Nebraska – IN STOCK
Wall insulating kit: includes metal brackets & 3/4″ tongue & groove wall cover boards made of matching wood. Install studs using the brackets and then apply the interior wall cover boards over the studs. Add 10% to the selling price.
Exceptional energy efficiency: solid wood walls have a tested thermal mass rating of approximately R-12, add R-15 mineral wool insulation to achieve R-27 in the walls
Tip: mineral wool insulation is recommended for log construction. It’s impervious to moisture with a higher R-value per inch than fiberglass, reduces noise levels & is environmentally friendly
Insulating the roof: this is done using locally supplied materials over the supplied tongue & groove roof boards. Build up to the required depth to house insulation and install metal roofing or shingles. High density spray foam provides maximum benefits, highest R-value for thickness & is water proof
PVC window upgrade add 12% PVC oak woodgrain, double glazed LOW-E maintenance free windows are available with select models. These unique windows come with an exterior rolling shutter that is controlled from the interior, providing added security, improved insulating qualities, reduced noise & complete darkness for extended sleeping. (view the window video on our VIDEO section)
Assembly: total weight is approx. 20,000 lbs. The kit is ready to assemble on a wood floor or concrete slab and can be assembled in 10 days or less with 3 people
Tip: side entry door can be placed on the left or right wall and the front entry door can be placed on the left or right side during assembly
Building Codes: passes structural requirements for building codes in USA and Canada, plus Title 24 for California. Modifications may be required for earthquake, heavy snow load regions and hurricane zones for a small upcharge.
Tip: house wraps & vapor barriers are required when insulating. Vapor barriers are installed on the warm side of walls, interior of the studs for cold climates and exterior of studs for hot climates,
Option: add 2 windows in the front wall to match the back wall with a small upcharge.