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 »


Designing with Glass Blocks

Glass blocks offer both a retro design as well as clean contemporary lines that enhance illumination and maintain privacy in your Katahdin Cedar Log Home. Most of us are familiar with the standard 8×8-inch blocks, with wavy or molded designs. But there are a multitude of options, styles, and even colors to play with!   Benefits… Read more »


Spotlight: Custom NH Katahdin Cedar Log Home

It was a passion for fly fishing that led Nick and Tracy Mirabile to build their Katahdin Cedar Log Home overlooking the vibrant Perry Stream in northern New Hampshire. Before he met his wife Tracy, Nick purchased a 7.5-acre site in 1987 alongside his childhood friend Jack Cox’s land. Their love of the wooded stream… Read more »


Log Home Shows—A Great Introduction to Katahdin!

If you’re toying with the idea of building a Katahdin Cedar Log Home, a log home show is a great place to start! At the show, you’ll have a chance to meet with Katahdin representatives and dealers in your area who can answer all your questions. You’ll be able to see our highly efficient Energy… Read more »


Green Tip: Getting Your Kitchen Range Hood Right

Kitchen range hoods are an essential component of your Katahdin Cedar Log Home’s ventilation system. The ideal time to shop for a range and corresponding hood is before your build begins, because high-powered blowers often require larger diameter ductwork to meet code. Your Hood Has an Important Job Range hoods work to keep odors and… Read more »


Three Great Reasons to Upgrade Windows & Doors

For a long time, many home performance experts have downplayed the benefits of upgrading the window selection on your Katahdin Cedar Log Home. Often the extra money spent was considered a long return on investment (ROI) when compared to other upgrades. However, three factors have changed those ROI formulations to make opting for higher level… Read more »