manufacturer of log homes.
A Southland log home kit starts on your foundation with a sound floor framing system which includes only the finest materials for your log cabin kit. Our precision milled log walls set the industry standard for quality and finish. The engineered roof system meets or exceeds national building standards for efficiency and design. Quality and value are only some of the reasons why log homes from Southland log homes is America’s Favorite Log Home™.
Every Southland log cabin kit is precision cut in our mill, not on your job site. Each log is numbered and notched, which can save you weeks of valuable construction time.
Every log in a Southland log home kit package is placed in a high temperature dry kiln, which removes water and moisture from the logs. This greatly reduces the opportunity for shrinking or settling.
Southland logs are up to 12” thick, which provides more wood than most log cabin kits. This not only looks better, but also saves money on your energy bills.
Log beams spaced 24” on center give your log cabin kit superior structural strength and beautifully highlight the attractive tongue and groove ceiling. We also have many choices of log chinking and log cabin kits log profile options for your log home kit so that you can achieve that perfect look.
Wherever you have heated space we use full logs to maintain the energy efficiency of your log wall system. We use log siding at the attic level or by special request for all log cabin packages.
Your Southland log home comes with full log porch posts and lintel supports for your roof system.
Custom-designed pressure-treated pickets, topped with round top rails, create a massive handrail look for our log home kits and packages.
Floor joists spaced 16” on center with premium sub-floor materials are standard. Upgrades to floor trusses or engineered joists are also available your kit.
Southland log homes come with beautiful tongue and groove knotty pine flooring for the first floor of your home.
Conventionally framed roof systems include rafters spaced 16” on center. Upgrades to engineered trusses or heavy timber are available for your cabin kit.
Heavy timber beams and tongue and groove decking create spectacular cathedral and sloped ceilings for your cabin kit. Heavy timber roofs are designed to exceed R-30 or R-38 building code requirements.
All Southland logs and siding are treated with a natural borate solution, which adds protection against insects and decay.
We use only the finest timbers for all log cabin kits. Each log is individually graded under the expert direction of Timber Product Inspection, Inc. to assure that only the highest quality logs go into every home kit.
Every Southland log cabin kit comes with base logs for each floor that are already grooved for electrical wiring. This saves much time and labor on your job site.
Engineered steel fasteners require no pre-drilling or counter sinking. The patented thread pattern gives each fastener more pulling power than other fasteners, and because there is no need to pre-drill, this system can save up to 25% of log stacking time.
Every Southland log cabin home kit includes top quality exterior and interior wood finish to protect your home and keep it beautiful for years to come. Our specially formulated Southland caulk matches the finish of the logs.
Log siding to cover the girder sill plates and the roof dormers is included in the cabin package. This maintains the log look without having to make special foundation or roof adjustments.
Southland exterior doors come pre-hung, with low-E argon filled glass panes. An ultra-premium wood front door is standard for every log cabin kit.
Southland wood windows come standard with premium stain grade trim, removable grills, and screens factory installed. Energy efficient, low-E argon filled glass panes provide excellent insulation. Upgrades to aluminum clad windows are available for all cabin kits.
A Southland log home cabin kit can be designed for a variety of foundation types, including crawlspace, slab, basement or pilings.
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