6.) Single 2" Tongue & Groove - That gives a tighter log on log fit, thus deterring airflow and blocking moisture as water cascades off the sides of the log.
5.) Olympic OlyLog™Fasteners - Made with tempered steel, they have a 2" thread & 7" smooth Teflon coated shaft which allows logs to settle without the top log being bumped up. Two installed at each butt joint and mortise & tennon and every 16" staggered along the log.
4.) Materials Shipped With Log Package - Are those only pertinent to the log structure and that is the key. All other materials should be purchased at your local lumber yard to insure quality and cost effectiveness.
3.) Technical Support and Documentation _ Three sets of CAD blueprints. Easy-to-read assembly details. fully illustrated construction manual.
2.) More Is Less - Standard 8" logs mean fewer rows of logs, resulting in lower package prices, stronger structures and better insulating value.
1.) And the number 1 reason for purchasing a Real Log Homes® brand log home is the Independent Representative -
O.R. Gooch & Son, Inc. is a third generation full service general contractor that can offer its customers over fifty years of experience in the log home industry. In the course of those five decades we have built log homes up and down the east coast. from Maine to Florida. And if you decide to just purchase the log package from us and put it up yourself; we will give you a full day of on site comprehensive technical support. and, most important, we live in a Real Log Homes® brand log home