National Log Homes Open House Month Kicks Off Today

Committees and Councils
Councils and Committees
This post has been updated. This July marks the eighth annual National Log Homes Open House Month, celebrating the heritage of log-home building. NAHB Log and Timber Homes Council members and builders across the nation observe the event throughout the month with home tours, log-raising demonstrations, mill tours, seminars and more to educate consumers on this unique building system. This year, consumers will have an opportunity to learn more about log-home building directly from the council chair. Ken Sekley, president of Southland Log Homes, will host a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Tuesday, July 16, at 3 p.m. ET to answer any and all questions about buying and building a log home. Click here to see the full AMA thread. Example topics might include information about optimal types of of wood species to build with, what’s included in a log home kit or package, log home maintenance, energy efficiency and sustainability benefits of log homes, and how long it typically takes to build a log home. Visit the Log and Timber Homes Council’s events calendar to learn more about special events throughout National Log Homes Open House Month. For more information on the Log and Timber Homes Council or the Building Systems Councils, contact Devin Perry at 800-368-5242 x8577.

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