One of our offices is based in The Netherlands, and The Netherlands can be really chilly and uncomfortable. Wet and humid. And some Dutch clients think that their climate is not very suitable for a wooden house.
Let’s look at the facts. Below are four graphs, with the relative humidities in Utrecht (Netherlands), Ukmerge (Lithuania), and Moscow (Russia).
relative humidity Utrecht
We have two lines of houses: panel houses, and log houses. We placed a panel house building tutorial here, and now we will do the same for a log house.
As you will see, the main difference between a panel and a log house is in the walls construction. Panel houses basically have hollow boxes as walls, whereas a log house wall is made from solid wood. That is not the full story though. Nowadays a log house made of just solid wood does not meet the European insulation requirements, so we add insulation, usually on the outside, sometimes on the inside.
From design to a finished built log house. Custom made, solid construction and top quality materials.
Our production facilities are based in Lithuania, but most of our clients are in Scandinavia, Benelux and France. How do we transport a wooden house?
Unloading a truck with log packages for a wooden house