How to Choose a Builder

Ask Professor Rob 
We are having a hard time deciding on the builder and log-home company we want to work with. How do we make a final decision? We don’t want to make the wrong choice.

A: Choosing the right builder and log producer for your dream home can sometimes seem difficult. Here are three tips that might help.

1 Take […]

Discover Your Style

15 steps to ensure your decor is as unique and special as your log home.

Classic Design

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

An appeal of building your log home is the opportunity to design it as you like. Doubts set in, however, because A) most people have never designed a home before and B) the few who have, haven’t designed a LOG home.
Learn how […]

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.

Video: Energy Efficiency 101

Watch this video to learn the basics of how to create a home with energy efficient designs that will save you money and decrease your footprint.

Video: Making a Small Home Feel Large

If you’re thinking of building your own cabin or cottage, you’ll need to be smart about your home’s final design.

Video: The Difference Between Log & Timber Homes

Log and timber homes are defined by the way they are built and the material they’re made from.

Build a Better Log Home

Think ahead before breaking ground. Here are four tips to avoid costly mistakes.

1 Properly orient your home on your building lot. Consider not only how each room takes in views, but also the sun’s path and prevailing winds. Also, make sure the location of your well and septic system doesn’t prevent you from making home […]