Fire Performance of Log Walls

Fire resistance of log construction

One frequently asked question is “How do log walls perform in a fire?” Log construction is extremely safe in the event of a fire. Logs char at the rate of 1.0 mm per minute so that the behavior of log con­struction in the event of a fire is predictable. As the wood surface begins to char, the charring begins to protect the wood from burning.

Discover how well this building material stands up to fire in the white paper by Log Home Council.

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