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.

Inspection Checklist

Four problems to watch out for when buying a used log home.

Sticking to a Construction Schedule

A realistic construction schedule can keep your log-home project on track.

Restoring a Neglected Log Home

Take your log home from grunge to glory in 4 steps.

Before You Break Ground

Answer these questions to make sure you’re ready to build.
By Jim Cooper

1. Do you own the land where your home will be built?
This might seem obvious, but homes are started every year on the assumption that the owner holds clear legal title to the construction site. When a lending institution is involved, its requirements will […]

Financing Your Wood Home

Assess your finances and plan for your home-building budget so you can make your dream home attainable.

Finance Your Dream

This free article aims to help you assess your finances and create a budget plan for your custom log home.

Building a Log Home

The construction phase is where planing and design come together. Here's a step-by-step look at the process.

How Will Your Home Look and Live?

This free download introduces some ideas to guide you while designing your special home.