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Social Grilling Tables Makes Entertaining Fun

Entertaining family and friends just got a lot more fun. Social grilling tables put the grill master back around the table with guests for an enjoyable experience. These grilling tables are the brainchild of a California company, iBBQ to put the social back into backyard grilling.  How do they work? If you’ve ever experienced Korean… Read more »

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Designing Your Log Home for Snow

Because Katahdin Cedar Log Homes’ headquarters is based in a snowy northern climate, we’ve always paid extra attention to how your log home interacts with snow. Our Katahdin in-house team designs our unique purlin roof systems for each customer’s specific location. We spoke with Jim Lyons, Vice President – Design and Engineering about the relationship… Read more »

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Winter Days at Log Home Shows

Don’t let the cold temperatures keep you from realizing your log home dreams! Join us at one of our upcoming log home shows to meet log home professionals and learn about Katahdin’s unique approach. Log home shows like those happening in Kansas City and Atlanta are a great way to become better informed about Katahdin’s… Read more »

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Log Off for the Weekend or Longer!

It’s so much fun to live life in a Katahdin Cedar Log Home! Stop dreaming and check out these log home rentals to experience all the amenities of our homes. From the soaring cathedral ceilings to the cozy comfort of well-sealed log walls, it’s a feeling that needs to be experienced first-hand. Fortunately, Katahdin Cedar… Read more »

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Retro Electric Ceiling Fans Keep the Air Moving

One of the great features of Katahdin Cedar Log Homes are the soaring cathedral ceilings, log trusses and purlins. With all that air space, it’s essential to keep the warm air moving to improve your home’s comfort. For style and unique design appeal we love the ceiling fans made by Barn Light Electric Company. Retro… Read more »

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Green Tip: Modern, Motorized Shades Fit Log Decor

We’ve had a number of questions about motorized shade options for the beautiful windows featured in Katahdin Cedar Log Homes. J. Geiger Shades are  great custom motorized shades that can be controlled via your smart phone or smart control systems including Lutron, Savant, Crestron and Control 4.The shades can be hardwired, or battery operated. The… Read more »

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Smart Small Log Home Designs

Many log home enthusiasts hope to build a small log home. The reasons can be a diverse— to downsize, live more simply, or fit their budget. But a log home under 2000 square feet doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice comfort! Smaller homes can pack a big punch if you’re focused on your specific needs.… Read more »

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Green Tip: Flo Water Leak Detection System

The best way to protect your home against damaging water leaks is to detect them before they happen. New technology from Flo uses well calibrated water pressure sensing to detect leaks. As part of an all-in-one home water security system, Flo detects leaks before they cause damage, with auto and remote shut off capabilities. Plumbing… Read more »

Back to Basics: Log Raising, Purlins & Trusses

Building day has finally arrived for your beautiful Katahdin Cedar Log Home! The log raising, truss and purlin setting and final enclosure of your log home offers a tangible progress mark for the construction of your log home. We spoke with one of our most experienced dealer builders, Steve Howard of Howard Construction in Berwick,… Read more »

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Kick off 2019 with a Log Home Show!

This is one resolution you’ll love to keep!  Join us at one of our upcoming log home shows to meet log home professionals and learn about Katahdin’s unique approach. We’ll kick off the Winter/Spring 2019 log home show season in Nashville, Tenn., on January 18-20 and continue on to Columbus Ohio on January 25-27. Log… Read more »

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Log Off for the Weekend & Enjoy a Log Home!

  There’s nothing like experiencing life in a log home. From the soaring cathedral ceilings to the cozy comfort of well-sealed log walls, it’s a feeling that needs to be experienced first-hand. Fortunately, Katahdin Cedar Log Homes are available in select resort areas for rental—log off for the weekend or the week! For winter activities,… Read more »

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Collector Finds a Perfect Victorian Log Home Setting

Log homes are usually furnished and decorated to match the owners’ lifestyle, tastes and interests. This gorgeous Katahdin Cedar Log Home located in the Great North Woods of New Hampshire reflects the owner’s passion for Victorian decor. We talked to Steve Ellis,  the owner of this stunning Victorian log home, to learn more about how… Read more »