Picking a House Log

As you research log homes, you'll discover there are major differences in various types and brands of house logs, and this results in substantial differences in design and construction.

Value Propositions: Stone Masonry

When you’re building a new home, there are so many items to select, you will literally make hundreds of decisions […]

Don’t Fear Wood Shrinkage

Learn more about wood shrinkage and how to handle the resulting settlement instead of trying to avoid it altogether.

Wood shrinkage […]

Log Home Fix-Its: DIY or Hire A Pro?

All homes suffer damage of one kind or another–but when it happens, do you DIY or hire a pro? Some […]

Non-Log Materials Needed to Build Your Log Home

When building a log home, you must know how to account for the non-log materials necessary to complete your home's overall look.

Why Every Log-Home Company Doesn’t Sell Cedar Logs

If cedar logs have such good natural preservatives, why doesn’t every log-home company sell them?

 

Are cedar logs truly the best […]

Video: Choosing Corners For Your Log Home

This video will discuss the different types of corner systems and construction methods available for your log home project.

Video: The Difference Between Log & Timber Homes

Log and timber homes are defined by the way they are built and the material they’re made from.

The Elements of a Neglected Log Home Restoration

Learn about the four basic elements of log home restoration to transform your bad-looking log structure. Take your log home […]

7 Essential Questions to Answer Before You Break Ground

Before you break ground for your log home, answer these questions to ensure you’re ready to build.
By Jim Cooper

1. Do […]