Log houses

Log houses are mostly ecological houses. Logs hold the natural balance of humidity inside the house. If there is a big humidity in the rooms, log walls absorb it. When the climate in the rooms become dry, the wood return the humidity to the air.

Our company can offer a wide range of log houses. The thickness of our produced logs can vary from 45mm (logs of such thickness are suitable for garden houses and small holiday houses) to 200mm.

Recently the most popular houses are log houses from profiled logs of thickness 140mm and 200mm. Such houses are very popular in Scandinavian countries – Sweden and Norway. When non woven flax texture is used for isolate gaps between logs, houses are suitable for living all the year round.

Most popular houses in Scandinavian countries are houses produced according their traditions – walls are produced from logs of thickness 200mm and more, logs of different height and connection of the corners made according Norwegian technology.

The connection of corners according Norwegian technology is unique, because logs drying and sinking join together in the corners very good and do not let to the logs to deform due to their inside tension. More intensive desiccation and sinking more tight connection.

Today the thermal resistance of living houses' walls according Lithuanian requirements must be no less than 5 m2.K/W.The thermal resistance of 200mm log wall is only 1,95 m2.K/W. So, we offer to warm the outside walls in two ways:

  1. To mount a frame wall on the inside part of the outside 140 – 200 mm log wall. This frame wall should be insulated by 10 – 15 cm mineral or rock wool. Inside facing can be made from wooden panels or gyps plates. The thermal resistance of such wall is 5 m2.K/W.
  2. To produce a double log wall and to insulate the gap between logs by wool. We recommend to use wood fibre insulation. This insulation “breathe” like the natural log. So, it is not necessary to use vapor and wind insulation in double log walls. In the first case it is necessary to mount the vapour insulation into the frame wall under the inside facing. The thermal resistance of such wall is approx. 6 m2.K/W. We can offer various variants of double walls:
  • when thickness of outside and inside logs is the same, for example 9cm + 15cm + 9cm. The thermal resistance of such wall is 4,92 m2.K/W
  • when thickness of outside and inside logs is different, for example 140cm + 15cm + 5cm. The thermal resistance of such wall is 5,26 m2.K/W, and 140cm + 15cm + 7 cm, thermal resistance is 5,28 m2.K/W.