Do good for your body and soul.
What may sound like advertisement for a health spa in Bergsslagen or a new dieting cure is a well known fact in the world of log houses. The benefits for us humans are numerous and can be divided into two categories: what is good for your health and hat is good for your soul. Two things that are clearly interrelated.
At its most basic level, wood is, naturally, a living material. And a condition for almost everything that lives is that it can breathe. The timbered walls in a Hazel Tower are no exception. They are on the one hand warm and insulating, but they also have very good breathability, which provides a better indoor environment as well as improved breathing air.
Walls made of solid Nordic pine also have a calming effect on us humans. They give us a safe, warm and cozy feeling, which reduces stress and helps us feel at peace. This is one of the reasons why the sauna a popular option among our house models. What could be better than to enjoy this ancient Finnish tradition after a hard day at work?
So yes, timber walls are elegant, good for health and ideal for house “breathability”. But another positive effect of timber is the ability to control harmful particles in indoor air, such as dust and mold. Timber breathability also keeps the humidity at an optimal level of between 30-55% and the material is 100% organic, which is why these houses are especially suitable for those with allergies or asthma.
Timber breathability also keeps the humidity at an optimal level of between 30-55% and the material is 100% organic, which is why these houses are especially suitable for those with allergies or asthma.
The thick walls also function as a kind of regulator for heating and cooling. During the winter, the low sun warms up the walls from the outside, and this warmth wanders through the timber and helps to warm up the inside. In the summer, when the sun is high, the timber has the opposite effect, heping to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature.
All in, there are so many advantages to choosing a log house from Hazel Tower. You get health benefits and improved well-being, and you can also save the environment and even some money, in terms of reduced heating and cooling costs.