Testimonials

"We were most impressed when the materials actually arrived. It was the neatest thing to see all the wood that eventually would turn into our home. At first it seemed like there wouldn’t be enough to build the home, but once it all came together, we were impressed!"

Tracey and Tanner Toney

Stafford Springs

Connecticut

Premier Series Materials List

Below is a comprehensive listing of materials provided with each Northeastern Log Homes Premier Series (not including any changes or additional you might make yourself).   =Starter Package Materials

Floor System

Sills: 2 x 6 PTSYP (graded #1 Pressure Treated Southern Yellow Pine)
Girders: 2 x 10, or LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber) built up on job
Double headers: 2 x 10 spruce
Floor joists: 2 x 10 spruce 16” O.C. (On Center)
Subfloor: ¾” T&G (Tongue and Groove) AdvanTech®
Porch and deck floor framing: Floor joists, sills, and headers – 2 x 6, 2 x 8 or 2 x 10 PTSYP
Porch and deck flooring: 5/4 x 6 radius edge premium grade PTSYP
Hardware: Floor joist hangers and metal cross bridging as required
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Walls and Gables

Wall and gable logs: Eastern White Pine, Premium grade, milled 6 x 8 or 8 x 6 tongue and groove pre-cut and numbered logs with preservative treatment (Western Red Cedar also available).
Log sealants: Puttylastic caulking; foam gaskets; pre-compressed corner pads; 11” FastenMaster® LogHog screws
Window and door jambs: Specially-milled pine with 9" screws
Log siding: Milled ship-lap log siding as needed for floor frame skirting, dormers, and shed porch gables. Eastern White Pine, preservative treated (Western Red Cedar also available).
Wall braces: 6 x 6, 6 x 8 or glulam as required with hardware
2 sets of construction documents
Construction Manual
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Interior Partitions

Framing: 2 x 4 or 2 x 6 shoe, double plate, studs, blocking, headers, and fillers as necessary
Pilaster stud with hardware
1” knotty pine v-match boards for sheathing first and second floor partitions on both sides
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Ceilings

NELMA (Northeastern Lumber Manufacturer’s Association) graded 4 x 8 spruce beam ceiling joists — hangers supplied when required
2” v-match flooring for all loft areas — 2 x 8 nailer for loft flooring
1” knotty pine v-match boards supplied for ceilings when not used as loft area
NOTE: Both loft floor and ceiling sheathing are applied on top of 4 x 8 beams so that beams are exposed from downstairs.
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Roof System

Pre-cut trusses: 6 x 6 and 6 x 8 spruce, as needed, pre-drilled and complete with gusset plates and fasteners*
Roof purlins: NELMA graded 4 x 8 spruce, pre-cut 4 x 6 ledgers with hardware,
4 x 8 blocking with fasteners
First roof boards: 1” knotty pine v-match
    Soffit: from 1” knotty pine v-match boards
2 x 6, 2 x 8 or 2 x 10 ridge nailers
2 x 8 gable insulation stops
Fly rafter materials: (2) 2 x 8
Ladder rafter materials; 2 x 8 filler at eaves
Roof strapping: 2 x 3 spruce 24” O.C.
    10” skinny spikes for roof strapping
Exterior roof sheathing: 5/8” square edge AdvanTech®
Fascia: 1” pine boards
Vents: Ridge and soffit
Shed roof porches: Made up of 1” knotty pine v-match boards and 5/8” square edge AdvanTech®
Rafters: 4 x 8 spruce for shed roof porches as required
NOTE: Some models have pre-built truss rafters and 5/8” square edge AdvanTech roof sheathing. We do not supply temporary or permanent bracing.
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Windows and Doors

Andersen® 400 Series Low-E4 glass Tilt-Wash double-hung and casements with screens. Colors: White- Sandtone - Terratone® — Forest Green
Andersen 400 Series Frenchwood® hinged Low-E4 glass patio doors, Andersen 400 Series Frenchwood gliding Low-E4 glass patio doors complete with screens, hardware and locksets
Exterior doors: Therma-Tru® Classic-Craft® CC48 fiberglass door system pre-hung and weatherstripped with tempered glass
Interior Doors: Pre-hung premium 6-panel solid pine, Solid pine interior closet doors
Schlage® locksets for all interior and exterior swinging doors; hardware for sliding closet doors and pocket doors
Exterior window and door trim: Random length pine, specially milled 2 x 4 radius edges
Interior window and door trim: From 1” knotty pine v-match boards
Backer rod
Roof windows: Velux® VS series with screens; pole with adaptor as required
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Miscellaneous Materials Supplied Per Plan

Basement stairs: 2 x 12 stringers and treads with 1” pine risers and guard railings
Loft stairs: 2 x 12 stringers, SYP (Southern Yellow Pine) treads with 1” pine risers and guard railings as necessary
Porch posts: 6 x 6 spruce
½” square edge AdvanTech® supplied to sheath dormers before covering with log siding
Interior railing: 4 x 4 posts, 2 x 4 rails, vertical slats from 1” knotty pine v-match boards
Exterior railing: 2 x 2, 2 x 4, and 5/4 x 6 premium grade PTSYP supplied for porches, decks, and exterior balconies
House sill tie downs from galvanized banding
Specially milled 4 x 6 and 6 x 6 splined posts as required
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Log Siding Garage Materials Specifications

Sills: 2 x 4 PTSYP
Wall framing: 2 x 4 framing 24” O.C. with window and door headers as required
Wall sheathing: ½” square edge AdvanTech®
Siding: Milled ship-lap log siding for walls and gables, Eastern White Pine, preservative treated (Western Red Cedar also available)
Roof framing: Pre-built truss rafters with ladder and fly rafter materials and hardware. NOTE: We do not supply temporary or permanent bracing.
Roof sheathing: 5/8” square edge AdvanTech®
Fascia and soffit material
Service door: 3’0”x 6’8” Therma-Tru® Smooth-Star® fiberglass door system
Windows: Andersen® 400 Series Low-E4 glass Tilt-Wash double-hung with screens. Colors: White — Sandtone — Terratone® — Forest Green.
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NOTE: Nominal dimensions are used to describe the above lumber sizes.

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