We are trying to decide between Eastern White Pine, Western Red cedar or Northern White Cedar to use for a log home. The home will be our permanent residence and we live in central North Carolina. What are the differences between the three woods in regard to strength, durability over time, and color over the long run. I am concerned that the red cedar will turn brown and get very dark within a few years. Also I am wondering about the long term effect of using The white pine instead of a ceda