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Concrete Log Homes: An Unusual Type Of Log Cabin

If you're comparing the characteristics between concrete log homes and traditional log homes, it's fair to say that with log homes made of wood, you have to worry about mold, rot, insects, and fire -- over time. But with concrete log homes you do not. Nor do you have to apply stain to the home's exterior every few years. And, since you don't have to chop down any trees for concrete log homes, concrete log homes are also considered to be environmentally-friendly.

Log Home Insurance: Little-Known Facts About Insuring A Log Home

Before we could close on our construction loan with the bank, we had to submit proof of 'builder's risk insurance' to the loan officer. We THOUGH there would be a simple builder's risk type of policy from the insurance companies that would cover things like 'theft of materials', 'new construction theft', and 'dwelling under construction. What we found was most insurance companies wanted you to buy a complete homeowner's policy with them instead.