Design Trends: Desert Tones

One gorgeous design trend is a shift to desert tones. These soft, subtle and rich tones found in the stones and sand of the desert bring a warmth to your Katahdin Cedar Log Home color palette. From a deep umber to delicate lavender, with sand and peach in-between these hues blend well with the warmth…

Tips for Selecting the Right Shower Door

Shower spaces in Katahdin Cedar Log Homes have become design statements— with a wide array of design options, panels, sliding and swing doors. With so much to choose from we checked in with Coastal Shower Doors to see what aspects of shower doors you’ll need to consider when selecting a design. Determining Available Shower Area…

Green Tip: Unico High Velocity Duct Systems

Many Katahdin Cedar Log Home owners are looking for a heating and cooling system that delivers comfort without oversized ductwork. The Unico System’s high velocity air handlers deliver conditioned air quietly through small discreet ducts. The size of the ducting — 2.5 inches — allows for more design flexibility in log homes, especially those using…

Katahdin Cedar Log Homes to Expand Milling with Chester ME Acquisition

Katahdin Forest Products, parent company of Katahdin Cedar Log Homes, has purchased the former Walpole Woodworkers Mill in Chester, Me. The 24,000 sq. ft. facility will supplement current fencing operations in Oakfield, Me. The acquisition was a fortuitous solution to the September 16 fire and total loss of Katahdin’s six-foot mill, primarily used to mill…

Deep Creek/McHenry, Md. Multiple Log Home Open House

Reserve your spot for this chance to tour two beautiful log homes, plus enjoy a driving tour of other spectacular Katahdin Cedar Log Homes in the area. It’s a chance to appreciate the scale, beauty and craftsmanship right up close! To RSVP, click here and reserve your spot today, these events fill up fast, so…

Green Tip: Community Solar

Gathering the sun’s energy via solar panel systems continues to be a viable solution for homeowners who want to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and control the cost of powering their homes. One option that is gaining popularity is community solar, which offers Katahdin Cedar Log Home owners access to solar energy remotely. This is…

Power Loft Stair Frees Up Valuable Space

A small Katahdin Cedar Log Home can be just the right size for a weekend getaway or what Mainers call a summer camp. Equipped with a loft, a porch and the basics, these hideaways are great for family togetherness. But if you’re like Katahdin customer Ken Heenan, you may want to convert your loft ladder…

Weather Stations Provide Plenty of Information

Keep track of the weather that really counts— what’s in your back yard! Home weather stations have come a long way in recent years. Adding a weather station to your Katahdin Cedar Log Home is one way to track your immediate environment, but also provides valuable data to weather pros! Tap Your Inner Meteorologist For…

Exploring Sous Vide

Once just the province of fancy restaurants, sous vide cooking has arrived in home chef kitchens in the form of residential scaled appliances including one new entry in wall ovens that includes a sous vide feature. With price points starting at under $200, sous vide can be an exciting way to prepare meals in your…

Imagine a Hammock Bathtub

Add some excitement to your master suite with an elegant Hamaca bath from Splinterworks in Bath, Great Britain. The tub offers a deep soaking appeal with sweeping drama in its curves and surfaces. Sized individually from 2.6 to 3 meters long, Splinterworks tubs are much deeper than a standard bath. Artist and Craftsman Collaboration Founded…

Green Tip: Advanced UV & HEPA Air Purifiers

As the data on how the novel coronavirus is spread comes to light, more families are looking toward air purifiers as a healthy defense against the virus inside their homes. One company, Air Oasis offers a variety of solutions to improve indoor air quality. We’ll focus on two products that employ UV light as a…

Dumbwaiters Save Time in Busy Households

One of the favorite features of the Katahdin Cedar Log Homes mill tour is owner David Gordon’s own home—and his home’s dumbwaiter. Gordon uses his to transport firewood from his basement up to the main floor. Wouldn’t you love to include one in your new log home? Here are some tips on where to start.…