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‘11 march 21 d.

Are log houses unsafe?

Timber house building didn’t become obsolete when new building technologies came along and becomes more and more popular over the recent years. On the other hand, a timber house requires more up-keep than a brick one. One of the main aspects is safety of log houses. What should you pay attention to, what are the fire safety regulations and what are the main myths about log houses? To help us answer these questions we’ve asked for expertise of JSC “Dolena” director Egidijus Norvaisa who is also the board member of Association of Wood House Builders.

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‘11 february 28 d.

Addition of rigid constructions to log walls

A log house is a house that lives together with you. Even when the logs are finally settled seasonal measurement variations occur: the house framework shrinks a bit in winter and expands in the summer. Because of this reason it’s important to foresee how the rigid constructions will be attached to the log wall. You can use modern fixation technologies or good old solutions of our predecessors which are cheaper. Here are some examples of these.

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‘11 february 28 d.

Main aspects of log house frameworks

Historic facts of XIX century prove that there were many skilled carpenters in Lithuania. Transferring knowledge from generation to generation they perfected their skills. Building ways were perfected by own and foreign experience.

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‘11 february 28 d.

Log house qualities. Why choose a log house?

Every one of us thinks about building materials when thinking about our dream home. On one hand, the wide choice of modern building technologies and materials increases the options of forms, spaces and technical decisions.

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