Do you love the BARN Style Log Cabin?

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You will want to take a closer look at this Eco Log home with it's 26 foot by 40-foot footprint with its Gambrel style roof (also known as a barn style roof). In addition to the main barn style house, a garage was built as a similar looking Eco Log building. This modern barn is also a nice example for an energy efficient design. In this barn style house, there is plenty of room to live comfortably. On the main floor, there are two covered porches on either side of the house, an open living room and dining room with an open ceiling up above, a pantry, laundry room, bathroom and a master bedroom. Upstairs in this modern barn is a loft space.

It seems there are more and more barns turned into houses these days, as this design offers lots of space in a design that people can't seem to get enough of. When you build a home out of logs that are managed sustainably, you are getting a home that helps to preserve and protect the environment, and the resources used by the responsible building company. Eco Logs is a home kit company that chooses logs that come from sustainably managed forests that look at all aspects of the planting, harvesting, kiln drying, and manufacturing of the logs.

When it comes to purchasing and building the log home and barn style house of your dreams you will be faced with many options and choices in home design; there are a series of questions you will want to ask yourself before the build. Some of the things that will be included in your Eco Log barn style house include the 11 courses of 8 inches squared wall timbers with pre-cut corner box joints, the 8-inch by 8-inch beams and posts for the main floor as required by plans, the engineered heavy roof trusses with pre-cut bird mouth joints. Also included in the barn style house kit are the unique roof truss assembly, the additional trusses at either end of the building which provide a 4-foot overhang and the roof overhang extensions. The hardware and tongue and groove boards for roof sheathing are also included along with the detailed manual with step by step instructions and working drawings. Prices for your barn style home will vary depending on the size of the home and the options selected. The Eco Log homes can be delivered to your building site. You will want to know exactly what is include in your log home kit from the log home windows, the interior and exterior doors, ceiling paneling, framed wall paneling, trim, flooring, interior and exterior railings, and more.

This barn style house comes from Eco Log Homes in Victoria, British Columbia. The company is owned and operated by Hermann Thoene, who founded the company in 2008 to bring these square log homes to the west coast. The barn style house building kits are delivered to their customers and are manufactured in partnership with Cowichan Lake Timber Ltd, which is a well-recognized sawmill in Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island. The company uses second growth wood from sustainably managed Vancouver Island forests. **

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