Ring in the New Year with Katahdin!

We start off the new year in the Midwest: first in Nashville, Tenn., and Columbus, Ohio. Then it’s off to Kansas City, Mo., continuing on to Atlanta, Ga.. No matter which event you choose, these shows are a great way to compare and contrast log home manufacturers, styles and options under one roof. You’ll learn…

Carve Out Your Home Office Space

Much as we’d like to resist, the home office space has become an important element to the modern home. So how do you carve out a home office that will keep you productive and happy? We take a look at features you should consider for your Katahdin Cedar Log Home’s home office space. Natural light…

Green Tip: Power Battery Update—Store Energy to Overcome Grid Uncertainty

Power Battery Update—Store Energy to Overcome Grid Uncertainty Keeping your Katahdin Cedar Log Home powered up is important for family safety and protection. Including a home power battery system can be a useful tool for backup power as well as security when the grid is unavailable. Some of the uncertainties of reliance on the power…

Welcoming Entry Ways

Entry ways provide your visitors with a first impression of your home. Whether dramatic or simple, elegant or rustic, the entry into your Katahdin Cedar Log Home needs to reflect your style. And because it’s the transition between outdoors and indoors, it checks some functionality boxes, as well. Get the lighting right If your doorway…

Five Top Benefits of a Three-Season Porch

One relatively inexpensive upgrade to your Katahdin Cedar Log Home to consider is the three- season porch. Three season porches add bonus living space without breaking the budget. By closing in part or all of your home’s outdoor deck or terrace, you’ll be able to enjoy the outdoors in style! Here are the top five…

Trade Tip Tuesday – Regular Attention Makes Maintenance a Breeze

Good afternoon everyone and welcome to another Trade Tip Tuesday! Today we’re going to talk about something that we get asked about a LOT in the log home industry. So, let’s get right into today’s tip: Regular Attention Makes Maintenance a Breeze! One of the most constant questions we hear is “aren’t log homes really…

Trade Tip Tuesday – Plan Your Home to Handle Snow

Happy Trade Tip Tuesday! We’re in the midst of a two-day snowstorm up here in Maine so I guess we need to accept winter is really here. The first big snowfall of the year has done more than give all the kids a snow day though, it’s also inspired this week’s Tip: Plan Your Home…

Trade Tip Tuesday – Make Room for Utility Rooms

A happy Trade Tip Tuesday to you all! Here at Katahdin we’re getting things wrapped up for the week before we take a much-needed break with our families to celebrate the holidays. Whether you’re traveling or hosting at home, we hope you have a great Thanksgiving as well! Before you head out, let’s get into…

Seven Springs PA Log Home Show This Weekend + Two January 2020 Shows!

Mountain locations are the perfect inspiration for your new Katahdin Cedar Log Home. The Seven Springs PA log home show November 15-17 in the Appalachian Mountains is sure to provide plenty of ideas and information to help you find your log home destination. If you’re curious about the contemporary look and feel of a beautiful…

Green Tip: Managing Log Home Electric Loads

One of our most energy focused customers, Troy Brown,  mentioned some devices he utilized to get a handle on energy consumption within his LEED Platinum Arborwall home in New Hampshire. While not everyone is targeting a net-zero energy use in their Katahdin Cedar Log Home, these devices can perform a useful function to identify where…