OUR PREMIUM LOG HOME PACKAGE


Our Premium Package includes many components that other companies offer as costly upgrades.

 

 Our Advantage Log System which refers to the double tongue and groove joinery system. This makes setting the logs in place atop each other a relatively simple process. Logs are milled to the specified profile and shipped in random lengths, typically up to 14'-16' lengths for Eastern White Pine. Logs are not precut for window/door openings or corner connections and are not pre-drilled for lag screws, dowels or electrical.

 

 Pre-cut Corner System dovetail or saddlenotch. Dovetail corners are standard. 


 Linear Feet of Advantage Eastern White Pine Log Siding in profile to match 2 x 8 or 2 x 6 or 2 x 12.

 

 Structural Second Floor System consisting of 6 x 12, 6 x 10 or 6 x 8 S4S white pine beams (24" - 36" on center) with 2 x 6 tongue and groove fir decking with 4 x 12 girders.

 

 Structural Roof System consisting of 6 x 12, 6 x 10 or 6 x 8 S4S rafters (24" - 36" on center), 4 x 12 ridge beam, 2 x 6 or 1 x 8 tongue and groove sheathing. 4 x 8 collar ties (4 foot on center).

 

 Log Skirting in 2" nominal thickness, typically two courses in a style and species to match the log wall materials, is provided to cover the exposed band of the floor system. Log skirting does not provide for a notch and pass type corner system overhang.

 

 Gable End and Dormer materials per plan: 2 x 6, 2 x 8 or 2 x 12 log siding provided for all gable ends, dog dormers and shed dormers

 

 Roof Sheathing: 1 x 6 or 2 x 6 (also available in 1 x 8 or 2 x 8) tongue and groove roof decking beams

 

 Polyso Insulation Panels: 4 x 8 roof insulation panels are available in a variety of thicknesses

 

 Roof System Hardware: panel screws and 1 x 4 lath strips to attach panels.

 

 Barge Rafter and Gable End Overhang (12" standard): Traditionally framed.

 

 12"-14" Standard Eave Overhang: Standard eave (along the walls running the length of the building and perpendicular to rafters) overhangs are typically 16". However, steeper pitches feature a shorter 12" overhang so the overhang does not extend below the top level of windows and doors.

 

 Window and Door trim 1 x 6 or 1 x 8

 

 Porch Posts: Porch posts are 8 x 8 x 10' and are typically installed at 6'6" to 7'6" centers Porch posts are rough sawn and are Eastern White Pine.

  

 Porch Roof System: Consists of 1 x 6 roof sheathing, 4 x 8 or 6 x 8 rafters (36" on center) Carry beams in 4 x 8 or 6 x 8.

 

 All Required Hardware for Log Joinery: log screws, caulking, polyfoam gasket and dowels

 

 White Pine Heavy Timber Stair Package (for multi-story homes.) 4 x 12 stock with hardware for joinery.

 

 Blueprints (5 bound sets) and design services

 

 Construction Guide

 

 On some plans, structural ridges will be recommended and will be the buyer's responsibility. All framing lumber for gable end dormers, interior stud walls not included. First floor framing and sheathing not included in package. All diagrams and layouts are included in the blueprints for easy quoting by your local lumberyard. No shingles or metal roofing included in package. All items on invoice are included in price.  

  Buying your log home package or log cabin kit at Discount Log Homes is great for you because you get premium quality logs, log siding, beams, T&G, and log home supplies that are made right here in the USA.  We also offer beautiful log staircases, handcrafted fireplace mantels, hand carved mantels and other finishing touches to make your dream home all that it can be.