Oakfield’s all abuzz with a busy mill. We are gearing up for the impending building season, shipping many homes around the country and around the world!
But there’s one thing that doesn’t come around every day:our 40th Anniversary! Keep an eye out in the coming newsletter editions for promotions, contests and other exciting plans we have to celebrate four decades of designing and creating Katahdin Cedar Log Homes!
In this newsletter, we take a look outdoors to see how you might be better able to enjoy the land around your log home. We introduce you to an updated version of a Maine coastal classic porch swing, and show you an inexpensive way to add an outdoor fireplace to your terrace or patio.
If your home is located on a lake or pond, you’ll want to check out our article on docks to enhance your enjoyment of water sports. And our Green Tip checks out a nifty solution to harvesting solar energy: photovoltaic cells built right into shingles for a clean look that maintains your roofline.
Porch Swings Brighten Outdoor Areas
There’s nothing like a porch swing on a warm summer day. A traditional New England porch swing has been resurrected by Maine-based company. Take a peek here.
Lakeside Docks: A Primer
The best way to maximize your enjoyment of a lakeside log home is to install a dock to facilitate swimming and boating activities. Modern docks have become relatively easy for the home handyperson to design and install. Read more.
Pre-engineered Outdoor Fireplaces: Fast & Easy!
One way to extend the season of outdoor terraces and patios is the addition of an outdoor fireplace. It can be the visual and social centerpiece of your outdoor entertaining and add value to your home. See what’s new!
Green Tip: Dow Powerhouse Shingles
Technology for photovoltaic solar cells has been evolving and improving over the years, earning a second look from some skeptics. Now one new product has redefined the roof, providing both protection and energy in a single unit. Read more.