Cost-Saving Tips for Building a Log Home

Log homes are back in style, but they can come at a steep price if you aren’t careful. Thanks to modern techniques and product offerings, however, there are a couple different ways homeowners can build a log home for significantly less. In addition to saving money, these modern techniques can also make installation a breeze, […]

April 23rd, 2020|Log Home|0 Comments

Shiplap vs Tongue and Groove: What’s the Difference?

If you’ve been following interior design trends over the past few years, you’ve likely noticed an increase in the use of wood paneling to add dimension and character to homes and buildings. As such, “shiplap” and “tongue and groove” have become two household phrases, but do you know what it is and what’s the difference […]

April 7th, 2020|Uncategorized, Wood Paneling|0 Comments

Northern Log Supply Response to COVID-19

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 […]

March 24th, 2020|News & Events|0 Comments

Benefits of Using Cedar Wood

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 […]

March 2nd, 2020|Wood Supply|0 Comments

What to Look for in a Wood Supplier

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 […]

February 15th, 2020|Wood Supply|0 Comments

How to Build a Barn Wood Bar

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 […]

January 15th, 2020|Barnwood|0 Comments

What is Board and Batten Siding?

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 […]

December 20th, 2019|Log Siding|0 Comments

How to Prepare Your Log Home for Winter

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 […]

December 8th, 2019|Log Siding|0 Comments

Northern Log Supply Builds 4-H Leaders Building in Michigan

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 […]

December 1st, 2019|Case Study|0 Comments

How to Stain Your Log Siding and Paneling

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 […]

November 20th, 2019|Log Home, Outdoor Paneling|0 Comments
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