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Log Homes: A Symbol of the American Pioneering Spirit

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Log Homes: A Symbol of the American Pioneering Spirit

For the sixth year, the Log and Timber Homes Council is celebrating National Log Homes Open House Month, honoring an historic American style of housing.

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Time to Celebrate the Log Home Lifestyle

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Time to Celebrate the Log Home Lifestyle

This month, members of the NAHB Log and Timber Homes Council are honoring this American icon by hosting home tours, holding log raising demonstrations, giving mill tours, sponsoring seminars and much more.

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Log Homes Month Kicks Off Wednesday

Log Homes Month Kicks Off Wednesday

For the fourth consecutive year, the NAHB Log and Timber Homes Council (LTHC) encourages builders and buyers to participate in National Log Home Open House Month.

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Protecting an American Tradition

Protecting an American Tradition

Since the early 1600s, log homes have provided shelter and hearth for American families. Today, that long-standing source of American pride is in danger of being legislated out of existence in cities across the country.

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Now You Know: July is National Log Home Month

Now You Know: July is National Log Home Month

Your clients will learn more about the rich tradition and the beauty of log homes as the NAHB Building Systems Council joins in July’s celebration of National Log Home Month. This month, consumers are invited to attend open houses and see the exquisite construction and various looks of log homes. Maybe you should tag along?

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Are Your Log Homes Built to Standards?

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Are Your Log Homes Built to Standards?

Did you know that there is a standard when it comes to log homes and that it is mandatory for builders to meet these requirements when building or manufacturing log homes in the United States?

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BSC Hosts 2nd Annual Mega-Tour Event April 27-29

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BSC Hosts 2nd Annual Mega-Tour Event April 27-29

Hit the road April 27-29 with the Building Systems Councils during its second annual Mega-Tour: a two-day bus tour of log, modular and panelized construction. Registration is now open and a list of tour stops and descriptions are available at www.nahb.org/megatour. Mega-Tour offers attendees a chance to network with leaders in the systems-built industry, and […]

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Appalachian Log Structures Partners with University Students

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Log Homes Council member, Appalachian Log Structures, provided logs for a team of engineering students from West Virginia University so they could build a home for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon that took place in Irvine, Calif., Oct. 3-13. Appalachian Log Structures provided the team with borate pressured treated exterior log siding, laminated […]

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