Log Fix-Its: DIY or Pro?

All homes suffer damage of one kind or another. Log homes are no different. Some repairs you can do yourself. […]

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.

Building on a Slope

Mountainsides, cliffs and slopes offer appealing views for log homes, but they also represent structural challenges and added construction costs. […]

Upsizing in Place: Adding On to Your Log Home

Adding on involves planning, to match new logs to old.
By Jim Cooper

Log homes are planned and built to last. As […]

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

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

A: You’ve indirectly answered your own […]

Plan to Save For Your Log Home

Here are a few suggestions that can help you lower the final cost of a log home.
1 Educate yourself. The […]

Classic Design

Play up your log look by basing it on regional styles.

An appeal of building your log home is the opportunity […]

Guide to Building Your Log Home

Detailed "how to guide" to building a log home, covering everything from site locations to log raising to interior finishes.

Video: Choosing a Log Company

This video outlines 6 helpful tips to guide you through the process of choosing a log company for your home by defining how companies are valued.

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.