5 Essential Log-Home Building Tips From a Pro

Veteran log-home builder Jim Cooper passes along 5 pearls of wisdom every new homeowner should know.

Let’s Talk Trash: Building in Bear Country

Building smart in bear country: Part I

Comfy Cozy

Data shows log homes are naturally energy efficient.

Laminated Logs

An introduction to engineered wood in log homes.

Smart-building tips that can cut costs

The Log Homes Illustrated Annual Buyer's Directory tells you how to build smart.

Expert advice: Choosing the correct wood species

Consider many factors before deciding on a favorite species.

8 Tips to Building a Low-Cost Log Cabin

Working on a tight budget? If you plan creatively, it's possible to get the features you want without sacrificing anything that matters. Here's how.

Why now is the time to build a log home

The market is down, money is cheap, and custom wood homes' special nature comes to the forefront at these times.

Getting started on windows

Tips, tricks and tactics to get the windows your home needs.

Q&A and Tips For Picking the Right Windows

Here are questions to ask yourself and tips to consider when it comes time to select your windows.