Fireplace Venting Options | Natural Draft

Natural Draft Venting | Fireplace Venting Optionis
Follow these guidelines for choosing the best venting option for your fireplace.
by: Log Home Living editorial staff

 

How it works:Takes combustion air from inside the home (room air) and vents the products of combustion outside the home (through a chimney). B-Vent chimneys run inside the house and exit at the […]

Building in the Prairie | Log Home Location Tips | Log Home Living

Design by Location
What’s it take to build on a mountaintop? How about in the desert or at water’s edge? Experts set the scene for perfect log home design, no matter what terrain you choose…
by: Log Home Living editorial staffPrairie

Design: With beating summer sun and howling winter winds, prairies are notorious for extremes. Experts say […]

Building in the Mountains | Log Home Location Tips | Log Home Living

Building in the Mountains | Design by Location
What’s it take to build on a mountaintop? How about in the desert or at water’s edge? Experts set the scene for perfect log home design, no matter what terrain you choose…
by: Log Home Living editorial staffMountains

Design: In mountain environments, it’s all about the view. When people […]

Building in the Desert | Log Home Location Tips | Log Home Living

Building in the Desert | Design by Location
What’s it take to build on a mountaintop? How about in the desert or at water’s edge? Experts set the scene for perfect log home design, no matter what terrain you choose…
by: Log Home Living editorial staff

Desert

Design: Dry, sun-filled environments can wreak havoc on logs. The sun’s […]

Building by a Lake | Log Home Location Tips | Log Home Living

Building Lakeside | Design by Location
What’s it take to build on a mountaintop? How about in the desert or at water’s edge? Experts set the scene for perfect log home design, no matter what terrain you choose…
by: Log Home Living editorial staff

Lakeside

Design: For most people building near a lake, priority number one is orienting […]

Construction Advice – Dealing with Disasters

What happens when a building project goes wrong—and what should you do?

A Timber Frame Raising Photo Essay

See how a timber frame gets raised through this series of photos.

Fireplace Venting Options | Vent-Free

Vent-Free (Unvented)| Fireplace Venting Options
Follow these guidelines for choosing the best venting option for your fireplace.
by: Log Home Living editorial staff

 

How it works:Takes combustion air from inside the home and is designed to burn so efficiently (99% energy efficient) that it eliminates the need for venting altogether.

Its Oxygen Detection Safety-Pilot  automatically shuts off gas […]

Guide to Stairs and Railings Companies for Log Homes

Find stairs and railings for your log home with one of these providers.

Guide to Fireplace and Hearth Companies

Find a fireplace or hearth for your log home with one of these manufacturers.