Understanding Smoke Alarms

Smoke alarms sound the early warning in home fires and save lives, so make sure you know what you're buying.

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.

The Right Wood Species For Your Log Home

How do you decide on the wood you will use for your log home? Consider many factors before deciding on […]

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.