Log home price explained:

Everything that can be built  with logs – we can do. But it is you, who tells us how much your house will cost, because you choose the materials and finishing quality for your house and this makes up final price. 


One example: The thicker the log wall is the more wood it takes to build and obviously  more wood costs more. However a thin wall has very poor  insulation capability and is very expensive to live in it as both, heating and air conditioning alike consume a lot of electricity every day. The same story is with doors and windows, parquet floors, bathroom tiles etc .

Garden house
A garden house or weekend house

Our factory produces and builds houses for  many countries with long tradition for log homes. We produce finnish style houses for Finland, norwegian style  houses for Norway in handcrafted logs and with norwegian saddle notch corner joints. Traditional european log homes we can build exactly as you like. Your project will be taken good care of by our team in factory and in construction site.

Norwegian style log home
Traditional Norwegian style handcrafted log home

We are known for clean and energy efficient dovetail corner joints – in Germany it’s called  ”Das Tiroler Schloß” , in Sweden they call it ”laxknut” and in Swizerland it’s called ‘SchwalbenschwanzVerbindung’. We love it and it does not cost more than widespread cross-corner. It is also suitable for city areas where it is not allowed to build log homes with cross corners. Well, at least something that does not cost extra for you!

Tiroler Schloß
Dovetail – Das Tiroler Schloß , laxknut, Schwalbenschwanz-Verbindung

We can provide ultra modern solutions for  energy efficient modern log homes and traditional houses alike. It is all about choice of materials and design.

log home interior quality
A comfortable log cabin

square logs wallSquare logs are suitable for all kinds of log houses.

In a log house that is designed for a permanent home the log wall must be at least 200 mm in thick, then no extra insulation is needed but compliance with energy regulations must be taken into account in the design.

We use square logs of massive wood and square logs made of laminated wood. Laminated logs are a lot more stable wall material but also more costly.

Laminated logs will not shrink, twist, warp, or crack as much as a conventional profiled logs.

log home outside insulation

Square log wall with external thermal insulation:

External insulation is best suited to houses which are heated year round, such as single-family detached houses in nordic climate.

The thickness of the thermal insulation is chosen according to the desired heat insulation level and climate zone, zero-energy level insulation is also possible.


log house with internal insulation

Log walls with internal thermal insulation

Internal insulation is best suited for holiday homes that are heated only occasionally during  cold winter and for regions where winter is not extremely cold and heating period is short.

Internal insulation will preserve unmistaken beauty of a log home. Internal insulation is the right choice for hot climate like in Mediterranean, where humidity and dry air change often and difference between daily low and high temperatures  is big.

Internal insulation can be finished with wood, so it looks alike from outside or with stone or tiles or whatever ecological materials you like.

  Roof insulationRoof insulation

The thermal insulator thickness required depends on regional requirements but in general less than 200 mm is very irresponsible, no matter if it is a weekend house or a family home.

Thermal insulation can be fitted below or above load-bearing roofing construction.

The structure and airtight seals of the roof must always be checked on a case-by-case basis to ensure faultless function and good thermal insulation capabilities.

Logs of solid wood  come in following dimensions:

Nb! Solid wood logs thicker than 92 mm we do not recommend unless in traditional norwegian  log homes, where cracks in the wood and rough looks are intensional.

solid wood logs

Laminated logs come in following dimensions:

200 mm thick walls made of laminated nordic pinewood are good for most countries in central and western Europe also for Mediterranean heat, and they will last many lifetimes. However,  wood as any commodity is sold by cubic meter and sometimes it is better to compromise with thinner walls and  extra insulation if your project is price sensitive.

Walls thinner than 113 mm are not suitable for a weekend house.

laminated logs

Energy efficient log homes

Log homes can be insulated to the same level as zero energy houses. In the same time a log home will provide all natural living environment and thick logs will keep all pollution of modern life distant.

We offer wide choice of thermal insulation solutions, doors and windows both suitable for an ecological log home and energy efficient in the same time.

Energy seal for log home

Windows for a log home:

As a standard we can offer 4 different type of wooden windows that are all good for a log home, but you decide what price level is suitable for you. U-value shows the energy efficiency, the smaller the number, the better. An example: average windows in an average German home built 10 years ago have an average U-value of 2,4 …

Window option 1 – Energy Class C+

Window for log home
Window for log home, Option 1

This is a standard window for weekend houses and for living houses in mild climate. It is double glazed and argon gas filled for better insulation capabilities. Standard colors are white, gray and brown. It can be painted in any color according to RAL9001 color chart to match your house design. Download PDF for details: Window option 1

Window option 2 – Energy Class C+

Window for log homes
Window for log home: Option 2

This is a standard window for living  houses and for weekend houses in intensely sunny regions like in mediterranean or in mountains. Wooden window frame is covered with anodized aluminum from outside to protect wood and paintwork for many decades from intensive sunlight.  It is double glazed and argon gas filled for better insulation capabilities. Standard colors are aluminum and bronze. It can be painted in any color according to RAL9001 color chart to match your house design. IMPORTANT: if you choose painted aluminum instead of galvanized, it will need repainting in next 8-10 years and it is challenging work. Option 2 costs about 30% more. Download PDF for details: Window option 2

Window option 3 – Energy Class A+

Low energy window for log home
Low energy window for log home – Option 3

A triple glazed argon filled window covered with aluminum from outside, galvanized or painted custom colors possible according to RAL9001 color chart at extra cost. Price about 60 % higher than option A.  Download PDF for details: Window option 3

Window option 4 – Energy Class A+ (Suitable for passive houses)

Passive log house window
Passive log house window – Option 4

This windows are suitable for passive house and for large glass facades that don need to be opened. Download PDF for details: Window option 4


Exterior doors can be custom made in our factory according to your architect’s or designer’s imagination  or we can find some cheaper alternative for you.

custom made door for log home
Custom made door for a log home
Log homes from Sweden
Log home Sweden 270 m2
Log cabins from norway
Log cabin Norway 220 m2
Log cabins from Finland
Log cabin Finland 318
Holzhaus Spanien
Log Cabin Sandy 70 m2
Blockhaus Spanien
Log House Spain 178 m2
Blockhaus Costa blanca
Log house Costa Blanca 136 m2
Holzhaus Spanien Weekend
Log Cabin Weekend 70m2
Blockhaus in Costa Blanca
Log home Bordeaux 210 m2
Blockhaus Costa Blanca
Log House Oslo 235 m2
Holzhaus Alicante Spanien
Log house Alicante 130 m2
Holzhaus Nordic Altea, costa blanca
Log home Nordic 207 m2
Blockhaus Altea, Spanien 188
Log House Altea 188 m2


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