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Jeremiah Johnson Log Homes
1501 County Road 308
PO Box 141
Dumont, CO 80436
Office: 303-567-2202
Fax: 303-567-2811
Cell: 303-570-1243

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Log Home Articles

  • Information on Building Your New Log Cabin
  • Information on Log Home Green Building
    • Going  Green with your Log Home Dream
      Green building practices are the wave of the future.  This article discusses the green build, sustainable products and techniques utilized in log home construction.  By Dennis and Anne-Marie Anderson.
    • Todays Log Homes Go Green
      A great article focusing on the 10 ways to save energy and "green" your log home. By the National Association of Home Builders.
  • Information on Log Home Heating, Cooling, Energy Performance and R-Values
    • The Energy Performance of Log Homes
      This informative article by the National Association of Home Builders documents and explains the energy efficiency and thermal mass benefits of log homes.  
  • Information on Log Home Finishes, Treatments, Staining and Chinking
  • Using Beetle Kill Products and Blue Stain Pine for Building Log Cabins
  • Information on the Fire Resistance of Log Homes
  • Additional Log Home Information
    • Local "Green" Log Home Company Receives National Honor
      This article discusses the induction of Jeremiah Johnson Log Homes into the National Home Builder's Association  Log Home's Council. We are only the third log home company in Colorado ever to be invited into this prestigious organization.  Why choose anyone else?
    • Appraising Log Homes
      An overview of the log home industry and log home appraisals by the Log Home's
    • A Glossary of Log Building Terms
      This is a wonderful guide to use when reviewing your log package, kit and builder estimates and proposals.
    • The Log Home: An American Dream
      This full color, detailed publication takes log home buyers through the history of the log homes industry, the Log Homes Council, and the log home building/buying process. "The Log Home: An American Dream" is a must read for anyone interested in a log home. Download it for FREE.
    • Fire Performance of Log Walls
      One frequently asked question is “How do log walls perform in a fire?” Building codes and the insurance industry look at this issue to understand the potential hazard that may result in loss of life and property. With life safety and protection of property being the goal, hazard assessment focuses on the type of construction, the availability of firefighting resources, and the proximity of the structure to neighboring structures. The key issue is time… How long will log construction be able to withstand a fire until the manpower, equipment, and water can be deployed to extinguish it?
      Discover how well this building material stands up to fire in the or download the pdf below.
      FirePerformanceofLogWalls.pdf
    • Appraising Log Homes - online version here
      This booklet is designed to familiarize the appraiser or lender with log homes including styles, construction, and cost variables, market trends, and points of comparision with other types of housing. Read the Appraising Log Homes brochure
    • Today's Log Homes Go Green (PDF)
      "Whether the goal is to save fuel, save the planet or a little of both, American homeowners are increasingly going green. And while the average household spends $1,900 a year on energy, log home owners typically report that they spend far less than their neighbors on heating, air conditioning, hot water and lighting ..."
      Read more about log homes "going green" in this white paper prepared by the Technical Committee of the Log Homes Council.
    • Preservation & Maintenance of Log Structures
      Prepared by the Technical Committee of the Log Homes Council, Building Systems Councils, and the NAHB, this 14-page document is a must if you are contemplating designing, building, and living in a log structure. It compiles features and methods that will ensure the permanent quality of the log structure. 186KB in PDF format.

Six Simple Steps To Your New Log Home
Determine Your Budget 
How to Choose a Log Friendly Lender
Locate Land
Design Your Dream Home
Pick A Log Home Producer
Choose A Builder

Other Feature Stories in Our Buyer's Guide
Introduction to the Buyer's Guide
Log Home Industry Basics
From Dream to Reality
Different Paths to Homeownership
Why Are Log Homes Simply Better?
Insuring Your Dream Home
6 Questions to Ask Builder/Dealers
12 Tips to Organize Your Finances
How To Sell Your Current Home
Sorting Out Log Profiles & Corner Styles
8 Ways to Reduce Costs in Construction
Federal 120-Day Deadlines on Appraisals
8 Simple Ways to Save Energy
Today's Log Homes Meet 'Green' Guidelines

 
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