Amid all the chaos of the rapidly developing Coronavirus outbreak, we wanted to share an update with our valued customers. Beginning March 23, 2020, Governor Gretchen Witmer has issued a shelter-in-place order for the state of Michigan. In response to the executive order, we will be unable to conduct any delivery or shipments until after […]
Cedar is a popular species of wood that’s long been used within the construction industry. Due to the aromatic, beautiful, and strong features of the wood, it’s a natural choice when it comes to building homes and other structures that can last for generations to come. Below, we discuss the different types of cedar as […]
Whether you’re building your first home, you’re a seasoned contractor, or you’ve been in the lumber industry for some time, the process of choosing the right supplier can be challenging. It’s crucial to look at everything from the available species to the quality of lumber to the dependability of the supplier to ensure you’re buying […]
Nowadays, many consumers are ditching a night out at their local watering hole in favor of growing their own hops, brewing their own beer, and even building their own home bars.
Building a home bar can make for a simple woodworking project that’s fairly budget friendly. A home bar can be integrated into a range of […]
When it comes to siding, homeowners and contractors have several different options available for a home or commercial building. There are a handful of siding materials that are most commonly used, including brick, stucco, vinyl siding, log siding, and board and batten. It’s important that you choose the right style to match the look you […]
With the seasons changing, log home owners need to brace themselves for the harsh winter months ahead. This time of year tends to bring a lot of precipitation, and the freezing conditions can be especially hard on log homes. Proper log home maintenance is key, and it’s best to ensure your home is winter-ready before […]
4-H is the largest youth development organization in Michigan, providing fun, educational opportunities that empower young people with skills to grow current and future leaders, such as Peter Green, owner of Northern Log Supply. Peter was involved in 4-H for many years growing up, and his four children have continued to show the same involvement […]
Once you’ve built your dream log home or cabin, you’ll want to take the necessary precautions to protect your finish and the wood from water damage. Want to keep your log siding and paneling looking great for years to come? In this guide, we’ll cover:
Threats to Maintaining Your Log Home’s Exterior Wood Stain
Exterior and Interior […]
Over the past few years, log homes have become a popular trend among home buyers. According to a survey by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the sale of log and timber homes has increased by more than 15 percent over the past eight years.
When deciding on your next home, many often wonder is […]
Log stairs can be a simple, yet eye-catching addition to any log home. While there are many different types of staircase styles you can choose from, the most common design is an open tread staircase made with halved logs.
Watch the video to see Northern Log Supply Owner Peter Green demonstrate how to build a half-log […]