Timber Block Insulated Log Homes continues to answer the Top 10 most frequently asked questions.

And today we are talking about Number 3. What is the difference between a Timber Block Insulated Log Home and SIPS? (Structurally Insulated Panel)

Both Timber Block Insulated homes and homes utilizing a SIPS panel system are highly energy efficient. Many builders who have, and still do, build with SIPS also speak highly of the Timber Block system. Here’s why:

-The exterior wood is sanded and stained in a controlled environment AND attached to the insulation WITHOUT nails. Benefit: no nail breaks in your home (should you choose to use siding in lieu of logs) and of course, no rust stains from those nails.

-Easier installation on the walls system.

-Improved wall strength in the building envelope.

-Similar, if not better, insulation values in the Timber Block wall system (all Timber Block homes have R-30 wall insulation)

-Huge savings in time (and therefore money) with the installation of the Timber Block home.

SIPS:

Timber Block:

There you go! For more information, please call us at 866-929-5647, or email info@timberblock.com.

Here’s a rundown of what we’ve answered and posted so far in our quest to answer our Top 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions:

Number 10: Electrical!
Number 9: Can I Build My Own Timber Block Home?
Number 8: What’s Included?
Number 7: Is There Technical Help When Building a Timber Block Home?
Number 6: What Maintenance is Involved?
Number 5: How Long Does it Take to Build a Timber Block Home?
Number 4: What is the difference between a Timber Block Insulated Log home and a traditional log home?

By clicking on each number, it will take you directly to that specific blog post. Keep your eye out on the Timber Block blog! Numbers 1 and 2 are on the way!

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