Katahdin Cedar Log Homes, Log Cabins, Home Plans, Build Your Own Home Kits
Katahdin Cedar Log Homes, Log Cabins, Home Plans, Build Your Own Home Kits 
Build your own home, Build my own house, do it yourself building home plans kits designs, manufactured homes house designs & house plans, house building kits, home building packages.  Log home constructions, plans & log home maintenance tips.   Log House & Home Design, browse through floor plans for log homes, buildings, cabins & vacation homes. Build a house with our do it yourself structures, we provide architectural log home floor plans & house building kits for new manufactured homes.  We are a dealer of manufactured log cabins & homes, and provide packages that include a new home design, floor plans and a kit for home construction.
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Many of our log home dealers are also builders, capable of handling the complete construction of your Katahdin Cedar Log Home. Others can help you find capable local craftsmen. If you enjoy the idea of doing it yourself, and would like to build your own home, you'll be pleased to know that many of our log homes are constructed by the owner. All of the special cuts are done at the manufacturing plant, so very little cutting must be done on site. Doing it yourself will also help to cut costs.

How long it takes to complete your cedar log home will depend on the design you've chosen, the weather, the site, and the experience levels of the workmen. We normally estimate one (1) man hour per square foot of floor space on a purlin-type building. Truss-type buildings average three quarters (3/4) of a man hour per square foot. This formula is a good basis for estimating the labor time required.

To estimate the cost for your completed cedar log home, consult local contractors and/or suppliers to get prices for the fixtures, appliances, heating and cooling systems, etc... that suit your individual tastes. Add these to the estimates for the construction/carpentry work and the package price for a reasonably accurate bottom line.


 



Katahdin Cedar Log Homes
P.O. Box 145
Oakfield,ME 04763
(800)845 - 4533 / (207) 757 - 8278
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