Log cabin homes for sale ads sometimes offer something else other than pre-owned homes. On occasion, they are the openers for something particularly special in the realm of log home ownership. They might call what they offer "prefab log homes", or "log cabins kits", but it's all the same thing... basically, it's the best quality construction, least expensive, fastest built and simplest way to own a no-problems log-built home of your very own that will last for generations to come. But why are kits so special? Just what makes them so quickly built? What makes their construction so superior? How is it that log kits for building homes are the most inexpensive way to own a log-built cabin home? Well, let's take a look at the facts...
First of all, buying a pre-owned home when looking for log cabin homes for sale can be much more expensive than building your own, no matter how you go about building one - the fact of the matter is that log-built homes appreciate in value much more over time, and much quicker as well, than conventionally built "modern" homes. They're insurmountably logs for sale structurally sound, sturdy, when built correctly and of the right woods they require almost no maintenance, and they can last for many generations. This alone is good enough reason to build one of your own - you stand to gain a lot in equity, and if you ever choose to sell, you'd turn quite a handsome profit for yourself. But what's with these "kits"?
If while hunting for log cabin homes for sale, you decide to look into one of the log homes kits that are available out there, you'll find that these are the type that most log structures, whether for home or for commercial business purposes, are being built from "prefab" kits. Now, there's something almost plastic-sounding about that term, but don't let that fool you. What makes these packages "kits", is the fact that each and every log and part is pre-milled in a factory setting. Kiln seasoned, pre-cut, pre-shaped logs are milled to precise specifications according to your building plans, and are assembled at the factory to ensure that everything fits perfectly together, then is disassembled and packaged to be delivered to the construction site.
Once it all arrives, you will find each part is cataloged and numbered according to the order of construction. All you do is piece it all together in a matter of a few short weeks, and you move in. Being that all of the parts are pre-milled in an assembly line type setting, production costs are way low, and so the per-log cost to you is also inordinately cheap. Log cabin homes for sale? Building your own is much cheaper. This is why it's best to build your own log home from a log cabin kit.