planning the plumbing fixtures in your new Katahdin Cedar Log Home, you may want to consider some upgrades that are easy to plumb now but can be more costly to retrofit. We selected some of the top plumbing upgrades to check out. Canine Comfort For families with pets some tasks can be made easier… Read more »


Smokeless Firepits Make Entertaining Easy

Smokeless firepits are an innovative way to extend the outdoor entertaining season in your Katahdin Cedar Log Home. There are several types on the market, and we’ve got the details to help you decide whether a smokeless fire pit is right for you. How do Smokeless Fire Pits Work? Nearly all smokeless firepits work the… Read more »

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Septic System Primer

Chances are that your new Katahdin Cedar Log Home will require a septic system be installed to handle your home’s waste, since many log homes are built in rural settings. If you’ve never lived in a home with a septic system, the prospect can be a little daunting, so we’ve created this Septic System Primer… Read more »


Garage Designs for Accessory Dwellings

 If you’re looking for a way to maximize your Katahdin Cedar Log Home’s living space, take a second look at your garage. Many homeowners are realizing the benefits of expanding up for living area above the garage space makes a lot of sense. We’ll take a look at whether an accessory dwelling might make sense… Read more »

Lock In Your Energy Now

When it comes to powering your new Katahdin Cedar Log Home, it’s important to carefully consider the options available for electricity, heating and cooling. Right now, natural gas, propane and oil pricing —and in some cases availability —are out of our control and heavily influenced by events both on the domestic and international stage. Power… Read more »


Five Reasons Why Katahdin Cedar Log Homes is the Smart Choice

There are quite a few log home manufacturers across the country, so it can be a challenge to identify the smart choice to fit your requirements. Building a log home is a little like a marriage — positive collaboration is the key to reaching your goals. With a half century of experience, Katahdin Cedar Log… Read more »

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Navigating Log Home Financing: Building Your Dream Retreat

Building a log home offers a unique opportunity to create a personalized retreat that blends natural beauty with architectural elegance. However, financing the construction of a log home requires careful consideration and understanding of the specific financing options available. In this blog post, we will explore the ins and outs of log home financing, providing… Read more »


5 Must-Have Features for Your Log Home Outdoor Kitchen

Designing an outdoor kitchen for your log home allows you to embrace the beauty of nature while enjoying the art of cooking and entertaining. To ensure your log home outdoor kitchen is both functional and visually appealing, we have curated a list of five essential features. From top-notch appliances to immersive entertainment and cozy elements,… Read more »


Outdoor Pizza Ovens: Embrace Rustic Charm and Delicious Pizza

Immerse yourself in the rustic charm of your log home while savoring mouthwatering, freshly baked pizzas with the addition of an outdoor pizza oven. Log homeowners seeking to elevate their outdoor cooking game will find the perfect harmony of functionality and style in these top-notch outdoor pizza oven brands. In this blog post, we will… Read more »

Green Tip: Circadian Lighting

What if a simple lightbulb could help you feel energized during the day and sleep better at night? Make it an energy saving LED bulb and this could transform your health! Circadian lightbulbs are programmable LED bulbs that use science to awaken, energize and calm before bed, reflecting the body’s own circadian internal clock.   Circadian… Read more »


Powder Room Décor

Powder rooms are small spaces that can have a big impact on your guests. And because there’s so much wall finishing flexibility in Katahdin Cedar Log Homes, the sky’s the limit for powder room décor.  Start with the Walls  Because these spaces are usually pretty cozy, opting to whitewash the cedar tongue and groove paneling… Read more »