How to choose a section of log for your future home?
For small homes up to 1 600 sq ft, in terms of the aesthetic perception of the facades. it is better to choose a bar of the "classic" section: 7.3 in (185 mm) high and 8 in(202 mm) wide. Parts with a height of 11 in (280 mm) min or a width of 10 in (242 mm) and 11 in (252 mm) in this case will look bulky. To save on the interior walls of the house, you can use a beam of a smaller thickness, for example, 6 in (152 mm), the capabilities of our products allow us to combine up to three different sections of the beam in one house.
For homes ranging from 1 600 sq ft to 3 280 sq ft, glulam beams of almost any cross-section are suitable. classic 7.3 in (185 mm) x 8 in (202 mm) and high 11 in (280 mm) x 8 in (202 mm). Our company makes a cross-section line with a height of 10 in (250 mm). This is the "golden mean" for such houses. When building homes over 3 280 sq ft, the most commonly used log is 11 in (280 mm) high, the thickness of the aesthetic consideration is usually about 8 in (202 mm).