The characteristics of the wood make it ideal to build houses with a high level of comfort. Wood is the most sanitary material to be built. Their natural origin is of great importance, since they avoid the pollution of the environment, and make the houses easier to air, since the wood breathes, besides being an excellent acoustic insulation.
The wood is not affected by electric or magnetic fields. It is easy to process and combine with other materials. In addition, wood is a good thermal insulation. This combination of factors makes a log house maintain its interior in the optimal conditions against temperature and humidity.
Log houses are energy efficient as they keep the heat in winter and are cool in summer, and it gives pleasure to breathe inside one of them, being comfortable in practically any climatic condition.
When building a log house, one can get to appreciate certain architectural peculiarities and artistic characteristics. When choosing a log house, the main objective is to live in a place that contributes to our physical and mental health.
Many people look for a spiritual connection with the earth, and the well-being that a log house can provide. We recommend that you choose a log house as the place to lead a pleasant and happy life.
The Durability of a Log House
One of the doubts that many people have when it comes to buying a log house is with respect to the material that is used, wood, is not a material that supports the inclemency of weather well. Statements such as, ‘in case of fire, a log house will burn much faster’ or ‘If it rains a lot, the house can crack’ are phrases that are usually heard when someone says to buy a house of wood, but it is not as bad as it may seem at first. In fact, some of these claims are wrong because the wood used is treated first and it is unlikely to happen to a log house something like that.
Of course, it is necessary to protect the log house against fungi and insects, which are usually already pretreated from the factory of this type of houses and then can always strengthen that protection. It also has some characteristics that will make it ideal for a family such as high resistance, excellent for resisting chemicals and absorbing energy and resisting impacts and resistance to humidity.