Log home builders, Estemerwalt, located in Pennsylvania have a long-standing knowledge of log homes that spans more than 130 years. The Propst family has been manufacturing the finest in wood building products and setting the standard for excellence in log houses for all that time. They are a family run log house company who pride themselves on having unequalled personal service, precision craftsmanship and friendly staff. Their sales representatives and in-house log house design team will work closely with you to produce a log home that reflects your lifestyle and is the realizations of your log house dreams.
Estemerwalt Log Homes offers one of the most complete log house packages in the industry. Their log home packages consist of everything that is needed to create the dried-in-shell of the log house structure, with less inclusive log house packages that can also be created to suit your individual needs). Their log house packages include the log walls, first and second floor systems, interior framed walls, tongue and groove panelling for ceilings and walls, Anderson 400-series windows, and Therma Tru doors. Their log house packages also include the complete roof system and decking, caulking and so much more. With a log house package, you don’t have to worry about whether an integral part of your new log home is included or not.
They offer Eastern White Pine for their log homes, which is one of the most durable and versatile species of wood in the world. Eastern White Pine is naturally resistant to UV damage, insects, and decay, while also having minimal shrinkage and settling when compared with other species of logs. Their log walls are graded and inspected according to the Timber Products Inspections Inc. (TPI) standards which ensure the finest quality and structural integrity. Estemerwalt Log Homes make a wide variety of logs in a variety of different profiles and sizes. They also offer milled D logs which are named for their shape of being flat on the inside wall and rounded on the exterior wall. They offer 6×8, 8×6, 8×8 and 10×10 D logs with a double tongue and groove sealing system.
Round Logs are another thing that sets Estemerwalt apart from other log house manufacturers in the northeast. They can manufacture 8-inch, 10-inch and 12-inch diameter round logs with a double tongue and groove sealing system. Usually, these round logs are only found from western manufacturers, with these large diameter logs offering a more dramatic appearance, while helping to increase the energy efficiency of your log home. The half log profiles can be used for traditional stick-framed houses, outbuildings, garages or horse stables, with profiled log siding available to match every log style they manufacture.
Once you have your final log house construction drawings in hand and have decided on a log house builder, you are ready to start the construction phase of the log cabin building process. Once your log house builder and crew start working on your foundation, they can begin the production of your log house. Upon completion of all components of your log house package, your home will be delivered to your building site, and construction will begin.