Green Tip: Metal Roofing

Opting to choose metal roofing on your Katahdin Cedar Log Home offers plenty of benefits, including energy savings and durability. Some log home owners prefer the look of natural shingles, so we talked to Todd Miller, President of Isaiah Industries and Classic Metal Roofing Systems about new shingle-style metal roofing systems. Great Design Options For… Read more »

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Windows Update Part 2: Large A-Series Windows & Patio Doors

If big bold openings are included your vision for your new Katahdin Cedar Log Home, then Andersen® A-Series hinged patio doors, gliding patio doors, casement windows and awning windows are a stunning solution. Taking Style to New Heights These new patio doors and windows achieve a grand scale that will enhance that gorgeous view from… Read more »

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What’s the Latest on Buckeye Lake, Ohio?

You may recall our story about new Arborwall Solid Cedar Home construction in Ohio’s Buckeye Lake Region. Arborwall and Katahdin dealer Steve Dearlove of The Dearlove Company has been rebuilding his family farm in Thornburg, near Buckeye Lake, using the existing foundation and an updated Arborwall design. Steve has built a well-deserved reputation for his… Read more »

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Hurricane Impact on Home Construction

As folks begin to recover and rebuild from the terrible devastation from hurricans Harvey, Irma and Maria, the rest of the U.S will feel the impact in the building market. How will this affect customers who build a log home? We spoke with Katahdin president and CEO David Gordon about the near future in building.… Read more »

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Windows Update Part 1: Andersen A-Series

Windows are an integral part of making your log home beautiful. That’s why Katahdin includes efficient Andersen 400 Series windows and patio doors in our packages. Some of our customers opt to upgrade to Andersen’s A-Series because of the excellent performance and design options. We spoke with Melissa Meyers, Andersen Marketing Manager for Andersen’s Architectural… Read more »

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Future Proofing Your New Log Home

No doubt about it, your new log home will include some great technology. With all that’s out there plus innovations we haven’t even considered, future proofing your new log home is an important part of planning and design. Solar Ready for the Future Even if you hadn’t considered solar panels for your new home, chances… Read more »

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New Tile Trends Add Style

With a variety of colors, shapes, finishes and treatments, tiles are the go-to accent for kitchens, baths and other areas in Katahdin Cedar Log Homes. We thought we’d share some of the latest trends. Picket Tile Picket tile from Fireclay Tile is a great variation on the popular subway tile shape. It’s a rectangle that… Read more »

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Green Tip: Whole House Filtration

Many homeowners with concerns about indoor air quality are investing in air filtration systems, either as stand-alone units in rooms or connected to duct work for heating and air conditioning. Filtration technology now has advanced beyond simple HEPA filters. Trane’s new whole house filtration system, CleanEffects™ removes an amazing 99.98% of airborne allergens, including bacteria… Read more »

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Join us in Denver on September 29-October 1

Katahdin’s team of dealers and representatives are excited to return to the dynamic Denver market—it’s always great to meet folks who love log homes! Attending a log home show is often a first stop on your log home journey. A visit to our beautiful Katahdin booth gives you a chance to learn more about what… Read more »

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Make Your Plans Now for Fall Log Home Shows!

Katahdin’s team of dealers and representatives are excited to hit the road this fall—it’s always great to meet folks who love log homes! Attending a log home show is often a first stop on your log home journey. A visit to our beautiful Katahdin booth gives you a chance to learn more about what makes… Read more »

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Nature Inspired Design Ideas That Save Money Too!

Looking for ways to save money in your new Katahdin Cedar Log Home? One of the many things we talk about in our log home seminars are ways to design your home to take advantage of nature’s gifts—saving money without a big investment. Take a Southerly View Making note of your home’s position relative to… Read more »