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Modulog Siding

If you’re looking for the warmth and aesthetic appeal of a log cabin but aren’t ready to sign on for the lengthy construction time, then you may want to look into Modulog cedar siding—the easy alternative to heavy log construction. Here’s some more info.

Costs

Modulog determines the cost of siding on a project-by-project basis. You can receive a quote by filling out their quote sheet (with info like window and door measurements and accessories needed), and then fax or phone it in. Download the quote sheet here. For other siding installations, get pricing info here.

Pros

Modulog siding is more durable than other wood siding options.

Offers the look of a rustic wood cabin without the added headache of installation.

Modulog uses 75% less wood than heavy log construction.

Cons

Wood siding always requires more maintenance than other siding materials.

Modulog siding doesn’t offer a wide variety of style choices.

Can be more expensive than other types of wood siding.

Durability

Modulog makes their products from western cedar, so they are able withstand the elements for years to come. This may not be the most durable siding option available, but with a built-in resistance to insects and decay, Modulog shouldn’t be as much trouble as other types of wood siding.

Maintenance

To keep Modulog siding looking great for years to come, it must be first treated with a semi-transparent, oil-based stain. The stain will have to be reapplied every 2-4 years depending on the amount of sunlight and moisture the wood is exposed to.

Common Questions and Answers

Does Modulog offer a warranty on their products?

Yes, Modulog offers a limited warranty that covers any product defects, and warrants that the products are made to the best of their ability. It does not cover problems that have occurred due to improper installation.

Why does Modulog use Western Cedar instead of another type of wood?

The main reason they use Western Cedar is because it is naturally decay-resistant and considered one of the most durable coniferous species. It has a reserve of thujic acid, which helps fend off various insect species. It also has a low shrinkage factor a

History

In the mid 1980s, father and son team Ron and Steve Berg discovered a way to create the look of a log home on an already existing framed structure. After applying for a patent, they began marketing their product to existing and new homeowners who wanted to recreate the aesthetically pleasing look of a log home without having to deal with the logs themselves.

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