To even keep log cabin kits within close range of their original price, you will need to be a “master” of all trades. Do you have any experience with the following handy man skills?
If not, your dream log cabin kit is not the most ideal way to get your feet wet with the above skills, regardless of the educational benefit. Log cabin kits + inexperience = a perfect headache.
“The total cost the average consumer will pay when the project is complete is three times more than the initial kit price.Log Home Builders Association
The Final Call on Log Cabin Kits
The crux of the matter is this…log cabin kits are not cheap or ideal unless you fall into a select category of people. If you are a “master” of all trades, have a love for building, or tend to be extremely patient. It is in your best interest to consider affordable alternatives to log cabin kits before you take the plunge.
And since we are on the subject, you should check out the best alternative to a cabin kit, the modular log cabin home.