How to Choose and Buy Raw Land

Site selection is as important as choosing your cabin.

How to Test Your Log Home’s Need for Restoration

You can make an educated guess on how many of your logs need to be replaced.

Architects Creating Innovative Solutions to New Custom Home Requests

As the design of custom wood homes become more intricate, services and solutions by architects have become more innovative.

Identifying When Your Logs Needs Maintenance

Country's Best Log Homes had an expert tell us when to replace or restore logs, and when to consider remodeling.

Taking a Closer Look at the Hybrid Home Trend

Custom Wood Homes magazine pictured and examined this example of a typically fabulous hybrid home.

Material Gain | Mixing Materials in Hybrid Homes

How hybrids can combine the best of all worlds.

Making Your Log Home Stain Last

If you get quality stain, and take care of it properly, your stain can last for many years.

Cleaning Logs Before Staining Them

You need to have your wood properly prepared before staining to ensure a long-lasting finish.

What Are Natural Element Log Homes?

You may hear about "natural element," "hybrid" or "mixed-materials" homes. Here's what that means.

How to Choose The Right Property For Your Log Home

Many factors determine the best place to build.