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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

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

Log Home vs Timber Frame: What’s the Difference?

There are two main styles of log homes: full log home and timber frame home. Think of these two styles as cousins—similar as in they’re both in the log home family, but different in build and appearance. As you start to design your dream log home, understand what these two different styles of log homes […]

September 30th, 2019|Log Home|0 Comments

Air Vs. Kiln-Dried Logs: Which is Better?

Every log home starts with a freshly cut tree. These “green” logs, as they’re called, look and feel wet and contain lots of moisture. In order for the wood to be ready to be used for siding, railing, staircases, or trusses, it needs time to dry out, so it’s stable in size and grade.

It’s common […]

August 14th, 2019|Log Siding|0 Comments

Northern Log Supply Makes International Auto Show Debut

Anyone who has ever been to an auto show knows the amount of design and precision that goes into creating the special ambiance of each manufacturer. As a Michigan-based wood supplier, Northern Log Supply is no stranger to the automobile industry.

Earlier this year, we were approached by Tom Fogarty, a project manager at EWI Worldwide […]

July 29th, 2019|Case Study|0 Comments

Wisconsin Log Home Made with Northern Log Supply Products

A common challenge for many general contractors, like Dan Streble, is finding a log cabin wood supplier with high-quality products and top-notch customer service. Or, at least that used to be an issue for Streble when he was first starting out as a log home builder.

Since discovering Northern Log Supply, he’s maintained a relationship with […]

June 26th, 2019|Case Study|0 Comments

These 5 Rooms Look Great with Log Siding

Think log siding is just for the exterior of your cabin? Think again. Installing log siding indoors can help create a natural lodge look throughout your home that complements your exterior siding. Not to mention, log siding is easy to install and maintain. Here are some popular places we’ve seen homeowners install interior log siding.
Living […]

June 3rd, 2019|Log Siding|0 Comments

Why an Upstate New York Summer Camp Chose a Michigan Wood Supplier

Since 1931, Camp Walden has been creating magical summers for campers. Located in Diamond Point, New York, along the western shore of Lake George, Camp Walden prides itself on its beautiful campgrounds. Its inviting, natural setting simply serves as the perfect backdrop for campers to learn and play.

After 80 summers of fun in the Southern […]

May 15th, 2019|Case Study|0 Comments

Smooth vs. Hewn Log Siding

The texture of your log siding is important for creating the right look when manufacturing log siding, beams, joists, and trusses. Logs can have two different textures: hand-hewn (or hewn) and smooth. Understand the difference between the two to determine the best style for your project.

What is Hewn Log Siding?
To “hew” means to chop […]

May 1st, 2019|Log Siding|0 Comments
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