Collectible Heaven

Many folks have gorgeous collectibles they want to display in their new Katahdin Cedar Log Home. Whether your passion is kitchen tools, dishes, ceramics, textiles or framed art, here are some ideas to share your collections with your friends and family. These beautiful and interesting items can add your own personal flavor to your new…

Jack & Jill Baths Make Sense for Families

One great way to maximize space in your Katahdin Cedar Log Home is to create a Jack & Jill bathroom linking two bedrooms. You’ll save money on fixtures but still provide a full bath for each of the two bedrooms. Here are some tips to make your shared bathroom functional and efficient. Jack and Jill…

Elegant Shower Seat Solutions

Walk-in showers are a great solution for the master bathroom in your Katahdin Cedar Log Home. Adding a shower seat to the walk-in expands their functionality from a universal design perspective. We found the top designer tips for adding seating in your walk-in shower. Benches or foldaways, fixed or portable, shower seating can take many…

Green Tip: Kitchen Sink Accessories

Kitchen sink areas just keep getting more options! The latest time-saving sink accessories for many Katahdin Cedar Log Home gourmet kitchens include an instant hot water dispenser and glass rinser. Compact Design Insinkerator, the disposal experts, have develop a line of instant hot- and cold-water dispensers. The Involve HC View is designed to bridge the…

How To Buy a Log Home in a Pandemic

We’ve talked a bit about our measures and precautions we’ve implemented to protect our staff and customers during the pandemic. But when it comes to buying a Katahdin Cedar Log Home, what has changed—and what has stayed the same? Remote Customer Care For some dealers, their customer service is already conducted largely at a distance.…

Home Theaters Mean Extra Family Fun!

Staying at home is a way of life these days—but entertaining your whole family can be easy when you include a home theater in your new Katahdin Cedar Log Home. With smart televisions and streaming services, it’s easier than ever to create your own movie screening room! Here are some tips to get you started:…

Green Tip: Water Filtration Systems

For many folks building a new Katahdin Cedar Log Home in a rural location, water is supplied via a private well, instead of a public water system. With private wells come additional potential for contaminants and other materials like iron ore and calcium that can decrease the lifespan of other appliances. So, it’s a good…

Smart Faucets

What can a voice-controlled faucet do? An amazing number of things, it turns out. Smart faucets are here and with them the ability to dispense water in precise amounts at specific temperatures. There are a handful of entries in this category, so we took a look at all the options. U by Moen Smart Faucet…

Superb Plantings for Shady Gardens

Homeowners often select wooded sites for their new Katahdin Cedar Log Homes. These wooded sites offer great advantages for mature trees and pleasant surroundings. Finding plantings for the shady areas that come with these wooded sites can be a challenge. We checked in with perennial pro White Flower Farm to identify superb plantings for shade…

Everything Dog

Log homes and dogs just go together! It’s no surprise that many who love the log home lifestyle also have a four-legged fur baby (or two) as part of their family. In fact, according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, four out of every ten American households are dog owners. When you’re designing your Katahdin…

Homesteading 101

Many folks are taking a new look at lifestyle and adding gardens to keep their families more self-sufficient. Even if you don’t embrace a complete living off the land philosophy, some of these ideas can make sense to add to a Katahdin Cedar Log Home that is built in the countryside. Kitchens If you’re looking…

Lockly Locks Enhanced Door Security

If you’re looking for the most up-to-date lock security, check out the Lockly Secure line of locks for your Katahdin Cedar Log Home. These locks feature ingenious security measures that are great for household as well as rental property applications. Unlock with Just a Touch Lockly’s fingerprint ID feature allows homeowners to program access with…